Smoking, mobile phone banned on LHC premises

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Monday issued strict instructions to implement a ban on the use of mobile phones and smoking on the court premises. According to a circular issued by the LHC additional registrar (establishment), the CJ had taken serious notice of the violation of the use of mobile phones and also smoking during office hours by some court officers, which came in the purview of indiscipline and misconduct. The court officials have been directed again to strictly follow these instructions in letter and spirit. Non-compliance will entail severe disciplinary action, the circular maintained – Dailytimes