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The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

( ACT NO. OF 1972 )

The territory of the Republic
2. The territory of the Republic shall comprise –
 
 
 
 
(a) the territories which immediately before the Proclamation of Independence on the 26th day of March, 1971 constituted East Pakistan 1[and the territories referred to as included territories in the Constitution (Third Amendment) Act, 1974, but excluding the territories referred to as excluded territories in that Act; and]
 
 
 
 
(b) such other territories as may become included in Bangladesh.

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    Substituted for the semi-colon and word ";and" by the Constitution (Third Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act LXXIV of 1974), section 3. But its effectiveness is subject to gazette notification under section 4 of that Act.
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