On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that inheritance certificates would now be issued in 15 days.
Addressing the launching ceremony of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates, the Prime Minister said that the reform initiative was aimed at making life easier for the common man.
He lamented that the land mafia was illegally occupying his plots, while noting that half of the cases pending in the courts were land disputes.
“We are working to reform and improve our justice system,” he said, adding that it would be another step towards providing relief to the people.
The criminal justice system needs work
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan’s criminal system needs to be revived as the current setup encourages crime.
“Once the perpetrators are punished for their crimes, the crime rate in the country will eventually come down,” he said.
“A civilized society sends a message: crime does not pay,” he said, stressing the need to reform the criminal justice system.
A state like Medina
He reiterated his commitment to transform Pakistan into a Medina-like state: “There was no monarchy in the state of Medina.”
He said the state was based on the principles of equality and justice, adding that people did not know it was a “modern state”.
According to Radio PakistanProcedure for setting up of Success Facilitation Unit in collaboration with National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for issuance of Letter of Administration and Certificate of Succession by the Ministry of Law within 15 days of the commencement of application by the legal heirs of the deceased. What is the format? .
Previously, it usually took two to seven years to get an easy letter of administration or succession, however, now it will only take 15 days.
Reforms in the pro-people law were considered important by the current government, which aims to ensure justice through pro-people legislation.
One of the most important parts of the legislation enacted in this regard was the Letters of Administration and Sacrifice Certificate Act, 2020. “
The law added that the law was important in resolving a common issue facing the legal heirs of the deceased in the issuance of letters of administration and certificates of succession.