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The Protective Duties Act, 1950

( ACT NO. LXI OF 1950 )

An Act to enable the immediate imposition of protective duties of customs on imported goods. 1

WHEREAS it is expedient to enable the Government to impose with immediate effect protective duties of customs on goods produced or manufactured outside Bangladesh and imported into Bangladesh where such imposition is urgently necessary in the interest of industries established in Bangladesh;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement
1. This Act may be called the Protective Duties Act, 1950.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
(3) It shall come into force at once.

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    Throughout this Act, unless otherwise specified, the words “Government” and “Bangladesh” were substituted for the words “Central Government” and “Pakistan” respectively by section 6 of the Finance Act, 1980 (Act No. XXIII of 1980)
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