The Bangladesh Constituent Assembly Members (Cessation of Membership) Order, 1972 (P.O.)

WHEREAS the system of parliamentary democracy is based on the effective functioning of political parties and it is in the interest of such functioning that a person who has become a member of the Constituent Assembly on the basis of elections in which he was a candidate on the basis of his having been nominated and granted a ticket by a political party should cease to be such member upon his resignation or expulsion from such political party;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to make certain provisions in that behalf;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Independence of Bangladesh, read with the Provisional Constitution of Bangladesh Order, 1972, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-