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International Islamic University Chittagong

Department of Law

Syllabus for 4 years LL.B (Hons.) Degree in Bachelor of Law


Autumn-2012

As per recommendations made in the 76th meeting of Academic Committee of the


Department of Law held on 05-07-2012.
As per recommendations made in the meeting of Course Committee of the
Department of Law held on 25-06-2012

Faculty of Law
Department of Law
Undergraduate Courses for Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons.)

University Profile
International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) is one of the Government approved Private
Universities in Bangladesh. The credit for the idea of establishing this University goes to Islamic
University Chittagong Trust (IUCT), which is the founder organization of the University. The Trust is a
non-political and non-profit voluntary organization, registered with the Government of the Peoples
Republic of Bangladesh under the Societies Act XXI of 1860. Under the aegis of IUCT and the grace of
Allah (Swt), Islamic University Chittagong got the Government Approval on February 11, 1995 and the
University was founded in the same year accordingly.
In 2004 IIUC was recognized as one of the 9 (nine) Top-graded (out of 54) Private Universities by
Government-appointed High Powered Team led by the UGC Chairman. At present it is the largest private
University with 297 (250 Full Time) teachers and around 12,000 students from home and abroad. The
total space used for academic and administrative purposes is around 4,59,990 sft. A good number of full
time teachers are studying abroad for higher degrees with IIUC scholarship.

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law at International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) is one of the leading providers of
education in law among the private universities in Bangladesh. The instruction offered by the faculty is of
high standards. The Faculty of Law is committed to provide quality education and also strive to instill
moral values into the students. All teachers are well qualified and dedicated to the development of the
students and a good number of teachers possess foreign qualifications.
There are more about 1,200 law students at the Faculty of Law. The Faculty offers three programs namely
LL.B (Hons), LL.B (Pass) and LL.M. Admission to LL.B (Hons) is based on the results of the Secondary
and Higher Secondary Examinations and an admission test.
Objective of LL.B (Honors) Syllabus
The core objectives and aims of the syllabus are:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

to give students an understanding of the basic law subjects and general principles of law that are essential
for every law graduate and lawyer,
to provide students with training in the basic skills essential for every lawyer, including analysis, research,
writing, advocacy and problem-solving,
to give students an appreciation of the role of law and lawyers in their own society and in the global
community that will better equip them to deal with the challenges of globalization,
to equip the students with the necessary qualifications to apply for enrollment with Bar Council, to become
judges or to become legal practitioners in various field; and
to build the law students as informed and morally sound citizens who will contribute to the development of
the country.

Programs of Study :
Total 126 credit hours have to be undertaken and completed by a student during 8 (eight) semesters.
Duration of each semester is 6 (six) months. Each course carries 100 marks. Of the total marks allotted to
each course, 20 marks are for attendance and class tests/assignments/oral tests, 30 marks are for mid-term
examination and 50 marks are allotted for the final examination except Law-4804 & Law-4806.
Marks Distribution:
Class Tests/Assignments (at least two) / Viva
Class Attendance
Mid-Term Examination
Final Examination
Total

= 10 Marks
= 10 Marks
= 30 Marks
= 50 Marks
= 100 Marks

Summary of Courses
Types of Courses
University Requirement Courses
Core courses Theory
Core Courses Practical
Total =

No. of Courses
11
39
1
51

Credit Hours
13
111
2
126

Semester-wise Summary of Courses


Semester
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Total =

No. of Courses
7
7
6
6
6
6
6
8
51

Credit Hours
15
15
15
16
16
16
15
18
126

Contact Hours
18
17
16
16
16
16
15
18
132

A. List of University Requirement Courses


SL No.
1

Course Code

3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

URAL- 1101
Or
URQS- 1101
URAL- 1202
Or
URHS- 1202
UREL-1103
URIS-1101
URIS-1203
URIS-2303
URIS-2405
URIS-3505
URIS- 3607
URIH- 4701

11

URBS- 4802

Course Title
Elementary Arabic
Or
Quran Studies in Texts & Translation
Intermediate Arabic
Or
Hadith Studies in Texts & Translation
Advanced English
Islamic Aqidah
Introduction to Ibadah
Introduction to Quran and Sunnah
Dealings and Behavior in Islam
Government and Politics in Islam
Biography of the Prophet (SAAS))
History of Khilafah and Muslim contribution
to world civilization (Up to 1258 A.D.)
Bangladesh Studies
Total 11 Courses

Credit
Hour
01

Contact
Hour
03

01

03

02
01
01
01
01
01
01
01

03
01
01
02
01
01
01
01

02
13

02
19

B. Core Courses
SL No.

Course Code

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39

Law-1101
Law-1102
Law-1103
Law-1104
Law-1201
Law-1202
Law-1203
Law-1204
CSE-1201
Law 2301
Law-2302
Law-2303
Law-2304
CSE-2302
Law-2401
Law-2402
Law-2403
Law-2404
Law-2405
Law-3501
Law-3502
Law-3503
Law-3504
Law-3505
Law-3601
Law-3602
Law-3603
Law-3604
Law-3605
Law-4701
Law-4702
Law-4703
Law-4704
Law-4705
Law-4801
Law-4802
Law-4803
Law-4804
Law-4805

40
41

Law-4806
Law-4807

Course Title
Jurisprudence
Legal History and Legal System of Bangladesh
Islamic Jurisprudence
Muslim Law-I
Roman Law & Hindu Law
Law of Torts
Law of Islamic Transaction and Banking Law
Muslim Law-II
Introduction to Computer
Law of Equity & Trust
Law of Contract
Company Law
Constitutional Law of Bangladesh
Micro-Computer Applications-1
Land Laws of Bangladesh
Commercial Law-I
Labor Law
Constitutional Law (UK, USA, India, Islamic)
Government and Politics
Law of Evidence
Commercial Law-II
S R Act, PDR Act & Limitation Act
Fiscal Laws of Bangladesh
Administrative Law
Law of Crimes (Substantive)-I
Law of Crimes (Procedural)
Law of Transfer of Property & Registration
International Law-I
Islamic Criminal Law
Law of Crimes (Substantive)-II
Code of Civil Procedure-I
Consumer Law & Competition Law
International Law-II
Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Law of Human Rights
Code of Civil Procedure-II
Legal Literacy & Drafting
Moot Court and Mock Trial
Professional Ethics, Interpretation of Statutes
and other Legal Instruments
Introduction to Legal Research
Viva Voce
Total 40 courses

Credit
Hour
3
3
2
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
2
2
2

Contact
Hour
3
3
2
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
2
2
2

2
1
113

2
1
113

Semester-wise Course Offerings :


The semester-wise course distribution are as follows:
1st Semester:
Course Code
Law-1101
Law-1102
Law-1103
Law-1104
UREL-1103
URAL-1101
Or
URQS-1101
URIS-1101
2nd Semester
Course Code
Law-1201
Law-1202
Law-1203
Law-1204
CSE-1201
URAL-1202
Or
URHS- 1202
URIS-1203
3rd Semester
Course Code
Law 2301
Law-2302
Law-2303
Law-2304
CSE-2302
URIS-2303
4th Semester
Course Code
Law-2401
Law-2402
Law-2403
Law-2404
Law-2405
URIS-2405

Course Title

Credit
hour
3
3
2
3
2
1

Contact
Hour
3
3
2
3
3
3

1
15

1
18

Credit
hour
3
3
2
3
2
1

Contact
Hour
3
3
2
3
2
3

1
15

1
17

Total =

Credit
hour
3
3
3
3
2
1
15

Contact
Hour
3
3
3
3
2
2
16

Land Laws of Bangladesh


Commercial Law-I
Labor Law
Constitutional Law (UK, USA, India, Islamic)
Government and Politics
Dealings and Behaviors in Islam
Total =

Credit
hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Contact
Hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Jurisprudence
Legal History and Legal System of Bangladesh
Islamic Jurisprudence
Muslim Law-I
Advanced English
Elementary Arabic
Or
Quran Studies in Text and Translation
Islamic Aqidah
Total =
Course Title
Roman Law & Hindu Law
Law of Torts
Law of Islamic Transaction and Banking Law
Muslim Law-II
Introduction to Computer
Intermediate Arabic
Or
Hadith Studies in Texts & Translation
Introduction to Ibadah
Total =
Course Title
Law of Equity & Trust
Law of Contract
Company Law
Constitutional Law of Bangladesh
Micro-Computer Applications-1
Introduction to al Quran and Sunnah

Course Title

6
5th Semester
Course Code
Law-3501
Law-3502
Law-3503
Law-3504
Law-3505
URIS-3505

Course Title

Total =

Credit
hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Contact
Hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Total =

Credit
hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Contact
Hour
3
3
3
3
3
1
16

Credit
hour
3
3
3
3
2
1

Contact
Hour
3
3
3
3
2
1

15

15

Credit
hour
3
3
2
2
2

Contact
Hour
3
3
2
2
2

2
2
2
18

2
2
2
18

Law of Evidence
Commercial Law-II
S R Act, PDR Act & Limitation Act
Fiscal Laws of Bangladesh
Administrative Law
Government and Politics in Islam

6th Semester
Course Code
Law-3601
Law-3602
Law-3603
Law-3604
Law-3605
URIS-3607

Course Title
Law of Crimes (Substantive)-I
Law of Crimes (Procedural)
Law of Transfer of Property & Registration
International Law-I
Islamic Criminal Law
Biography of the Prophet (SAAS)

7th Semester
Course Code
Law-4701
Law-4702
Law-4703
Law-4704
Law-4705
URIH-4701

Course Title
Law of Crimes (Substantive)-II
Code of Civil Procedure-I
Consumer Law & Competition Law
International Law-II
Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
History of Khilafah and Muslim contribution to
world civilization (Up to 1258 A.D.)
Total =

8th Semester
Course Code
Law-4801
Law-4802
Law-4803
Law-4804
Law-4805
Law-4806
Law-4807
URBS-4802
Grand Total:

Course Title
Law of Human Rights
Code of Civil Procedure-II
Legal Literacy & Drafting
Moot Court and Mock Trial
Professional Ethics, Interpretation of Statutes
and other Legal Instruments
Introduction to Legal Research
Viva Voce
Bangladesh Studies
Total =

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LL. B (Hons.) Syllabus for the students enrolled for Spring-2012 and onwards . (Details)
1st Year
1 Semester
st

Course Code : Law-1101


Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Jurisprudence


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: Jurisprudence is the theory , philosophy and science of law. This course will
introduce the young learners to the very basic and fundamental concepts of law including but not
limited to definition of law , sources of law , nature of law, legal reasoning, legal systems and
legal institutions.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Para-1: Definition, nature and scope of Jurisprudence, Law and Jurisprudence, utility of the study
of Jurisprudence, Jurisprudence and other social sciences, social value of law. Schools of
Jurisprudence, analytical Jurisprudence, ethical Jurisprudence.
Para-2: Theories of Law: Theory of Natural Law, Austins imperative theory of law; Kelsens
pure theory of law; Sociological theory of law; functional and realist schools of law;
Savignys historical school of law and volksgeist.
Para-3: State and sovereignty: Definition, elements and functions of state; theories of
sovereignty.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Para-4: Concept of Law: Definition, functions of Law, advantages and disadvantages, Law,
justice and morality, question of law and fact, legal fiction and legal presumption,
classification of Law.
Para-5: Administration of justice: Civil justice and criminal justice; theories of punishment.
Para-6: Sources of Law: Formal and material source, legislation, precedent and custom.
Para-7: Legal concept: Concept of Rights, Concept of person, Concept of ownership and
possession, Law of liability, Law of property and person.
Books Recommended:
1. Salmond. J. :
Jurisprudence
2. G.W. Patton :
A Text Book of Jurisprudence
3. Austin. J :
The Province of Jurisprudence Determined.
4. Keeton, G.W :
The Elementary Principles of Jurisprudence.
5. Hens Kelson :
Pure Theory of Law.
6. L.B Curzon :
Jurisprudence
7. V. D. Mahajan :
Jurisprudence & Legal Theory, (Latest Edition)
8. Dr. Hamiduddin Khan:Jurisprudence & Comparative Legal Theory
9. Jabhala:
Jurisprudence
10. Dr. Avtar Singh
Jurisprudence & Legal Theory

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Cases:
1. Donoghue vs. Stevenson (1932) A.C. 562
2. Dudley vs. Stephens (1884) 14 QBD 173
3. Sriniwas Mall Bairoliya vs. Emperor (1947) 49 Bom LR 688
4. Ashby vs. White (1703) 1 ER 417
5. Syndicate Bank vs. Prabha D. Naik (2001) 4 SCC 713
6. Baba Narayan vs. Saboosa (1943) 2 MLJ 186
7. Kewal Chand Mimani vs. Sk. Sen (2001) 6 SSC 512
8. London and North Eastern Railway Co. vs. Berriman (1946)
9. R vs. National Insurance Commissioner (1981) All ER 769
10. Smith vs. Hughes
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Course Code : Law-1102
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Legal History and Legal System of Bangladesh


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course is an analytical investigation into the history of the law in India, Pakistan
and Bangladesh. This course seeks to develop students awareness of the historical underpinnings
of the law and the legal system of Bangladesh from British India to present time.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Legal History:
1. Judicial system of India in the Ancient Hindu period and Muslim period.
2. Introduction of English Law in India.
3. The East India Company and the early Administration of India in Calcutta, Bombay and
Madras
4. The Mayors Court
5. Judicial Reform of Warren Hastings and the Adalat System in Bengal, Judicial Reforms
from time to time.
6. The Establishment of Supreme Courts at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras
7. Evolution of High Court, Codification by the Law Commission. The Sepy Mutinity or
War of Independence in 1857 and the after math (Constitutional Changes)
8. Proclamation of Queen Victoria
9. The Government of India Act 1935, Strained Relation between Congress and Muslim
League
10. Two Nations Theory, Lahore Resolution, Pakistan Movement
11. Cabinet Mission, Mountbatten Plan and Indian Independence Act 1947
12. Constitutional History of Bangladesh, Delay in Constitution making in Pakistan
13. Language Movement, Martial Law, Basic Democracy
14. The Six Points Plan, Agartola Conspiracy Case
15. General Election in 1970, The Army Crackdown and Genocide
16. Crystallization of Bengali Nationalism
17. Declaration of Independence, Liberation War and Emergence of the Peoples Republic of
Bangladesh.
The list of cases concerning the course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Legal System of Bangladesh:
1. Meaning : Legal system and Basic Foundation of Legal System in Bangladesh, Sources
and Classification of Law in Bangladesh.
2. Features of the Legal System of Bangladesh
3. Court structure of Bangladesh: Ordinary Civil and Criminal Courts of Bangladesh and
their Jurisdiction; Special Court and Tribunals of Bangladesh, Law relating to Army,
Navy and Air Force and Court Martial.
4. A brief overview of the procedural steps of criminal cases and civil suits.
5. Law Enforcement: Role of police, Courts, Governments and Citizens; Effectiveness of
law enforcement in Bangladesh.
6. Personnel of Law: The Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh,
Supreme Judicial Council, Attorney General, Solicitor, Legal Remembrance, Solicitors,
Judicial Officers, Magistrates. Law Officers of the Government, Legal Practitioners,
Bench Officer and Clerk, Advocate Assistants.
7. Independence of the Judiciary: Meaning, Importance, Conditions, Extent of
Independence of Judiciary in Bangladesh.
8. Legal Developments: Law relating to Ombudsman, Administration Tribunal, Law
Reforms, Family Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Public Interest Litigation
and Epistolary, Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
9. Legal Profession: Educational Institutions and Degrees, Composition, Powers and
Functions of Bangladesh Bar Council, Bar Associations in Bangladesh, Enrolment of
Advocates; Disciplinary Proceedings before Bar Council Tribunal; Canons of
Professional Conducts and Etiquette
10. Legal Aid: Meaning and Forms; Importance; Legal Aids in Bangladesh, Statutory
Provisions and its effectiveness, Role of NGOs.
Books Recommended :
Legal History
MP Jain
VD Kulshrestha
Pranjape
MS Rama Rao
JK Mital
Kautilya

: Outlines of Indian Legal History


: Landmarks in Indian Legal and Constitutional History
: Indian Legal & Constitutional History
: Studies in Indian Legal and Constitutional History
: Indian Legal History
: The Legal History of India.

Legal system
Dr. Mafizul Islam Patawary
Azizul Hoque
Kazi Ebadul Hoque
Bangladesh.
Md. Abdul Halim
Wahed Hussain
Badrul Haider Chowdhury
University of Dhaka, 1990.

: Legal System of Bangladesh


: Legal System of Bangladesh
:Administration of Justice in Bangladesh, Asiatic Society of
: Legal System of Bangladesh
: Administration of Justice during the Muslim Rule in India.
: Evolution of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, 1st Edition,
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Course Code : Law-1103
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Islamic Jurisprudence


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: The objective of this course is to teach the give law students about the basic concept
of law and legal principles of Islam and it also covers the historical development of the Islamic
Jurisprudence.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. Islamic Jurisprudence, its nature, scope & application.
2. Grand norms of Islamic Law
3. Sources of Islamic Jurisprudence: Quran, Sunnah, Ijtihad, Ijmaa and Qiyas
4. Contemporary development of Islamic Law in Muslim Countries
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
4. Schools of Islamic Jurisprudence.
5. Classification of Islamic Law.
6. Concept and Institution of fatwa & attributes of Mujtahids
7. Evaluation of Islamic law to adapt to the changes of society.
Books Recommended:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Abdur Rahim: Mohammadan Jurisprudence.


Syed Abul Ala Maoududi: Islamic Law & Constitution
Muhammad Mosleh Uddin: Philosophy of Islamic Law & Orient lists
Ahmad Hasan: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
Dr. Hashim Kamali: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence
Syed Ramadan: Islamic Law Its Scope & Equity
Muhammad Yousuf Gunaya: Islamic Jurisprudence in Modern World
Mahmassai: The Philosophy of Islamic Jurisprudence
Gaaji Shamsur Rahaman: Islamic Jurisprudence (Bengali)
J. Schacht: Origin of Mohammadan Jurisprudence
Nayeem Hasan: Islamic Jurisprudence.
Nayeem Hasan: Theory of Islamic Law

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Course Code : Law-1104
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Muslim Law-I


Contact Hours : 3

Objectives: This course covers Laws and regulations relating to Muslim marriage, dower,
dissolution of marriage, Parentage, Legitimacy and acknowledgement Guardianship,
Maintenance.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Pre- Islamic customs: Marriage, Dower, Divorce and Inheritance.
Marriage: Definition, Nature, Objectives, Importance, Classifications of marriage- Valid, void,
Irregular with essential elements and effects, Prohibited degrees to Marriage, Muta marriage.
Dower: Definition, Nature, Classification of dower, Amount of dower, Mode of payment of
dower, the widows right of retention, Dower as unsecured debt.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Dissolution of marriage: Modes of dissolution of marriage- By death of the spouse, By the act
of the parties- a) Talaq, b) Ila, c) Zihar, d) Talaq-e-tafweez, By mutual consent- a) Khula, b)
Mubarat, By Judicial process- a) Lian, b) Fask, c) Option of puberty, d)Apostasy, Contingent
taltq, Legal effects of dissolution of marriage.
Parentage, Legitimacy and acknowledgement: Determination and presumption of legitimacy,
Conditions and consequences of acknowledgement.
Guardianship: Minority &Majority, Classification, Qualifications & disqualifications,
Termination, Alienation of property by the legal guardians.
Maintenance: Maintenance of wives & children.
Family court: Its jurisdiction, procedure of trial.
Statutes :
The Sharia Application Act, 1937
The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929
The Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939
The Muslim Marriage and Divorce (Registration) Act, 1974
The Guardians and Wards Act, 1980
The Family Courts Ordinance, 1985.
Books Recommended :
1. Syed Ameer Ali

: Mohammadan Law, Vol. I & II (4th Edition), Calcutta, 1912,


reprint, New Delhi, 1985.
2. Asaf A A Fyzee
: Outlines of Mohammadan Law (4th edition), New Delhi, 1974
3. Keith Hodkinson
: Muslim Family Law: A Source Book, London & Canberra, 1984.
4. David Pearl & Dr. W Menski : A Text Book on Muslim Law, London, 2004
5. Taslima Mansoor
: From Patriarchy to Gender Equity: Family Law & Its impact on
Women in Bangladesh (Ph.D. Thesis, University of London)
(UPL), Bangladesh, 1999
6. Md. Mojibur Rahman
: Muslim & Paribarik Ain Porichiti, Dhaka, 1989
7. Tanjilur Rahman
: A Code of Muslim Personal Law Vol. I, II, III, Karachi, 1978.
8. Joseph Schacht
: An Introduction of Islamic Law, Oxford, 1964.
9. Sir Abdur Rahim
: The Principles of Muhammadan Jurisprudence, Madras, 1911
10. Faiz Badruddin Tyabji
: Principles of Muhammadan Law, (2nd Edi.) Calcutta, 1919.

Governing Legislation :
1. The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat Application) Act, 1937 (Act No. XXVI of 1937)
2. The Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939 (Act No. III of 1939)
3. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 (Act No. XIX of 1929)
4. The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 (Ordinance No. VIII of 1961)
5. The Muslim Marriage and Divorces (Registration) Act, 1974 (Act No. LII of 1974)
6. The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 (Act No. VIII of 1890)
7. The Succession Act, 1925 (Act No. XXXIX of 1925)
8. The Wakf Ordinance, 1962 (East Pakistan Ordinance No. I of 1962)
9. The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913 (Act. No. Vl of 1913)
10. The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1930 (Act No. VI of 1913)
11. The Family Courts Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinary No. XVIII of 1985)

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LEADING CASES :
1. Abdul fata V Russomoy Choudhury (1894), 22 I A 76
2. Ahmed Ali V Sabha Khatun Bibi PLD 1952 Dhaka 385
3. Ali Nawaz V Mohd. Yousuf 15 DLR 9 SC
4. Begum V Saroo PLD 1964 Lah, 451
5. Gobinda Dayal V Insyatullah 1885, 7 All 775
6. Habibur Rahman V Altaf Ali 1921, 48 I A 114
7. Imambandi V Mustaddi 1918 45 I A 73
8. Mariana Jatoi V Nuruddin Jatoi, PLD 1967 ISC 580
9. Muhammad Ali Allahabad V Muhammad Ismail 1980 I O 289
10. Muhammad Bashir V Gulam Fatima, PLD 1953 Lahore 73
11. Nawab Umjad Ally Khan V Mst Mahudee Begum 14 M I A 517

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Course Code: UREL-1103
Credit Hours: 2 (two) Hours.

Course Title: Advanced English


Contact Hours: 3 (three) Hours.

Objectives
To prepare the students for the forthcoming courses, which will be conducted using
English as medium of instruction.
To enrich students vocabulary so that they can be able to overcome their difficulties in
comprehending the text books which are written in English.
To make the students confident enough in their use of English by enriching their
knowledge of English grammar.
Total Marks: 100 (30-Mid-term, 20-Class tests, Attendance and Assignments, 50-Final Exam)

Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 marks)
Chapter -1 Grammar: 15 marks
1. Tenses & their Aspects. (Use of verbs to be, to have and to do, use and
structure of tenses with oral and written exercises which include dialogue,
paragraph writing, filling up the gaps, using verbs in correct forms and
tense based corrections)
2. Subject & Verb Agreement (Exercises will include use of verbs in correct
numbers and choosing correct verbs out of two options)
3. Use of Pronouns (Discussions and Exercises will focus on different types
of pronouns, identifying nouns indicated by certain pronoun, subjective,
objective and possessive forms of personal pronouns, difference between
possessive adjective and possessive pronoun, difference between reflexive
and emphatic pronouns, difference between relative and interrogative
pronoun, correct use of relative pronoun, joining sentences with relative
pronouns, formation of question using interrogative pronouns and so on)
4. Modal auxiliary and modal + perfectives (Exercises will include use of
different modals, correction based on the use of modals, use of should
have done, may have done, could have done and must have done)
Chapter-2 Reading: 10 marks
Prescribed book: Six Tales from Shakespeare (Retold by E.F. Dodd)
First two stories are to be read for mid-term. They are: 1. The Merchant of Venice
and 2. The Taming of the Shrew.
N.B. Students are also suggested to read the following books: (as the first half to
be the syllabus of the mid-term)

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Chapter-3

1. Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte


2. Pilgrims Progress- John Banyan
3. A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens
Writing: 05 marks
Paragraph (guided and free)
Comprehension (summarizing a given passage and writing sentences with
words and phrases contained in the paragraph)
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 marks)

Chapter -4

Chapter -5

Chapter- 6

Chapter -7

Chapter -8

Grammar: 25 marks
1. Conditional Sentences (Discussion will focus on the use of three conditional
structures. Exercises will include use of right forms of verbs given within
the bracket or choosing correct form of verb out of two/three options)
2. Active and Passive Voice (Practical use passive structures, change of voice,
correction relating voice, Exercises will also include using verbs in correct
form given in sentences using both active and passive structures)
3. Direct and Indirect Narration (Discussion will focus on the uses of both
direct and indirect speeches, change of narration of detached sentences)
4. Preposition & Conjunction (identifying preposition and conjunctions,
classification of preposition and conjunction, use of appropriate preposition
and conjunction.
5. Causative Verbs (Discussions will focus of on the use of causative verbs.
Exercises will include use of correct forms of verbs after a causative verb)
6. Participle and Gerund (Discussion will focus on the uses of gerund and
participle, joining sentences using present participle form of a verb.
Exercises will include identifying participle and gerund from the given
sentences, joining sentences with present participle)
Reading: 15 marks
Prescribed book: Six Tales from Shakespeare (Retold by E.F. Dodd)
Last four stories are to be read for final exam. They are: 1. The Tempest 2.
Macbeth, 3. King Lear, 4. Julius Caesar,
N.B. Students are also suggested to read the following books: (as the last half to
be the syllabus of the final examination)
1. Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
2. Pilgrims Progress- John Banyan
3. A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens
Writing: 10 marks
1. Dialogue
2. Personal and official letter or e-mail

Books Recommended:
1. Raymond Murphy, Intermediate English Grammar, Foundation Books, 2/19 Ansari
Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002, Manas Saikia, 1995. (Published by arrangement
with Cambridge University Press, The Edinburgh Building, Shaftsbury Road, Cambridge
CB2 2RU, U.K.)
2. Wren & Martin, High School English Grammar and Composition-,New Delhi, S. Chand
& Company Ltd. 2002
3. Thomson & Martinet, Practical English Grammar, Oxford University Press, Walton
Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, 1993 (reprinted in India by arrangement with Oxford University
Press, Oxford)

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4. Michael A. Pyle and Mary Ellen Munoz, Cliffs TOEFL Preparation Guide, New Delhi,
BPB Publications, B-14, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001, 1992
5. Bruce Rogers, Petersons TOEFL Success, Princeton, New Jersey, Petersons, 2000
6. AS Hornby, Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary of Current English, Oxford
University Press, 2002-2003
7. Chowdhury & Hossain, Advanced English, Dhaka, Sayma Chowdhury and Halima
Chowdhury, 2004.
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Course Code: URAL-1101
Credit Hours: 01 (One) Hour

Course Title: Elementary Arabic


Contact Hours: 03 (Three) Hours (per week)

Objectives of the Course


This course has been provided to the student for basic knowledge of Arabic scripts. How to write
scripts in Arabic word and Arabic writing. It also aims to provide about at least 500 normal using
words to the students make in order to sentence construction by using which they can be able to
communicate with others orally in various situation.
Generally, there are two main areas of concentration:
Firstly, the course aims at helping the student to acquire the level of proficiency that will enable
them understand the texts and contents of Al-Quran and Sunnah of Prophet (SAAS.) from the
original Arabic text.
Secondly, to enable the student acquire the skills of understanding the Arabic lecture. Talking
notes and proficiency in writing answer script in Arabic language, and using the original sources
written in the Arabic language and with the course to help the students acquire proficiency with
competence on communication in Arabic which is widely used within Muslim Ummah
particularly.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter -01

Chapter -02

Chapter -03

Introduction to Arabic Language


Importance of Arabic Language for understanding of the Holy Qur`an and its
requirement & status in job market as an International Language.
a) Introduction to the course outline and its objectives, Arabic Alphabet &
the forms of each letter, Pronunciation of the letters against Bengali &
English letters. Introduction to making words( ) with various
Arabic letters & its Practice and Oral Practice of Arabic words by the
students and Introduction to Arabic writing () .
a) Introduction to the names of reference ( / ) and making
sentences with various Arabic words & its oral Practice.
b) Introduction to the question letters ( / / - ) and making
sentences using these & its practice.
c) Introduction to the sun letters and the moon letters, ()
visible elements of pronunciation & its oral Practice.
d) Introduction to the Nominal Sentences ( ) and making sentence
by using Debutante and News ( / & )its oral Practice by the
students.
a) Introduction to some pronoun ( ) and making sentence with the
pronoun like (///( )Male-Female) & its Practice.

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b) Introduction to some preposition ( ) and making sentence using
the preposition like (// / ).Introduction to the Possessive case (
)and making sentence using the Possessive case & its Practice.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Chapter -04

Chapter -05

Chapter -06

Chapter -07

Chapter -08

Introduction to the names of reference (/- ) and making sentence


with them & its Practice. Introduction to Adjective and making sentence with
the various adjectives. Introduction to the Connected Names ()
and make sentences using the (/ & )its Practice.
a) Introduction to the pronoun (( ) Male) and making sentences
with using the pronoun like (/// & )its Practice. Introduction to the
pronoun (Female ) and making sentences with using the
pronoun like (/ & )its Practice.
b) Introduction to actual sentences (- ) and making
sentences with using different verbs.
a) Introduction to the Plurals ( ) and making sentences with using
various plural words & its Practice. Conversion of the singulars to the
Plurals & its Practice. Introduction to the Plurals ( ) and making
sentences with using the various plural words & its Practice.
b) Conversion of the singulars to the Plurals & its Practice. Review of
previous classes.
Introduction to the Plural Verb (- )and make sentence with using the
various plural Verbs & its Practice. Conversion of the singulars to the Plurals
& its Practice. Review of previous classes.
Introduction to the Plural Verb (- )and making sentence with using the
various plural Verbs & its Practice. Review of previous all classes. Class Test.
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Course Code: URQS -1101

Course Title: Quran Studies in Texts & Translation

Credit Hours: 01 (One) Hour

Contact Hours: 02 (Two) Hours (per week)

Outlines of the course:


Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 marks)
(Total Lectures = 6 X 2= 12, 6 weeks)
Selected Texts
Chapter -1

1. An Introduction to the Holy Quran. (1 lecture).


2. The introductory chapter of the Quran (Suratul Fatihah). (1 lecture).
3. Iman, Islam & Amal al-Saleh: (3 lectures).
3: a. Selected Text on Iman: 2: 1-5 (1lecture).
(Additional references: 2: 285, 18: 107- 110, 23: 1-11).
3: b. Selected Text on Islam: 3:19-22 (1lecture).
(Additional references: 3: 85, 5: 3, 6: 175).
3: c. Selected Text on Amal al- Saleh 4:103(1lecture).

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Chapter -2

Chapter -3

(Additional references: 4: 124, 17: 9, 18: 107 -110).


4. Fundamental of Islamic Belief (Tawheed, Risalah & Akhirah) (3
lectures).
a. Selected Text on Tawheed: 112 (1lecture).
(Additional references: 2: 163, 3: 4 23:91).
b. Selected Text on Risalah: 4:163(1lecture).
(Additional references: 3:84, 7: 158, 61:6).
c. Selected Text on Akhirah: 27: 1-5 (1lecture).
(Additional references: 2: 4, 3:145, 23: 74)
5: Salah , Zakah, Sawom & Hajj 4 lectures
a. Selected Text on Salah = 9:71-72 (1 lecture).
(Additional references: 22:41, 24: 56, 27:1-3)
b. Selected Text on Zakah =27:1-5 (1 lecture).
(Additional references: 3:92, 2:254, 63:10-11).
c. Selected Text on Sawom: 2: 183-84 (1 lecture).
(Additional references: 2:185)
d. Selected Text on Hajj: 3: 96- 97 (1 lecture).
(Additional references: 2: 196- 197).
Total = 12 lectures before Mid- Term Exam.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 marks)
Total Lectures 8x2 = 16 (One lecture on every topic, 8 weeks)

Selected Texts
Chapter -4
1. Selected Text on Taharah : 5:6.
(Additional references: 4: 43, 9: 108)
2. Selected Text on creation of mankind and its vicegerency on the earth:
38:71. (Additional references: 20:30-32, 6: 165, 35:39)
3. Selected Text on subjugation of all that are in the universe for the
mankind. 16: 12-15. (Additional references 31: 20, 45: 12-13)
Chapter -5
4. Selected Text on position of the Muslim Ummah= 2:143.
(Additional references: 3:110)
5. Selected Text on objectives of human life = 6: 162, 51:56.
(Additional references: 67:2)
6. Selected Text on obligations of calling to the way of Allah.= 16: 125
(Additional references: 3: 104, 110, 41:33(
Chapter -6
7. Selected Text on 0ur duties and obligations towards Allah = 3:102,
61:11. ) Additional references: 4:36, 22:77(
8. Selected Text on duties and obligations towards Allahs Messenger =
3:31-32, (Additional references: 4:65 , 59:7)
9. Selected Text on duties and obligations towards the parents= 17:22-24
(Additional references:29:8, 31:14, 46:15)
Chapter -7
10. Selected Text on duties and obligations towards spouses to each
Other = 4: 34-35. (Additional references:4:19, , 30:21)
11. Selected Text on duties and obligations towards relatives. 17:26,
16:90. (Additional references:4: 8, 30:38)
12. Selected Text on shirk and its consequences= 4:48, 5:72
(Additional references: 4:116, 31: 13, 22: 31).
Chapter -8
13. Selected Text on Kufr and its consequences= 2:161,162
(Additional references :2:6-7, 3:10, 91, 4: 56)
14. Selected Text on Nifaq and its consequences= 9:67, 68
(Additional references: 4: 142-145).

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15. Selected Text on characteristics of ideal Servants of Allah (Ibadur
Rahman) as depicted in the Quran= 25: 63-76
16. Selected Text on the components of loss and destruction for the mankind
and how to get rid of the loss : Suratul Asr
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Course Code: URIS 1101
Credit Hour: 01 C.H.

Course Title: Islamic Aqidah


Contact Hour: 01 C.H. (per week)

Objectives:
This course is designed
1.
To provide the students with proper knowledge about the Islamic way of life.
2.
To make them aware of the existing religious misconceptions & traditional superstitions
contradicting with the basic faith & tenants of Islam.
3.
To give them a clear concept about the all-embracing view of Ibadah in Islam.
Course Outline:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter- 1

Chapter- 2

Chapter- 3

Islam: an Introduction:
a. Importance of Islamic Aqidah and the relation between Iman and Islam.
b. Historical Background of Islam.
c. Islam as a Complete Code of Life.
Belief in The Articles of Faith:
a. The Unity of Allah (Tawheed)
b. Belief in the Attributes of Allah
c. Impact of Tawheed on human life.
The Shirk and its Consequences.
a. Different types of Shirk
b. Divine Unity in Practice.
c. Nifaq: Its meaning, Signs and Consequences.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Chapter- 4

Chapter- 5

Chapter- 6

Chapter- 7

Belief in Allahs Angels (Malaikah):


a. Angels - their Nature and Functions.
b. Virtues of belief in Angels.
c. Can they assume any Human Form?
Belief in the Books of Allah:
a. Are all Scriptures remaining presently in their Original Form?
b. The Quran: The last and unchanged Divine Book.
c. The position of Quran amongst other Revealed Books.
Belief in Allahs Prophets:
a. Believing in all the Prophets is equally essential for being a Muslim.
b. Contributions of the Prophets towards the Humanity.
c. Muhammad (SAAS), the Greatest, the Best and the Last among all the
Prophets.
Belief in the Life After Death:

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Chapter- 8

a. The logic behind believing in the Life after Death.


b. Impact of Belief in the Life after Death on Human Life.
c. Inevitability of Akhirah and its Stages.
Belief in Qadr (Fate) and divine decree:
a. Mans Freedom of Will.
b. Fate: No excuse for Sinners.
c. Evil: Not attributable to Allah.

Reference:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

Al-Jazaeeri, Abu Bakr, Minhajul Muslim, Cairo, Darul Kutub As- Salafiyah.
Rafique Dr. Abu Bakr, Islam The Ultimate Religion (Book one) Islamic Aqidah,
Chittagong: ABC Publications, 2002.
Sabiq, Assayed, Al-`Aqaeed Al- Islamiyah, Cairo, Al-Fathu Lil-Ielamil Arabi, 10th
edition-2000.
Farid, Ahmed, An Encounter with Islam, Dhaka: Islamic Foundation, Baitul Mukarram,
Dhaka, 1995.
Abdalati, Hammuda, Islam in Focus, Islamic Teaching course. Vol. 1
Badawi, Dr. Jamal, Islamic Teachings vol. 1
Mawdudi, S.A.A, Towards Understanding Islam, Kwait, International Islamic Book
Center, ND.
ALGazali, Mohammad, Aqidatul Muslim.
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2nd Semester

Course Code : Law-1201


Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Roman Law & Hindu Law


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: Acquiring knowledge about the family Laws of different religion is important for
lawyers. In the first part of this course codified and uncodified laws of Hindu community will be
discussed and analyzed. In the second part ancient Roman Law will be taught as part of the
knowledge of legal history.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Hindu Law:
1.
Nature, origin and sources of Hindu Law; schools of Hindu Law with particular
reference to the school followed by Hindus in Bangladesh.
2.
The law of marriage, divorce and maintenance; the law of adoption.
3.
Law relating to guardianship; joint family and partition; the status of the karta and his
rights and obligations.
4.
Remedies under Hindu personal laws through the medium of the Court, and applicability
of the Family Courts Ordinance 1985.
5.
The issue of reform of Hindu personal law in Bangladesh.
The List of leading cases concerning this course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Roman Law:
Introduction : Importance of the study of Roman law, Development of Roman law, Sources of
Roman Law, Classification of Roman Law.
Law of persons : Freemen and slaves, Patria Potestas, Marriage, Adoption and Adrogation,
Guardianship and Curator Ship.
Law of Property: Res, Modes of Acquisition and Extinction of ownership, Servitudes, other
Roman Laws Relating to property.
Law of Succession : Universal Succession and will, codical, Legacy, fidericommissium,
Intestate succession.
Law of obligation : Obligation and contract, consensual contract and quasi-contract.
Classification of Contract, Delilet.
Law of Actions: Development and classification of Actions: Civil and Criminal Procedures.
The list of leading cases concerning this course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Books Recommended Hindu Law :
1. W.W Buckland: Elementary Principles of the Roman Private Law.
2. Prichard A.M.Ed: Leges Roman private Law.
3. T. Mackenie: Studies in Roman Law.
4. H. F. Jolowiez: Historical Introduction to Roman Law.
5. Dr. Lutful kabir: Roman Law
6. D.F. Mullah: Hindu Law
7. Sir Harisingh: Hindu Law
8. S.V Gupta: Hindu Law in British India
9. H.S Gour: Hindu Code.
10. B.M Gandhi-Hindu Law
11.
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Governing Legislation :
1. Hindu Windows Remarriage Act, 1860.
2. The Hindus Transfer and Benefits Act, 1914
3. The Indus Dispossession and Property Act, 1916
4. Hindu Inheritance (Removal of Disabilities) Act, 1928
5. Hindu Inheritance (Amendment) Act, 1929
6. Indian Succession (Amendment) Act, 1929
7. Womens Right to Property Act, 1937
8. Registration Act, 1908 (Part VIII & IX)
9. The Dowry Act, 1980
10. Family Court Ordinance, 1985.
Books Recommended for Roman Law:
Girard
: History of Roman Law
WA Hunter : Introduction to the study of Roman Law
EW Lee
: Elements of Roman Law
RW Lee
: Historical Concept of Roman Law
L. Kabir
: Roman Law
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Course Code : Law-1202
Course Title : Law of Torts

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Credit Hours : 3

Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The law of tort concerns the civil liability for the wrongful infliction of injury by one
person upon another. This course will introduce the learners to the areas of tortuous liability as
well as defenses and remedies and sources of future development in this field.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Definition & nature of tort; Essentials of tort; Distinction between tort & crime; Tort & breach
of trust, Tort & breach of contract; Kinds of tort; Foreign torts, Doctrine of merger of tort in
felony, General principles of liability- Damage-Damnum sine injuria, Injuria sine damnum, Ubi
jus ibi remedium, Mensrea; Motive; Intention & malice; Malfeasance & non-malfeasance;
Personal disabilities who can not sue, who can not be sued; Remoteness of damages; Re
Polemis principle, The wagon mound principle; General rules relating to remoteness of damage.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Vicarious liability Master & servant relationship; Doctrine of common employment; Liability
for dangerous property, Strict liability, Rule in Reyland v. Fletcher & exceptions; Negligence,
Contributory negligence, General exception- Volenti non fit injuria etc; Trespass: Trespass to
person; Assault, Battery, False imprisonment; Defenses; Malicious prosecution, Trespass to landIngredients, Remedies, Defenses, Jus tertii, Trespass Ab initio, Detinue; Conversion; Trespass to
goods, Injuries to person- Defamation- Libel & slander, Defenses, Intimidation, Fraud or deceit,
Injurious falsehood; Nuisance; Defenses in tort; Remedies in tort- Specific restitution.
Injunction, Damages.
Salmond
Winfield
P H Winfield
H Streats
WVH Rogers
BS Markesiner & S F Deakin
D D Basu
Ratanal and Dhirajlal
DSA Pillai
A M Chowdhury
H N Jhavala
BM Gandhi

Course Code : Law-1203


Credit Hours : 2

: Law of Torts
: Law of Torts
: Cases in the Law of Tort
: Law of Torts
: The Law of Tort
: Law of Torts
: Law of Torts
: The Law of Torts
: The Law of Torts
: Law of Torts
: Law of Torts
: Law of Torts
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Course Title : Law of Islamic Transaction and Banking Law


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: Islamic Banking system has become very popular and widely accepted forms of
investment and banking across Muslim world. We have introduced this course to give the
fundamental and functional knowledge of Islamic Banking and Transaction to the students to
enhance their knowledge and competence on alternative financial regulations.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.

Concept of transaction in Islam (muamalat) and Contract (Akd). Comparison with


statuary contract .
Riba definition, characteristics, classification. Quaranic verses and Ahadith regarding riba.
Legal forms of business practice in Islam : Amana, Al-wadia, Ariya, pledge (Rehn),
Howala, Kifala.
Islamic Banking definition, objectives, distinguishing features, evolution.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Mudaraba , Murabaha , Musharaka , Bai-salam , Bai-istisna , Bai- Muajjal , Ijara, Hirepurchase under shirkatul millk.
Shariah Council concept , formation.
Takaful Islamic Insurance
Laws relating to Islamic Banking Operation.
Development of Islamic Banking in Bangladesh.
Comparative studies of Islamic Banking and Traditional Banking.

Books Recommended:
1. Dr. S.E Rayner: The Theory of Contract In Islamic Law
2. Prof. Dr. Kabir Hossien : Text Book on Islamic Banking.
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Course Code : Law-1204
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Muslim Law-II


Contact Hours : 3

Objectives: This part of Muslim Law covers gift, will, administration of estate, waqf, Preemption and rules of inheritance.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)

Wakf: Origin development of Waqf, Definition, Characteristics of Waqf, Statutory laws


relating to Waqf, Kinds of Waqf, Subjects if Waqf, Objects of Waqf, Creation of Waqf,
Relation between Waqf &trust, Qualifications of a waqif, Requisites of a valid Waqf,
Legal consequences of Waqf, Appointment of Mutawalli, Qulifications of a Mutawalli,
Procedure of appointment of Mutawalli, (The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act 1913),
Rights and Duties of Mutawalli, remuneration of Mutawalli, Removal of Mutawalli,
Power & function of the waqf administrator under the waqf Ordinance.
Pre-emption: origin, definition, nature, when arises, types of pre-emptor, relinquishment
or loss of rights, conflict of laws due to different religion, effects, Formalities of demand,
subject matter, deposit of money, period of limitation,
Gift : Definition, Significance of gift, Essentials of a valid gift, Registration,
Qualifications of a donor, Qualifications of a donee, Subject matter of gift, Conditional,
contingent and future gifts , Gift during Marz-ul-Maut, Revocation of gift, Hibabil-iwaz,
Hiba-bil-Shartil Iwaz.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Administration of estate: Introduction, purposes, Vesting of estate, Power of alienation


by heir, Suits by creditor for recovery of debts from the estate, recovery of debts due to
deceased, alienation of estate for payment of debts.

Inheritance: Sources of Islamic law of Inheritance, Heritable property, Doctrine of


representation, Persons excluded from the right of Inheritance, Kinds of heirs, Right of
Inheritance of missing person.Sunni law of Inheritance, Doctrine of Aul or Increase,
Doctrine of radd or Return, Alotment of shares.

Will: Definition, Principles of Will, Qualifications of a testator, Qualifications of a


legatee, Object, purpose & form of will, Subject of will, Void will, Lapes & revocation of
will, Executor, Difference between will & gift.

Statutes :
1. Succession Act, 1925
2. Majority Act 1875
3. Wakf Ordinance, 1962
4. The Musalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913
5. The Musalman Wakf Validating Act, 1930
6. The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Act, 1937
The list of leading cases concerning this course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Books Recommended:
Alamgir M. Serajuddin

: Sharia Law and Society: Tradition and Change in South Asia,


Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2001.
David Pearl and Werner Mesnki: Muslim Family Law, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1998.
Tahir Mahmood
: Cases in the Muhammadan Law of India, Pakistan and
Bangladesh. 2nd edn. New Delhi; Oxford University Press, 2004.
D.F. Mulla
: Principles of Mohammedan Law
A. A. Fyzee
: Outlines of Mohammedan Law
Ameer Ali
: Mohammedan Law
Abdur Rahim
: Muslim Jurisprudence.
Bailee
: Digest of Mohammedan Law
Aqil Ahmad
: Mohammedan Law
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Course Code : CSE-1201
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Introduction to Computer


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : The objective of the course is to introduce the fundamental concepts of computer to
the students. It provides a basic understanding of a computer, what it to do and how it to use. The
course will cover the following area: Such as, Introduction to data processing unit- computer
codes & arithmetic. Introduction to language- software files - database communication
concepts, introduction to Internet & Computer hardware concepts.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Introduction to computer and its Organization: Historical evolution of computers &
classification, Computer generations, Basic organization and functional units of computer,
central processing unit, microprocessor and micro controller.
Number Systems, Computer Codes and Arithmetic: Different number systems & their
conversion, Fractional numbers, Numeric/alphanumeric data, BCD/ASCII code, Binary
arithmetic (Addition, Subtraction).
Logic gates: Basic concepts of logic gates, truth table, Or gate, AND gate, XOR gate, NOR gate,
universal gates.
Computer Memory: Memory, RAM, ROM, each memory, Sequential/Direct/Random access
device, Magnetic tape and disk, hard disk, floppy disk, CEROM, optical disk.
I/O devices: Impute and output devices, Printers, Keyboard, Mouse, Scanner, and other devices
Computer program, software and language: Program planning, algorithms, flow charts,
pseudopodia, Software and firmware, types of computer software, types of computer language,
translator, interpreter, compiler,
Operating System: Evolution of OS, Multiprogramming, Multiprocessing, Time sharing system,
Real time system, types of data processing, database concept, database management system.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Database Management System: data, record, field, file, entity, attribute, database, database
management, database manager, database administrator, relational database.
Data Communication and Computer Network: Basic elements of a communication system,
Types of communications among computers, Computer Network, LAN, MAN, WAN, Network
topologies.
Business data processing, Multimedia and Internet: Goals of office automation, Advantages
and threats of office automation, WWW, WAP, Internet, E-mail, Internet services, computer
application.
E-commerce and e-governance: e-technology, e-commerce, components of e-commerce, egovernment, infrastructure of e-governance, Impacts of Computer in society (business,
education, health, law enforcing agencies).
Recommended Books:
1. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahaman
2. P.K.Sinha
3. N. Subramanian
4. V. Rajarcman
5. Peter Norton
6. Satis Jain

: Computer Fundamentals
: Computer Fundamentals Concepts, Systems and Applications
: Introduction to Computers
: Fundamentals of Computers
: Introduction to Computer
: Introduction to Computer Science

Books Recommended:
1. Dr. Lutfur Rahaman & Dr. M. Alamgir Hossain, Computer fundamental
2. Peter Nortons, Introduction to Computer
3. Ronald J. Tocci, Digital Electrics
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Course Code: URAL-1202
Credit Hours: 01 (One) Hour

Course Title: Intermediate Arabic


Contact Hours: 03 (Three) Hours (per week)

Objectives of the Course: Intermediate Arabic course is designed for 2nd semester students of all
faculties other than Shariah. The Arabic language course is offered by the university to orient the
students with the language of the holy Quran and Sunnah and let them be enlightened with the
guidance of Islam. It will make them eligible to co-operate with the Arabian world. Begin
familiar with Arabic language will enable them to be benefited by the original Islamic references
also.
Course out line in details: URAL 1202 course has been provided for those who have become
familiar with Arabic alphabet along with the basic words and foundations of it. Any language
course should go through listening, speaking, reading and writing. In order to fulfill this demand
Intermediate Arabic course prescribes the following contents:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1

Chapter-2

Chapter-3

Introductory class on the course


Text: conversation ( )Reading & writing
Discussion on , ,,, Questions
Word meaning, making sentence
Text: conversation ( )Reading & writing
Discussion on ,Questions, Word meaning
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing
Discussion on Degree of Comparison Questions
word-memorization, Cardinal number and ordinal number-
Text: conversation, Reading & writing
Discussion on Intransitive Verb (past) - Questions
Text: conversation, Reading & writing
Discussion on transitive Verb - Questions
word-memorization, making sentence
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing
Change of verb-past- ( number, Gender, person) Questions
words-memorization, Cardinal number -

6(six) weeks, number of classes 18(eighteen)


Section-B
(Final-Exam: 50 Marks)
Chapter-4

Chapter-5

Text: conversation, Reading & writing


Change of verb, Questions, word-memorization (Fractional number )
Past form of verb, Questions
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing,
Discussion on exclamatory verb , plural of noun and its kinds,
Questions, Word meaning
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing, Questions
Present-Future tense, Questions, Word meaning
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing, Questions
Change of present verb, Questions
Negative verb, sign of future, Root of verb, Questions, Word meaning

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Chapter-6

Text: conversation ,Reading & writing, Questions


Convert-verb into Gender, number, person, Questions
name of days, Word meaning
Chapter-7
Form of present- Future tense, Questions
Signs of present tense, Word meaning,
Kinds of tenses
Review-class
Chapter-8
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing,
Imperative-Sentence- - Questions
Word meaning, making sentence
Text: conversation ,Reading & writing, Questions
Imperative-Sentence- Questions
Class-test
Review-class
8(eight) weeks, 24(twenty-four) classes
References:

1. Abdur Rahim Dr. F,

Durusul lugatil Arabia li gairinnatiqeena


biha (Lessons of Arabic Language for the non speakers).

2. Al- Arabia Al-Muyassarah (Easy Arabic), King Saud University, Published by - Arabic
Language Institute,

3. Al-Arabiatu Lil Hayat (Arabic For daily life),

King Saud University, Published by -

Arabic Language Institute.


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Or
Course Code: URHS-1202
Credit Hours: 01 (One) Hour

Course Title: Hadith Studies in Texts & Translation


Contact Hours: 02 (Two) Hours (per week)

Objective of the course:


To get the students acquainted with the prophetic Hadith and its importance.
To bring the students in direct contact with the prophetic Hadiths.
To help the students in getting guidelines from the prophetic Hadiths.
To highlight before the students the meanings and message of the sayings of the
Prophet (SAAS.) in some basic issues of their life.
Encouraging the students to follow the teachings of the prophet (SAAS.) in every
walk of their life.
To create an interest among the students in studying the prophetic Hadiths regularly
which can help them lead an ideal Islamic life.
Outcome of the course:
After studying this course the following result is expected to be attained:

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This course will make the student informed about the nature, scope and importance of
the prophetic Hadith.
This course will enlighten the students through providing them with basic knowledge
of the prophetic Hadiths.
This course will make the students guided by the teachings and message of the
Prophetic Tradition (Hadith).
It will create special love and affection to the Prophet (SAAS.) which is the basic
requirement for being a Muslim in true sense.
This course will help the students to further their studies in the Prophetic tradition as
part of their daily life.
This course will help them in attaining the success in this life and salvation in the
Hereafter.
This course will create an atmosphere to enlighten the mental faculty of the students
with the wisdom of the prophetic Tradition (Hadith).
The course will pave the way for the students for following the commandment of the
Prophet (SAAS.), abstaining from those disliked by him and to make decision in
different issues based on knowledge and confidence.
Outlines of the course:
This course will consist of 31 sayings of the Prophet (SAAS.) on different important
issues related to different aspects of the life of every Muslim.
The teacher shall project a Hadith of the Prophet (SAAS.) through Over Head
Projector (OHP) along with its English translation. One or two students who can read
the text in Arabic shall be asked to read it correctly, if he commits any mistake the
teacher shall make necessary correction of the mistake, them the teacher shall
translate it into English in two stages: Firstly word for word translation and secondly
translation of the text as a whole. Explain the important words literally and
terminologically as well where needed. Shall ask the students to repeat the meaning
of the words and explanation thereof.
Finally, the teacher shall highlight the lesson of this particular Hadith and discuss
how to implement its teachings in our daily life.
Topic-wise arrangement of Hadiths:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 marks)
Chapter-1

Chapter-2

Topic-1: Importance of the Intention [H/2 L/2]


a) Rewards for good deeds depends on sincerity of intention
b) Intention for a good deed deserves one for reward however intention
for bad deed does not lead to punishment.
Topic-2: Firmness of belief [H/1 L/1]
Topic-3: Importance of Taqwa (God fearing and Piety) [H/1 L/1]
Topic-4: Pillars of Islam [H/3 L/3]

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Chapter-3

a) Five pillars of Islam


b) Prime importance of Salat (Prayer) and Sawm (Fasting)
c) Salat is the first thing about which a person will be accountable in the
Day of Resurrection
Topic-5: Sincere obedience to the Prophet is needed [H/1 L/1]
Topic-6: Basic Islamic Characters [H/4 L/4]
a) The beauty of Muslims true Islam.
b) Like for your Brother which you like for you.
c) Speaking good, honoring the neighbors and the guests.
d) To control ones temperament.
e) Importance of cleanliness and some other important characters.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 marks)

Chapter-4

Chapter-5

Chapter-6

Chapter-7

Chapter-8

Topic-7: Islamic Behavior [H/2 L/1]


a) Relation between the Muslims and their expected behavior
b) Total abstinence from harmful activities
Topic-8: Responsibility of a Muslim towards the wrong [H/1 L/1]
Topic-9: Identification of righteousness and sinfulness [H/1 L/1]
Topic-10: Correct attitude towards Allahs injunctions and His exemptions [H/1
L/1]
Topic-11: Way to exercising the act of Sadaqah or Charity in daily life [H/1
L/1]
Topic-12: How to gain Allahs pleasure and love from the people [H/1 L/1]
Topic-13: How to be a true Muslim [H/1 L/1]
Topic-14: Symptoms of a hypocrite [H/1 L/1]
Topic-15: Exemption from punishment if a sinful act is done out of mistake,
out of forgetfulness or under compulsion [H/1 L/1]
Topic-16: Consequence of Shirk (Associating with Allah) [H/1 L/1]
Topic-18: Benefits of devotion to Allah [H/1 L/1]
Topic-19: Benefits of depending upon Allah sincerity [H/1 L/1]
Topic-20: Importance of sincere well wishing as an integral
requirement of religion [H/1 L/1]
Topic-21: Standard attitude of a true Muslim toward the world [H/1
L/1]
Topic-22: The way to get rid of the conspiracy of Iblees (Satan) [H/1 L/1]
Topic-23: The branches of Iman [H/1 L/1]
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Course Title: Introduction to Ibadah


Credit Hour: 01 (One) C.H.

Course Code: URIS-1203


Contact Hour: 01 (One) C.H. (per week)

Objective:
This course deals about the pillars of Islam. It tries to present Islam as a complete and
comprehensive code of conduct for all human being from the Islamic and rational point of view.
The course offers the Students a clear understanding of the fundamental belief of Islam. It also
presents the impact of belief on human life.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 marks)
Chapters
Chapter-01
Chapter-02
Chapter-03

Topics
'Ibadah: Its introduction: (a) Meaning of Ibadah (b) concept and significance
of Ibadah (c) Scope of Ibadah (d) The best Ibadah (e) Objectives of Ibadah.
(f) Conditions of Ibadah.
Characteristics of Ibadah in Islam: (a) Free from Intermediaries (b) Not
being confined to specific places (c) All-Embracing View.
Signs of Ibadur Rahman according to the holy Quran.

Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 marks)
Chapters

Chapter-01

Chapter-02

Chapter-03
Chapter-04
Chapter-05

Topics
Salah (Prayer): Its significance, teaching & some basic rules: (a) Definition
(b) Importance (c) Impact (d) Shurutus-Salah: Conditions for Prayer (e)
Arkanus-Salah: Pillalrs of Salah (f) Mufsidatus-Salah: Things that invalidate
the prayer (g) Sajdatus-Sahu: Sajdah that makes prayer correct (h) SalatulJumuah: Friday sermon (i) Salatul-Janazah: The funeral prayer (j) SalatulMusafir: Prayer of the traveler (k) Salatul-Eid: Eid prayer and (l) How to
perform the Salah in detail (practically)?
Zakah (poor due) : Its significance, teaching & some basic rules:
a) Definition (b) Importance (c) Impact/benefits (d) kinds of property on which
Zakah is obligatory (e) Who should give Zakah (f) Due recipients of Zakah
(g) Zakah as a means to elevate poverty from society.
Sawm (Fasting): Its significance, teaching & some basic rules: (a) Definition
(b) Importance (c) Impact (d) Mufsidatus-Sawm: Things which invalidate the
fast (e) Who must fast? (f) Exemption from fasting (g) Recompense of mistake.
Hajj (pilgrimage): Its significance, teaching & some basic rules: (a)
Definition (b) Importance (c) Impact (d) How to perform Hajj in detail?
Jihad: Definition, significance (misconception), importance, classification from
various aspects.

Reference:
1. Mahmudul Hasan, Dr. Syed, ISLAM, Dhaka: Islamic Foundation, Baitul Mukarran, Dhaka,
1980
2. Abdalati, Hammudah, Islam in Focus, The Dept. of Islamic Affairs, The Ministry of Awqaf
and Islamic Affairs, State of Qatar, 1995/ Islamic Teaching Course. Vol.-1
3. Al-Quardawi, Dr. Yousuf, Al-Ibadah in Islam, Wahba publication, Etypt, 24th edition, 1995.
4. Didat, Dr. Ahmad, Concept of Ibadah in Islam, Transmitted by Ali Usman, Al-Mukhtar AlIslami publication, Egypt.
5. Alkhuli, Muhammad Ali, The Light of Islam, E 4, Riyad: Al Farazdak Press, 1983.
6. Journal, A Study of the Quran and its teaching, Published by: IQRA International Education
Foundation, Chicago, 1999
7. Mawdudi, S.A.A, Towards Understanding Islam, Kwait, International Islamic Book Center, ND.
8. Zarqa, Mustafa Ahmed, Translated by Dr. Zafr Ishaq Ansary, The Islamic Concept of
Worship (Ibadah), (Printed Copy)
9. Islamic Education, IQRAA CHARITABLE SOCIETY, Jeddah- Saudi Arabia Book 1-8
10. Sarwar, Ghulam, Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, London: The Muslim Educational Trust,
1980.
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2nd Year :
3 Semester
Course Title : Law of Equity & Trust
Contact Hours : 3
rd

Course Code : Law-2301


Credit Hours : 3

Objectives: The first part of this course deals with the concept of equity , it evolution and the
application of equity in the legal system of Bangladesh. In the second part trust , creation of trust
and legal implication of trust is discussed.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
A. Equity
1. Origin, history and development of Equity.
2. Nature and definition of Equity
3. Fusion of Law & Equity, Courts of Equity -Composition, Power & Functions
4. Maxims of Equity
5. Relation between Law & Equity
6. Equity in Islam, Equitable estate and its relation to legal estate.
7. Application of Equity Jurisdiction in Bangladesh
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
B. Trust:
1. Origin & development of Trust
2. Nature and definition of Trust
3. Classification, Benami Transaction in Bangladesh
4. Creation of Trust
5. Three certainties.
6. Trustee I) Appointment II) Removal III) Powers, functions, duties & obligations.
7. Beneficiary-Rights and duties
8. Breach of Trust & Remedies thereof.
Acts & Books Recommended:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

Trust Act, 1882


B .M. Gandhi: Equity, Trust and Specific Relief
D.D Basu: A Text Book of Equity
Hanbury & Martin: Modern Equity (Latest Edition))
Pettit: Equity and Law of Trust
Snell: Principles of Equity
Maitland: Equity Lecture
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Course Code : Law-2302


Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Contract


Contact Hours : 3

Objectives: Contracts are at the basis of majority of transactions especially transactions dealing
with the property. Whether the transaction is in the ordinary course of life or in the electronic
world (e-commerce) the general principles governing contracts remain same. For this reason it is
very important to introduce the students to the basic principles governing contracts and lay a
powerful foundation for their study of other transactional and related laws in higher semesters.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Definition and meaning of contract, making of an agreement.


Offer acceptance and revocation, consideration, promise, contract, essentials of valid
contract.
Valid, void and voidable contract.
Capacity, capacity of parties, contract by minor, quasi contracts.
Free consent in a contract, its meaning and implication, coercion, undue influence, fraud,
misrepresentation, mistake, apportionment of contract, contract in restraint of trade,
contingent and wagering contracts, frustration of contract.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1.
2.
3.

Breach of contracts and its remedies, contracts, which are declared void by the act,
termination and discharge of contract by performance, by refusal or breach by agreement
by impossibility, contract of indemnity and contract of guarantee.
Nature and definition of agency, different classes of agent, creation of agency, agents
authority, rights and duties of the principal and agent personal responsibility of agent.
Nature and definition of bailment, features of bailment, different kinds of bailment,
rights and duties of the bailor and bailee, termination of bailment, rights and duties of
finder of goods, suits by bailors or bailees agains against the wrong- doers.

Book Recommended :
1. P.S. Atiyah.
: An introduction of the law of contract, Clarendon press, Oxford, 6 th
Edition, December, 2004
2. Pollock
: Principles of the law of contract
3. Pollock & Mulla
: Indian contract and specific relief act
4. V.G. Ramchandran
: The law of Contract in India.
5. P.R. Desai
: Principles of Law of Contract
6. Avter Singh
: Law of Contract
7. R.K. Bangia
: Contract
8. A K Sen and Mitra
: Commercial Law and Industrial Law
9. M C Kuchhal
: Mercantile law or Business law
10. M C Shukla
: Commercial Law
11. Muhammad Ekramul Haque: Law of Contract
12. M. P Furmston
: Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmstons Law of Contract.
13. Richard D Taylor
: Law of Contract (SWOT)
14. S V Joga Rao
: Contract Law (National Law School of India University)
15. Ponnuswami and Puri: Cases and Materials on Contract, EBC, 198
Leading Cases :
1. Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. (1893) 1 QB 256
2. Bhagwandas v. Girdhari Lal & Co. AIR/1966/SC/SC 543
3. Balfour vs. Balfour (1917) 2 KB 217
4. Lalman Shukla v. Gauri Dutt. (1913) II ALL LJ 489
5. Mohri Bibi vs. Dharmodas Ghose (1903) 30 IA 114
6. Ramsgate Victoria Hotel vs. Montefiore
7. Hadley vs. Baxendala (1854) 9 Exch341
8. Lews vs. Averay (1971) 3 ALL ER 907
9. Tweddle vs. Atkinson (1861) 1 B and S 393
10. Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain vs. Bots Cash Chemists (1953) 1 all ER 483
11. Harvey vs. Facey (1893) AC552
12. House Hold Fire Insurance vs. Grant (1879)

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13. Brogden vs. Metropolitan RLY Co. (18877) 2 APP Cases 666
14. Dunlop Pneumatic Co. vs. Selfridge and Co (1915) AC 847
15. Ammiraju vs. Shemma AIR 1917 Mad 287
16. Sowler vs. Potter (1940 1 ILB 271)
17. Sattyabroto Ghose vs. Mungeeram Bangur and Co
18. Hyde vs. Wrench (1840)
19. Stevension vs. Mclean (1880)
20. Dickinson vs. Dodds (1876)
21. Financing Ltd. vs. Stimson (1962)
22. Fisher vs. Bell (1960)
23. Felthouse vs. Bindley (1962)
24. Entores Ltd. vs. Miles Far East Corporation (1955)

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Course Code : Law-2303
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Company Law


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The course is designed to understand the formation, management and other activities
of the companies. This course also aims to impart the students, the corporate management,
control, possible abuses, the remedies and government regulation of corporate business and
winding up of companies.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

History, nature and sources of company law.


Classification of companies, Formation and registration of a company.
Prospectus, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association and legal provisions
the Memorandum and Articles must comply with.
Doctrine of ultra vires; doctrine of indoor management, Promoters and their rights and
liabilities.
Corporate personality of Company : Piercing the veil of incorporation.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

Shares, debentures, and stocks; raising and maintenance of capital; shares holders, their
rights and role in the management of a company, and remedies to shareholders; rights of
minority shareholders.
Decision-making by companies: various kinds of meetings; AGMs and consequences of
not holding AGMs regularly
the Board of Directors and its powers; distinction between the company and the Board of
Directors; responsibility of directors; management of a company (the managing director
or the chief executive officer, and other officers), managing agent(s).
Winding up, liquidation and credit management after winding up.
Nationalized, multinational and foreign Companies.
Reconstruction of a company and mergers and acquisitions.
Brief overview of capital market laws, and powers of regulatory bodies.

The List of leading cases concerning the course will be circulated & discussed by the course
teacher.

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Statutes :
* The Companies Act 1994.
* The Bank Companies Act 1991.
* The Securities and Exchange Commission Act 1993
* The Securities and Exchange Ordinance 1969
* The Money Loan Court Act 2003
* The Money Laundering Prevention Act 2002
Books Recommended:
1. Dr. M. Zahir : Company Laws and Securities Law. 2 nd Edn. Dhaka: UPL
2. P.N. Varshney : Banking Law and Practice
3. K.M. Gosh : Indian Company Law
4. L.C.B. Gower : Modern Company Law
5. Palmer: Principle of Company Law
6. Topham : Company Law
7. Gower Q. C: Company Law
8. Avtar Singh: Company Law
9. DR. M. Zahir: Company Law and Security Laws
10. Nirmalandu Dhar: Company Law
11. P.P.S. Gogna: Company Law
12. Companies Act-1994.
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Course Code : Law-2304
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Constitutional Law of Bangladesh


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course will provide the very basic and fundamental concepts of the
constitutional law of Bangladesh including the history of constitutionalism signifying the will of
the people, analyzing key issues of constitutional sovereignty, rule of law, division of powers,
fundamental rights and overall picture of the relation between citizen and the state. To fully
engage with this subject, students need to take an interest in current affairs and debates about
what is involved in constitutional issues and reforms.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.

Proclamation of Independence in 1971, Constitutional assembly and introducing of


Bangladesh constitution.
Constitutionalism in Indian subcontinent.
Basic Structure of Bangladesh Constitution, Preamble, fundamental state policy,
Fundamental Rights.
Enforceability of Fundamental rights.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1.
2.
3.
4.

Executive, election, power and immunity of president, impeachment of president.


Election of Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers and their powers.
Local Government LegislationJudiciarySupreme Court and other courts, appointment
of judges, tenures, supervisory power, Judicial review power, Advisory power,
Ombudsman, Election Commission, Public Service Commission.
Cases relating to the Constitution.

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Books Recommended:
1. Constitution of The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
2. M. Islam: Constitutional Law of Bangladesh
3. Barrister Maudud Ahmad: Quest Of Autonomy (UPL publication)
4. Barrister Maudud Ahmad: Era Of Sheikh Mujib (UPL publication)
5. Justice Mustafa Kamal: Bangladesh Constitution Trends and Issues
6. Jashim Ali Chowdhuri : Constitutional Law of Bangladesh
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Course Code : CSE-2302
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Micro-Computer Applications-1


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: The objective of the course is to make the students familiar with the common
application package currently in use. It will cover Introduction to computer End user computer
and its development data processing controls for EDP departments
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. Operating System: Proposed Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP.
Topics of Windows: Files, Folders, Basic operations on file/ folders, File System, Windows OS
Organization and Hierarchy, Searching files and folders.
2. Word Processing: Proposed Application Software: Microsoft Word
Topics: Formatting, Table Editing, Picture, Clipart and object, Charts, Drawing, Tex box and
shapes, Hyperlink, Macro, Equation editor etc. Lab Assignment: CV Design, Application/ Letter
writing/ formatting.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1. Slide Oriented Presentation: Proposed Application Software: Microsoft Power Point.
Topics: Hyperlinks, Slide window detail, Audio, Video, Animation, Slide transition
Lab Assignment: Simple slide based presentation (Topics are Free of choice)
2. Spreadsheet Analysis: Proposed Application Software: Microsoft Exceel
Topics: Basic idea, Cell formatting, Equation, Function, Different sheet data calculation.
Lab Assignment: Grade sheet calculation, Salary Sheet calculation.
3. Internet
Topics: Browsing Concepts, Searching in the web, E-mail.
References
1. MSDN (Microsoft developer network) library.
2. Microsoft Office 2000/XP Premium Edition.- BPB Publications.
3. Peter Nortons Complete Guide to MS Windows 2000 Professional
4. Internet (2nd Edn.)BPB Publication [ISBN: 81-7029-053-7)
5. Operating system by Andrew S.Tanebbaum- 7th edition
The objective of the course is to make the students familiar with the common application
package currently in use. It will cover Introduction to computer End user computer and its
development data processing controls for EDP departments
Books Recommended:
1. Peter Nortons, Introduction to Computer
2. Sarah E. Hutchinser & Stacey C. Sawyer, Computer and Introduction System.
3. Ronald J. Tocci, Digital Electrics
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Course Code: URIS-2303
Credit Hour: 01 (One) C.H.

Course Title: Introduction to Quran & Sunnah


Contact Hour: 02 (two) C.H. (per week)

Objectives:
The main objectives of this course are as follows:
1. To make the students familiar with the Quran & Sunnah as they are the main sources of
Islamic Shariah.
2. To achieve the main goal of the University in Islamization of Knowledge through
enlightening the students with revealed knowledge of the Quran and Sunnah.
Course Outline:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1

Chapter-2
Chapter-3

a) Introduction to Quran:
1. Definition of the Quran Literally and Terminologically.
2. The various Names of the Quran.
3. Wahy (Revelation) of the Holy Quran:
The concept of Wahy, the Meaning of Wahy, the Procedure of Wahy, the
Revelation of the Qur`an to the Angels, the Revelation of the Qur`an to the
Prophet from Jibreel, Gradual Revelation: The Stages of Revelation, The
wisdom behind the Gradual Revelation. The First and The Last Revelation.
4. Characteristics of the Holy Quran.
5. Central Subject Matter & the Main Themes of the Holy Quran.
6. The necessity of the Holy Quran.
7. The Verses (Aayah) of the Qur`an: Meaning of Aayah, The Number of
Verses, The Arrangement of the Verses, The Number of Words and Letters.
8. The Surahs of The Quran: Definition of Surah, The Arrangement of
Surahs, The classification of Surahs.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Chapter-4
Chapter-5

Chapter-6

Chapter-7

9.

Makki & Madani Revelations:


The Definition of Makki and Madani, The Characteristics of Makki and
Madani Revelations, The benefits of knowing Makki and Madani.
10. The Causes of Revealtion (Asbabunnuzul) : The Definition of
Asbabunnszul, The classification of Asababunnuzul, The benefits of Knowing
Asbanunnuzl.
11. Preservation & Compilation of the Holy Quran.
12. Abrogation (Al-Naskh) in the Holy Quran : Definition of Naskh, The proof
of Naskh, The conditions of Naskh, The Categories of Naskh, The blessings of
Naskh, The benefits of knowing Nasikh and Mansukh.
13. The Miraculous Nature of The Quran (Ijaz Al-Quran : Definition of
Ijaz, The Proof for I`jaz, The Quran as the Miracle of the Prophet, The Types
of I`jaz)
b) Introduction to Sunnah
1. Sunnah: Its definition & the difference between Sunnah & Hadith.
2. The importance of Sunnah in Islamic Shariah.
3. Explanation of some important terms of Sunnah.
4. The authority of Sunnah in Islam.
5. Collection & Compilation of Sunnah.

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Chapter-8

7.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

6. Method of distinguishing a genuine Sahih Hadith from a spurious Daif


Hadith .
a) The science of Dirayah.
b) The science of Riwayah.
The classification of Hadith and the rulings concerning the various kinds
of Hadith.
According to the reference to a particular authority.
According to the links in the Isnad.
According to the number of narrators involved in each stage of the Isnad.
According to the number of narrators by which the Hadith is reported.
According to the reliability and memory of the narrator.

References:
1. Denffer, Ahmad, vol. Ulum Al-Quran: An Introduction to the Sciences of the Quran,
The Islamic Foundation, UK, reprinted by A.S. Noordeen, Kuala Lumpur. 1983.
2. Ushama, Dr. Thameem, Sciences of the Quran: An Analytical Study, International
Islamic University Malaysia, Cooperative Limited, Kuala Lumpur. 1998.
3. Bucaille, Dr. Maurice, The Bible The Quran & Science, Thinkers Library, Selangor
Darul Ehsan. Malaysia, 1996.
4. Al-Azami, Dr Mohammad Mustafa, Studies in Early Hadith Literature, American Trust
publication, Indiana, 1978.
5. Hasan, Dr. Suhaib, An Introduction to the Science of Hadith,London, AL-Quran Society,
1994.
6. Marhribi, Al-Hassan, Introduction to the Study of the Hadith, Roshmee, South Africa,
Roshmee Islamic School, 1994.
7. Salih, Muhammad Adeeb, Lamahat fee Usul al-Hadeth, Damascus, 1393 AH.
8. Siddiqi, Muhammad Zubayr, Hadith Literature: its Origin, Development & Special
Features, Cambridge, Islamic Texts Society, 1993.

Course Code : Law-2401


Credit Hours : 3

4th Semester
Course Title : Land Laws of Bangladesh
Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course is intended to provide the students with in depth knowledge regarding the
history of land law ,land regulations from time to time , land survey , record of rights and
settlement of land related disputes.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. History of Land Law.
2. Permanent Settlement.
3. History of Permanent Settlement Regulation, position of Zamindars before and after
Permanent Settlement, Rights reserved by government, Effects of Permanent Settlement on
the state,Zamindars,Talukdars and cultivators, defects of Permanent Settlement
4. Decennial Settlement Regulation v111 of 1793:Taluk-Independent and Dependent
Taluk,Dependent Talukdars,Independent Talukdars,Lakhiraj,Niskar,Nankar,Mulguzari
Lands,Chakran,Abwab,Istimrari Mukarari.
5. Non-BadshahiLakhiraj Regulation;
6. Badshahi Lakhiraj Regulation.
7. Laws relating to Alluvion and Diluvion.
8. History behind enacting the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885
9. Definition and classes of Tenant, Provision as to occupancy Raiyat, Incidents of
occupancy right, Provisions as to improvements.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
The State Acquisition and Tenancy Act ,1950.
History behind enacting the Act. Constitutional objection against the order made under section 3.
Definitions, Acquisition of interest of certain receivers, special provision regarding lands held in
lieu of service, Preparation of record- of rights. Assessment and payment of compensation,
Provisions relating to arrears of revenue, rent and cesses; Incidents of holding of raiyats and
transfer, purchase and acquisition of land. Pre emption
Record of Rights
Meaning of Record of Records , Record of Rights under the Bengal Tenancy Act , 1885 , Record
of Rights under the State Acquisition and Tenancy Act ,1950. Procedures of preparation of record
of rights. Maintenance and revision of record of rights. Evidential value of Record of Rights.
Amalgamation, sub-division and consolidation of holdings,
State Acquisition Rules,1951.
Non Agricultural Tenancy ACT,1949.
Definitions, classes of non agricultural tenants, Tenants, Under tenants, Provisions as to transfer
of non agricultural land, improvements pre-emption.
The Land Reform ordinance ,1984.
Act &Books Recommended:
Dr.Lutful kabir
: Land Laws in Pakistan-valid IV.
Advocate Ansar Ali Khan: Bangladesh Land Laws.
DLR Publication : SAT Act.
Act & Books Recommended:
1. DR. Lutful Kabir: Land Laws in Pakistan Vol-1
2. Advocate Ansar Ali: Bangladesh Land Laws
3. DLR publication: SAT ACT
4. Advocate Purnandu: The Waqf Ordinance
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Course Code : Law-2402
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Commercial Law I


Contact Hours : 3

Objectives: The purpose of the course is to acquaint the students with the Basic postulates of the
Commercial law like sale of goods, hire purchase, negotiable instrument and partnership.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Sale of Goods Act
Definitions, Agents and principal, Rights and liability of an agent and principle in sale of goods,
Creation and termination of agency ,distinction of sale and agreement to sell , kinds of goods.
Implied condition and warranties, earnest money and advance money, doctrine of caveat emptor

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with exceptions, perishing of goods and its effects, transfer of ownership, transfer by nonowners, provision of auction sale, rules of delivery of goods, remedies on delay of delivery of
goods.
Hire Purchase
Credit facilities, consumers credit, ownership on goods, installment payment, terms and
conditions of hire purchase transaction, third party interest.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Negotiable Instruments
Promissory notes, bill of exchange, cheque. Dishonour and discharge of negotiable instruments.
Partnership Act
Definition and elements of the Act, distinction between partnership and co-ownership and
company, formation of partnership, registration, non registration and its effect, capacities to be
the partners, kinds of partners and partnership, Minor as a partner , rights, duties and liabilities of
partners, incoming and outgoing of partners, dissolution of partnership firm.
Acts & Books Recommended:
1. The Partnership Act,1932
2. The Sale of Goods Act ,1930
3. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
4. M.C Kuchhal: Mercantile Law
5. R. Goode: Commercial Law
6. Avtar Singh - Sale of Goods and Hire Purchase
7. Sen and Mitra _ Business Law
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Course Code : Law-2403
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Labour Law


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : In this course, the students are to be acquainted with the Industrial relations
framework in our country. Further, the importance of the maintenance of Industrial peace and
efforts to reduce the incidence of Strikes and Lockout and Industrial Strike are to be emphasized.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Preliminary discussion on the Bangladesh Labour Code , 2006 .


Employment and condition of service.
Employment of adolescent.
Special provisions relating to health , hygiene , safety and welfare measures.
Working hours and leave.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1.
2.
3.

Wages and payment , wage board.


Compensation for injury by accident.
Trade union and industrial relation.

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4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Rights and Privileges of trade union and Collective Bargaining Agent, strike and lock
out
Settlement of industrial disputes , Labour Court , Labour Appellate Tribunal, Legal
proceedings.
Offences, penalties and procedure.
Administration and Inspection.
International Labour Organization.
Labour Law in Islamic.

Acts& Books Recommended:


1. Nirmal Chandra Paul-The Bangladesh Labour Code , 2006 and other related laws.
2. Advocate Mohsin Amin Law on Employment.
3. Dr. Mohammad Abu Taher Industrial Relations.
4. A. A. Khan: Labour and Industrial Law
5. M. Shafi : Labour Code
6. LvjKyvgvb: kg I wk AvBb |
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Course Code : Law-2404
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Constitutional Law (UK, USA, India, Islamic)


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The course aims to familiarize students with polities, nature and structure of
government, nature of the state and overall nature and purpose of various constitutions such as
UK, USA, India and some Islamic constitutions in the world. Within this framework, the course
also makes a comparative study among the constitution.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
English Constitution
Basic features of English constitution, Sources of English constitution, supremacy of parliament,
constitutional position of the king, Bill of rights, Parliament, Accountability and immunity of
cabinet ministers and members of parliament, Royal prerogative.
Islamic Constitution
Sovereignty of Allah, source of Islamic constitution, Directive principle of Hukum Allah, hakim
and mahkum Fih, Fundamental Rights in Islam Rights of Muslim and Non-Muslim citizens in
Islam, Selection of Khalifah and cabinet ministers, Accountability and responsibility of
ministerial body, Majlish-e-Sura, qualification of Majlish-e-Suras Members, Doctrine of ulil
Amr, Election process of majlish-e-suras members, qualification of Qazi, Ijma, Qiyas,
application of Sharia law, composition of Shariah Court.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
U.S.A Constitution
Characteristics of USA constitution, Federation concept, Separation of power, due process
theory, fundamental rights, judicial review, presidents power, power of house of congress and
house of senates, judicial activism, Doctrine of checks and balance.
Indian Constitution
Salient Features of the Indian Constitution, Preamble, Citizenship, Fundamental Rights.

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Books Recommend
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

Syed Abul Ala Maududy: Islamic Law and Constitution


Mohammad Asad: Islamic State
Solaiman: Human Rights In Islam
K.C. Wheare: Modern Constitutional Law
PLD publication: English Constitutional Law
PLD publication: American Constitution
Mohammad Hasim Kamali: Islamic Constitutional Law.
Basu D.D. - Shorter Constitution of India

Cases:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Marbury vs. Madison (1803)


United States vs. Nixon
George W. Bush vs. Albert Gore (2000)
New York Times Co. vs. Sullivan (1964)
Miranda vs. Arizona (1966)
Attorney General for New South Wales vs. Trethowan (1932)
Ellen Street Ltd. vs. Minister of Health (1934)
Beach vs. Freeson (1972)
Hamilton vs. Al Fayed (2001)
10. R vs. Secretary of State for Foreign and commonwealth Affairs, ex party Everett (1989)

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Course Code : Law-2405
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Government and politics


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The objectives of the course are to prepare the law students as responsible citizens
with awareness of the relationship between government and politics of Bangladesh.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. Primary idea about state, Government and Constitution.
2. The nature of state & evolution of state.
3. The concept of sovereignty.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1. The Government, Forms of Government, Organs of Government (legislative, executive and
judiciary)
2. Separation of powers.
3. Relation between individual and state.
4. Political history of Indian subcontinent in brief.
5. Role of politics and development issues.
Books recommended:
1. Robert L. Hardgrave, Stanley A. Kochanek ,India: government and politics in a developing
nation. Thomson Wordsworth 2008 ( Google Books)
2. Rounaq Jahan , Bangladesh Politics: Problems and Issues , University Press (Dacca) 1980.
3. Government and politics in Southeast Asia , edited by N. John Funston
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Course Code: URIS- 2405
Credit Hours: 01 C.H.

Course Title: Dealings and Behavior in Islam


Contact Hours: 01 C.H. (per week)

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Objective: To bring up the students with Islamic manners for the sake of being dutiful towards
Allah the Almighty and His creatures.
Course Outlines:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1
Chapter-2

Chapter-3

Dealings and Behavior in Islam (Muamalah): Its Meaning, Definition and


Scope.
Family life in Islam:
(a)Role of Marriage as the basis of Islamic Family.
(b)Status of women in Islam, comparison with other religion.
(c)Rights and duties of women in Islam.
(d)Husband-wife relations (Duties and obligations to each other)
(e)Rights of children in Islam.
(f) Duty towards Parents.
Principles of Islamic Economic System:
(a) Earning and expenditure by Halal means.
(b) Right to own property and individual liberty.
(c) System of Zakah.
(d) Prohibition of interest (Riba).
(e) Law of Inheritance (Mirath).
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Chapter-4
Chapter-5
Chapter-6
Chapter-7

Chapter-8

Islamic law regarding Business.


Dress code in Islam for male and female
Duties and obligations towards: Relatives, Neighbors, Guests, Needy and
Orphan.
Basic virtues and Islam, Duties of the Muslims to each other
(1) Honesty (2) Truthfulness (3) Kindness (4) Perseverance (5) Firmness
against evil (6) Tolerance (7) Punctuality (8) Courage (9) Trustworthiness (10)
Forgiveness (11) Chastity for women (12) Intention (13) Modesty (14) Charity
(15) Gifts (16) Thankfulness (17) Visiting the sick
Social Manners: (1) Brotherhood (2) Greetings (3) Co-operation (4) Meetings
(5) Talking (6) Keeping promise (7) Asking permission before entering
someones house

Book References:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Hamidullah, Introduction to Islam, Lahore, Published by: Sh. Muhammad Ashraf.


Al-Qaradawi, Dr. Yusuf, Introduction to Islam, Islamic inc. Publishing & Distributing.
Sarwar, Golam, Islam: Beliefs and Teachings, IIUI, Pakistan.
Abdul Hannan, Shah, Social Laws of Islam, BIIT, Dhaka, 1995.
Zino, Muhammad bin Jamil, Islamic Guidelines, Darusalam, Riyadh, 1996.
Mawdudi, Abul A`la, Human Rights in Islam, Lahore, Islamic Publications (Pvt.) Limited, 2nd
Edition-1995.
Abdalati, Hammudah, (1977), The Family Structure in Islam, American Trust Publications. USA.
Abdalati, Hammudah, (1996) Islam in Focus, Second edition, Islamic teaching centre, U.S.A &
Canada.
Al-Kaysi, Aarwan, (1986), Morals and Manners in Islam, A Guide to Islamic Adab The
Islamic Foundation, London.
Islahi, Amin, Tadabbur-i-Quran (1st ed.), Lahore: Faran Foundation

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11. Aijaz, S. Zakir, Muslim Children: How to Bring Up? Karachi, Pakistan: International Islamic
Publishers, 1989.
12. Al-Minawi, Kawther M, The Child Rights in Islam. Riyadh: Dar al-Amal Publishing House, 1993
13. Shoaib, Adil, Mohammad, Islamic Rights of Children. Hamdard Islamicus 22 (April-June
1999): 90-91
14. Umer, Chapra, Islam and the Economic Challenge. Leicester, UK: Islamic Foundation and
Virginia, USA: the International Institute of Islamic Thought, 1992.
15. Nejatullah, Siddiqi, Muhammad, Role of the State in the Economy: An Islamic
Perspective. Leicester, U.K: The Islamic Foundation,1996.
16. Nejatullah, Siddiqi, Muhammad, Muslim Economic Thinking : A Survey of Contemporary
Literature. Leicester, UK: The Islamic Foundation, 1981.
17. Taqi, Usmani, M., An Introduction to Islamic Finance. Karachi, Pakistan: Idaratul Ma'arif, 1998.

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3rd Year
5th Semester
Course Code : Law-3501
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Evidence


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The Law of Evidence governs what facts may be presented and contested in the
courtroom, the techniques for eliciting evidence and the role of the lawyers and judges. This
subject is an attractive mixture of the intensely practical and is highly relevant to actual day-today legal practice. This subject will appeal especially to students intending to practice in court.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Basic concept of the Law of evidence, Classification of Evidence, valuation of Evidence, Weight
of evidence in civil and criminal proceedings, An overview of the Evidence Act 1872, some key
terms related to Law of Evidence; Relevancy and Admissibility- Facts in issue and Relevancy of
Facts, Admission, Confession, Dying declaration.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Manner of proving the facts- Admissibility of Direct & Hearasy evidence, Circumstantial, Oral
and Documentary Evidence, Judicial Notice .Production and effect of Evidence- Burden of proof
and Presumption, Estoppels, Competence and Character of a witness, Fact on which credibility
of human testimony depends, Expert Opinion, Examination and sequence of witnesses,
contradiction and corroboration, Effect & Importance of Admission and rejection of Evidence.
Islamic Evidence- Iqrar (admission & confession), ashsahadat (testimony), khabar (statement),
al-yamin (oath), al qurinah (circumstantial evidence), al kitabah (documentary evidence), al lian
(imprecation), al qusama (compurgation) qurah (voting).
Books Recommended.
1. Best: Principles of the Law of Evidence.
2. Justice Munir: Principles and Digest of the Law of Evidence.
3. Stephen: Introduction to the law of Evidence
4. Bangladesh Evidence Act 1872.
5. Mohammad Nazrul Islam: Reflections on the Law od Evidence
6. Dr. Rofiqur Rahaman: Law of Evidence
7. Sarker: Law of Evidence
8. Cockle: Cases on Evidence

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9. Powell: Principles and Practice of the Law of Evidence.
10. Dr. Mahmud Saidun: Introduction to Islamic Law of Evidence.
11. Anwarullah: Principles of Evidence in Islamic Law.
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Course Code : Law-3502
Course Title : Commercial Law-II
Credit Hours : 3
Contact Hours : 3
Objective: This part of commercial law covers insurance, insolvency, carriage of goods and
arbitration laws.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Insurance
Principles of Insurance: The contract of insurance, Good faith, Indemnity, Causa proxima,
Subrogation, Double insurance, Reinsurance, Mitigation of loss
Life insurance: Definition, Difference between life insurance & property insurance, types of life
insurance policies, surrender value, nomination by the policy holder, difference between
nomination & assignment, effects of suicide, the payment of claims.
Marine insurance: Definition, features of marine policy, types of marine insurance policies,
measure of insurance value, the Voyage, Liability of insurer, the premium, losses, difference
between marine & life insurance.
Fire and other insurance: Definition, characteristics of fire insurance, types of fire policies,
difference between marine and fire insurance, Motorcar insurance
Insolvency
Insolvency Legislation, Objects of passing these Acts, persons to be declared insolvent,
procedure of Adjudication, effects of adjudication of insolvency. Insolvency Courts, Discharge of
the Insolvent
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Carriage of Goods
Carriage of goods by Sea, Air and Land F.O.B and C. F -USB 500, letter of credit, terms and
condition of letter of credit, liability of negotiating Bank, The Bill of lading.
Arbitration
Definition of Arbitration, Matters which can be referred to arbitration, different types or methods
of arbitration, Foreign Awards, when the court can be modified, reconsideration, set aside an
Award, Appeals.
Appointment, rights powers and duties of Arbitrators or Umpire.
Acts & Books Recommended:
1. The Insurance Act- 1938
2. The Insolvency Act-1997
3. M. C Kuchhal : Mercantile Law
4. R. Goode: Commercial Law
5. Old Bailee Series Commercial Law
6. A.K. Sen: Commercial Law
7. The Arbitration Act-1940

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8. The Common Carriers Act-1865
9. The Railways Act-1890
10. The Carriage by sea Act-1934.
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Course Code : Law-3503
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Specific Relief Act, Public Demand Recovery Act & Limitation Act
Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course is designed to give students an in depth understanding and practical
implications of specific relieves, processes of public demand recovery and laws of limitation.
This course is highly practical and special attention and care must be taken so that students do
not miss any of the concepts and practices discussed under this course.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Specific Relief Act
1.
Definition, nature and scope of specific relief.
2.
Recovery possession of movable and immovable property.
3.
Specific performance of contract.
4.
Ratification of instruments.
5.
Cancellation of instruments.
6.
Appointment of receiver .
7.
Declaratory suits
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Specific Relief Act
1.
Injunctions
2.
Other equitable reliefs.
Public Demand Recovery Act
Filing, Notice, Service and effect of certificates and hearing of objection thereof. Executing of
certificates, Attachment-Sale, setting aside, sale disposal of sale proceeds, arrest, Detention and
Release, reference to civil Court supplementary provisions.
Limitation Act
Limitation of suits, Appeals and applications, computation of period of Limitation. Effect of
fraud and acknowledgement on limitation, acquisition of ownership by possession.
Acts and Books Recommended:
1. Specific Relief Act-1877 as amended up-to-date
2. Ahmad & Ahmad: P.D.R Act.
3. Sawkat Mahmood: Specific Relief Act.
4. Limitation Act-1908 as amended up-to-date
5. Hassan Jamil: Law of Limitation (Bengali)
6. Public Demand Recovery Act- 1913. (as amended up to date)
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Course Code : Law-3504
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Fiscal Laws of Bangladesh


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course encompasses the direct and indirect taxation laws of Bangladesh. Our tax
laws are said to be the most complicated ones in the world. An analysis of this aspect will have to

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be made so that the reasons for such complications can be known. The following course content
has been designed to provide a comprehensive picture of taxation in Bangladesh.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. Preliminary ideas on taxation, cannons of taxation, rationale of taxation.
2. Definition- income, assessee, income year. Residential status of Assesses and their
liabilities.
3. Income tax Authorities .
4. Exemption and Concessions. Determination of total income and taxable income.
Different heads of income.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Assessment procedure set-off and carry forward of losses.


Tax avoidance, Provident Funds- Advance Payment proceedings.
Assessment of individuals and Firms.
Tax-holiday-Depreciation- Appeals and Revisions- Penalties and Recoveries.
Gift tax, Estate duty, Wealth tax.
Value added tax (Vat).

Acts and Books Recommended:


1. Income Tax Ordinance, 1984
2. Gift Tax Act, 1963 (as amended upto date)
3. Estate Duty Act, 1950 (as amended upto date)
4. Wealth Tax Act, 1963 (as amended upto date)
5. Muhammad Nurun Nabi: Income Tax (Law & Practice)
6. Kanga and Palkhivala: Income Tax (Law & Practice)
7. A.H Shadat Ullah: Law on Income Tax.
8. S.M. Raza Naqvi: Law of Wealth Tax
9. S.M. Raza Naqvi: Law of Gift Tax
10. Syed Khawza Amjad: Income Tax (Law & Practice)
11. Tax Journals: Bangladesh Tax Decisions: Taxation: ITR
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Course Code : Law-3505
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Administrative Law


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: One of the perennial problems of the civilized society is to control the exercise of
public power. Administrative Law is concerned with controlling the misuse of public power, by
laying down general norms of administrative behavior. This course will deal with the nature,
scope and functions of Administrative Law, the nature and control of delegated legislative power,
regulation of discretionary powers and general principles of Administrative adjudication.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Meaning and nature of administrative law, Rule of Law and droit Administration, Distinction
between Administrative & constitutional Law. Delegated legislation, Administrative tribunals,
Control of judicial powers. Remedies against abuse of administrative discretion.
Section-B

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(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Ombudsman, Principle of natural justice, Judicial control of administrative powers. Suit against
the administration Scope and Limitations. Government liability, Administrative discretion
Administrative transparency, Judicial review. This Course also provides local Government,
corporations and institution of governments.
Books Recommended:
1. Sir Ivor Jennings: Law and the Constitution
2. J.E Garner: Administrative Law
3. D, D Basu: Administrative Law
4. H.W.R Wade; Administrative Law
5. S.A. De Smith: Judicial review of administrative action
6. W. Gellhorn: Ombudsman and others.
7. Mahabubur Rahaman: Administrative Law
8. Administrative Law: I.P. Massey.
9. Sir Ivor Jennings: Principles of local Governments
10. Kamal Siddiqi: Local Government in Bangladesh.
11. Takwani: Lecture on Administrative Law
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Course Code: URIS 3505
Credit Hours: 1 (one) C.H.

Course Title: Government and Politics in Islam


Contact Hours: 1 (one) C.H. (per week)

Objectives:
1- To teach the students the basic information about the Political System of Islam.
2- To enlighten them with the essential knowledge of performing the duty of vicegerency
(Khilafah) assigned by Allah Himself in this world.
3- To make them acquainted with the procedure and system of social justice of Islam.
4- To encourage them to build a corruption and crime free society on the basis of Quranic
teachings.
Course Outlines:
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1
Chapter-2
Chapter-3

Government and Politics: [Meaning and Organs].


Islamic Political System:[Meaning, Importance and Principles]
Shariah (Islamic Law): [Meaning, Sources and Differences between Shariah
and Manmade Law]
Constitution: [Definition, Islamic Constitution and Special Features of an
Islamic Constitution]
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Chapter-4
Chapter-5
Chapter-6

Islamic State: [Concept of Islamic State, Differences between Islamic and


Secular State, Necessity of Islamic State, Main Organs of Islamic State,
Principles of Islamic State]
The Executive (Head of the state): [Conception, Qualifications, How to select a
Head of the State, Factions of the Executive].
Legislative (Al-Shura): [Meaning, Importance, Example and Functions]

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Chapter-7
Chapter-8

The Judiciary (Al-Qada): [Meaning, Importance, Nature and Implementation,


Types of Punishment]
Citizenship (Nationality): [Meaning, Types, Rights]
Hisbah [Meaning, Importance, Objectives, Functions and Selection of
Mushtasib].

Book References:
1. Mawdudi, Syed Abul Ala, Principles of Islamic State, Islamic Publications, 1987.
2. Mawdudi, Syed Abul Ala, System of Goverment under the Holy Prophet, Islam
Publications (Pvt.) Limited, Lahore, Pakistan, 1988.
3. Mawdudi, Syed Abul Ala, Islamic Law and Constitution.
4. Matin, Abdur Rashid and Sirajul Islam, Political Science: An Islamic Perspective.
5. Ansari, Jalal, Introduction to the Systems of Islam, London, Al-Khilafah Publications,
ISBN-1899574026.
6. Al-Hudaibi, Muhammad, The Principles of Politics in Islam, Islamic Inc. Publishing &
Distribution.
7. Avyi inxg gynv`, AvjKviAvb iv I miKvi|
8. Hasan, Prof. Masudul, Reconstruction of Political Thought in Islam, Islam Publications
(Pvt.) Limited, Lahore, Pakistan, 1988.
9. Al-Buraey, Muhammad, Administration Development: Islamic Perspective.
10. Asad, Mohammad, Basic principles of state and Government in Islam (California;
Southern California University Press, evsjvq Abyev` AavcK kvn` Avjx,
BmjvwgK dvDkb|
11. Watt, Montgomery, The Majesty That was ISLAM.
12. Taymiah, Ibni Public Duties in Islam, Mokhter Holland translated.
13. Ali, Sk. Ansar, Islamic Legal System.
14. Matin, Abdur Rashid and Sirajul Islam, Introduction to Political Science.
15. Sherwani, H.K. Studies in Muslim Political Thought and Administration, Muhammad
Ashraf, 1945, Lahore.
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6th Semester :
Course Code : Law-3601
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Crimes (Substantive)-1


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : This course covers an in depth analysis of the substantive elements of Law of
Crimes. Students will be able to learn the jurisprudence of crimes, codification attempts of
various crimes and their punishment.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Origin and Development of Criminal Law, Manus Criminal Jurisprudence in Ancient Hindu
period. Application of Islamic Criminal Law by the Muslim Rulers, Contribution of Louisiana
Code, Code Napoleon and English Law in the development of Penal Code, Introduction of a
unified Penal Code for the whole of India in 1860. Relation between civil injuries, crimes,
criminal and involvement of the state, essential elements in crime, intention, motives, Mens Rea,
knowledge, innocence, mistake of fact and mistake of law, general explanation and definitions,
punishment its objects and limits, general exception, ground of exemption from criminal
responsibility.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Rights of private defense, joint liability, abatement, attempt, criminal conspiracy, offense, against
the Public Tranquility, Offences by or relating to public servants, offences relating to elections,
contempt of the Lawful authority of public servants, false evidence and offences against public
justice, offences relating to coin and government stamps, offences relating to weight and
measures, offences affecting the public health safety, conveniences decency and morals offences
relating of religion.
Statutes :
The Penal Code ,1860
The list of leading case concerning course will be circulated and discussed by the course teacher.
Books Recommended :
SC Kenny
: Code of Criminal Law
L. Kabir
: Lecture on penal code with leading cases
Zahurul Haq
: Penal Code
Ansaruddin Sikder
: The Law of Crimes
Ratan Lal & Dhiraj Lal : The Indian Penal Code
S. Mahmood
: Penal Code
Ratanlal
: Law of Crimes
Abdul Matin
: The Law of Crimes
Tendon
: Indian Penal Code
NH Jhavala
: Penal Code
Zhairul Islam
: Penal Code
Nizami
: Pakistan Penal Code
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Course Code : Law-3602
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Crimes (Procedural)


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : Procedural Law providing for a fair procedure is significant for a just society. The
course is aimed at driving home the students how the pre-trial, trial and the subsequent process
are geared up to make the administration of criminal justice effective. The course will acquaint
the student with organization of the functionaries under the Code, their power and functions at
various stages and the procedure according to which these powers and functions are to be
exercised.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Definitions, Constitution of Criminal Courts, Their jurisdiction & Powers.
Aid and information to the Magistrate, Police & persons making arrests.
Arrest generally, arrest without warrant.
Process to compel appearance and produce; Summons, warrant of arrest, proclamation,
Attachment, search warrant and other rules regarding processes.
Security for keeping peace and good behavior.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Prevention of offences, unlawful assembly, investigation and inquiry.
Complaint, charge framings, trial of summons, cases, warrant cases and sessions cases,
Summary trials.
Judgment: Acquittal, suspension, Remission, computation of sentences, Consideration of
Previous acquittal, and conviction. Quashment
Appeals, Review, Reference and Revision.
Transfer of Criminal cases.
Acts and Books Recommended:
1. The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Upto date Govt publication)
2. Zahurul Haq: Code of Criminal Procedure
3. Shawkat Mahmud: Code of Criminal Procedure
4. M.M.H. Nizami: Code of Criminal Procedure
5. L. Kabir: Criminal Procedure Code
6. Sarkar P.C: Code of Criminal Procedure
7. Zahirul Islam: Code of Criminal Procedure

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Course Code : Law-3603
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Transfer of Property and Registration


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: The focus of this course in on the study of the concept of Property, the nature of
property rights and the general principles governing the transfer of property. A detailed study of
the substantive law relating to particular transfers, such as sale, mortgage, lease, exchange, gift
and actionable claims will also be undertaken. The course also includes an exposure into the
procedure of registration of property.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties inter- vivos- Concept and meaning of
immovable property- Transferable Immovable Property- Persons Competent to transferOperation of Transfer- Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest
created- rule against perpetuity and exceptions- Direction for accumulation- Vested and
Contingent interest.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1.

Rule against perpetuity, Sale of immovable properties, Doctrine of lispendence and part
performance, Mortgage, Doctrine of Marshalling, Contribution, Election subrogation
and Forclosure. Lease, Exchange, gift and transfer of actionable claims.

2.

Documents Requiring Compulsory registration, Procedure, Registering authority


Remedies in the event of refusal to register

Acts and Books Recommended:


1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Registration Act-1908 as amended up to date


Transfer of Property Act-1882 as amended up to date
D. F. Mullah- Transfer of Property Act,
Justice Abdul Matin- Transfer of Property Act.
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Course Code : Law-3604
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : International Law-I


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course introduces the students to the exiting world of International Law. The
students are also expected to learn the basic concepts of International Law , its challenges and
weaknesses , and some aspects of Private International Law.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)

1. Introduction: International Law & its foundations, Concepts. Definition of International


2.
3.
4.
5.

law with criticism, Challenges and weaknesses of International Law in the Millennium.
Study of International Law in Bangladesh Perspective.
Sources of International Law: International Conventions, Customs, Treaty, General
Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized State, Decisions of Judicial and Arbitral
Tribunals and Equity and Justice. Kinds of International Law.
History and Development of International Law and Schools: Origin of International
Law , Development of International Law from16 th to present time. Contribution of Hugo
Grotius. Schools of International Law. International Law in Islam.
Relation between International Law and Municipal Law: Monism and dualism.
Application of the relation in Bangladesh , UK and USA
Subjects of International Law: Statehood , Place of Individual and International
Organization.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1. The Law of the Sea: History of the Law of the Sea, Sources , Base Line , Territorial Sea
and Innocent Passage , Internal Waters, Contiguous Zone , Continental Shelf , High Seas,
Hot Pursuit.
2. State: Nature of State , Essential Elements of State, State Responsibility , State
Acquisition , State Succession, Recognition and Intervention.
3. Private International Law : Nationality , Extradition, Asylum.
4. Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes: Arbitration , Negotiation , Mediation
and role of ICJ and UN.
5. Law of Treaties : Sources , Importance The law and practices of treaties, executive
agreements, classification, formation and ratification of treaties, Vienna convention on
the law of treaties, 1969.
6. Diplomat Immunities : Diplomatic envoys and consuls, special diplomatic mission,
diplomatic immunities and privileges, International Immunities, Immunities of
International Organization.
7. Law of Air
Books Recommended
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

J. G. Starke: An Introduction to International Law.


Fenwick: International Law
Briggs: The Law of Nations
Green: International Law through the cases.
William. W. Bishop: International Law, Cases and materials (Crown co)
Gree Hay Wood Hacxworth: Digest of International Law (Government Printing Press.
Washington)
7. Ian Brownlie: Principle of Public International Law (Clarendon Press)
8. H. Lauterpatch: The Development of International Law.

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Course Code : Law-3605
Credit Hours : 3

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Course Title : Islamic Criminal Law
Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course shall cover crimes and their penal Provisions prescribed in the Holy
Quran and Sunnah.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. Principles of Islamic Criminal Law, Crime and its elements, Classification of crimes.
2. Law relating to Qisas (Retaliation)
a) Muder (Qatl)- Its type. And their punishment
b) Hurt- Its Punishment
3. Law relating to Hudud:
a) Fornication, its punishment
b) False accusation of Fornication.
c) Punishment of Theft,
d) Addiction, Its Type and Punishment
e) Dacoity & Robbey (Harabah) Their Penal Provisions
f) Punishment of Rebellion
g) Punishment of Apostacy.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1. Tazir- Crimes liable to tazir
Application of tazir in crimes liable to Qisas and Hudud.
2. Tazir in Quran and Sunnah-Prohibition on edibles, Breach of trust, Fraud in messages, usury
taking, False evidence, Defamation, Bribery, Gambling, Back biting, Breach of Contract,
3. Punishment of crimes liable to Tazir:
a) Whipping
b) Imprisonment
c) Exile
d) Fine
e) Attachment of properties
f) Death punishment
g) Other punishments
4. Multiplicity of punishment.
Books Recommended:
1. Allama Yousuf Ali: The meaning of the glorious Quran
2. Abul-Ala- Moududi: Tafhimul Quran
3. Mohammad Shafi: Mariful Quran
4. Dr. Anwarullah: The Criminal Law of Islam
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Course Code: URIS 3607
Credit Hours: 01 (one) C.H.

Course Title: Biography of the Prophet (SAAS.)


Contact Hours: 01 (one) C.H. (per week)

Objective: This course aims to achieve the following objectives:


To develop a clear understanding of the Prophets mission and teaching amongst the
students and equipped them with the knowledge about our beloved Prophet (SAAS.).
To bring home the understanding to the students that the Prophet (SAAS.) is the last and
final Messenger of Allah (SWT) among all the other Prophets of Allah and therefore,
Prophets teaching is the sole guidance as to be followed by the entire mankind.
To activate the students to know the meaning and significance of the Prophethood of the
Prophet (SAAS.) so that the learners can better be able to examine their own position in
the touchstone of the teachings of the Noble Prophet (SAAS.).
Course outlines:
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1
Chapter-2

Chapter-3

An introduction to Siratunnabi (SAAS.), Sirah and its literally and technical


meaning, Selection of Arabia as the birthplace of the Final Prophet (SAAS.),
Socio-Political and Religious condition of pre-Islamic Arabia: an Overview.
The Prophet from the birth to the Prophethood: Birth and Childhood, Business
trip to Syria with his uncle Abu Talib, Battle of Fujjar and Hilful-Fudul,
Contribution of Mohammad (SAAS.) in the business of Khadijah, Marriage with
Khadijah, Rebuilding of Al-Kabah, Search for the truth.
Life and Teachings of the Prophet (SAAS.):
Early life of Muhammad (SAAS.):
Birth and Childhood, Business trip to Syria with his uncle Abu Talib.
Teenager, Battle of Fujjar, Hilful Fudul, Shephardhood.
Youthhood, Contribution of Muhammad (SAAS.) in the business of Khadijah.
Marriage of Muhammad (SAAS.) with Khadijah. Rebuilding of Al-Kabah,
Search for the Truth, Receiving the Truth.
Prophet (SAAS.) at Makkah: (From first revelation to the emigration to
Abyssinia): Prophethood, First revelation and its impact.
Propagation of Islam Begins in secret, The early Muslims, End of the First Phase.
Islamic Movement becomes public, The Prophet on the Mount of Safa.
Oppositions from the Quraysh Begin, Quranic approach towards Quraysh
Oppositions.
Migration to Abyssinia.
Section-B:
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Chapter-4

Chapter-5
Chapter-6

Prophet (SAAS.) at Makkah: (From emigration to Abyssinia to the migration to


Madinah)Boycott and Confinement of the Prophet (SAAS.) and Banu Hashim by the
Quraish, The Year of sorrow.
Taif- the most difficult day, Miraj of the Prophet. Covenants of Al-Aqabah.
Hijrah of the Prophet (SAAS.).
The Prophet (SAAS.)at Madinah: (From migration to Hudaybiyah)
Construction of the Mosque, The Charter of Madinah, Important Battles till the
agreement of Hudaybiyah- The Battle of Badr, The Battle of Uhud, Battle of
Ahzab, Campaigns against the Jews of Madinah, Hudaybiyah Agreement.

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Chapter-7
Chapter-8

Letters of the Prophet (SAAS.) to the kings beyond Arabia, Battle of Muta,
Battle of Hunayun, The conquest of Makkah.
The Farewell Pilgrimage, The Farewell Address of the Prophet (SAAS.) and its
lessons, Departure of the Prophet (SAAS.), Contributions of the Prophet
(SAAS.) as a reformer and as a nation builder and as an Idle for the all.

Book References:
1. Nadwi, Saiyid Sulaiman, Muhammad The Ideal Prophet: A Historical, Practical, Perfect
Model for Humanity. Translated by Mohiuddin Ahmad. Islamic Book Trust K.L.N.D.
2. Mowdudi, S.A.A: The Message of the Prophets Seerat. Hindustan Publications, Delhi, N.D.
3. Abbott, Nabia. Aishah: The Beloved of Mohammad. London: Al-Saqi, 1998.
4. Andrae, Tor. Mohammed: The Man and His Faith. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1936.
5. Armstrong, Karen. Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet. San Francisco, CA:
6. Asad, Muhammad. The Message of the Quran. Gibraltar: Dar al-Andalus, 1980.
7. Forward, Martin. Muhammad: A Short Biography. Oxford, UK: Oneworld, 1997.
8. Guillaume, Alfred. The Life of Muhammad: A Translation of Ibn Ishaqs Sirat Rasul Allah.
London: Oxford University Press, 1955.
9. Kahn, Muhammad Zafrulla. Muhammad, Seal of the Prophets. New York: Viking Press, 981.
10. Lings, Martin. Muhammad: his life based on the earliest sources. New York: Inner Traditions
International, 1983.
11. Motzki, Harald, ed. The Biography of Muhammad: The Issue of the Sources. Leiden: E.J.
Brill, 2000.
12. Nasr, Seyyed Hossein. Muhammad: Man of God. Chicago, IL: Kazi Publ., 1995.
13. Ramadan, Tariq. In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad. New
York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
14. Robinson, Neal. The Sayings of Muhammad. London: Duckworth, 1991.
15. Rodinson, Maxime. Muhammad. New York: Pantheon Books, 1980 ed.
16. Rubin, Uri. The Eye of the Beholder: The Life of Muhammad as Viewed by the Early
Muslims. Princeton, NJ: Darwin Press, 1995.
17. Rubin, Uri, ed. The Life of Muhammad. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998.
18. Warraq, Ibn, ed. The Quest for the Historical Muhammad. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books,
2000.
19. Watt, William Montgomery. Muhammad at Mecca. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1953.
20. Watt, William Montgomery. Muhammad at Medina. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1956.
21. Watt, William Montgomery. Muhammad: Prophet and Statesman. London: Oxford
University Press, 1961.
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4th Year
7 Semester
th

Course Code : Law-4701


Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Crimes (Substantive)-II


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course covers an in depth analysis of the substantive elements of Law of
Crimes. Students will be able to learn the jurisprudence of crimes, codification attempts of
various crimes and their punishment.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Contempt of the Lawful authority of public servants, false evidence and offences against public
justice, offences relating to coin and government stamps, offences relating to weight and
measures, offences affecting the public health safety, conveniences decency and morals offences
relating to religion.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Offences affecting the Human Body-Offences Affecting life (murder, culpable, homicide). Hurt,
Criminal Force and Assault, Kidnapping, Abduction, Slavery and Forces, Labour, Rape,
Unnatural Offences, Offence against property of theft, offences relating to documents, trade and
property marks, currency notes and Bank notes, criminal breach of contracts of service, Offences
relating to marriage, deformation, criminal intimidation, insult and Annoyance, Attempts to
commit offences.
Offences relating to Arms. Offences under the Special Powers Act ,1974
Statutes:
The Penal Code, 1860
The Arms Act, 1878
The Special Power Act 1974
The list of leading cases concerning this course will be circulated and discussed by the teacher
concerned
Books Recommended :
SC Kenny
: Code of Criminal Law
L. Kabir
: Lecture on penal code with leading cases
Zahurul Haq : Penal Code
Ansaruddin Sikder : The Law of Crimes
Ratan Lal & Dhiraj Lal : The Indian Penal Code
S. Mahmood : Penal Code
Ratanlal
: Law of Crimes
Abdul Matin : The Law of Crimes
Tendon: Indian Penal Code
NH Jhavala : Penal Code
Zhairul Islam : Penal Code.
NizamiPakistan : Penal Code
Course Code : Law-4702
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Code of Civil Procedure-I


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : Study of procedural law is important for a Law student. This course is designed to
acquaint the students with the various stages through which a civil case passes through, and the
connected matters. The course teacher shall endeavour to familiarize the students with the case
papers (like plaints, written statements, Interlocutory applications, etc.) involved in civil cases
and touch upon the provisions of Evidence Act wherever necessary.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Introduction to Procedural Law.
Lack of uniformity and the introduction of first code of civil procedure in 1859. Substitution of
the code of 1871 by the code of 1882. Improvement, consolidation and the introduction of the
code of civil procedure in 1908.

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Organization and classification of civil courts , Scope and application of the code, code not
exhaustive, jurisdiction of the courts, suits of civil nature, res sjudicata, place of suing, institution
of suits, parties to the suits.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Service of summons, pleadings, generally, plaint and written statement, framing of issues,
discovery, inspection, admission, interrogatories and production of documents.
Special procedure in particular classes of suits, Suits by or against minors and persons of
unsound mind, Suits by or against government or public officers in their officials capacity,
commissions, suits, by or against corporations etc. interpleader suits, pauper suits, suits relating
to mortgage of immovable property.
The list of leading cases concerning the course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Book Recommended:
1. Govt. Publication
: Code of Civil Procedure
2. D.F. Mullah
: Code of Civil Procedure
3. S.C. Sarkar
: Code of Civil Procedure
4. Chittaley
: Code of Civil Procedure
5. J.G.W. Roffe
: Code of Civil Procedure in British India
6. C.K. Takwani
: Code of Civil Procedure
7. M.H. Nizami
: Code of Civil Procedure
8. Abdul Matin
: Code of Civil Procedure
9. N.H. Jhavala
: Code of Civil Procedure
10. Shawakt Mahmood : Code of Civil Procedure
11. M. Farani
: Code of Civil Procedure
12. Mahamudul Islam
: CPC
13. Golam Rabbani
: CPC
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Course Code : Law-4703
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Consumer Law & Competition Law


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: It is necessary to introduce students to the laws that are designed from time to time in
keeping with the policy of the government to prevent unfair trade competition and protection of
consumers. These laws have changed over a period of time in accordance with the demands of
changing times. The laws are to be geared up to pass on the benefit of competition to consumers.
These laws are to be reviewed and appreciated in this course.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Consumer Law
Meaning, scope and types of consumer law, its background, Consumer contracts, sale of goods
contracts, guarantees in respect of supply of goods, contracts of supply of service, regulation of
consumer credit transactions, consumer and housing problems, regulation of deceptive and unfair
trade practices, trade practice, trade practice, direct sale, mail order sales, pyramid selling,
advertising, electronic commerce, consumer complaints, redress mechanism, sale of goods,
collateral contract, exemption clauses, product liability, hire purchase, consumer and housing
problems and false trade description.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Competition Law
It is now well accepted fact in most countries of the world that competition has a key role to
play in ensuring productive, efficient, innovative and responsive markets. Competitive forces
drive firms to innovate, to develop more efficient production, processes and to adjust their
products in response to changing consumer demand. Policies to stimulate competition are a key
driver for improving the micro and macroeconomic performance of an economy. Competition
policy is fairly a new concept in the legal arena of Bangladesh and following elements may be
covered under this part of the course1. Introduction to Competition Policy and Law.
2. Basic elements of Competition Policy and Law .
3. Development of Competition Law around the world.
4. Role of Competition in the Economic Development.
5. Unfair Competition and Trade Practices.
6. The economics of cartels (Syndicating) and other horizontal anticompetitive conducts.
7. Law of Mergers and Acquisition.
8. Hoarding , Price fixing and Monopoly.
9. Competition Law in Islam.
10. Need for a Competition Law in our country.
11. Internationalization of Competition Policy
Books and Laws Recommended:
1. Alistair M. Clark, Product Liability
2. B. Vohrah and W.M. Aun, The Commercial Law of Malaysia
3. D. W. Oughton, Consumer Law, Text, Cases and Materials
4. Dr. Masum Billah, Manual of Commercial Law.
5. Consumer Protection Law, Ahamuduzzaman, Syeda Shamsia Husain.
6. Consumer Law a Swedish Perspective, Dr. Mizanur Rahman.
7. Consumer Rights Protection Act 2009.
8. The Pure Food Ordinance 1959.
9. BSTI Ordinance 1985.
10. Draft of Competition Act 2009.
11. Completion Law, Wish Richard, Oxford University Press, 2008.
12. Competition Law in India, Abir Roy and Jayant Kumar, Eastern Law House.
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Course Code : Law-4704
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : International Law-II


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This part of the International Law deals with Public International Law.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
The International Organization: Definition, Origin, Nature, importance, Legal personality,
Classification, Organic structure.
League of Nations: Organs, Functions, Failure, Dissolution.
The United Nations: Origin & History, its organs, composition and the role of the General
Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Council, Secretariat, Contribution of the
United Nations in the development of International Law.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Specialized Agencies of UN: ILO, UNESCO, GATT, IMF,WTO, WHO, WIPO,IDA.
The International Tribunals: the Permanent Court of Arbitration, International Court of Justice,
International Criminal Court.
Regional Organization: EU, ASEAN, OAU, NATO, OIC, SAARC, BIMSTEC, OAS, Arab
League.
Regional Courts
Institutional Problems of International Organization
The list of leading cases will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Books Recommended :
Oppenheim (Lauterpacht Edition) : International Law, Vol. I&II
Starke
: An introduction to International Law
Ian Brownlie
: Principles of Public International Law
Schwarzenberger : International Law as Applied by International courts and Tribunals.
J.H Brierly
: The Law of Nations.
DPO Connel
: International Law, Vol. I&II
Fenwick
: International Law
Jenk
: International Immunities
Jenk
: The Common Law of Mankind
MacNair
: The Law of Treaties
Briggs
: The Law of Nations
Green
: International Law through the cases
DJ Harris
: Cases and Materials on International Law
Antonio Cassese : International Law in Divided Work
N. Shaw Malcon : International Law
Wallace McClure : World Legal Order
Paul Sieghart
: The International Law of Human Right
Chirstine Gray
: Judicial Remedies in International Law
ABM Mofizul Islam Patwari : International and comparative law of Human Rights International
Humanitarian Law, Principles and issues An Oriental perspective
Harun Rashid
: International Law
Md. Jamiruddin Sarker : Glimpses of International Law

Governing Legislations :
The Uniting for Peace resolution, 1950
The Universal Declaration of Human Right, Adopted by the U.N. General Assembly in
December 1948
Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961
Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties 1969
Declaration on the principles of International Law concerning friendly relations and cooperation
among states in accordance with the charter of the UN as adopted by the UN General Assembly
On October 24, 1970.
United Nation Convention on the law pf the sea, 1982.
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Course Code : Law-4705
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: Today alternative disputes resolution systems have become more relevant than before
both at local, national and international levels. Certain of the disputes, by nature are fit to be

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resolved through specific method of resolution. Each of these dispute resolution systems
involves different style of planning and execution. The skills involved are also different as also
preparation. This course trains the students in ADRs. The course teacher shall administer
simulation exercises for each of the methods.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.

Different methods of dispute resolution; Inquisitorial method; Adversarial method; Other


methods- both formal and informal- like Arbitration, Conciliation, Negotiation,
Mediation, etc.; Advantages and disadvantages of above methods; Need for ADRs;
International commitments; Domestic needs; Suitability of ADRs to particular types of
disputes; Civil Procedure Code and ADRs

2.

Arbitration: Meaning of arbitration; Attributes of arbitration; General principles of


arbitration; Different kinds of arbitration; Qualities and qualifications of an arbitrator;
Arbitration agreement and its drafting; Appointment of arbitrator; Principal steps in
arbitration; Arbitral award.

3.

Conciliation: Meaning; Different kinds of conciliation- facilitative, evaluative, courtannexed, voluntary and compulsory; Qualities of a conciliator; Duties of a conciliator;
Role of a conciliator; Stages of conciliation; Procedure; Conciliation under statutes.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

1.

Negotiation: Meaning; Different styles of negotiation; Different approaches to


negotiation; Phases of negotiation; Qualities of a negotiator; Power to negotiate.

2.

Mediation: Meaning; Qualities of mediator; Role of mediator; Essential characteristics


of the mediation process voluntary, collaborative, controlled, confidential, informal,
impartial & neutral, self-responsible; Different models of mediation; Code of conduct
for mediators .

3.

ADR in criminal matters.

Books and Laws Recommended:


1. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (as amended up to date)
2. The Family Court Ordinance ,1985.
3. The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961.
4. The Village Court Act ,2006.
5. The Artha Rin Adalat Ain ,2003.
6. The Arbitration Act ,2001.
7. The Labour Code ,2006.
8. The Conciliation of Dispute (Municipal areas) Board Act, 2004
9. ADR Advocate Ansar Ali.
10. Principles of Civil Litigation: Bangladesh Perspective - AHMAD ISHRAT AZIM and
KARIM Md. ERSHADUL.
11. Alternative to Litigation in India, edited P.C.RAO and WILLIAM SHEFFIELD,
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Course Code: URIH4701
Credit Hours: 1 (one) C.H.

Course Title: History of Khilafah and Muslim contribution


to world civilization (Up to 1258 A. D.
Contact Hours: 1 (one) C.H.

Objectives of this course:


The course is aimed at achieving the following objectives:
1. To create awareness among the students about the history of Khilafah and its glorious
contribution towards the development of administration, society, advancement of
civilization and education.
2. This course also aims at making the students acquainted with the glorious contribution of
the Pious Caliphs and their successors towards the development of just administration,
advancement of civilization and education and their great services towards humanity at
large.
3. To make the students conscious about the Muslim contribution towards different fields of
world civilization in the medieval age
Course outlines:
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1
Chapter-2

Chapter-3

Khilafah: Definition, Origin and Development of Khilafah, Difference between


Khilafah in general sense and Khilafah Ala-minhaj al- Nabuwwah, election to
the office of the Khilafah, Khilafah vs Mulukiyyah, End of Khilafah.
Introduction to the Pious Khalifah: An overall portrayal of four pious Khalifah:
Abu Bakr (R) -the savior of Islam,
Umar (R) - the model of administration and great conqueror of Islamic empire,
Conquest during his Khilafah,
Usman (R) - compilation of Quran and his other achievements, Causes of revolt,
assassination of Usman (R) and its effects on the history ,
Ali (R) - civil wars during his time and his other achievements.
Administration under the Pious Caliphs -The Shura, Civil Administration,
Sources of Revenue, Bait-al-Mal, judicial Administration, Police-Prison,
Religious Administration and Military Administration.
Section-B:
(Final Examination: 50 Marks)

Chapter-4

Chapter-5
Chapter-6

Chapter-7

The Umayyad Khilafah (661 A.D-750 A.D):A brief discussion on Umayyad


Khilafah, Administrative reforms of Abdul Malik bin Marwan,
Conquest and expansion of Islamic empire under Walid bin Abdul Malik, Umar
bin Abdul Aziz and his Administration Policies,
Central and Provincial Administration, Social Condition. Umayyahs contribution
towards the development of civilization & education, Fall of the Umayyahs. An
overall portrayal of Umayyad Khilafah.
The Abbasid Khilafah (750 A.D-1258 A.D): Golden Prime of the Abbasids- Abul
Abbas as Suffa, Abu Zafar al Mansur, Harun or Rashid, Al Amin and Al Mamun,
Abbasid Society, Scientific and Literary development, Education, Development
of Art and Architecture, Civil, Military, Judicial and Revenue Administration
under the Abbasids. An overall portrayal of Abbasid Khilafah.
The Umayyad Khilafah of Spain and The Fatimid Khilafah of Egypt. A brief
analysis.

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Chapter-8

Muslim contribution to the different fields of world civilization :


a) Geography,
b) Medicine,
c) Chemistry,
d) Mathematics,
e) Astronomy,
f) Historiography,
g) Art and literature.

Book References:
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30.

Hitti, P.K., History of the Arabs, Macmillan edition, 1970, London.


S.A.Q. Hussaini, The Arab Administration, 1956, Lahore.
Ali, Syeed Ameer, A Short History of Saracens, Macmillan edition, 1916, London.
T.I. Arnold, The Caliphate, Oxford, 1924, London.
Ali, Muhammad, The Early Caliphate, Cambridge, 1936, London.
Muir, W., Caliphate, Its Rise, Decline and fall, Edinburg, 1934.
B, Lewis, & P.M. Holt(ed.), Cambridge History of Islam, 1947.
Ali, Syeed Ameer, The Spirit of Islam, Christophers, 1891, London.
Arnold, Thomas, The Legacy of Islam, Oxford, 1931, London.
Hell, Joseph, The Arab Civilization, W. Heffer & sons, limited, 1926, London.
Gibb, Hamilton A.R. Studies on the Civilization of Islam, Princeton, 1982, London.
R. Levy, The Social Structure of Islam, Cambridge 1979, London.
Nicholson, R.A., A Literary History of the Arabs, Cambridge 1930, London.
Shushtery, A.M.A., Outline of the Islamic Culture, The Bangalore Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Bangalore, 1954, India.
Imamuddin, S.M., Arab Muslim Administration, 1976, Karachi.
Encyclopedia of Islam
Baksh, S. Khuda, Islamic Civilization vol 1-2, Idara Islamiyat-e-Diniyat, or Kitab Bhavan, 1984,
Delhi.
Sherwani, H.K., Studies in Muslim Political Thought and Administration, Muhammad Ashraf, 1945,
Lahore.
Shabon, M.A., The Abbasid Revolution, Cambridge, 1970, London.
Shabon, M.A., Islamic History; A New Interpretation, 1971, London.
Turner, R.H., Science in Medieval Islam: An Illustrated Introduction. 1995, Austin: University of
Texas Press.
Iqbal, M., The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam. 1986, Institute of Islamic Culture,
Lahore.
Roy, M.N., The Historical Role of Islam, Ajanta Publications, 1981, Delhi.
Ansari, Musa, Moddhojuger Muslim Sovvota o Sonskriti, Bangla Academy, 1999, Dhaka.
Scientific Indications in the Holy Quran, Islamic Foundation Bangladesh, 2004, Dhaka.
Savory, R.M., Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Cambridge University Press, 1977, London.
Rosenthal, Franz, A History of Muslim Historiography, Leiden, 1952.
S., Cobb, Islamic Contributions to Civilization, Avalon Press, Washington, 1963.
Sardar, Ziauddin, Science, Technology and development in the Muslim World, Croom Helm, 1977,
London.
Ali, M. Akbor, Bigghane Musalmander Obodan (Muslim Contribution to science) Volume 1-12, 1936,
Dhaka.

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8th Semester
Course Code : Law-4801
Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Law of Human Rights


Contact Hours : 3

Objective: This course will introduce the students about theoretical and practical aspects of
international human rights law at the domestic, regional and international levels, as well as the
role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in improving the implementation of human
rights treaties and standards. Besides, this course also teaches the students about the UDHR, a
series of declarations, conventions and covenants regarding the protection of human rights and
fundamental freedoms. This course will enhance student ability to make a contribution to this
field.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1. The concept of Human Rights and its Importance; Human Rights in International and
national legal system; Human rights, Fundamental rights and legal rights- their
comparison; Development of the concept of Human rights; Kinds of Human Rights;
Magna Carta.
2. International Human rights documents:
a) The U N Charter: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948; its impact on
constitutions of different countries.
b) International Convention on Civil and political Rights and its Protocol.
c) International Covenant on Economic. Social and Cultural Rights;
d) Degrading Treatment, 1984.
e) Child Rights; The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989.
3. a) The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, His powers, functions and role for
promotion of human rights.
b) The National Human Rights Commission Act, 2009
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
1. Elimination of Discrimination- Discrimination and Its impact on human rights;
Declaration and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
2. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1979.
3. Self determination. State of self- determination in Kashmir, Palestine, Algeria, South
Africa etc.
4. Fundamental Rights and the constitution of Bangladesh, Remedies against violation of
fundamental rights, preventive detention and the Special Powers Act, 1974. The Children
Act, 1974.
5. Non- Governmental organization (NGO), their role for protection and promotion of
Human Rights.
6. Human Rights and Islam; Prophet Mohammads (peace be on him) last pilgrimage
speech.
7. Special provisions for women civilized (National and International)
Books Recommended:
1. Lauterpatch. H: International Law and Human Rights, London Gerland pub. Ine 1972
2. Ramcharan: Human Rights: Thirty years after Universal Declaration: London, 1979
3. Umozuplke: Self- determination in International Law, Archon Books, 1972.

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4. Joyce: The New-politics of Human Rights London. Yalta University press, 1973.
5. Brownlie: Basic Documents on Human Rights, London, Clarandan press, 1971.
6. Buergental, Thomas: International Human Rights, Washington-DC
7. Kalaya, AB: Human Rights in International Law, New Delhi, 1986
8. Zamir, Muhammad: Human Rights issues and International law, Dhaka, 1990
9. Human Rights: the new consensus, Regency Press Ltd; 1994
10. The constitution of Bangladesh. (Latest amendments).
11. The special power Act, 1974
12. Patouary, Mofijul: Human rights in contemporary
13. International law, Dhaka, 1995
14. Tuhin Mlik: Manual of Human Rights, Dhaka, 1997
15. Dr. Faiz-ud-Din Ahmad: Human Rights
16.
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Article:
1. Mostofa Kamal, Syed- Human Rights in Islam The Rajshahi University studies part- A
Vol XVII, 1989.
2. Mostofa Kamal, Syed Preventive Detention in Bangladesh A legal AnalysisThe
Journal of the Institute of Bangladesh Studies, Rajshahi Uniersity.
3. Faiz-Ud-Din M Protection and promotion of Human Rights: International perspective
Law Journal, Law Faculty, Rajshshi University 1998
4. Faiz-Ud Din, M- Human Rights and Preventive Detention under the Special powers
Act, 1974, IBS, Journal, Rahshahi University, Vol.24, 2001
5. Human Rights and Constitutional Guarantees, Law Journal, Islamic University, Kushtia
6. W. Gg Gg Avnmvb, Bmjvg gvbevwaKvi, mvwnK mvbvi evsjv, XvKv,
1jv R, 1399 evsjv mvj|
Cases:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Amiruddin Ahmed vs. Govt. of East Pakistan 17 DLR 1965


Anwar Hossain vs. Bangladesh 28 DLR 1976
Anwar Hossain vs. State 29 DLR 15
Faridsons Case PLD 1961
Jibendra Kishore and Others vs. The Province of East Pakistan PLD 1957
SC Dac. 1

6.
7.

Dr. Mahmood vs. Dhaka University PLD 1970


Marbury vs. Madison, 1 Crach 137 (1803
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Course Code : Law-4802


Credit Hours : 3

Course Title : Code of Civil Procedure-II


Contact Hours : 3

Objective : Study of procedural law is important for a Law student. This course is designed to
acquaint the students with the various stages through which a civil case passes through, and the
connected matters. The course teacher shall endeavour to familiarize the students with the case
papers (like plaints, written statements, Interlocutory applications, etc.) involved in civil cases
and touch upon the provisions of Evidence Act wherever necessary.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Appearance & Non Appearance of parties, Hearing of the suit and examination of witnesses,
Affidavits, Death, Marriage and insolvency of parties, interim orders, Arrest and attachment
before judgment, Temporary injunctions, Interlocutory orders, Appointment of receivers,
Withdrawal and adjustment of suits, Trial, judgement and decree of suits, trial, judgment and
decree.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Execution of decrees and orders. Appeal, review, reference, revision, Arrest and detention,
attachment of property, restitution, Amendment of judgement, decrees and orders suits involving
any substantial questions as to the interpretation of constitutional law, Appeals to the Supreme
Court.
Statutes :
The code of civil procedure, 1908
The Arbitration Act, 2001
The Artha Rin Ain, ,2003
The Money Loan Court Act, 2003
The list of leading cases concerning the course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Book Recommended:
Govt. Publication : Code of Civil Procedure
D.F. Mullah
: Code of Civil Procedure
S.C. Sarkar
: Code of Civil Procedure
Chittaley
: Code of Civil Procedure
J.G.W. Roffe
: Code of Civil Procedure in British India
C.K. Takwani
: Code of Civil Procedure
M.H. Nizami
: Code of Civil Procedure
Abdul Matin
: Code of Civil Procedure
N.H. Jhavala
: Code of Civil Procedure
Shawakt Mahmood : Code of Civil Procedure
M. Farani
: Code of Civil Procedure
SK. Golam Mahbub : Alternative Disputes Resolution in Commercial Disputes. The UK and
Bangladesh perspective, Dhaka 2005.
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Course Code : Law-4803
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Legal Literacy & Drafting


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: Translation of thoughts into words- spoken and written is an essential ingredient of
an effective lawyer. The students should be trained in drafting of pleadings and conveyances and
other essential documents. The skill of drafting can be acquired and sharpened by undertaking
the exercises under the supervision of an expert in the field. The course aims at equipping the
students with drafting skills.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Writing Skill- Sentence making it includes simple, complex and compound sentence making,
voice, narration, appropriate preposition, paragraph writing, essay writing, report writing, how to
prepare legal assignment and answer legal questions.
Reading skill- Latin and English terms frequently use in legal system, Law journals report,
judgment, articles on different issues in Law.
Speaking Skill- Select topics to deliver speech on particular legal topics .
Listening Skill- Hearing practice with recorded procedure of English legal drama.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Drafting :
1. Drafting of tri-partied agreement
2. Drafting of arbitration deed
3. Drafting of compromise deed
4. Drafting of deed of exchange
5. Drafting of affidavit
6. Techniques of drafting opinion
7. Drafting of opinion on any given problem(s)
8. Drafting of Pleading, Plaint & Written & statement
9. Drafting of Application
10. Drafting of Review for Revision
11. Drafting of Writ Petition
12. Drafting of FIR
13. Drafting of Complaint
14. Drafting of Bail Petition
15. Drafting of Memorandum of Appeal
16. Drafting of Petition for Revision
17. Drafting of Habeas Corpus Petition u/s 491 of the code of Criminal Procedure, 1898
18. Drafting of Quashment Petition u/s 561A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.
List of leading cases concerning this course will be discussed by the teacher concerned.
Books Recommended:
1. English Grammar Books
2. Lexicon
3. Legal Dictionary
4. L .A. Law Drama Series
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Course Code : Law-4804
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Moot Court & Mock Trial


Contact Hours : 2

Objectives:
This course is designed to sharpen advocacy skills in the students. Moot Courts are simulation
exercises geared up to endow students with facility in preparation of written submissions and
planning, organizing and marshalling arguments in the given time so as to convince the presiding
officer.
Contents:
The students should familiarize themselves with the various stages of trial in civil and criminal
cases. They should be exposed to real court experience. Further they should imbibe the skills of
client interviewing. This component may be planned to be part of the internship.
The course will focus on dispute resolution method; client interviewing and counseling,
investigation strategies, negotiation and mediation litigation planning, filing of suits preparation
for trial and strategies. It also teaches techniques of examination and cross examination of
witnesses, argumentation in courts. All these will be conducted through moot court and mock
trial. Legal drafting: Definition of drafting, kind of drafting, principle of drafting, usefulness of
drafting, procedural matters of civil litigation and criminal litigation in administration of justice.
It includes FIR, plaint, written statement, report, filing of a case, different types of petitioncompromise petition, petition of complaint. Motion, contract, wills, process manual.
Mock trial: Trial and Advocacy- how to appear before the court as an advocate, addressing, body
language, submission of a statement, and further statement, examination and cross examination,
examination in chief, submission of exhibiting documents before court and court visit, trial and
pre-trial stage of suits.
The detailed course outline and method of evaluation will be announced by the course teacher.
Acts & Books Recommended:
1. The Legal Practioners & Bangladesh Bar Council Act-1972
2. Raynee: How to write pleadings
3. Schedule module in C.P.C and Cr. P. C.
4. Bashudev Ganguly: Zerar kola koushal
5. Karim Khan M.A. Dr.- Legal Drafting, Principle and Process-2004, Isamoti Publishers.
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Course Code : Law-4805
Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Professional Ethics, Interpretation of Statutes and other Legal Instruments
Contact Hours : 2

Objective: The course is designed to imbue students with the high values forming the basis of
the legal profession so that they can live up to those standards in their professional life. The
students will also learn the various aspects of interpretation of statutes and legal instruments.

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Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
Importance of Legal profession and legal ethics, legal profession in Bangladesh, Admission,
Enrolment and Rights of Advocate, Ethics of legal profession, Duty to Court, Duty to the Client,
Duty to opponent, Lawyer-Client Relationship, Duties of representation, Competence and Care,
Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, Fairness, Punishment for Professional or other Misconduct,
Judicial Ethics and Accountability of lawyer and Pubic Interest. Expectation from a lawyer,
Thinking like a Lawyer, Professional Responsibilities and Ethics of a Lawyer, The Bangladesh
Bar Council order and Rules, 1972.
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Basic Principles of interpretation ; Guiding rules; Internal aids to construction, External aids to
construction. Subsidiary rules; Operation of statutes; Expiry and repeal of statutes. Statutes
affecting the state; Statutes affecting the jurisdiction of courts. Construction of taxing statutes
and evasion of statutes; Remedial and penal statutes. Principles of Legislation.
Acts and Book Recommended :
The Bangladesh Bar Council order and Rules, 1972
G. P. Singh Principles of Statutory Interpretation.
Upendra Baxi- Benthams theory of Legislation.
Maxwell on the Interpretation of Statutes.
V. P. Sarathi Interpretation of Statute General Clauses Act ,1897.
Bindra- Interpretation of Statutes.
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Course Code : Law-4806


Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Introduction to Legal Research


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: It aims to develop the skills of the students in researching, locating, understanding and
utilising legal information and related resources. The principles of effective information
searching will be explained, as well as the specific aspects of legal research. The final outcome
of the course is a small thesis project from every student.
Section-A
(Mid-Term Exam: 30 Marks)
1.
2.

3.

Initial Steps
a) Identifying the Legal Issues.
b) The research problem
Identifying Relevant Legal Resources
a) Primary and secondary sources
b) Accessing Print Legal Materials
c) Using the Indexes
d) Print vs. Online Resources
Finding the Law
a) Finding Statutes
b) Updating Statutory Law in Print

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4.

5.

c) Laws on the Internet


Finding Case Law
a) Traditional Subject Approach to Case Law: Print Law Reports
b) Legal Citations
c) Locating Case Law on the Internet
Academic Law journals
Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)

Students will submit a short thesis consisting of not less than 1500 words. Research supervisors
will be assigned to assist the thesis project as per IIUC Rules.

Course Code : Law-4807


Credit Hours : 2

Course Title : Viva Voce


Contact Hours : 2

Objective: The Viva Voce will be taken as the final test of the skills gained over the whole
length of the Degree program.
Final Viva Voce
Marks-100
Objective: Final Viva Voce test will be held after the completion of course examination. Viva
Board will be composed as per IIUC Rules.

Course Code: URBS 4802


Credit Hours: 2 (two) C.H.

Course Title: Bangladesh Studies.


Contact Hours: 2 (two) C.H.

Objective:
The objectives of this study is to create awareness among the students about the History,
Geography, Economics, Sociology, Politics, Language, Literature, Philosophy, Art and Culture of
Bangladesh and such other subject as are significantly related to the life and society of
Bangladesh with a view to develop patriotism among the learners.
Section-A
(Mid-term Exam: 30 Marks)
Chapter-1
Chapter-2
Chapter-3

Introduction to the course and its objectives.


Outline study of Bangladesh Geography: Location, Area, Boundary,
Physiography, River System, Forest and Climate. The People of Bangladesh.
History and Society of Bengal under Muslim Rule (1204-1757): Advent of
Islam in Bengal and the Muslim conquest, its impact on the people-origin of the
Muslim of Bengal, formation of Muslim society under the Bengal Sultanate,
impact of Sufism in Bengal, educational development under the Muslims and
socio-religious reform movements in Muslim Bengal.

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Section-B
(Final Exam: 50 Marks)
Chapter-4

History and Society of Bengal under British Rule (1757-1947): The British
policy towards economy and education of the people. A brief discussion on the
struggles for freedom from the British Colonialism, Intellectual Movements,
development of Bengali Prose Literature, new trend of nationalism and the
creation of Pakistan.

Chapter-5

History and Society of Bangladesh during Pakistan Rule (1947-1971):


Language Movement of 1952, Political Mobilization and Events Leading to the
Mass Upsurge of 1969, War of Independence & the Emergence of Bangladesh in
1971.

Chapter-6

Politics and Constitutional Development of Bangladesh: The Constitution of


Bangladesh, Characteristics, State Principles, Amendments. Formation and Role of
Major Political Parties in Bangladesh.

Chapter-7

Economic condition of Bangladesh.

Chapter-8

Socio-cultural problems and prospects of Bangladesh.

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Karim, Abdul, Social History of the Muslims of Bengal, Baitush Sharaf Islamic Research Institute,
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Huq, Dr. Enamul, A History of Sufism in Bengal, Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1975.
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27. Halim, Md. Abdul, Constitution, Constitutional Law and Politics: Bangladesh Perspective, Dhaka,
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Useful web links:


http://www.bangladesh.gov.bd
http://www.bangladesh.com
http://www.banglapedia.org
http://www.ru.ac.bd/ibs/
http://www.bbs.gov.bd
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