‘Rule of law is a must for democracy’: Acting CJ

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Dhaka, November 11: Acting Chief Justice Abdul Wahab Miah on Saturday said rule of law is a must in establishing any democratic country.“Rule of law is a precondition for establishing any democratic country,” he said.

The acting chief justice came up with the observation while addressing a function of distributing certificates among new lawyers at officers club in Dhaka.

He added: “We have to ensure respectful environment to the judiciary in establishing rule of law in the country.”

“According to the constitution, the Supreme Court has been given responsibility to ensure rule of law. In this connection, the role of Supreme Court Bar is equally important,” he said.

This year, around 3,000 lawyers have been given certificates.