Data protection and privacy are recognised as fundamental rights. An individual’s ‘private life’ includes the protection of his or her personal
Leaked conversations and video clips often stir the social media platforms. In many cases, the leaked materials interfere with the citizens’ right to privacy and also with the lawful processes of the court. It is thus important to know what the law says in this regard.
Ashraful Alam allias Hero Alam is a Bangladeshi freelancer music video model and actor active on social media. Some of his music videos went viral in 2015, and Alam became a popular target of online trolling and a popular subject of memes in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is party to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). On ratification, the UNCAC created legal obligations which have to be enforced by the executive branch and/or the judiciary of the state parties.
A draft income tax law has been pending enactment for a long time and it has many provisions which need to be evaluated and revised. The major drawback of the existing law is the lack of transparency and excessive prerogative power given to the officials. The draft law has proposed to increase the power of the NBR to deduct, reduce and exempt tax of the assessee. However, the existing law makes the responsibility of the NBR negligible as more than 90% of the tax collected by the government comes from businesses and individuals in the form of deduction at sources.
The government has published the draft National Pension Authority Act, 2022 and proposed a self-contributory pension scheme for citizens within age ranging from 18 to 50 years having National Identity Card (NID) and living in home or abroad.
The open account trade means international trade against contract without any Letter of Credit (LC), which is mostly common in developed countries. Bangladesh was far behind from the open account trade transaction scheme in export. Our main competitors in readymade garments (RMG) export get competitive advantage of open account payment method in export.
Clean feed refers to TV feed without any extra on-screen digital graphics or text in their broadcasts. Section 19(13) of the Cable Television Network Management Act 2006 prohibits the transmission of advertisement by foreign television channels in Bangladesh.