The Bangladesh (Adaptation of Existing Laws) Order, 1972 (President's Order)
NO. 48 OF 1972
[ 22nd May, 1972 ]
4. Where an existing law, other than the Income-Tax Act, 1922, the Excess Profits Tax Act, 1940, the Business Profits Tax Act, 1947, the Estate Duty Act, 1950, the Sales Tax Act, 1951, the Gift Tax Act, 1963 and the Wealth Tax Act, 1963, contains any provision extending the law to the whole of Pakistan or to whole of East Pakistan, that provision shall be so construed as to refer to the whole of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.