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Dr. Amjad H. Bokhari vs. Federation of Pakistan, (Constitutional Petition 45/2003), Amicus Curiae by Dr. Parvez Hassan

Before the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad

Dr. Amjad H. Bokhari vs. Federation of Pakistan

(Constitutional Petition 45/2003)

Written Submissions by Dr. Parvez Hassan,
Amicus Curiae

(Prepared for submission on 24 September 2003)

A. Karachi Oil Spill: The Magnitude of the Disaster

1. grounding and structural collapse of the MV Tasman Spirit in Karachi port on 13 August 2003 resulted in the greatest marine environmental disaster in the history of Pakistan

India -- Murli S. Deora v. Union of India, WP 316/1999 (2001.11.02) (Public smoking case)

W.P(C)No. 316 OF 1999

Writ Petition(Civil) No.316/1999

MURLI S.DEORA Petitioner (s)


UNION OF INDIA & ORS Respondent (s)

(With Appln(s). for directions & taking the annexures as it is on record )

Date : 02/11/2001 This Petition was called on for hearing today.


For Petitioner (s) Ms. Indira Jaisingh, Sr. Adv.
Mr. R.S. Suri,Adv.

M.C. Mehta v. Union of India, WP 4677/1985 (1999.07.22)(Delhi Land Use Case: Hot Mix Plants)




Writ Petition No. 4677 of 1985

22/07/1999 dd.

M.Jagannadha Rao, S.Saghir Ahmad JJ.


1. Hot Mix Plants which were treated as hazardous industries have since been closed with effect from 20th of February, 1997 in pursuance of the Order dated 10.10.1996 passed by this Court in I.A. No. 22 in Writ Petition(C) No. 4677 of 1985 (M.C. Mehta vs. Union of India & Ors.) since reported in 1997 (1) Scale (SP) 31.

EFL Position on Genetically Modified Food ban In Sri Lanka

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EFL Position on Genetically Modified Food ban In Sri Lanka.
Wednesday, August 01, 2001

GM Food Ban

q Environmental Foundation is a non profit public interest environmental organization working for the conservation of environment through legal means. EFL has been participating in the Genetically Modified Food debate for the past one and a half years and has studied the pros and cons of the Genetically Modified food industry.

Nurul Islam v. Government of Bangladesh, WP 1825 of 1999 (2000.02.07) (Tobacco Advertising Case)

High Court Division
(Special Original Jurisdiction)
Mohammad Fazlul Karim and Md. Abdud Wahhab Miah, JJ

Writ Petition No. 1825 of 1999
Writ Petition No. 4521 of 1999
Professor Nurul Islam
............... Petitioners
in W. P. No. 1825/99

Mr. Alhaj Nur Mohammad and others
....... Petitioners

in both the Writ Petitioners

Date of Judgment : The 7th February, 2000
Result : Both the Rule absolute with directions


Mohammad Fazlul Karim, J:

India -- Santosh Mittal v. State of Rajasthan and others (2004.10.20) (Soft drink pesticide labeling case)

In The High Court of Judicature for Rajasthan
Jaipur Bench Jaipur

Civil Writ Petition No 3105/2003

Santosh Mittal D/o Shri Noranmal Mittal By Caste Mittal (Treasury)
On behalf of Youth Welfare Society, Mittal Colony, Sodala, Jaipur.



1. The State of Rajasthan through Secretary Food & Supply Govt. Secretariat, Jaipur

2. Hindustan Coca Cola Beverage Ltd. Kaladera.

3. Jai Drinks Pvt. Ltd. Pepsi, Jaipur

4. Varun Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Jodhpur


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