Chairman Competition Commission of Pakistan Khalid A. Mirza in an exclusive interview to a Business Recorder panel comprising Islamabad Resident Editor Anjum Ibrahim, staff reporters Sohail Sarfraz and Wasim Iqbal, warned that the Commission will be in legal flux if CCP ordinance is allowed to expire next month.
The following are excerpts from the interview: Business Recorder: What would be the implications if the CCP Ordinance is allowed to lapse?
Khalid Mirza: If the CCP Ordinance is allowed to lapse (on August 18) then CCP will be in legal flux.
Business Recorder: What would stop the government as well as members of the Opposition from defanging the CCP given that there is unanimity of views on this in the National Assembly?
Khalid Mirza: CCP law could be challenged in a court of law. The lawyers, legal community or civil society may get a stay order from the …