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“All Citizens are Equal before Law and are Entitled to Equal Protection of Law”-Article 27 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Issue No: 114
April 11, 2009

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Law lexicon

Restatement - A publication which tells what the law is in a particular field, as compiled from statutes and decisions.

Restitution - Act of restoring anything to its rightful owner; the act of restoring someone to an economic position he enjoyed before he suffered a loss.

Retainer - Act of the client in employing the attorney or counsel, and also denotes the fee which the client pays when he or she retains the attorney to act for them.

Return - A report to a judge by police on the implementation of an arrest or search warrant. Also, a report to a judge in reply to a subpoena, civil or criminal.

Reverse - An action of a higher court in setting aside or revoking a lower court decision.

Reversible error - A procedural error during a trial or hearing sufficiently harmful to justify reversing the judgment of a lower court.

Revocable trust - A trust that the grantor may change or revoke.

Revoke - To cancel or nullify a legal document.

Right of way - The right of a party to pass over the land of another.

Source: Jurist International.


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