Bangladesh’s Constitution of 1972, Reinstated in 1986, with Amendments through 2014


Judicial Independence

 
Article 94. Establishment of Supreme Court 1. There shall be a Supreme Court for Bangladesh (to be Known as the Supreme Court of Bangladesh) comprising the Appellate Division and the High Court Division. 2. The Supreme Court shall consist of the Chief Justice, to be known as the Chief Justice of Bangladesh, and such number of other Judges as the President may deem it necessary to appoint to each division. 3. The Chief Justice, and the Judges appointed to the Appellate Division, shall sit only in that division and the other Judges shall sit only in the High Court Division. 4. Subject to the provisions of this Constitution the Chief Justice and the other Judges shall be independent in the exercise of their judicial functions. Article 116A. Judicial officers to be independent in the exercise of their functions Subject to the provisions of the Constitution, all persons employed in the judicial service and all magistrates shall be independent in the exercise of their judicial functions.
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 64. 1. The President shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court to be Attorney-General for Bangladesh. 2. The Attorney-General shall perform such duties as may be assigned to him by the President. 3. In the performance of his duties, the Attorney-General shall have the right of audience in all courts of Bangladesh. 4. The Attorney-General shall hold office during the pleasure of the President, and shall receive such remuneration as the President may determine.

General Assembly - October 16, 2019

Report on the UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

Report on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly of judges and prosecutors

General Assembly - October 25, 2018

Report on Bar Associations

Human Rights Council - June 22, 2018

Report on Judicial Councils

General Assembly -October 17, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime

Human Rights Council - June 12, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime