Case Study: Anti-Corruption Commission vs Md. Shahidul Islam & others

Title: Anti-Corruption Commission vs Md. Shahidul Islam & others Reference: 68 DLR (AD) (2016) 242 Facts of the case: In this judgment, two civil appeals and a criminal petition for leave to appeal were heard together and disposed of because of their commonality in the subject matter. All of these cases involved the offence relating to […]

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Application for correcting deposition or cross-examination is not acceptable

Case:  Sharifullah vs Tafazzal Hossain Reference:  69 DLR (AD) (2017) 61 Facts & Arguments: In 1983 Md Tafazzal Hossain filed a title suit in a Dhaka Subordinate Court for partition of the suit land registered as Title SuitNo. 284 of 1983. The case was transferred two times, in 1985 & 1992, being registered as Title […]

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Rejection of Application for Expert Opinion on Impugned Signatures

Title: Md. Masud Haider vs Md. Golam Ambia (Harun) Reference: 67 DLR (HCD) (2015) 395 Author Judge:  Justice Md. Emdadul Huq Date of Judgement: 14-1-2015. Full Judgement: CLICK HERE Facts: Md. Golam Ambia (Harun) leased out two shops to Md. Masud Haider under a written agreement as a monthly tenant. The rent was fixed at […]

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Highlights of the Judgment on Constitutionality of 16th Amendment

Case Title: Government of Bangladesh and others vs Advocate Asaduzzaman Siddiqui and others   Reference: CIVIL APPEAL NO.06 OF 2017 of Appellate Division. Date of Judgment: 3rd July 2017. Author Judge: Surendra Kumar Sinha, CJ For Full Judgment: CLICK HERE Introduction: The landmark judgment on the Constitutionality of 16th Amendment by the Appellate Division of Bangladesh […]

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Ramnad case: Clear proof of usage will outweigh the written text of the Hindu law

Collector of Madura vs. Moottoo Ramalinga Sethupathy (Ramnad case) Reference: 12 M.I.A. 397 (1868) Fact: When the Zamindar of Ramnad died, he left without any son. So, after his death, his estate vested on her wife Rani Parvathavardhinini. After the death of her husband, Rani Parvathavardhinini adopted a son. In doing so she took the consent […]

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Single notice for several dishonoured cheques is not acceptable

Abul Kalam Azad vs. State     Reference : 61 DLR (2009) 91 Facts : At the instance of the accused petitioner Abul Kalam Azad this rule is issued for quashing the proceedings of Metro Sessions Case No. 152 of 2007 arising out of CR case No. 2947 of 2006 under section 138 of the […]

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Jafar Ullah vs Bangladesh

Reference : 66 DLR (2014) 380 Facts : Jafar Ullah the petitioner is the Area Chief of Naogaon Muktijodhya Welfare Club, a local branch of Bangladesh Muktijodhya Welfare Club. On 1-6-2013 he entered into a lease-agreement with Bangladesh Muktijodhya Welfare Club under which the Welfare Club gave him permission to conduct indoor games including Nipun […]

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