Usual case laws is an unquestionable requirement for all law understudies. This isn’t just limited to thinking about praised age-old legal choices, yet additionally reaches out to get oneself be familiar with recently held choices of both home and abroad.
There are numerous spots and systems to scan for legal choices. Law reports are the dependable and accessible wellspring of finding generally essential court choices. With regards to Bangladesh, there are numerous foundations that distribute choices of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. DLR, PLD, MLR, BLC,BLT,LG and others choices both month to month and yearly with a specific end goal to accommodate prepared case references to the individuals from lawful group and individuals on the loose.
After the Supreme Court of Bangladesh was set up in 1972, it at first distributed a law report, containing the judgments, requests and choice of the Court. To note, there is no such organizations that distribute choices held by the sub-ordinate courts in Bangladesh. Barely any law reports, be that as it may, distribute the choices of uncommon courts/councils, for example, the choices of Administrative Tribunal, International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh Bar Council Tribunal, and so forth either in standard or extraordinary issue.
For the most part, law report is a record of a legal choice on a state of law which sets a point of reference. The coupling impact of Supreme Court judgments as ‘points of reference’ has been all around elucidated in article 111 of the Constitution of Bangladesh which says that the law announced by the Appellate Division is official on the High Court Division and the law proclaimed by either division of the Supreme Court is authoritative on all courts subordinate to it. A plain perusing of this sacred arrangement offers ascends to a misinterpretation among the everyday citizens that judge’s choice conveyed in the official courtroom dependably makes a coupling point of reference.
Of any law report accessible in print frame, at the absolute starting point the peruser will discover the refreshed rundown of judges of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, and that of law officers who speak to the legislature in the Supreme Court. Law reports likewise incorporate a total rundown of statutes that get go in concerned year by the National Parliament. For the perusers effectively to discover choices, every law report has isolate area containing the choices of both the Divisions of the Supreme Court.
In the list of chapters, anybody can discover the rundown of choices held in common question, criminal cases, exceptional unique prosecutions (PIL, sacred issues, and so on.), and statutory unique issues (wage assess/VAT and friends matters, and so on.). Titles of the cases recommend names of the gatherings engaged with the case.
Record of cases contains the featured bits of the choices (a short outline of the case, the holding, and any noteworthy case law considered) chose by the editors of every law reports which are known as head-notes. Mention that these featured notes are not to be taken as the proportion decidendi or obiter dicta of the choices. One needs to peruse the full judgment and get the apportion decidendi and also obiter dicta subsequent to applying legitimate information of law and statute [see for subtle elements, Mahmudul Islam, Constitutional Law of Bangladesh (Dhaka: Mullick Brothers), 2012, pp. 910-18].
Alluding to pertinent laws or standards, these head-notes for the most part manage the perusers to discover definite dialog in full judgment. File is given a particular reference to Constitution, Statutory Act, Rule, Regulation or Order. Subsequently, it is anything but difficult to discover cases identified with a particular law or sacred arrangement by observing just the in sequential order request of laws in the file.
It is to be recalled that law reports are altered productions and don’t contain every one of the choices of every year. Along these lines, law reports fluctuate starting with one then onto the next in distributing legal choices.
The significance of law reports lies in segment 3 of the Law Reports Act, 1875 which says that courts in Bangladesh are ‘will undoubtedly hear referred to, or [… ] get or regard as a specialist official on it, the report of any case chose by the Supreme Court, other than a report distributed under the expert of Government.’ This infers revealed case laws have extensive measure of effect on the working of legal. Utilization of law reports is likewise basic to comprehend the judge’s profundity of information in composing judgments. In exhibit situation, we regularly observe that lower courts – and even unique seats of the High Court Division – convey conflicting and additionally opposing proclamations on a specific lawful issue..For deciding the genuine position of law, in this way, it is basic to know the everyday lawful advancements with the assistance of law reports so people worried about law’s application in handy life can knowledgeably add to the general public.