Pleader is entitled to appear for another and not for himself

Counsel and Client

Advocate and Pleader— Scope— Pleader is entitled to appear for another and not for himself—- If one wants to represent his/her client as advocate then he (advocate) is not legally entitled to examine himself in place of his party (client) as for such purpose he has to unclothe his status as advocate and has to clothe with attorney/authorized agent.

2017 CLC 1736

Negligence of counsel did not constitute sufficient cause

Negligence of counsel did not constitute sufficient cause 

Parties are bound by the acts and omissions of their counsel

in ase of any negligence on party of the counsel, parties could not claim that they were not to be held responsible.

Negligence on the party of advocate, has a binding effect on his client— any negligence on the party of the advocate, was binding upon party which had engaged the advocate— if pary would engage a counsel who was lacking sense of responsibility to the court, it was the party who should suffer and not the other side.

PLJ 2015 Islamabad 74

2013 YLR 375

2013 CLC 254

PLD 2006 Karachi 252

1974 SCMR 223

Default Late payment of Rent

Default Late payment of Rent

Section 17(9) Cantonment Rent Restriction Act 1963

No deposit of rent by tenant as ordered by Rent Controller—s tricking off defense—provision of section 17(9) of cantonment Rent Restriction Act 1963 was mandatory in nature and even one day delay in making the deposit would come within the meaning of default and the Rent Controller had no power to extend the time or condone the same. Tenant did not adhere to the direction of the rent Controller and failed to deposit the rent within the prescribed time, Rent Controller had no option but to invoke the penal provision the penal provisions as contained in section 17(9).

(2013 YLR Peshawar 1804)

 

Default of Rent and adjustment of Pugree amount

Default of Rent and adjustment of Pugree amount

Section 15 of Sindh rented Premises ordinance (XVII of 1979) – constitution Petition— tenant’s plea was that landlord could adjust pugree amount lying with him against defaulted rent – validity—pugree amount in most cases was given as advance rent by tenant while obtaining premises, which had nothing to do with monthly payment of rent – tenant’s such plea was replied in circumstances.

2013 CLC (Sindh ) 1110

Depositing the Time Barred Rent

Depositing the Time Barred Rent

Section 16(1) of SRPO (XVII of 1979) Article 199 of Constitution Petiton – maintainability – tentative order of Rent controller for deposit of time barred rent if within the jurisdiction of Rent Controller, Constitution Petition was not maintainable against such order – where however such order had been challenged on the ground of having been passed without jurisdiction same could be set aside under constitutional jurisdiction by High Court.

2013 CLC 1021