1d ago| LAW WATCH

Implementing the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

In 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Bangladesh, in collaboration with the UN Women Bangladesh country office, published the National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)...

To harmonise environmental laws

When development initiatives cut forest, grab rivers and ponds, decrease air quality, deplete natural resources, threaten to wildlife and contaminate water of river and the Bay of Bengal etc., the...

1w ago| RIGHTS ADVOCACY

A call for overhauling the probation system

Under the supervision of a probation officer, the probationers are often discharged on the conditions to perform social, and community works like planting trees, reading books, taking care of...

Evaluating the Bangladesh Tour Operators and Tour Guides Act

The tourism sector of Bangladesh is growing but is yet to reach its full potential. To improve the scenario, the Parliament of Bangladesh has enacted the

4w ago| LAW WATCH

Claim for total loss under marine insurance policy

International trade largely depends upon the shipping industry. Around ninety percent of traded goods are transported around the world through sea.

Do we have the provision of Supreme Judicial Council in the existing Constitution?

About four years have passed since the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court decided in favour of restoring the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) as laid out in Article 96 of the Constitution...

Legal recourse for a misstated prospectus

A prospectus is a document that gives details of a company’s activities and aims to persuade the public to invest in their company.

Eastern University Mooting team wins an honour for Bangladesh 

Eastern University Mooting Team has qualified for the international rounds of the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court

The use of foreign judgment in the legal system of Bangladesh

The judicial use of international laws, judgments in formal adjudicative courts is being seen and recognised around the world to an increasing extent.

Legality and legitimacy of Bangladesh Constitution

What is the source of legality or legal validity (‘Boidhota’ in Bengali) of a constitution? A superior law? India and Pakistan got their independence and established two constituent assemblies via...

Wife’s right to dower in case of divorce initiated by wife

There exists a wide misbelief among the general people of the society that the payment of any unpaid dower is avoidable or non-payable where the process of dissolution of marriage is initiated by...

Proposal to improve the current state of recording confessional statement

In our criminal legal framework, confession is a valuable piece of evidence. Many death sentences have been awarded solely based on confession.