Society for Critical Legal Studies (SCLS), a study circle based on Faculty of Law, University of Chittagong is going to host country's maiden Model Law Commission and Legislative Process Simulation, in the memory of Principal M. Wazhiullah Bhuiyan, on the 5th of April 2019 in Chittagong. Theme for this grand competition is “Enact Future Laws”.
In this Model Law Commission, a total of 12 teams from different public and private universities of 36 participants will be representing their respective universities. This competition shall run for a day with multidimensional competitions. There will be 3 rounds named White Paper Presentation Round, Draft Preparation Round, Parliamentary Round.
This competition will be felicitated by different legal personnel of the country. Academics, jurists, judges, advocates, NGO officials and many others from various institutions will be acting as adjudicators at the competition.
The movement of SCLS started its journey with nothing but great enthusiasm and hope on the eve of December 2016 and over the past two and a half years SCLS has spread its sweet fragrance among the law students of the country by giving law a new dimension. SCLS has successfully organised various national events including Law Olympiad, Professor Dr. Khabir Uddin Memorial Moot Court Competition on International Law, SCLS Students' Tribunal against the Genocide on Rohingyas, workshops, seminars, field research, English Station which is a spoken English programme, public lectures etc. It has also published its own law review. Recently, SCLS has started running three wings, namely debate wing, moot court wing and research wing. SCLS aims to contribute to the facets of the legal study of Bangladesh.
This Model Law Commission will be stimulating the spirit of young legal minds of the country and will provide them opportunities not only to learn law but also to experience the practical business of law. Model Law Commission will give them the chances to become well acquainted with the law-making process and also to give their conscience a notion regarding the existing laws. The Daily Star is the Official Print Partner of the event.