ISLAMAABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed PML-N Senator Syed Zafar Ali Shah to provide solid evidences for his claims that Prime Minister was not consulted pertaining to the issuance of National Accountability Bureau (Amendment) Ordinance 2010. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalil ur Rehman Ramday was hearing identical petitions challenging the NAB (Amendment) Ordinance 2010. Zafar Ali Shah of PML-N and Shahid Orakzai, a freelance journalist had challenged the NAB (Amendment) Ordinance in the apex court claiming that PM was not consulted while issuance of the ordinance, which was a violation of Article 48 of the Constitution. The court asked Shah, the petitioner to provide proof to the court pertaining to his claim that the President did not consult the Prime Minister while issuing the said ordinance. The learned counsel submitted that he had asked for the details of the speech of the Prime Minister, however, he was not yet provided. He said that the nation came to know about the ordinance on first of Oct 2010. The court however told the learned counsel that the gazette notification of the said ordinance was issued on September 16, 2010 and the learned counsel was not aware of that. Shah replied that he has also made the press as respondent in the petition just to know when the ordinance was issued and when it was published in the press. Justice Ramday said that a law pertaining to access to information has been made while it has been included in the 18th Amendment. "You can get the information from the printing press as well," he added. "You are attaching personalities like the President and Prime Minister in the issue but could not provide the court solid evidences in this regard," the CJP asked the petitioner. Chief Justice directed Syed Zafar Ali Shah to provide the court, proof in this regard and adjourned the hearing till today (Wednesday).