Case Number: Writ Petition No.6448 of 2008
Date of filing: 2008/08/21
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
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
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 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.
Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain
Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed
Area of law
EPZ Worker’s Association, EPZ Industrial worker’s Relations; EPZ Worker’s Rights
EPZ Worker’s Association and Industrial Relations Act 2004, Section 55 and 59;
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