ISLAMABAD All the judges of the Supreme Court on Saturday met again in the chair of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to deliberated upon 18th Amendment case in order to finalise the judgement, which, according to sources, is expected next week. Three days ago the judges after hearings cases at various benches till break time (11am) also held six-hour long meeting on the 18th Amendment case. Though the same day they had to assemble again following the news aired on private TV channels regarding the withdrawal of the notification about judges reinstatement. A-17 member larger bench of the apex court reserved the verdict on September 30 after hearing the case for four months and decided to deliver elaborate verdict. The bench heard over a dozen identical petitions challenging various clauses of the 18th Amendment, particularly the formation of Judicial Commission and the Parliamentary Committee for the appointment of judges in the superior courts. Of 16 petitions, some of were filed by Supreme Court Bar Association, J Salik, Ejaz-ul-Haq, civil society groups and Abdul Hafeez Pirzada. They have mainly challenged Article 175A. Senator Waseem Sajjad, Attorney General Maulvi Anwar-ul-Haq, Additional Attorney General K K Agha and around 15 federation counsels and advocate general of all provinces defended the 18th Amendment. Shahid Hamid represented the Punjab Government, while Khawaja Haris, Advocate General Punjab in his personal capacity appeared before the bench. Meanwhile, for proper court decorum and smooth functioning of the Supreme Court proceeding, entry into courtroom No.1, where 17-members larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan will recommence proceedings of media reports alleging that the government is considering withdrawal of the notification CMA No 2981 of 2010 for the restoration of judges, would be regulated by the passes. Special security cameras have been installed in the courtrooms as well as at the public entry gates and reception areas of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Passes will be issued to the petitioners, respondents, and their counsels appearing before the court.