PTI Chairman Imran Khan moves Supreme Court against amended election act

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday tested the Election Reforms Act 2017 in the Supreme Court.

In the petition recorded under Article 184/3 of the Constitution, Khan contended that the revisions in the Act are infringing upon the Constitution as a precluded administrator can’t turn into the head of a political party. By passing an alteration to the law, which by and large relates to the holding of surveys in the country, the decision party had permitted expelled PM Nawaz Sharif to recover initiative of the party.

The PTI pioneer additionally included that the Act is against the Political Parties Order 2002, and in coordinate clash with Article 204 and 175 of the Constitution.

The request of said that the previous PM needed to leave from his position as party leader after the decision of the Panama case precluded him from the Parliament.

Khan spoke to the court to wipe out Articles 9, 10 and 203 of Election Reforms Act, as he trusted that these corrections were advanced to give Nawaz the established cover he expected to end up party boss once more.

The intra-party election of PML-N was held after the National Assembly passed the Elections Bill 2017 and this enabled Sharif to recover the chairmanship of the ruling party.