Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government in Bangladesh Fakhruddin Ahmed on Friday inaugurated the Dhaka District Judicial Magistracy and Dhaka Metropolitan Magistracy and termed the day as a "glorious milestone" for advancing the rule of law in the country.
He announced the birth of the two separate magistracies--judicial and executive--as the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance came into effect yesterday by separating the judiciary from the executive.
The amendment follows a decision by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, in accordance with article 22 of the constitution stipulating the separation.
Accompanied by Chief Justice Ruhul Amin and Law Adviser Mainul Hosein, the chief adviser unveiled the inaugural plaques of the two magistracies. He said there could be initial challenges with the massive task of separating the two branches of power, including staff shortages and physical infrastructure, but the government is determined and sincere to solve the problems. This has formally has through two different magistracy , the executive and the judicial .