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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: 155
February 6, 2010

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Law lexicon

Antitrust acts - Federal and state statutes to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints, price discriminations, price fixing, and monopolies.

Appeal - A proceeding brought to a higher court to review a lower court decision.

Appeal Bond - A guaranty by the appealing party insuring that court costs will be paid.

Appearance - The act of coming into court as a party to a suit either in person or through an attorney.

Appendix - Supplementary materials added to the end of a document.

Appellant - The party appealing a decision or judgment.

Appellate court - A court having jurisdiction to hear appeals and review a trial court's procedure.

Appellee - The party against whom an appeal is taken.

Arbitration - The hearing of a dispute by an impartial third person or persons (chosen by the parties), whose award the parties agree to accept.

Arbitrator - A private, disinterested person chosen by the parties in arbitration to hear evidence concerning the dispute and to make an award based on the evidence.

Source: Jurist International



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