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29/02/2024
The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

Chapter II

SUBORDINATE COURTS

Establishment of subordinate courts
114. There shall be in addition to the Supreme Court such courts subordinate thereto as may be established by law.
Appointments to subordinate courts
 
 
1[115. Appointments of persons to offices in the judicial service or as magistrates exercising judicial functions shall be made by the President in accordance with rules made by him in that behalf.]
Control and discipline of subordinate courts
2[116. The control (including the power of posting, promotion and grant of leave) and discipline of persons employed in the judicial service and magistrates exercising judicial functions shall vest in the President and shall be exercised by him in consultation with the Supreme Court.]
Judicial officers to be independent in the exercise of their functions
3[116A. Subject to provisions of the Constitution, all persons employed in the judicial service and all magistrates shall be independent in the exercise of their judicial functions.]

  • 1
    Article 115 was substituted by section 19 the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. II of 1975)
  • 2
    Substituted for the former article 116 by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 32.
  • 3
    Article 116A was inserted by section 21 of the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. II of 1975)
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