Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry said the change in the oath of judges would lead the country to have the continuity of the democracy in the country, wondering why such an amendment (18th Amendment) was brought, when the judiciary had already effected a change in judges oath to stem the path of a dictator, report said on Wednesday. The CJ Chaudhry said this while heading a SCs 17-member larger bench hearing various identical petitions filed against some articles contained in the 18th Amendment. He further said, 'Judiciary wants the stability of the democracy and we wish in the earnest that it was not harmed.