Judicial Dictionary

The Courts of Law are there in democratic countries to find out the true intention of the legislature and the meaning of the statutes. In case of Bangladesh, pre-dominantly it is the House of Nation i.e. Jatya Shangshad which enacts primary legislations. Besides, the President of Bangladesh and some other authorities have the law making power by way of Ordinance and Subordinate and delegated legislation. In this section, we have tried to include some words of Bangladeshi Laws which were defined or interpreted by the Supreme Court of Bangladesh while deciding a case before them.

Judicial Dictionary

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AdmissionThe word “admission” according to plain and natural meaning connotes a conscious act. It means the...270
Adopted sonUnder the Hindu Law, the adopted son in relation to his adopted father stands equally with the natural...277
Adverse possessionAdverse possession refers to one person’s occupation of land which is inconsistent with the right of...1308
AdvertisementAn advertisement means any commercial publication/display of any message or notice in relation to any...266
AdvocateAn advocate is a person who by profession pleads for another or conducts a case in a court of law. He...928
AffidavitA written statement sworn before a person having authority to administer an oath. An affidavit must be...1410
Agency of the GovernmentMere performance of governmental functions by an organisation will not automatically convert an organisation...667
AgentGenerally agent is one who is appointed to bring his principal into contractual relationships with other...898
AlibiAlibi postulates physical impossibility of the accused at the scene of offence by reason of his presence...1367
Alien EnemyThe expression has now acquired a legal connotation. Its authoritative exposition is to be found in Halsbury's...422