Pandemic, retrenchment and labour law

Due to the ongoing pandemic the business operation of our company has been substantially reduced. Recently, the company authority has informed us that they no longer need some members of staff ...

Understanding the gratuity scheme

I work in the Human Resource Department of a reputed multinational company. I am not very sure about the gratuity scheme and associated income tax benefits, as I hear different opinions from within...

On salary taxation

We have formed a new Company and just started recruiting employees. Now, we are determining their salary scales. As we know that in order to ascertain pay scale of an employee, tax issues need to...

Is it obligatory to cast vote?

Dear Sir, I am a voter and this general election will be my first opportunity to cast vote. However, I would like to know whether it is obligatory to cast vote for every citizen in Bangladesh.

Your Advocate

This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a

Your Advocate

This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a renowned law firm,

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

Pandemic, retrenchment and labour law

Due to the ongoing pandemic the business operation of our company has been substantially reduced. Recently, the company authority has informed us that they no longer need some members of staff ...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Understanding the gratuity scheme

I work in the Human Resource Department of a reputed multinational company. I am not very sure about the gratuity scheme and associated income tax benefits, as I hear different opinions from within...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

On salary taxation

We have formed a new Company and just started recruiting employees. Now, we are determining their salary scales. As we know that in order to ascertain pay scale of an employee, tax issues need to...

April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020

Quarantine and its legal enforcement

Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) has been declared as an internal public health emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO) which has infected millions of people worldwide.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

On possessing kangaroo hides

This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

On interfaith marriage

One of my Muslim friends is in love with a Hindu girl for quite a long time. Now they have decided to marry each other. Their family members do not want them to be married. They are adults and have...

October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

On laws relating to alcohol consumption

Currently the Government of Bangladesh has been very strict in controlling the consumption of alcohol. So, I was wondering as to what extent alcohol consumption is permissible under Bangladeshi law.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Service of notices by registered post

I am a tenant of a commercial plot in Tejgaon, I have recently received a notice of termination of my lease from my landlord through registered post. However, upon reading the notice, I found out...

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Legal remedy for email hacks

This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a renowned law firm, namely, ‘Legal Counsel’, which has expertise mainly...

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Legal protection of intellectual creations

I study computer science and engineering in DUET. I am in the final year of my bachelors. Last semester of the final year, I designed a robot which can speak in four different languages (Bangla,...