SC questions mechanism of zakat fund disbursement
Supreme Courtroom has sought opinion from Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and Mufti Taqi Usmani relating to the fee of salaries of the Baitul Maal employees from the zakat fund.
Throughout the suo motu listening to of the coronavirus case on Monday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed requested CII to provide an opinion if the zakat fund may very well be utilized by Baitul Maal for workplace expenditures.
The CJP then additional directed Baitul Maal to submit a report on the distribution of zakat funds.
The chief justice inquired the place the zakat funds have been being spent as no report had been submitted in court docket by the Baitul Maal division.
Asking in regards to the mechanism of disbursement of the nation’s Rs9 billion Zakat fund, the chief justice, noting that the actual subject was of transparency, mentioned the funds shouldn’t be used on bills of presidency officers.
He added that the provincial governments had submitted data of the quantity they’ve distributed, nonetheless, particulars of how the funds have been spent had not been submitted and requested all of the provinces and ICT to submit a report on the disbursement of funds throughout the subsequent listening to.
Justice Umar Ata Bandial, a member of the bigger bench, noticed that whereas the court docket has been knowledgeable that the federal authorities collects Rs9 billion in Zakat, which is later shared with provinces, particulars of disbursement haven’t been offered.
Justice Bandial additional mentioned that the federal authorities ought to conduct an audit of the fund because it won’t have an effect on provincial autonomy.
The chief justice additionally requested secretary well being relating to the quarantine centres arrange in Islamabad.
Explaining the measures taken by the federal government within the federal capital, the secretary said that up to now 16 quarantine centres have been arrange in varied lodges, Haji Camp, ODGCL constructing and the Pak-China Friendship Middle.
Referring to complaints of these being stored within the quarantine centres, the chief justice requested the well being secretary if he had visited the services.
To this, the secretary well being mentioned that he had not personally visited the centrss however the extra secretary had himself monitored the preparations.
The CJP directed secretary well being to go to all of the quarantine centres throughout Islamabad to look at the services being offered to the Covid-19 sufferers.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org