34 SC lawyers appointed as deputy attorneys general
The government today appointed 34 lawyers of the Supreme Court as deputy attorneys general (DAGs) to deal with the cases on behalf of the state, increasing the number of DAGs to 80.
The appointment was made through promoting 13 assistant attorneys general and 21 lawyers practicing at the SC.
The solicitor wing of the law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry has made the appointment under the Law Officers Order, 1972, said attorney general’s office sources.
Contacted, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam told The Daily Star that performance of the new DAGs will be assessed after examining how sincerely they work for the state.
There are now one attorney general, two additional attorney generals, 80 deputy attorneys general and 108 assistant attorneys general.