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Names of the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

The Chief Justice of Pakistan heads the Supreme Court of Pakistan. These are the names of the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (known as the Federal Court until 1960).

 

  Name of Chief Justice From To
1 Mr. Justice Sir Abdur Rashid (Chief Justice, Federal Court) 7 June 1949 29 June 1954
2 Mr. Justice Muhammad Munir (Chief Justice, Federal Court) 29 June1954 2 May 1960
3 Mr. Justice Muhammad Shahabuddin 3 May 1960 12 May 1960
4 Mr. Justice A. R. Cornelius 13 May 1960 29 February 1968
5 Mr. Justice Dr. S. A. Rahman 1 March 1968 3 June 1968
6 Mr. Justice Fazal Akbar 4 June 1968 17 November 1968
7 Mr. Justice Hamoodur Rahman 18 November 1968 31 October 1975
8 Mr. Justice Muhammad Yaqub Ali 1 November 1975 22 September 1977
9 Mr. Justice S. Anwarul Haq 23 September 1977 25 March 1981
10 Mr. Justice Mohammad Haleem 23 March 1981 31 December 1989
11 Mr. Justice Muhammad Afzal Zullah 1 January 1990 18 April 1993
12 Mr. Justice Dr. Nasim Hasan Shah 17 April 1993 14 April 1994
* Mr. Justice Saad Saud Jan (Acting) 15 April 1994 4 June 1994
13 Mr. Justice Sajjad Ali Shah 5 June 1994 2 December 1997
14 Mr. Justice Ajmal Mian 23 December 1997 30 June 1999
15 Mr. Justice Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui 1 July 1999 26 January 2000
16 Mr. Justice Irshad Hasan Khan 26 January 2000 6 January 2002
17 Mr. Justice Bashir Jehangiri 7 January 2002 31 January 2002
18 Mr. Justice Sheikh Riaz Ahmad 1 February 2002 31 December 2003
19 Mr. Justice Nazim Hussain Siddiqui 31 December 2003 29 June 2005
20 Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry 30 June 2005 9 March 2007 (suspended)
* Mr. Justice Javaid Iqbal (Acting) 9 March 2007 24 March 2007
* Mr. Justice Rana Bhagwandas (Acting) 24 March 2007 20 July 2007
20 Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry 20 July 2007 (restored) 3 November 2007 (terminated)
* Mr. Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar (de facto) 3 November 2007 21 March 2009
20 Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry 22 March 2009 (restored) 30 March 2013

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