Legal Remembrancers Manual, 1960


Remembrancers Manual, 1960

Chapter XII

Defence for
undefended accused

XII of the L.R. Manual. 1960 provides that an accused person is charged with
any offence which punishable with death but he is unable to arrange for his own
defence by engaging an advocate of his own, the State shall appoint an advocate
to defend him in the case at the expense of the State. Violation of this
mandatory provision of law renders the trial and the resultant conviction

Sentu Vs.
The Govt. of Bangladesh and others, 18 BLD(HCD)39

36DLR333: 45 DLR400: 13BLD r93)260-cited,