PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION (PIL)

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Case Number: Writ Petition No.6448 of 2008
Date of filing: 2008/08/21
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Petitioners

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Respondents

1.Secretary to Chief Advisor, Old SangsadBhaban

2. Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

3. Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment

4. Registrar, Supreme Court of  Bangladesh

5. Bangladesh Export Process Zones Authority

Facts

BLAST, along with another human rights organization, filed a writ petition on 25.08.2008 challenging the inaction of the Government and failure to establish Labour Tribunals and Labour Appellate Tribunals in Export Processing Zones (EPZ) under Sections 55 and 59 of EPZ Workers Association and Industrial Relations Act, 2004.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 25/08/2008


Details

Rule Nisi was issued upon the respondents to show cause as to why not giving effect to section 55 and 59 of the EPZ Worker’s Association and Industrial Relations Act 2004 by notification in the official Gazette regarding establishment of Labour Tribunal (EPZ) and Appellate Tribunal should not be declared to have beunlawful and of no legal effect.

 

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed

 

 

 



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Worker’s Rights
Keywords
EPZ Worker’s Association, EPZ Industrial worker’s Relations; EPZ Worker’s Rights
Relevant statute

EPZ Worker’s Association and Industrial Relations Act 2004, Section 55 and 59;

Constitution, Article102





Case Number: Writ Petition No.6448 of 2008
Date of filing: 2008/08/21

Petitioners

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Respondents

1.Secretary to Chief Advisor, Old SangsadBhaban

2. Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

3. Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment

4. Registrar, Supreme Court of  Bangladesh

5. Bangladesh Export Process Zones Authority

Facts

BLAST, along with another human rights organization, filed a writ petition on 25.08.2008 challenging the inaction of the Government and failure to establish Labour Tribunals and Labour Appellate Tribunals in Export Processing Zones (EPZ) under Sections 55 and 59 of EPZ Workers Association and Industrial Relations Act, 2004.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 25/08/2008:
Details

Rule Nisi was issued upon the respondents to show cause as to why not giving effect to section 55 and 59 of the EPZ Worker’s Association and Industrial Relations Act 2004 by notification in the official Gazette regarding establishment of Labour Tribunal (EPZ) and Appellate Tribunal should not be declared to have beunlawful and of no legal effect.

 

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain,  

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed

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Reference

Area of law
Worker’s Rights

Keywords
EPZ Worker’s Association, EPZ Industrial worker’s Relations; EPZ Worker’s Rights

Relevant statute

EPZ Worker’s Association and Industrial Relations Act 2004, Section 55 and 59;

Constitution, Article102


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Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45