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JS goes into session Sunday
Parliament goes into its 17th session on Sunday after a recess of 58 days.
Before the House resumes at 5pm, the business advisory committee of parliament will meet at 4pm with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair to fix the duration and businesses of the coming session.
This session is expected to witness a lively debate over the Supreme Court observation on the 16th amendment verdict.
A seven-member bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on July 3 last upheld the High Court verdict that declared illegal the 16th Amendment to the Constitution.
Parliament passed the 16th amendment to the Constitution on September 17, 2014 empowering Parliament to remove Supreme Court judges on ground of incapacity and misconduct.
President Abdul Hamid on August 22 last called the 17th session of the 10th parliament exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Article 72 (1) of the Constitution.