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The Bangladesh Petroleum Act, 1974

( ACT NO. LXIX Of 1974 )

An Act to provide for the exploration, development, exploitation, production, processing, refining and marketing of petroleum.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the exploration, development, exploitation, production, processing, refining and marketing of petroleum;
 
 
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Bangladesh Petroleum Act, 1974.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and shall also apply to the economic zone and continental shelf of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 22nd day of August, 1974.

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