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The Chartered Accountants Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. X OF 1961 )

An Ordinance to make provision for the regulation of the profession of accountants. 1

WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the regulation of the profession of accountants and for that purpose to establish an Institute of Chartered Accountants;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-

Chapter I


Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Chartered Accountants Ordinance, 1961.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint in this behalf.

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    Throughout this Ordinance, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted for the words “Pakistan” and “the Central Government”, respectively by Article 5 and Article 8 of the Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 48 of 1972)
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