Punjab allocated Rs 27.36 billion for justice.
Lahore – The Punjab government has allocated Rs 27.369 billion for the administration of justice in the 2020-21 budget announced on Monday.
As per the budget documents, 5659 million is the estimated budget for the Lahore High Court, while Rs 21710 million has been reserved for the lower judiciary including sessions courts, civil courts, special courts, small cause courts, labor courts, Punjab Appellate Tribunal. II Multan, Punjab Appellate Tribunal Lahore.
Attorney / Legal Services including Advocate General Office, Lawyers Department, Mufassil Establishment and Punjab Judicial Academy.
The budget amount will be spent on salary and allowances of employees, operating expenses, retirement benefits of employees, material assets and maintenance.
It is pertinent to mention here that the government has reduced the reserve amount for administration of justice by about 3.3 percent in the budget 2019-20.
In the budget 2019-20, the government reserved Rs 28297 million for justice, while in the budget 2018-19, Rs 25564 million was reserved.