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Press Release on Anti-Corruption Tribunal

Lahore, January 31, 2018: Pursuant to the appointment of Justice (R) Syed Asghar Haider as Prosecutor-General NAB and his subsequent resignation from his position of Chairman Anti-Corruption Tribunal, Chairman PCB today, in exercise of his powers under Article 5.1.6 (reproduced below) of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants (the “Code”), has decided that the proceedings in the matter of Cricketer, Shahzaib Hassan, will be continued by the two remaining members of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal who are already well-versed with the proceedings since the matter is almost at the stage of conclusion. The Participant through his counsel has also consented to this.

“Article 5.1.6

If, because of a legitimate objection or for any other reason, a member of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal is, or becomes, unwilling or unable to hear the case, then the Chairman of the PCB may, at his/her absolute discretion: (a) appoint a replacement member of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal from the Disciplinary Panel; or (b) authorize the rewmaining members of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal to hear the case on their own or appoint any other appropriate/relevant member in his absolute discretion.”

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