ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Friday rejected the new Contempt of Court Law and announced its decision to challenge it in the Supreme Court.
The urgent PBC meeting, which was convened at the resolution of five members, termed the Contempt of Court Act 2012 as unconstitutional.
It also adopted a resolution, condemning the act. The resolution said that the PBC would challenge the new act in the apex court.
The PBC also gave a call to observe Black Day on July 23 against the Act. The council has appealed to nationwide bar associations to hoist black flags on their offices and observe complete strike. CNBC