Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday formally launched issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates.
Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad, the premier said that reforms should be aimed at facilitating common people instead of serving the elite class and online availability of succession certificate will ease common man's life.
The prime minister also emphasized on reforming the civil procedure court, criminal justice system and ensuring women's inheritance rights.
The Law Ministry has devised a mechanism to establish Succession Facilitation Units in collaboration with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates within 15 days, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Earlier, it normally took two to seven years after initiation of application by the legal heirs of the deceased.
“People friendly law reforms are being considered crucial by the present government aimed at ensuring justice through people friendly legislation,” the report said.
One of the most important pieces of legislation that was enacted in this regard was The Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates Act, 2020.
The Act was crucial to address a common problem faced by the legal heirs of the deceased in the issuance of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates.