Course Catalog of Law

ENG 100
Description
This is an English spoken course. It contains daily formulaic expressions, free conversation and its strategies to overcome communicative difficulties, debate, public speaking, formal and informal speaking, questioning techniques, politeness issues, use of social English and euphemistic expressions.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite           

LAW 102
Description
Nature, Sources and Origins of Muslim Law, Pre-Islamic Arabian Custom and their Impact on Islamic Law, The Concept of Islamic Jurisprudence, The Development of Muslim Law in Different Periods of Islamic History, The Schools of Islamic Jurisprudence, The Statutory Development of Muslim Law in Bangladesh and Judicial Decisions. Muslim law of marriage: essential requirements and prohibitions, forms and legal effects, registration, restitution of conjugal rights, polygamy, Dower or Mahr, Maintenance or Nafaqaa Dissolution of marriage: its forms and legal effects.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite           

LAW 108
Description
Administrative Law: Meaning, Nature, Importance, Sources and Development, Rule of Law, Separation of powers and Administrative Law, Legislative Powers of Administration; Delegated legislation, Limits of Delegated Legislation, Control of the Legislative Powers of the Administration, Judicial Powers of the Administration: Administrative Tribunals and Administrative Adjudication, Powers of Investigation & Inquiry; Control of Judicial Powers of the Administration; Administrative Tribunal and Administrative Appellate Tribunal in Bangladesh, Judicial review of Administrative Discretions, Administrative and Discriminatory Power- Its limits – Doctrine of Ultra Vires; Judiciary and Legislative Control of Administrative Actions- Various kinds of Writs and Public Interest Litigation, Ombudsman, Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation, Natural Justice- Concept and Its Principle- Due Process of Law, Liabilities of Government and Proceeding against Government, Public Corporation, Characteristic, Classification and functions, Status, Rights and Liabilities of Public Corporation, Control Mechanism, Decentralization of Administration, Its Aims and Objective, Growth and Evolution of Local and Local Self Government in Bangladesh, Independence of Judiciary.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite LAW 201

LAW 203
Description
Nature and Characteristics of Hindu law, History and Origin of Hindu Law, Sources of Hindu Law, Application of Hindu Law, Schools of Hindu law, Law of Inheritance, Concept of Hindu Joint Family and Coparcenary, Women’s Property and Guardianship and Custody, Adoption, Debt, Impartible Property, Partition, Comparative Appliction of Hindu Law: Bangladesh and India.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 206
Description
History of Land Law in Bangladesh. Permanent Settlement, Objects and Reasons of Permanent Settlement, Consequences of Permanent Settlement: Effects and Defects. Historical background of State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950, Acquisition of Interest of the Rent Receivers and their Consequences; Land to be Retained by the Rent Receivers, Preparation of Records of Rights; Evidential Value of Records of Rights, Determination of Fair and Equitable Rents of Raiyat, Under Raiyat, and Non-agricultural Tenant, Prohibition of Tenant, Prohibition of Sub-letting, Incidents of Holding of Raiyat. Law Relating to Rights of Pre-emption. Grounds for Enhancement and Deduction of Rents. Historical Background of Non-Agricultural Tenancy Act, 1949, Classes of Non-Agricultural Tenants, Purposes for Holding Non-agricultural Tenancy. Incidents of Holding Non-agricultural Lands for 12 Years and for Less than 12 Years, Under-tenant: Incidents of Under Tenancy. Law Relating to the Right of Pre-emption, Difference between Right of Pre-emption under Section 96 of the State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950 and under Section 24 of the Non-Agricultural Tenancy Act, 1949. Provision of Sub-letting, Delivery of Possession of Land with Structure Sold for Arrears of Rent.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 207
Description
The Concept of Crime, Nature and Scope of Criminology, Schools of Criminology, Causation of Crime, Forms of crime, White Collar Crime, Theories of Crime and Criminal Behavior, Biological Explanation, Genetic Science and Challenges for Judges and Lawyers, Theories of Punishment and the Penal System, Police System, Prison System, Probation and the Penal System, Probation and Parole, , Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 208
Description
Law of Partnership Definition and Nature of Partnership, Formation of Partnership, Types of Partnership, Rights and Duties of Partners, Dissolution of Partnership and Firm. Sale of Goods Definition and Essentials of a Contract of Sale of Goods, Sale and Agreement to Sell, Conditions and Warranties, Transfer of Property, Rights of an Unpaid Seller, Rights of a Buyer, Performance of Contract of Sale of Goods. Carriage of Goods Carriage of Goods by Land and Inland Water Ways, Definition of Common Carrier, Distinction between Common and Private Carrier, Rights and Duties of Common Carrier, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Charter Parties, Bills of Lading, Seaworthiness, Deviations, The Hague-Visby Rules, Freight, General and Particular Average. Carriage of Goods by Railways and Air.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 301
Description
History of Income Tax in Bangladesh. Direct Taxes and Indirect Taxes. Income Definitions: Agricultural Income, Annual Value-Assessment, Assessment, Assessment Year and Income Year. Capital Assets and Capital Gains, Income Perquisite, Profits in Lieu of Salary, Total Income and Taxable Income, Written Down Value and Depreciation. Income Tax Authority and Powers of Income Tax Authority. Charge of Income Tax. Scope of the Total Income, Income Deemed to Accrue or Arise in Bangladesh. Unexplained Investments Deemed to be Income. Heads of Income: Agricultural Income, Income from House Property, Income from Business or Profession, Capital Gain, Income from other Sources, Methods of Accounting. Carry forward and Set Off of Losses, Computation of Total Income. Exemption and Allowances, Advance Payment of Tax, Tax Deducted at Source, Return of Income, Different Types of Assessment, Special Provision Relating to Avoidance of Tax, Requirement of Furnishing Certain Information, Imposition of Penalty, Recovery of Tax, Double Taxation Relief, Refunds, Appeal & References. Also Brief Discussion on Value Added Tax, Gift Tax, Shrimp Cultivation Tax, Land Development Tax, Travel Tax etc.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 302
Description
Definition, Nature and Scope of Jurisprudence, Nature, Kinds and Classification of Laws, Law and Morals, Administration of Justice, Sources of Law, Legal Rights and Duties, Ownership and Possession, Persons, Liability, Title, Law of Property, Law of obligations, Law of Procedure.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 304
Description
Background and Development of Labour Laws in Bangladesh, Classification of Workers and Conditions of Employment, Employment of Adolescent, Safety and Welfare of Workers including Maternity Benefit, Health and Hygiene, and Safety in the Workplace, Working Hours and Leave, Wages and their Payment, Workers’ Compensation for Injury by Accident, Trade Union and Industrial Relations, Settlement of Industrial Disputes, the Labour Court and the Labour Appellate Tribunal, Workers’ Participation in Companies’ Profits, Provisions for Provident Fund, Apprenticeship, Offences, Penalty and Procedure, Authorities of Administration and Inspection.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 305
Description
Nature of the Law of Evidence, Classification of Evidence, Relevancy of Facts, Admissions, Statement by Persons who cannot be Called as Witnesses, Statements Made under Special Circumstances, How Much of a Statement is to be Proved, Judgments of Courts of Justice when Relevant, Opinions of Third Persons when Relevant, Character when Relevant, Facts which Need Not be Proved, Oral Evidence, Documentary Evidence.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 310
Description
Definitions, Constitution and Powers of Criminal Courts and Offices, Information of Offence, Arrest, Escape and Retaking, Processes to Compel Appearance, Processes to Compel the Production of Documents, Prevention of Offences, Information to the Police and their Powers to Investigate, Proceedings in Prosecutions: the Jurisdiction of the Criminal Courts in Inquiries and Trials, Complaint to Magistrates, the Commencement of Proceeding before the Magistrates, Charge, Trial of Cases by Magistrates, Summery Trail, Trial before the Courts of Sessions, General Provisions as to Inquiry and Trial, Judgment.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 311
Description
History of the Law on Civil Procedure, Scope and Application of the Code of Civil Procedure, Inherent Power of the Courts, Meaning of Suits of Civil nature, Jurisdiction of Civil Courts, Res judicata and Res sub judice, Institution of Suits and Proceedings, Plaint, Written statement, Pleadings, Summons, Discovery and Inspection, Parties to Suits, Amendment of Pleadings, Appearance and Non-appearance of Parties, Examination of Parties, Admissions, Production, Impounding and Return of Documents, Settlement of Issues and Disposal of Suits, Adjournments, Hearing of the Suit and Examination of Witnesses, Affidavits, Judgment, Order and Decree.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 312
Description
‘History’ in International Law and Histories of International Law, The Politics of ‘History’ in International Law, The Colonial Origin of International Law: the Dichotomy of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’, Ancient Worlds, The Middle Ages: the Natural Law Era, the Classical Age (1600-1815), the Nineteenth Century (1815-1919), the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries (1919- ), Theories as to the Basis of International Law, Is International Law True Law? The Sources of International Law, International Law and ‘Relative Normativity’, the Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law, the Subjects of International Legal Order, International Organizations, the Individual and the International Legal System.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite

LAW 401
Description
Appeal, Reference and Revision, Special Proceedings, Supplementary Provisions Regarding Public Prosecutor, Bail, Bailable and Non-bailable Offences, Commission for the Examination of Witnesses, Transfer of Criminal Cases, etc., Law and Order Violating Offences (Speedy Trial) Act, 2002: Definition of Law and Order Violating Offences, Punishment of Different Offences, Composition, Jurisdiction, Procedures of the Court, Trial in Absentia, Bail,

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite LAW 310

LAW 403
Description
Rights and Duties of States, Jurisdiction, State Responsibility, Responsibility to Protect: Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention, State Succession to Rights and Obligations, Asylum and Extradition, Immunities of States, Officials of States and International Organizations, International Law of Treaties, Responding to the Breaches of International Obligations, The Means of Dispute Settlement, Diplomatic Methods: Negotiation; Mediation; Inquiry; Conciliation, Legal Methods: Arbitration; International Court of Justice; other Courts and Tribunals, International Organizations and Dispute Settlement, Regional Organizations; the United Nations; Use of Force and the International Legal Order, Law of the Sea, Law of Aviation.

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite LAW 312

LAW 405
Description
1. Hazira 2. Application for Time 3. Plaints (a) Suit for Declaration of Title (b) Suit for Specific Performance of Contract (c) Money Suit (d) Suit for Compensation and Damages (e) Family Case (f) Recovery of Money under Artha Rin Adalat Ain

Credits 3.00
Pre-requisite