The Madrasah Education Ordinance, 1978

( Ordinance NO. IX OF 1978 )

এই অধ্যাদেশ বাংলাদেশ মাদ্রাসা শিক্ষা বোর্ড আইন, ২০২০ (২০২০ সনের ২৭ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে

An Ordinance to reorganise Madrasah education in Bangladesh.

WHEREAS it is expedient to reorganise Madrasah education in Bangladesh;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975, and the 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-



1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Establishment of the Bangladesh Madrasah Education Board

4. Composition of the Board

5. Publication of names of members of the Board

6. Term of office of members of the Board

7. Disqualification of membership

8. Filling up of casual vacancies

9. Officers of the Board

10. Inspection

11. Appointment, power and duties of the Chairman

12. Appointment of other officers and employees of the Board

13. Terms and conditions of service of officers and employees of the Board

14. Casual vacancies in the posts of the officers of the Board other than the Chairman

15. Conduct of meetings

16. Restriction on voting

17. Powers of the Board

18. Committees of the Board

19. Meetings of the Board

20. Annual report and budget estimates

21. Madrasah Education Fund

22. Application of the Madrasah Education Fund

23. Accounts

24. Audit

25. Audit report

26. Disallowance

27. Appeal

28. Payment of certified sum

29. General conditions of service of the teacher of Madrasahs

30. Certain persons to be deemed to be public servants

31. Indemnity

32. Validation

33. Pension and Provident Fund or Contributory Provident Fund

34. Age of retirement

35. Gratuity

36. Members prohibited from entering into contract with the Board

37. Bar against membership of the Board or Committee on the persons with financial interest in the affairs of the Board

38. Regulations

39. First regulations

40. Rules

41. Transitional provision

42. Removal of difficulty

43. Dissolution of the Madrasah Education Board, etc