Fazle Kaderi Mohammad Abdul Munim

Fazle Kaderi Mohammad Abdul Munim (known as FKMA Munim; 1 December 1924 – 16 February 2001) was a Bangladeshi jurist served as the 4th Chief Justice of Bangladesh and the former chief of Bangladesh Law Commission.[1]

Fazle Kaderi Mohammad Abdul Munim
ফজলে কাদেরী মোহাম্মদ আবদুল মুনিম
Chief Justice of Bangladesh
In office
12 April 1982 – 30 November 1989
Preceded byKemaluddin Hossain
Succeeded byBadrul Haider Chowdhury
Personal details
Born(1924-12-01)1 December 1924
Dhaka, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died16 February 2001(2001-02-16) (aged 76)
Alma materUniversity of London

Early lifeEdit

Munim was born on 1 December 1924 in Dhaka, East Bengal, British India. In 1951, he joined the Dhaka High Court Bar. he finished his LLM and Ph.D. degrees from the University of London in 1960.[1]


In 1964, Munim started his practice as an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was a member of the both the provincial East Pakistan Bar Council and the national Pakistan Bar Council. In 1970, he was made the Advocate General of East Pakistan. In 1970, he became a judge of Dhaka High Court. After the Independence of Bangladesh, he then became a judge in the high court of Bangladesh. He worked on the drafting of the constitution of Bangladesh.[1]

In 1976, Munim was made a judge in the Supreme court of Bangladesh. He was made the Chief Justice of Bangladesh in 1982 and retired from his post in November 1989. On 6 August 1996, he was made the chairman of Bangladesh Law Commission. He resigned from the commission on 31 December 1997 citing health reasons.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Munim, Justice Fazle Kaderi Muhammad Abdul". In Islam, Sirajul; Hoque, Kazi (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "LC chairman resigns". The Daily Star. 1 January 1998. Retrieved 6 October 2017.