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The Building Construction Act, 1952 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. II OF 1953 )

Power to make Bangladesh National Building Code
1[18A. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make provision to carry out the purposes of this Act and the provisions made under this section may collectively be called the Bangladesh National Building Code.
(2) Without Prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the Bangladesh National Building Code may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) general building requirements, control and regulation;
(b) fire protection;
(c) building materials;
(d) structural design;
(e) construction practices and safety;
(f) building services;
(g) alteration, addition to and change of use of existing building;
(h) sign and outdoor display;
(i) matters relating to administration and enforcement of the above matters.]

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    Section 18A was inserted by section 2 of the Building Construction (Amendment) Act, 2006 (Act No. XV of 2006)
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