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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: 125
July 4, 2009

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Law lexicon

Statute of frauds - A statutory requirement that certain contracts must be in writing.


Statute of limitations - A statute which limits the right of a plaintiff to file an action unless it is done within a specified time period after the occurrence which gives rise to the right to sue.

Statutory - Relating to a statute; created or defined by a law.

Statutory construction - Process by which a court seeks to interpret the meaning and scope of legislation.

Statutory law - Laws promulgated by Congress and state legislatures.

Statutory research - Research of legislation enacted by a state or the United States.

Stay - A court order halting a judicial proceeding.

Stipulation - An agreement between the parties involved in a suit regulating matters incidental to trial.

Source: Jurist International.


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