M. M. Ruhul Amin

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M. M. Ruhul Amin (23 December 1942 – 17 January 2017) was a Bangladeshi jurist who served as the 16th Chief Justice of Bangladesh.[1]

M. M. Ruhul Amin
এম. এম. রুহুল আমিন
16th Chief Justice of Bangladesh
In office
1 June 2008 – 22 December 2009
Preceded byMd. Ruhul Amin
Succeeded byMd. Tafazzul Islam
Personal details
Born(1942-12-23)23 December 1942
Lakshmipur District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died17 January 2017(2017-01-17) (aged 74)
Bukit Merah, Singapore
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka


Amin earned his master's in history in 1963 and LLB in 1966 from the University of Dhaka.[1]


Amin joined the judicial service in 1967 and became a district judge in 1984. He worked as a district and sessions judge in four districts. He was elevated as a judge of the Appellate Division on 13 July 2003. He was appointed an additional judge of the High Court on 10 February 1994. He had been serving as the chairman of Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission since 2004.[1]

On 1 June 2008, Amin was appointed the 16th Chief Justice of Bangladesh by President Iajuddin Ahmed.[2]

Amin died on 17 January 2017, while undergoing treatment at Singapore General Hospital.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "MM Ruhul Amin new chief justice". The Daily Star. 26 May 2008. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ "MM Ruhul Amin to be chief justice from June 1". bdnews24.com. 25 May 2008. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Former Chief Justice MM Ruhul Amin dies". Business News 24 BD. Retrieved 2018-07-19.