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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 3455-3464 of 2005
Date of filing: 2005/05/19
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Petitioners

Lambachiri Chakma (W.P. 3455); 

Shanti Pada Chakma (W.P. 3456);

Ranjan Mala Chakma (W.P. 3457); 

Natun Chandra Chakma (W.P. 3458);

Chitra Sen Chakma and 
Doyaram Chakma Sen (W.P. 3459);

Tabida Chakma (W.P. 3460);

Suranjan Chakma (W.P. 3461);

 Shashi Mohan Chakma (W.P. 3462);

Jator Kumar Chakma (W.P. 3463); 

Shadhon Kumar Chakma  (W.P. 3464)
 

Respondents

1.    Secretary, Ministry of Land
2.    Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
3.    Secretary, Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs
4.    DC, Khagrachari Hill District
5.    Sector Commander, BDR
6.    UNO, Khagrachari Hill District
7.    AC (Land), Dighinala, Khagrachari Hill District
8.    Chairman, Khagrachari Hill District Local Government Council
9.    The Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council. 
 

Facts

BLAST provided legal aid to ten individuals residing in DighinalaMouza in the Khagrachari District of the Chittagong Hill Tracts filed ten analogous writ petitions challenging Section 3 of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958 and notices issued under this section by the Deputy Commissioner for land acquisition. 

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 19/05/2005


Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi on 19.05.2005 in each writ upon the respondents to show cause as to why Section 3 of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958 should not be declared ultra vires to the Constitution and why the notice should not be declared to be made without any lawful authority. The operation of the notice was stayed till disposal of the Rule.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Md. Abdul Matin

Mr. Justice A.F.M. Abdur Rahman



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Adibashi,
Land
Keywords
Chittagong Hill tracts
Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 7 and 42;

Chittagong Hill Tracts Regulation, 1900;

Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958;

Acquisition and Requisition of Immovable Property Ordinance, 1982





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 3455-3464 of 2005
Date of filing: 2005/05/19

Petitioners

Lambachiri Chakma (W.P. 3455); 

Shanti Pada Chakma (W.P. 3456);

Ranjan Mala Chakma (W.P. 3457); 

Natun Chandra Chakma (W.P. 3458);

Chitra Sen Chakma and 
Doyaram Chakma Sen (W.P. 3459);

Tabida Chakma (W.P. 3460);

Suranjan Chakma (W.P. 3461);

 Shashi Mohan Chakma (W.P. 3462);

Jator Kumar Chakma (W.P. 3463); 

Shadhon Kumar Chakma  (W.P. 3464)
 

Respondents

1.    Secretary, Ministry of Land
2.    Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs
3.    Secretary, Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs
4.    DC, Khagrachari Hill District
5.    Sector Commander, BDR
6.    UNO, Khagrachari Hill District
7.    AC (Land), Dighinala, Khagrachari Hill District
8.    Chairman, Khagrachari Hill District Local Government Council
9.    The Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council. 
 

Facts

BLAST provided legal aid to ten individuals residing in DighinalaMouza in the Khagrachari District of the Chittagong Hill Tracts filed ten analogous writ petitions challenging Section 3 of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958 and notices issued under this section by the Deputy Commissioner for land acquisition. 


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 19/05/2005:
Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi on 19.05.2005 in each writ upon the respondents to show cause as to why Section 3 of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958 should not be declared ultra vires to the Constitution and why the notice should not be declared to be made without any lawful authority. The operation of the notice was stayed till disposal of the Rule.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Md. Abdul Matin,  

Mr. Justice A.F.M. Abdur Rahman



Reference

Area of law
Adibashi,  Land

Keywords
Chittagong Hill tracts

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 7 and 42;

Chittagong Hill Tracts Regulation, 1900;

Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation, 1958;

Acquisition and Requisition of Immovable Property Ordinance, 1982


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