Civil Court orders to enact construction regulation

A construction site in Male' City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Civil Court has ordered the enact all the regulations required as stated in the Construction Act.

The Court passed the ruling after a group of lawyers filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) following the death of a young girl from Bangladeshl after getting hit by cement bag that fell from a construction site in Male’ City.

The PIL was filed by Wisham & Co. LLP, Riza, Shafneez & Co. along with independent lawyers, Fathimath Shareef, Aminath Areej Hussain and Soffiya Thaufeeq.


After reviewing the PIL, the Civil Court ruled today to enact 13 regulations by a specific date.