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Vagrancy Act, 1943
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Sections 3(9), 7(2)

We find that though the rule has been made absolute but the consequent directions given by the High Court Division have already been complied with releasing the sex workers giving them rehabilitations allowance and the portion of the direction as already mentioned by us for rendering assistance and co-operation in formulating and adopting durable rehabilitation programme in collaboration with the UNDP for rehabilitation of the sex workers and also asking the Government to frame suitable legislation to stoop prostitution, to out mind, cannot be found fault with, calling for any interference by this court. The Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs vs. Bangladesh (BSEHR) (Amirul Kabir Chowdhury J) (Civil) 2 ADC 277 ....View Full Judgment

Sections 3(9)

To show cause as to why the lifting of the sex workers in the early hours of 23.07.1999 from their residence at Tanbazar and Nimtali, Narayanganj by the District Administration with the help of the police and dislodging them and taking some of them to the Kashimpur Vagrant Home in the name of rehabilitation should not be declared to be taken/ done in violation of their fundamental rights as to residence, profession, trade, calling etc. and why their confinement in Vagrant Center should not be declared illegal and directing that the sex-workers in custody be brought before the Court so that it may satisfy itself that they are not being held in custody without lawful authority or in an unlawful manner. The Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and others -vs- Bangladesh Secretary for the enforcement of Human Rights (BSEHR) and others (Civil) 3 ADC 726 ....View Full Judgment