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The Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority Act, 1980

( ACT NO. XXXVI OF 1980 )

Power to exempt Zones from operation of certain laws
1[11A. The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, exempt a Zone from the operation of all or any of the provisions of all or any of the following enactments or, direct that any such enactment or any provision thereof shall, in its application to a Zone, be subject to such modifications or amendments as may be specified therein, namely:-
(a) The Stamp Act, 1899 (II of 1899);
(b) The Companies Act, 1913 (VII of 1913);
(c) The Excises and Salt Act, 1944 (I of 1944);
(d) The Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947 (VII of 1947);
(e) The Employment of Labour (Standing Orders) Act, 1965 (VIII of 1965);
(f) The Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969);
(g) The Land Development Tax Ordinance, 1976 (XLII of 1976);
(h) The Income-tax Ordinance, 1984 (XXXVI of 1984) 2[;
(i) The Municipality Taxation Act, 1881 (Ben. Act IX of 1881);
(j) The Explosives Act, 1884 (IV of 1884);
(k) The Electricity Act, 1910 (IX of 1910);
(l) The Boilers Act, 1923 (V of 1923);
(m) The Building Construction Act, 1952 (E.B. Act II of 1953);
(n) The Fire Service Ordinance, 1959 (E.P. Ord. XVII of 1959);
(o) The Factories Act, 1965 (E.P. Act IV of 1965);
(p) the chittagong municipal corporation ordinance, 1982 (xxv of 1982).]

  • 1
    Section 11A was inserted by section 8 of the Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 1984 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1984)
  • 2
    The semi-colon (;) was substituted for the full-stop (.) and the entries (i) to (p) were added by section 10 of the Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 1986 (Ordinance No. LII of 1986)
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