Legislative Dictionary

The Parliament of Bangladesh is the supreme law making authority and it has either adopted or enacted as many as 956 Acts, Ordinances and Orders till January, 2007 and in these laws hundreds of words have been defined or interpreted or explained to give effect to the true meaning of the laws. In this dictionary, we have included basically the terms which are defined in English [from 1987, the laws of Bangladesh have been being enacted in Bengali with some exception] and gradually we shall include all the terms defined or interpreted or explained in the laws of the land.

Legislative Dictionary

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A deemed LegacyIf anything which has been specifically bequeathed does not belong to the testator at the time of his...1717
Abandoned PropertyAbandoned Property: “Abandoned Property” means any property owned by any person who is not present...1845
Abandoning EmploymentA person abandons his employment within the meaning of this section who, notwithstanding that it is an...1510
AbductionWhoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces, any person to go from any place, is said...1523
AbetmentA person abets the doing of a thing, who— First.—Instigates any person to do that thing; or, Secondly.—Engages...1521
AbettorA person abets an offence, who abets either the commission of an offence, or the commission of an act...1578
Acceptance of ProposalPerformance of the conditions of a proposal, or the acceptance of any consideration for a reciprocal...1519
AcceptorAfter the drawee of a bill has signed his assent upon the bill, or, if there are more parts thereof than...1474
Acceptor for HonourWhen a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for non-acceptance or for better security, and any...1565
Accessory RightsRights to do acts necessary to secure the full enjoyment of an easement are called accessory rights....1639