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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Bill of exchangeA "bill of exchange" is an instrument in writing containing an unconditional order, signed by the maker,...355
Bill of exchange payable on demand"Bill of exchange payable on demand" includes— (a) an order for the payment of arty sum of money by...372
Bill of Lading"Bill of lading" includes a "through bill of lading", but does not include a mate's receipt. [See, section...366
Body"Body” means body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, and includes any company, firm, society,...346
Bond"Bond" includes— (a) any instrument whereby a person obliges himself to pay money to another, on condition...350
Book"Book" includes a portion of a book and also any number of sheets connected together with a view of forming...356
Borrower"Borrower" means any person to whom any credit limit has been sanctioned by any banking company, whether...588
Borrowing and Loan"Borrowing" includes the raising of money by annuity, and "loan" shall be construed accordingly. [See,...361
Bribery(1) Whoever— (i) gives a gratification to any person with the object of inducing him or any other person...339
Broker"Broker" or "commission agent" means a person who in the ordinary course of business makes contracts...360