The Bangladesh Power Development Boards Order, 1972 (President's Order)

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the constitution of 1[* * *] a Power Development Board to replace the East Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority and for matters ancillary thereto;

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:-



1. (1) This Order may be called the Bangladesh [*

2. In this Order, unless there is anything repugna

3. (1) On the commencement of this Order, there sh


4. [ [* * *] (1A) The Power Board shall consist of

5. (1) The Chairman and other members shall hold o

6. The Chairman and other members shall exercise s

7. (1) The meetings of a Board shall be held at su

8. Each Board may appoint such committee or commit

9. [Repealed by section 27 of the বাংলাদেশ পানি উন

10. (1) The Power Board shall prepare, for the app

11. (1) Every scheme prepared under clause (3) of

12. (1) Any scheme framed by an agency in Banglade

13. (1) Each Board, if it considers necessary or e

14. [Repealed by section 27 of the বাংলাদেশ পানি উ

15. Subject to the provisions of any other law for

16. The Power Board shall, for the purposes of the

17. (1) Each Board may take such measures and exer

18. [Repealed by section 27 of the বাংলাদেশ পানি উ

19. (1) The Chairman or any person authorised by h

20. A scheme framed and sanctioned under this Orde

21. (1) As soon as any scheme has been carried out

22. (1) The Government may appoint such officers,

23. Each Board may, by general or special order in

24. (1) Each Board shall have its own Fund which s

25. Each Board may, with the prior approval of the

26. The rates at which [* * *] the Power Board sha

27. Each Board shall, by such date in each year as

28. (1) Each Board shall maintain proper, complete

29. (1) Each Board shall furnish to the Government

30. Each Board shall have power to realise its due

31. No provision of law relating to the winding up

32. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any

33. The Government may, by notification in the off

34. (1) Each Board may, with the previous approval

35. All rules and regulations made under the East