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Gazette on lower court judges’ rules

Law minister’s meeting with justices soon

Special Correspondent |
Update: 2017-10-11
Law minister’s meeting with justices soon
Acting CJ Abdul Wahab and Law minister Anisul Huq

DHAKA: Law minister Anisul Huq will hold talks with all justices of the Supreme Court’s Appellate Division over the gazette publication regarding the rules determining the discipline and code of conduct for lower court judges.

He also expressed hope that this issue will be resolved before the hearing to be held in apex court pre-fixed on Nov 5.

The minister made the remarks to reporters after meeting with the Acting Chief Justice Md Abdul Wahab Miah at his chamber in the Supreme Court on noon on Wednesday (Oct 11). 

Law minister Anisul arrived at SC around 3:00pm and hold talks with the Acting CJ for nearly an hour. 

Earlier on Sunday (Oct 8), a five member appeal bench led by acting CJ Abdul Wahab Miah gave the government more time till Nov 5 to discuss the issue of gazette publication on the rules of the discipline and code of conducts for the lower court judges. 

However, Chief Justice SK Sinha, who is on leave now, could not discuss the issue with the government despite several attempts by the judiciary on July 30 and Aug 6.

BDST: 1700 HRS, OCT 11, 2017

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