Cement manufacturers challenge LHC verdict over CCP jurisdiction in SC
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Pakistan, Jan. 14 -- Cement manufacturers of the country Wednesday filed pleas in Supreme Court assailing Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict that had dismissed petitions of almost all the industries challenging establishment of the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) and the competence of the parliament to enact a law on the subject of competition.
More than a decade ago during 2008, industries including cement, oil & gas, energy, fertilisers, healthcare, education, telecom and real estate invoked the High Court jurisdiction on the same grounds and were granted stay against the Commission's actions over alleged prohibited agreements and deceptive marketing practices.
Challenging the verdict that a three-member bench of the Justices Ay...
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