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HC to govt: Ban single use plastic products and enforce polythene ban


The High Court on Monday directed the authorities concerned to ban single use plastic products in coastal areas, hotels, motels, and restaurants across the country within the next one year. The High Court bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman gave the order on Monday, reports BSS. The order was issued following a writ petition jointly filed by 11 rights organizations, including the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) on December 17, 2019. Advocates Syeda Rezwana Hasan and Syed Ahmed Kabir appeared for the writ petitioners, while Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Saiful Khaled stood for the state during the hearing. The court also ordered the authorities concerned to strictly enforce the ban on polythene use across the country with proper monitoring. Advocate Kabir said the use of polythene is a total violation of the Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act as polythene was banned in 2002.

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