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Three Bills hava been passed

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As far as I know three Ordinances have been ratified/passed. The Right to Information Act, Dhaka Power Distribution Company Act and Bangladesh Biman Act (the titles may be wrong because they haven’t been published yet).

Finally, Laws of Bangladesh go Online!

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The Chief Adviser today inaugurated the laws of Bangladesh website (http://www.bdlaws.gov.bd) . The site show cases all Acts of Parliament, Ordinances and President’s Orders promulgated and updated upto October 20, 2008. It also has various search options and index, alphabetical … Read More

Emergency Power Rules Relaxed

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The Care Taker Government has relaxed the emergency power rules for the local government elections. As per the new provisions, campaign activities would be allowed for 21 days prior to the election. The Government is yet to publish the details.

Truth Commission On the Way?

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It is widely speculated in the media that the Government may setup a Truth Commission soon to investigate past corruptions in the country. Although most such Commissions usually deal with human rights issues, the National Accountability Bureau of Pakistan is … Read More

Separation of the Judiciary

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The historic event of separation of the judiciary from the executive is to take place on November 1st. The Chief Justice of Bangladesh will attend the ceremony at the District Court premises in old Dhaka. After the judgment in Mazder … Read More

Government Attorney Services

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The government has decided to totally revamp the AG’s office. The service will be made permanent and Deputy and Assistant AG’s would be recruited through the Public Service Commission like all other public servants. The new changes would be carried … Read More

New Constitional Committee On The Way

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The caretaker government has decided to form a Constitutional Committee headed by the Chief Justice. A draft ordinance has already been approved. The Committee would be responsible for recommending candidates for appointment to the Constitutional posts which includes Judges, the … Read More