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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Acquirer"Acquirer" means a member of a Hindu undivided family, who acquires gains of learning. [See, section...1127
ActThe word "act" denotes as well a series of acts as a single act. [See, section 33, the Penal Code, 1860...690
Act of a firmAn "act of a firm" means any act or omission by all the partners, or by any partner or agent of the firm...1094
Act of BankruptcyAny of the following acts of the debtor shall be an act of bankruptcy, namely:— (a) if, in Bangladesh...3175
Act of Parliament"Act of Parliament" shall mean an Act passed by Parliament and shall include any Act passed or made by...1130
Action"Action" means action taken by way of decision, recommendation or approval or in any other manner and...1147
Actionable Claim"Actionable claim" means a claim to any debt, other than a debt secured by mortgage of immoveable property...716
Active Service"Active service", as applied to a person subject to this Act, means the time during which such person...736
Addition"Addition" means the place of residence, and the profession, trade, rank and title (if any) of a person...1160
Adjudication"Adjudication" or "order of adjudication" means an order made under section 10 declaring a debtor to...1155