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Case Number: Suo Moto Rule No. 05 of 2013
Date of filing: 2013/05/06
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Petitioners

The State

Respondents

Secretary, Ministry of Health

Facts

A petition was filed against the absence of a female doctor to ascertain the age of a rape victim. Female patients were dealt with by male physicians and their assistants with regards to ascertaining their age in any hospitals/clinics.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 20/04/2016


Details

As the Director General of Health appointed  44 Female Doctors for ascertaining the age of female rape victim, the rule was disposed of with directions that the respondent will monitor the issue that no female victim will be dealt with by male physicians and their assistants with regard to ascertaining their age in any hospital and/or any other other clinics.

Justices

Mr Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque

Mr.  
Justice A.B.M. Altaf Hossain



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Women’s Rights
Keywords
Medicolegal examination
Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 27, 28, 31, 32, 35(5)





Case Number: Suo Moto Rule No. 05 of 2013
Date of filing: 2013/05/06

Petitioners

The State

Respondents

Secretary, Ministry of Health

Facts

A petition was filed against the absence of a female doctor to ascertain the age of a rape victim. Female patients were dealt with by male physicians and their assistants with regards to ascertaining their age in any hospitals/clinics.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 20/04/2016:
Details

As the Director General of Health appointed  44 Female Doctors for ascertaining the age of female rape victim, the rule was disposed of with directions that the respondent will monitor the issue that no female victim will be dealt with by male physicians and their assistants with regard to ascertaining their age in any hospital and/or any other other clinics.

Justices

Mr Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque,  
Mr.  ,  Justice A.B.M. Altaf Hossain



Reference

Area of law
Women’s Rights

Keywords
Medicolegal examination

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 27, 28, 31, 32, 35(5)


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