Information about Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan

The Federal Shariat Court was established by virtue of the Presidentís Order No.1 of 1980 as incorporated in the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 as Chapter 3-A. FSC is a constitutional court of Pakistan, which has the power to examine and determine whether the laws of the country comply with Sharia law. The Preamble to the Constitution explicitly affirms that sovereignty over the entire universe belongs to Almighty Allah alone, and the authority to be exercised by the people of Pakistan within the limits prescribed by Him is a sacred trust. Article 2A lays down that the principles and provisions set out in the Objectives Resolution are a substantive part of the Constitution.. It consists of eight Muslim judges appointed by the President of Pakistan on the advice of the Chief Justice of the Court, from amongst the serving or retired judges of the Supreme Court or a High Court or from amongst persons possessing the qualifications of High Court judges. The chief justice is the chief judge of the FSC of Pakistan. Justice Doctor Syed Muhammad Anwer is the current chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan.

Honourable Judges of Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan

No. Name
01. Justice Doctor Syed Muhammad Anwer (Chief Justice)
02. Mr. Justice Khadim Hussain M. Shaikh

Information about FSC of Pakistan

Justice Dr. Syed Muhammad Anwer and Justice Khadim Hussain M. Shaikh are current judges of Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan.