Move to appoint district judges in eight taxes appellate tribunals

Published: September 15, 2019 20:20:19 | Updated: September 16, 2019 12:54:49

Eight district judges will be appointed soon in eight taxes appellate tribunals across the country.

Law Minister Anisul Huq came up with the statement on Sunday during a meeting with a delegation of Bangladesh Tax Lawyers’ Association at his ministry conference room, reports BSS.

“I would soon discuss the matter with Chief Justice and arrange the appointment of eight district judges in the tribunals,” he said.

The lawyers, at the meeting, said the eight concerned tribunals across the country are being run by only two tax commissioners and requested the minister to appoint a district judge to each of the tribunal.

The minister at the time opined for forming a three-member tribunal, headed by a district judge. Of the two remaining members, one would be an income tax official and the other one would be an income tax lawyer.

Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division Senior Secretary Mohammad Shahidul Haque and Law and Justice Division Secretary Md Golam Sarwar were present on the occasion, among others.

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