Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU)

Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) is set up by the Ministry of Planning to fulfill the objectives of the Public Procurement Act and Rules in relation to the tender matters of Bangladesh . In a particular tender, if any dispute arises then it has to be resolved as per Rule 57 of the Public Procurement [...]

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission

Bangladesh Government has undertaken various projects to meet the rapidly growing demand of energy. But the law in this sector is still inadequate. According to the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Act, 2003 - energy means Electricity, Gas & Petroleum related products and the same act gives the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) exclusive power to settle any disputes related [...]

Marine Court

According to the section 47 of the Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976  there shall be constituted one or more Marine Courts consisting of a Magistrate of the first class to try the offences punishable under this Ordinance. The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, determine the jurisdiction of the Marine Courts, if the number [...]

Pure Food Court

Food safety is deemed to be an important issue in Bangladesh as consumers of the country are victimized due to serious adulteration in food. Bangladesh has many laws and regulations to cover some areas of food safety, but the regulatory frameworks and implementation are still weak. The Pure Food Ordinance 1959 (amended) in 2005 is [...]

Electricity Court

The Electricity Act, 1910 has been repealed on 12th February 2018 by re-enacting the Electricity Act 2018 for ensuring better supply as well as use and for meeting up the gradual accumulative demand of electrical energy all over the country. The new Act of 2018 has re-claimed its original character based on principle of compensatory [...]