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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter III



Oath or affirmation
18.(1) Every 2[* * *] person who is by virtue of his office, or who is nominated to be, a member of a Board shall, before taking his seat, make at a meeting of the Board an oath or affirmation of his allegiance in the following form, namely:-
I, ..............., having become/been nominated a member of this Board, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh and that I will faithfully discharge the duty upon which I am about to enter.
(2) If any such person fails to make the oath or affirmation within such time as the Government considers reasonable, the Government shall, by notification in the official Gazette, declare his seat to be vacant.

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh", Government", "Penal Code" and "Taka" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Central Government", "Pakistan Penal Code" and "rupee" or "rupees" respectively by the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973), section 3 and 2nd Schedule
  • 2
    The words and comma "elected member, and every" were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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