JUDGMENTS

Name of the Parties: Government of Bangladesh represented by Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh Secretariat, Ramna, Dhaka (Appellant) Vs Rangamati Food Products Ltd. and others (Respondents)

Issues: CHT

Date of Judgment: 22nd November, 2016.

Writ Petition Number: CIVIL APPEAL NO.08 OF 2008.

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Name of the Parties: Ministry of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and others  V Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and others 

Writ Petition No.  Civil Appeal No.53 of 2004

Issues:  

Law :  

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Name of the Parties: Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) & Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) v Bangladesh, represented by Senior Secretary, Ministry of Education, and Others.

Writ Petition No.  312 of 2012

Issues: Right to Education.

Law: Article 44 and 102 of Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh;



 
Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and ors vs Govt. of Bangladesh and ors Civil Appeal No. 116/2010



Issue
:  Right to Fair Trial

Law:
Constitution of Bangladesh, Nari O Shishu Nirjaton (Bishesh Bidhan) Ain, 1995 [the Violence against Women and Children (Special Provisions) Act] and  Nari O Shishu Nirjaton (Bishesh Bidhan) Ain, 2000


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Name of the Parties:
Aberchai Mog and others vs. Joint District Judge, Khagrachari and others

Writ Petition No. 2829 of 2006 and Writ Petition No 3285 of 2009

Issue: Adivashi Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Chittagong Hill-Tracts Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2003; Chittagong Hill-Tracts Regulation, 1900 (Regulation 1 of 1900);Khagrachari Parbotyo Jela Parishad Ain 1989, Three (3) Hill District Councils  Act 1989, Chittagong Hill Tracts Land Disputes Resolution Commission Act 2001.

Reported: 19 BLC (HCD) (2014) 358

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and others vs Bangladesh and others [Corporal Punishment Case]


Writ Petition No. 5684 of 2010

Issue: Children's Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and others vs Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 718 of 2008

Issue: National Building Code, 2006

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh

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Name of the Parties:  BLAST and another vs. Bangladesh and others ['Shukur Ali' Case]
Writ Petition No. 8283 of 2005

Issue: Children's Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and others vs Bangladesh and others [‘Fatwa’ Case]
Writ Petition No. 5863 of 2009 with
Writ Petition No.754 of 2010 and
Writ Petition No.4275 of 2010.

Issue: Women's Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh

Keywords: Imposition of Extra-Judicial Punishment, Legal Penalties in the Name of Islamic Sharia/Fatwa, Right to Freedom from Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Punishment, Violence Against Women, Abusive Exercise of Powers, Unreasonable Remand, International Legal Prohibition of Torture, Ill Treatment. 

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Name of the Parties:
Advocate Md. Salahuddin Dolon vs. Bangladesh

Writ Petition No. 4495 of 2009

Issues: Women's Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh;

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal and Services Trust vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 4191 of 1998

Issues: Children's Rights; Right to Liberty

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Special Powers Act, 1974

Reported: 4 BLC (HCD) (1999) 600

Keywords: Code of Conduct, Law Enforcement Officials, Judicial Review of Executive Acts, Custodian of Guaranteed Rights, Protection of Fundamental Rights Through Process of Law, Supremacy of the Constitution, Rule of Law, Right to Award Monetary Compensation, Ineffectiveness of Police Force, Freedom from Police Atrocities, Right to Life, Abuse of Provisions on Detention, Safeguarding the Public Interest, Infringement of Fundamental Rights, Excess of Authority, Abuse of Power by Law Enforcement Agencies. 

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Name of the Parties: Dr. Mohiuddin Farooque, being dead, his sustitute Mrs. Syeda Rezwana Hasan vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 1694 of 2000

Issues:  Right to Safe and Healthy Environment

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh;

Reported: Reported in 22 BLD 345

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and another vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 1341 of 2000

Issues: Children’s Rights; Right to Fair Trial

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Nari-O-Shishu Nirjatan (Bishesh Bidhan) Ain, 1995; Children Act, 1974; Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

Reported: 22 BLD (HCD) (2002) 206

Keywords: Supremacy of the Constitution, Rule of Law, Trial of Children, Jurisdiction of Juvenile Court, Confessional Statement Through Coercion and False Promise, Trial of Juvenile Offenders, Arrest, Detention and Trial of Juvenile Offenders

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services and Trust and others vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 3806 of 1998

Issues: Right to Life, Right to Freedom from Torture and Arbitrary Police Action

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898; Penal Code, 1860; Evidence Act, 1872; Police Act, 1861

Reported: 55 DLR (HCD) (2003) 363

Keywords: Abusive Exercise of Powers, Colourable Exercise of Powers, Violation of Fundamental Rights, Unreasonable Remand, Powers of Arrest and Investigation within the Limits of the Law, Safeguards to Arrest, Custodial Death, Fundamental Right to Life and Liberty, Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Punishment, Breach of Public Duty by the State, Right to Consult and Defend.


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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid Services Trust and others vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 7578 of 2003

Issue: Children's Rights; Right to Fair Trial

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898; Penal Code, 1860; Children Act, 1974

Reported: 57 DLR (HCD) (2005) 11

Keywords: Prisoner's Rights, Child Rights, Children's Rights, Right to a Fair Trial, Under Trial Person, Personal Liberty, Speedy Trial, Juvenile Accused, Juvenile Court

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust vs. Bangladesh (Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) and others

Writ Petition No. 1043 of 1999

Issue: Right to Health; Accountability and Institutional Reform

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Iodine Deficiency Diseases Prevention Act, 1989; Iodine Deficiency Diseases Prevention Rules, 1994

Reported: 25 BLD (HCD) (2005) 83

Keywords: Right to Health, Accountability and Institutional Reform, Iodized Salt, Consumer Rights, Edible Salt, Cretinism, Goitre


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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust vs. Bangladesh (Secretary of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs) and Another

Writ Petition No. 4502 of 2003

Issue: Access to Justice; Accountability and Institutional Reform

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Gram Sarkar Ain (Village Government Act), 2003 (Act VI of 2003); Local Government Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. LIX of 1982)

Reported: 60 DLR (HCD) (2008) 234

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust vs. Bangladesh (Secretary, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications) and others

Writ Petition No. 2060 of 2001

Issue: Accountability and Institutional Reform

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Members of Parliament (Salaries and Allowances)(Amendment) Act, 1992; Telegraph Act, 1985

Reported: 60 DLR (HCD) (2008) 177

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and others vs. Bangladesh and others

Writ Petition No. 1534 of 1999

Issue: Accountability and Institutional Reform

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Town Improvement Act, 1953

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and others vs. Bangladesh and others [ Gudaraghat Basti Case]

Writ Petition No. 5915 of 2005

Issue: Right to Shelter

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh, East Pakistan Government Land and Building (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance, 1970

Reported: 13 BLC (HCD) (2008) 384

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Name of the Parties: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust vs. Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

Writ Petition No. 606 of 2006

Issue: Access to Justice; Adivasi Rights; Accountability and Institutional Reform

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh; Chittagong Hill-Tracts Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2003; Chittagong Hill-Tracts Regulation, 1900 (Regulation 1 of 1900); Nari-O-Shishu Nirjatan Daman Ain, 2000 [Suppression of Violence against Women and Children Act]

Reported: 61 DLR (HCD) (2009) 109

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Name of the Parties: Ayesha Khanam and others vs. Bangladesh, represented by Secretary, Cabinet Division, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka and others

Writ Petition No. 3974 of 2004

Issue: Women’s Rights

Law: Constitution of Bangladesh, Article 65(3)

Reported: 11 MLR (AD) (2006) 237

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