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21/04/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Representation of the People Order, 1972 (President's Order)

( PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 155 OF 1972 )

Chapter V

ELECTION DISPUTES

70. If, before the conclusion of the trial of an election petition, a respondent dies or gives notice in the prescribed form that he does not intend to contest the petition, and no respondent remains to contest the petition, the High Court Division shall, without any further hearing, or after giving such persons as it may think fit an opportunity of being heard, decide the case ex parte.

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