The Road Transport Corporation Ordinance, 1961 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. VII OF 1961 )

এই অধ্যাদেশ বাংলাদেশ সড়ক পরিবহণ কর্পোরেশন আইন, ২০২০ (২০২০ সনের নং আইনদ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে

An Ordinance to establish a Road Transport Corporation for operating road transport services in Bangladesh. ♣

WHEREAS it is expedient to establish a Corporation for the purpose of operating road transport services in Bangladesh;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and having received the previous instructions from the President, the Governor is pleased, in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, to make and promulgate the following Ordinance, namely:-



1. Short title, extent and commencement

2. Definition

3. Establishment of the Corporation

4. Share capital

5. Appointment and term of office of Chairman and Directors

6. Publication of names of the Chairman and Directors in the official Gazette

7. Filling of casual vacancies

8. Disqualifications for office of a Director

9. Duties of Chairman

10. Meetings

11. Quorum

12. Notice of meetings

13. Allowances or fees

14. Officers and servants of the Corporation

15. Powers of Officers to sanction expenditure

16. General duties of the Board

17. Appointment of Sub-Committee

18. Powers of Corporation

19. Delegation of powers

19A.Exemption from certain provisions of the [Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983], on establishment of a fund

20. Cancellation of certain route permits and rehabilitation of displaced permit holders

21. Bar of jurisdiction of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority or the Transport Committees

22. Power of the Corporation to acquire the property of road transport operators

23. Audit

23A. Audit by Auditor-General

23B. Rectification of audit objections

24. General meeting

25. Power of Government over capital budget

26. Power of Government to appoint a Financial Adviser

27. Directions by the Government

28. Government may carry out neglected works

29. Government may order survey

30. Power to order enquiries

31. Control of Government over Corporation’s acts and proceedings

32. Power of Government to revoke power of the Board

32A. Public servant

32B. Indemnity

33. Power to make rules

34. Power to make regulations

35. Liquidation of Corporation