Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque on Saturday said aversion is evident in the Supreme Court verdict scrapping the 16th amendment to the Constitution.
“What was stated in the observations of the verdict bears aversion, if not liking,” he said.
Khairul Haque, also a former Chief Justice, was addressing a discussion titled ‘National Mourning Day, 16th amendment and Sheikh Hasina’s politics of development’ at the city’s Cirdap Auditorium, reports UNB.
Pointing out some of the SC observations that the MPs are ‘immature’, Parliament is ‘dysfunctional’ and that Parliament did not ‘obey’ their directives, he said, “If those came as a result of liking and aversion, I think, you have to judge what the position of that judge will be and whether he violated the oath of office.”
The Law Commission chairman also said, “We, the judges, won’t do anything out of liking or aversion after taking the oath. No judge can write anything being averse to anything. If he/she writes, the oath is violated. And you know well what can be if the oath is breached.”