Draft of judges’ service rules can be amended: Anisul

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jessore | Published: 00:52, Jul 31,2017

 
 

In response to chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s call for holding talks to finalise service rules and conduct for lower court judges, law minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said that he was engaged in discussions on this issue.
The law minister made the statement while he was talking to newsmen after attending a view exchange meeting with district bar association leaders in Jessore in the afternoon.
Earlier in the morning, justice Sinha, while presiding over an apex court full bench on hearing the
matter, said that they wanted to hold talks with the government to finalise service rules and conduct for lower court judges.
‘We will hold discussions with the law minister, attorney general and if any other government expert is there,’ the chief justice added.
About the draft of service rules and conduct, the law minister said, ‘When I went to hand over the draft to the chief justice, I told him that we were giving him this draft so that the court could see if anything was missing in it. I also told him that we would work on it to make it better.’
‘We will try to make the service rules and conduct for lower court judges upholding the section 116 of the constitution,’ he
added.
Presided over by district bar association president advocate Sharif Abdur Rakib, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Jessore-2 lawmaker advocate Md Monirul Islam, Jessore-5 lawmaker Swapan Bhattacharya and law secretary Abu Saleh Sk Md Zahirul Haque. 

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