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Article 207: Judge not to hold Office of Profit, etc

1. A Judge of the Supreme Court or of a High Court shall not-

a. hold any other office of profit in the service of Pakistan if his remuneration is thereby increased; or

b. occupy any other position carrying the right to remuneration for the rendering of services.

2. A person who has held office as a Judge of the Supreme Court or of a High Court shall not hold any office of profit in the service of Pakistan, not being a judicial or quasi-judicial office or the office of Chief Election Commissioner or of Chairman or member of a law commission or of Chairman or member of the Council of Islamic Ideology, before the expiration of two years after he has ceased to hold that office.

3. A person who has held office as a permanent Judge,

a. of the Supreme Court, shall not plead or act in any Court or before any authority in Pakistan;

b. of a High Court, shall not plead or act in any Court or before any authority within its jurisdiction; and

c. of the High Court of West Pakistan as it existed immediately before the coming into force of the Province of West Pakistan (Dissolution) Order, 1970, shall not plead or act in any Court or before any authority within the jurisdiction of the principal seat of that High Court or, as the case may be, the Permanent Bench of that High Court to which he was assigned.


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