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The Claims for Maintenance (Recovery Abroad) Ordinance, 1959

( Ordinance NO. L OF 1959 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “Article” means an article of the Convention;
(b) “Contracting Party” means Bangladesh, and any other state whose instrument of ratification or accession is deposited under Article 13 and which is notified by the Government in the official Gazette to be a Contracting Party;
(c) “Convention” means the United Nations Convention on the Recovery Abroad of Maintenance; and
(d) “Transmitting Agency” and “Receiving Agency” for a Contracting Party shall mean respectively the judicial or administrative authority and the public or private body designated under Article 2 to be the Transmitting Agency or the Receiving Agency, as the case may be, and notified as such by the Government in the official Gazette.

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