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The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

Validity of election law and elections
125. Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution –
(a) the validity of any law relating to the delimitation of constituencies, or the allotment of seats to such constituencies, made or purporting to be made under article 124, shall not be called in question in any court;
(b) no election to the 1[office of President 2[* * *]] or to Parliament shall be called in question except by an election petition presented to such authority and in such manner as may be provided for by or under any law made by Parliament.
3[(c) A court shall not pass any order or direction, ad interim or otherwise, in relation to an election for which schedule has been announced, unless the Election Commission has been given reasonable notice and an opportunity of being heard.]

  • 1
    The words “offices of President and Vice President” were substituted for the words “office of President” by section 14 of the Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act. 1989 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1989)
  • 2
    The words “and Vice President” were omitted by section 16 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)
  • 3
    Clause (c) was added by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 38.
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