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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Administrative Expense"Administrative expense" means any expense required to be made under this Act towards payment of any...1063
Administrative Unit"Administrative unit" means a district or other area designated by law for the purposes of article 59....991
Administrator"Administrator" means a person appointed by competent to administer the estate of a deceased person when...1106
AdmissionAn "admission" is a statement, oral or documentary/which suggests any inference as to any fact in issue...1076
Adolescent"Adolescent" means a person who has completed sixteen years but has not completed eighteen years of age....1122
Adult"Adult" means a person who has completed eighteen years of age. [See, section 2 (b), the Factories Act,...1106
AdulteratedAn article of food shall be deemed to be "adulterated" if— (a) any substance has been mixed and packed...1163
Advertisement:"Advertisement" includes any notice, circular or other document, displayed on any house, building or...412
Advocate"Advocate" means an advocate entered in the roll under the provisions of this order. [See, article 2...361
Affidavit"Affidavit" shall include affirmation and declaration in the case of persons by law allowed to affirm...366