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The Public Investments (Financial Safeguards) Ordinance, 1960

( Ordinance NO. XLVI OF 1960 )

Power to Government to prescribe procedures, etc., in certain cases
3. (1) Where any corporation, institution or undertaking, whether incorporated in pursuance of a 1[Bangladesh law] or not so incorporated, has been established by Government with the aid of public revenues, the Government shall, notwithstanding anything in any law, or in any instrument, deed or other document relating to such corporation, institution or undertaking, have power-
(a) to prescribe financial procedures, including procedures for internal financial control, in respect of matters relating
to the receipt and expenditure of moneys and sanctions thereto;
(b) to give general or special financial directions to such corporations, institutions and undertakings; and
(c) to depute such of its officer or officers to scrutinise their financial procedures and transactions as it may think necessary.
(2) Where any procedure is prescribed under clause (a) of sub-section (1), or any financial direction is given, or officer deputed, under clause (b) or clause (c) thereof, it shall be the duty of the Corporation, institution or undertaking concerned to comply with the procedure or direction, or, as the case may be, to receive the officer and afford him every convenient means of fulfilling the purpose of his deputation.

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    The words “Bangladesh law” were substituted for the words “Central or Provincial law” by section 4 of the Public Investments (Financial Safeguards) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LVIII of 1976)
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