Mohammad Haleem

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Mohammad Haleem
محمد حلیم
Chief Justice of Pakistan
In office
25 March 1981 – 31 December 1989
Appointed by Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Preceded by Sheikh Anwarul Haq
Succeeded by Muhammad Afzal Zullah
Personal details
Born (1925-01-01)1 January 1925
Lucknow, British Raj
(now India)
Died 11 August 2006(2006-08-11) (aged 81)
Karachi, Pakistan
Alma mater University of Lucknow

Honourable Chief Justice Muhammad Haleem (Urdu: محمد حلیم), LL.D. (HC), HI (1 January 1925 – 11 August 2006) served as the Chief Justice of Pakistan from 1981 to 1989,[1] the longest service of its kind in the history of the country. He was endorsed by successive regimes and has been celebrated as one of the foremost judicial authorities of South Asia. Born in Lucknow, he was the son of Barrister Muhammad Wasim, the first Advocate General of Pakistan, and the pre-independence Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh. He died in August 2006 in Karachi.

Chief Justice of Pakistan[edit]

He was the chief justice of Pakistan from 25 March 1981 to 31 December 1989

Education[edit]

B.Sc, LL.B, Lucknow University, LL.D (Honoris Causa) – Karachi University (1990).

Awards[edit]

He was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 1996 by Government of Pakistan.

Positions held[edit]

Publications[edit]

Work papers on:[1]

  1. The Proper Role of the International Court of Justice in the Law of the World Eleventh Conference of the World Peace through Law, Cairo, Egypt, September 1983
  2. The Challenge of Social Justice: The Third International Conference of Appellate Judges, New Delhi, India, 5–8 March 1984
  3. Intellectual Property Issues in Pakistan: International Property Colloquium of Judges in Asia and the Pacific, held under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization at Sydney (Australia), 8–12 October 1984
  4. The Advisory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice: Twelfth Conference of The World Peace Through Law Center, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 21–26 July 1985
  5. The Development of Deep Sea Resources: Twelfth Conference of the World Peace Through Law Center, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 21–26 July 1985
  6. Management of Supreme Court: Lawasia Conference of the Chief Justices on Management of Courts, Penang, Malaysia, 19–22 August 1985
  7. Public Interest Litigation – Is it an Unruly Horse? Ninth Lawasia Conference, New Delhi, India, 7–12 October 1985
  8. Law, Justice and Society: Fifth Pakistan Jurists Conference, Karachi, 28–30 March 1986
  9. The Judiciary and the Intellectual Property System: Regional Forum of Judges organized jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Association with the Law Association for Asia and the Western Pacific (LAWASIA) and with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Islamabad, 5 to 9 October 1986
  10. Court as the Guardian of the Constitution: Fourth International Conference of Appellate Judges, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20–24 April 1987
  11. Protecting and Expanding the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice: Thirteenth Biennial World Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 6–11 September 1987
  12. Transnational Terrorism: Thirteenth Biennial World Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 6–11 September 1987
  13. Address Delivered at the Second Conference of the Chief Justices of the LAWASIA region - South East Asian and the Western Pacific Countries, Islamabad, 18–22 October 1987
  14. The Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Judicial Colloquium held under the auspices of the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, at Bangalore, India, 24–26 February 1988
  15. Permanent Sovereignty and International Responsibility: International Symposium on Legal Aspects of New International Economic Order, held at Islamabad, Pakistan, 14 March 1989

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Sheikh Anwarul Haq
Chief Justice of Pakistan
1981–1989
Succeeded by
Muhammad Afzal Zullah