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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: 140
October 17, 2009

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Abatement of action - A suit which has been quashed and ended.

Abstract of record - A short, abbreviated form of the case as found in the record.

Abstract of title - A chronological summary of all official records and recorded documents affecting the title to a parcel of real property.

Acceptance - The taking and receiving of anything in good faith with the intention of retaining it.

Accessory - A person who assists in the commission of a crime, either before or after the fact.

Accomplice - 1. A partner in a crime. 2. A person who knowingly and voluntarily participates with another in a criminal activity.

Accord and satisfaction - A method of discharging a claim upon agreement by the parties to give and accept something in settlement of the claim.

Acquittal - The legal certification of the innocence of a person who has been charged with a crime, setting the person free from a charge of guilty by a finding of not guilty.

Source: Jurist International.


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