Legality Of E-challens Comes Under Question
Lahore High Court on a petition has sought record from the state counsel as under which law e-Challans are issued to the citizens.
Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza was hearing the case.
During the proceedings, Justice Mirza asked the state counsel that under which law e-challans were being issued. At this, he said that no law was there for electronic challans.
However, the counsel said that the authorities was issuing e-challan as per the order of the Lahore High Court.
“How e-challans are being issued in absence of a law?,” the judge asking observing that e-challan payments werebeing made without any law.
The court sought detailed record regarding issuance of e-challans.
A local citizen had challenged e-challans submitting that there was no law on this but the relevant authority was collecting money.
He asked the court to stop the authority form collecting e-challans.