Dhaka, Sept. 24 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has ruled that the seniority of the employees absorbed in the revenue set up from development project is to be counted from the date of regularisation of their service in the revenue set up.

This regularization depends on the recommendation of Public Service Commission or departmental promotion or selection committee, also ruled the apex court.

A five-member bench of the Appellate Division of the SC headed by Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique passed the observation in a verdict delivered after hearing a review petition filed by some employees who were absorbed in the revenue set up from a project.

In the verdict released on the SC website the apex court also said, "This rec...