ISLAMABAD - Special security arrangements have been made for the larger bench of Supreme Court which is hearing the 18th Amendment and other important cases commencing from tomorrow (Monday). Sources told TheNation on Saturday that lawyers belonging to Peoples Lawyers Forum have been asked to ensure their presence in the Supreme Court on Monday. On the other hand the lawyers supporting Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry have also been asked by different bar councils to gather in and outside the court building on the same day. The security officials say that in the view of the scenario when lawyers leaders like Aitzaz Ahsan and Justice (R) Tariq Mehmood have already stated that they see collision between judiciary and government over 18th Amendment, a clash between the lawyers community could take place. Registrar, Supreme Court, Dr Faqir Hussain in light of this held an important meeting in his office with Chief Commissioner, Islam-abad on Saturday to finalise the security arrangements. Aamer Ali Ahmed, Deputy Commissioner, Islamabad and officers of the apex court were also present in that meeting. The chief commissioner informed the Registrar that he had already convened a meeting in his office earlier in the day which was attended by officers of the District Administration and law enforcement agencies to put in place an elaborate security cover and ensure foolproof arrangements for the next week. He also informed the meeting that an appropriate number of security police and Rangers has been deployed to beef up the existing security arrangements. It was also informed that sufficient number of magistrates have been posted at key points in order to control any untoward situation. After reviewing the measures and decisions taken so far, special security cameras have been installed in the Court Rooms as well as other public entry areas of the Supreme Court to record the movement of all concerned. Entry into all court rooms will be made through special passes. Only advocates and parties, whose cases are to be heard or who have been issued notices to appear before the courts, will be allowed to enter the court rooms after proper search and security clearance. Brief cases, mobile phones and other electronic gadgets shall be strictly prohibited. The visitors will have to show their photo identity along with notice at the main entrance otherwise their entry will be disallowed. The entry of the journalists who regularly cover Supreme Court proceedings will also be made through passes. Any additional demand for journalists entry could be made to the Additional Registrar Supreme Court. It was resolved in the meeting that court officers would be posted at the Secretariat and the Radio Pakistan entry points to identify lawyers, litigants and other relevant persons who have been issued notices to appear in the courts. The officers will also be posted at the advocates entrance gate in the Supreme Court in order to facilitate the arrival of all the relevant advocates for the week. These court officers will be provided copies of the cause lists of all the cases fixed before the SC during the next week to facilitate the litigants, public and other advocates etc. To ensure smooth entry of the relevant persons in the Supreme Court the option of providing special transport from the Secretariat and Radio Pakistan entry points is also being considered. According to a press statement issued by Registrar Office, it is expected and hoped that all the learned lawyers, litigants and other relevant people will extend all cooperation to the law enforcement agencies and the administration of Supreme Court to ensure smooth and flawless entry into the Court premises and conduct of usual court business. However, all out efforts have been made to minimize any inconvenience in this regard.