1. Author's Information
    Mazhar Hussain
    Department of Anthropology, PMAS Arid-Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

    Humera Dinar
    Department of Anthropology, PMAS Arid-Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

    Sawatia Ghazanfar
    Department of Anthropology, PMAS Arid-Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

  2. Abstract
    In Pakistan, litigation procedure delays usually. There are countless factors responsible for delaying and prolonging the legal process undergoing in the court. The study is an effort to identify the multiple reasons which cause delay in litigation. The data was collected using different quantitative and qualitative research tools and techniques. A sample size of 79 respondents was drawn using purposive sampling which included different stakeholders such is plaintiffs, defendants, lawyers, readers, stenos and clerks. This research is particularly focused on the District bar association Attock. The study found out that neglect of officials, unprofessional attitude of lawyers, corruption, heavy backlog of pending cases are a few factors which hamper the access of masses to swift justice provision in the society. As a result the due role of judiciary is weakened and becomes ineffective.
    Keywords
    Procedure of litigation, Delay in litigation, Justice

    ADLID: 8481-v3
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  1. Keywords
    Procedure of litigation Delay in litigation Justice
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