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SC judges to get 50pc spl allowance hike

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This TV grab shows Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presides over a cabinet meeting at Secretariat in the capital.
This TV grab shows Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presides over a cabinet meeting today at Secretariat in the capital.

The cabinet today approved the draft of Supreme Court Judges' (remuneration and privileges) (amendment) Act-2014 introducing a provision of providing SC judges special allowances equivalent to half of their basic salary.

The approval came in a cabinet meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, Cabinet Secretary M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan told reporters during a press briefing at the secretariat.

The cabinet also approved a draft of Youth Organisation (registration and control) Act-2014 in principle.

During the meeting, the cabinet members also expressed satisfaction over the quarterly report on implementation of their decisions.

 

Published: 2:28 pm Monday, January 20, 2014

Last modified: 9:42 pm Monday, January 20, 2014

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