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Law And Our Rights

LAW REVIEW

Published Date: December 16, 2014
Advancement of transgender's rights

Advancement of transgender's rights

THE term “third gender” describes individuals who are categorised as neither man nor woman. Although nothing seems more natural to us than those human beings who are divided into two genders, masculine and feminine. However, the world is slowly moving towards the formal recognition of the existence of a third gender. As reported...

HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR

Published Date: December 16, 2014
Repeal Lunacy Act

Repeal Lunacy Act

LEGALLY speaking, a 'Mentally Retarded' is that person who significantly sub-average general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behaviour and manifested during the developmental period, which adversely affects a child's educational performance; where a 'Mentally ill' person is s/he who is suffering from mental illness or mental disorder, as defined in...

Published Date: December 16, 2014
FOR YOUR INFORMATION

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

DID you know that following the amendments made to Rule 8A of the Income Tax Ordinance 1983, any landlord earning more than Tk. 25 thousand from premises rented out to one or more tenant(s) is required to deposit the house rent so earned,  to a bank account ? Note that it is not...

LAW LETTER

Published Date: December 16, 2014
To control jaywalking in Dhaka

To control jaywalking in Dhaka

The present initiative of the government to address the jaywalking in Dhaka city deserves an appreciation. Still the question remains-whether punishing some pedestrian-commuters without first addressing the reasons for such reckless behaviour will suffice to address the problem? The pedestrian-commuters are obeying the new rule apparently for the fear of punishment. In this...

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