LAHORE - Supreme Court senior judge Justice Saqib Nisar has said that judiciary can interpret any legislation.

Addressing a book launching ceremony here yesterday, he said that judges took oath for the protection of the constitution. The duty of the court, he added, was also the protection of human rights in the country.

Justice Nisar said the supremacy of the law was the guarantee of people’s safety. A nation can survive if it adopts moderate principles in every matter, he told the participants of the ceremony.

The ceremony of the launching of fourth edition of book “Understanding Statutes” by renowned jurist SM Zafar was also attended by PPP senator Ch Aitzaz Ahsan and senior lawyers Dr Pervaiz Hassan, Ahmar Bilal Suif and Dr Humyon Ehsan.