Laws of Bangladesh
The Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
( ACT NO. OF 1972 )
Prerogative of mercy
49. The President shall have power to grant pardons, reprieves and respites and to remit, suspend or commute any sentence passed by any court, tribunal or other authority.
Chapters I, II and III were substituted for Chapters I and II by section 3 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991).
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