The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) Order, 1973

 

 

The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) Order, 1973

 

Article-3C

and Constitution of Bangladesh, 1972, Article-68

A Member of Parliament is entitled to such privileges as the Parliament may determine and the determination is an act of discretion, propriety and sense of decency on the part of Parliament. The import of a car or jeep free from duty etc. may offend the sense of decency and dignity of a section of the people outside of the Parliament but if the Parliament thinks that it is commensurate with the quality and quantity of work of the Member of Parliament in the discharge of his/her duties as a Member of Parliament, the outsiders may bemoan the lack of sense of decency on the part of Parliament to enact such a legislation, but it certainly cannot be said that it is unconstitutional. What looks indecent to others may in fact be constitutionally permissible. [Para-7]

Dr Ahmed Husain Vs. Ministry of Law & Justice 6 BLT (AD)-214

The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) Order, 1973

The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) Order, 1973

Article-3C and Constitution of Bangladesh, 1972
Article-68

A Member
of Parliament is entitled to such privileges as the Parliament may determine
and the determination is an act of discretion, propriety and sense of decency
on the part of Parliament. The import of a car or jeep free from duty etc. may
offend the sense of decency and dignity of a section of the people outside of
the Parliament but if the Parliament thinks that it is commensurate with the
quality and quantity of work of the Member of Parliament in the discharge of
his/her duties as a Member of Parliament, the outsiders may bemoan the lack of
sense of decency on the part of Parliament to enact such a legislation, but it
certainly cannot be said that it is unconstitutional. What looks indecent to
others may in fact be constitutionally permissible.

Dr. Ahmed Husain Vs.
Ministry of Law & Justice 6 BLT (AD)-214.