THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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PART VI
THE JUDICIARY

1CHAPTER I
THE SUPREME COURT
 
  Tenure of office of Judges  
96. (1) Subject to the other provisions of this article, a Judge shall hold office until he attains the age of sixty-seven years.

2[ (2) A Judge shall not be removed from his office except by an order of the President passed pursuant to a resolution of Parliament supported by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the total number of members of Parliament, on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity.

(3) Parliament may by law regulate the procedure in relation to a resolution under clause (2) and for investigation and proof of the misbehaviour or incapacity of a Judge.

(4) A Judge may resign his office by writing under his hand addressed to the President.]
 
 
 
1 Substituted for the former Chapter I by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 31.

2 Clauses (2), (3) and (4) were substituted for the clauses (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8) by section 2 of the Constitution (Sixteenth Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act No. XIII of 2014).

 
 

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