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CJ goes abroad Sept 10: Justice Wahab Acting CJ


Dhaka, Sept 6 – Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha will leave Dhaka for Canada on September 10.According to an earlier administrative order of SC, the CJ will stay in Canada from September 10 to September 17.
He then will fly to Japan to attend an international conference titled Conference of Chief Justices of Asia and the Pacific which is set to be held in Tokyo of Japan from September 18 to September 21.
The Chief Justice is scheduled to return home on September 22.
In the absence of Sinha, Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, next senior-most Justice of Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC), will take charge as an acting Chief Justice (CJ).
The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday following an order of honorable President Abdul Hamid.
The President appointed Md Abdul Wahhab Miah acting CJ as per Article 97 of the Constitution of Bangladesh.
According to the notification, Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah will perform his duty as an acting CJ from September 10 to 22 or until CJ Surendra Kumar Sinha comes back and take charge. – UNB


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