DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said no questions can be raised in the court about the activities of the President in accordance with the constitution.
The premier said this while inaugurating the daylong “National Judicial Conference-2019” at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital on Friday (December 7).
The Supreme Court arranged the function with the theme of “Justice for Peace and Development.”
The premier said Warrant of Precedence is formulated with the authority of the honorable President and he has the only authority to change it.
She added saying that he (President) has also formulated the rules of business.
“No question can be raised in the court about the activities of the President in accordance with the articles 51 (1) and 55 (5) of the Constitution. But, sometimes, orders are seen giving on the issues under the jurisdiction of the President,” she also said.
She said “I believe the state organs — executive, legislature and judiciary — are inevitable for a state, but the honorable President is supreme. The state’s three organs won’t interfere the activities of others as it will hamper running the state smoothly, maintaining peace as well as ensuring justice and development.”
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain presided over the function while Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq spoke as the special guest.
Secretary of Law and Justice Division Md. Golam Sarwar, Supreme Court Registrar Md Ali Akbar, and Senior Session Judge of Munshignaj Hosne Ara spoke at the function.
Judges from the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the Supreme Court and lower courts across the country attended it.
BDST: 1800 HRS, DEC 07, 2019