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Md Rizwanul Islam

Chowdhury v Anti-Corruption Commission, Writ petition, Writ Petition No 13488 of 2015, (2017) 69 DLR (HCD) 253, ILDC 3095 (BD 2016), 21st July 2016, Bangladesh; Supreme Court; High Court Division

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 December 2022

Whether the initiation of criminal proceedings under domestic laws against an individual who had been convicted in a foreign state was barred by the principle of ‘international double jeopardy’ in view of Article 14(7) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Whether the principle of international double jeopardy was enforceable in domestic courts if it had not been incorporated into municipal law.

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