THE BANGLADESH LAW OFFICERS ORDER, 1972

(PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 6 OF 1972).
  [20th January, 1972]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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3. 1[ (1) The President may, in addition to the Attorney-General for Bangladesh, appoint, by notification in the official Gazette, Additional Attorneys-General, not exceeding three, and such number of Deputy Attorneys-General and Assistant Attorneys-General for Bangladesh as the President may determine. ]



(2) No person shall be appointed an 2[ * * *] Additional Attorney-General or a Deputy Attorney-General 3[ * * *]

unless he is qualified to be appointed as a Judge of the 4[ Supreme Court] of Bangladesh.



(3) No person shall be appointed an Assistant Attorney-General 5[ * * *] unless he has completed 6[ five] years' practice as an Advocate of the 7[ Supreme Court].



(4) 8[ * * *] 9[ Additional Attorneys-General], 10[ Deputy Attorneys-General and Assistant Attorneys-General] shall perform such duties as the President may direct.



(5) In the performance of their duties 11[ * * *] 12[ the Additional Attorneys-General], 13[ and the Deputy Attorneys-General] shall have the right to audience in all Courts in Bangladesh.
 
 
 
1 Clause (1) was substituted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. LIX of 2001)

2 The words “Attorney-General” were omitted by Article 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 152 of 1972)

3 The words “or a Deputy Advocate-General” were omitted by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

4 The words “Supreme Court” were substituted for the words “High Court” by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

5 The words “or an Assistant Advocate-General” were omitted by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

6 The word “five” was substituted for the word “seven” by Article 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 152 of 1972)

7 The words “Supreme Court” were substituted for the words “High Court” by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

8 The words and comma “The Attorney-General,” were omitted by Article 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 152 of 1972)

9 The words “Additional Attorneys-General” were substituted for the words “Additional Attorney-General” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. LIX of 2001)

10 The words “Deputy Attorneys-General and Assistant Attorneys-General” were substituted for the words and comma “Deputy Attorney-General, Deputy Advocates-General, Assistant Attorneys-General and Assistant Advocates-General” by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

11 The words and comma “the Attorney-General,” were omitted by Article 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 152 of 1972)

12 The words “the Additional Attorneys-General” were substituted for the words “the Additional Attorney-General” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. LIX of 2001)

13 The words “and the Deputy Attorneys-General” were substituted for the comma and words “, the Deputy Attorneys-General and the Deputy Advocates-General” by section 3 of the Bangladesh Law Officers (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXIV of 1978)

 
 

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