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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Barga Contract"Barga contract" means the contract under which any land is cultivated by a person as a bargadar. [See,...376
Barga Land"Barga land" means any land under cultivation of any person as a bargadar. [See, section 2 (c), the Land...333
Bargadar"bargadar" means a person who under the system generally known as adhi, barga, or bhag cultivates the...424
Barrower"Borrower" means a person to whom a loan is advanced and includes a successor-in-interest or surety....334
Begging"Begging" means- (i) Soliciting or receiving alms in a public place, whether or not under any pretence...360
Beneficiary"Beneficiary" means any person entitled to receive any pecuniary or other material benefits from a waqf...349
Benefit"Benefit" does not include any benefit which a mutawalli is entitled to claim solely by reason of his...333
Bengal Act"Bengal Act" shall mean an Act made by the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal in Council under the Indian...339
Bet"Bet" includes "wager" and betting includes wagering. [See, section 14(2), the Amusement Tax Act, 1922...347
Bigamy with Adultery"Bigamy with adultery" means adultery with the same woman with whom the bigamy was committed. [See, section...345