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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 9413 of 2014
Date of filing: 2014/10/19
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Petitioners

Bangladesh Legal Aid and services Trust (BLAST)

Respondents

1. Secretary , Ministry of Housing and public Work of Bangladesh;

2. Chairman, RAJUK;

3. Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka;

4. Chairman, Dhaka WASA;

5. Director General, Directorate of Land Survey, Dhaka;

6. Administrator, Dhaka South City Corporation;

7. Executive Engineer, RAJUK;

8. Authorised Officer-1, Planning Permission Department, RAJUK;

9. Hamida Banu;

10. Shahidullah;

11. Amanullah;

Facts

A petition was filed challenging the inaction of the Respondents in failing to take steps to prevent the unlawful construction of a residential building by respondent No. 9 to 11 encroaching upon a public road situated in Shah Shaheb Land, Narinda, Gendaria in violation of the approved plan issued by Respondent No. 7. 

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 28/12/2016


Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi directing the respondents to show cause as to why the failure of the respondents in preventing unlawful construction of a residential building by the respondent no 9 to 12 encroaching upon a public road situated in Gendaria, Dhaka should not be declared to be unlawful. The Court also restrained the Respondents by an order of injunction from continuing with construction. Respondents 2-6 were directed to file an affidavit stating what steps they have taken pursuant to the petitioner’s applications.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider

Mr. Justice AKM Zahirul Hoque



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Land
Keywords
Unlawful Construction
Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 21, 27 and 31; Building Construction Act 1952





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 9413 of 2014
Date of filing: 2014/10/19

Petitioners

Bangladesh Legal Aid and services Trust (BLAST)

Respondents

1. Secretary , Ministry of Housing and public Work of Bangladesh;

2. Chairman, RAJUK;

3. Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka;

4. Chairman, Dhaka WASA;

5. Director General, Directorate of Land Survey, Dhaka;

6. Administrator, Dhaka South City Corporation;

7. Executive Engineer, RAJUK;

8. Authorised Officer-1, Planning Permission Department, RAJUK;

9. Hamida Banu;

10. Shahidullah;

11. Amanullah;

Facts

A petition was filed challenging the inaction of the Respondents in failing to take steps to prevent the unlawful construction of a residential building by respondent No. 9 to 11 encroaching upon a public road situated in Shah Shaheb Land, Narinda, Gendaria in violation of the approved plan issued by Respondent No. 7. 


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 28/12/2016:
Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi directing the respondents to show cause as to why the failure of the respondents in preventing unlawful construction of a residential building by the respondent no 9 to 12 encroaching upon a public road situated in Gendaria, Dhaka should not be declared to be unlawful. The Court also restrained the Respondents by an order of injunction from continuing with construction. Respondents 2-6 were directed to file an affidavit stating what steps they have taken pursuant to the petitioner’s applications.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider,  

Mr. Justice AKM Zahirul Hoque



Reference

Area of law
Land

Keywords
Unlawful Construction

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 21, 27 and 31; Building Construction Act 1952


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