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The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

( ACT NO. OF 1972 )

1Chapter I

THE SUPREME COURT

Appointment of Judges
95. (1) The Chief Justice shall be appointed by the President, and the other Judges shall be appointed by the President after consultation with the Chief Justice.
 
 
(2) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a Judge unless he is a citizen of Bangladesh and –
 
 
(a) has, for not less than ten years, been an advocate of the Supreme Court ; or
 
 
(b) has, for not less than ten years, held judicial office in the territory of Bangladesh ; or
 
 
(c) has such qualifications as may be prescribed by law for appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
 
 
(3) In this article, “Supreme Court” includes a court which at any time before the commencement of this Constitution exercised jurisdiction as a High Court in the territory of Bangladesh.

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    Substituted for the former Chapter I by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 31.
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