special committee of parliament on Sunday made its final recommendation for
ratifying 54 ordinances out of 122 promulgated just before and during the
immediate past caretaker government.
an exhaustive meeting in Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, the committee last night came
up with the final list.
much talked about Right to Information Ordinance, Human Rights Commission
Ordinance, and Consumers Rights Protection Ordinance are also on the final
committee decided not to recommend for ratification 68 ordinances, meaning over
a half of the ordinances will cease to have any effect after 30 days since
their introduction to the parliament on January 25.
committee will meet again on Tuesday to discuss whether a legal cover is
required for the immediate past caretaker government's regime of two years, as
the constitution allowed it to stay in power only 90 days.
legal cover is required, the constitution will be amended to give the regime
the required coverage.
this report Barrister M Zahir assesses the situation.