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The Drugs Act, 1940

( ACT NO. XXIII OF 1940 )

এই আইন ঔষধ ও কসমেটিকস্ আইন, ২০২৩ ( ২০২৩ সনের ২৯ নং আইন ) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

1Chapter III A


Prohibition of Export of drugs without licence
15A. From such date as may be fixed by the Government by notification in the official Gazette in this behalf, no person shall export any drug for the export of which a licence is prescribed, otherwise than under, and in accordance with, such licence:
Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to the export, subject to the prescribed conditions, of small quantities of any drug for the purpose of examination, test or analysis or for personal use.
Power of Government to make rules

15B. (1) The Government may, after consultation with the Board and after previous publication by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of this Chapter.


(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may-


(a) specify the drugs or classes of drugs for the export of which a licence is required, and prescribe the form and conditions of such licences, the authority empowered to issue the same, and the fees payable therefore;


(b) prescribe the conditions subject to which small quantities of drugs, the export of which is otherwise prohibited under this Chapter, may be exported for the purpose of examination, test or analysis or for personal use;


(c) prescribe the places at which drugs may be exported, and prohibit their export at any other place;


(d) regulate the submission by exporters of samples of drugs for examination, test or analysis by the Central Drugs Laboratory, and prescribe the fees, if any, payable for such examination, test or analysis;


(e) prescribe the evidence to be supplied, whether by documents or otherwise, of the quality of drugs sought to be exported.

15C. Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of section 15A or of any rule made under section 15B shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand Taka.]

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    Chapter IIIA containing sections 15A, 15B and 15C were inserted by section 8 of the Drugs (Amendment) Act, 1963 (Act No. XXII of 1963).
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