The Acting Judges Act, 1867
( 1867 সনের XVI নং আইন )
[1st March, 1867]
An Act to authorize the making of acting appointments to certain Judicial Offices.
President], is empowered by divers enactments to appoint the Judges of certain Courts in
Bangladesh]: And whereas it has been doubted whether he
* * *] is empowered to appoint persons to act temporarily as such Judges, and it is expedient to remove such douIt;It is hereby enacted follows:-
1.Power to appoint acting Judges
1. In every case in which the
President], has power under any Act or Regulation to appoint a Judge of any Court,
such power shall be taken to include the power to appoint any person capable of being appointed a permanent Judge of such Court, to act as Judge of the same Court for such time as the
President], shall direct. Every person so appointed to act temporarily as a Judge of any such Court shall have the powers and perform the duties which he would have had and been liable to perform in case he had been duly appointed a permanent Judge of the same Court.
2.Certain enact-ments to be construed as if they contained a clause like section 1 of this Act
2. Every such Act and Regulation shall be construed as if it contained a special clause to the purport or effect of the first section of this Act.