Repeal and savings
20. (1) The Nurses Act, 1934 (Ben. Act X of 1934), and the Nursing Council Act, 1952 (LIX of 1952), hereinafter referred to as the said Acts, are hereby repealed.
(2) Upon the repeal of the said Acts,-
(a) all assets, rights, powers, authorities and privileges, and all property, movable or immovable, cash and bank balances, funds, investments and all other interests and rights in, or arising out of, such property of the Bangladesh Nursing Councils constituted under the said Acts, hereinafter referred to as the Nursing Councils, and subsisting immediately before such repeal shall stand transferred to, and vest in, the Council;
(b) all debts, obligations and liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things to be done by, with or for, the Nursing Councils and subsisting immediately before such repeal shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Council;
(c) all officers and other employees of the Nursing Councils serving immediately before such repeal shall stand transferred to and become officers and employees of the Council and shall hold their office or service in the Council on the same terms and conditions as were enjoyed by them immediately before such repeal and shall continue to do so until their terms and conditions are duly altered by the Council;
(d) all suits, prosecutions and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the Nursing Councils shall be deemed to be suits, prosecutions and proceedings by or against the Council and shall be proceeded or otherwise dealt with accordingly;
(e) every nurse, midwife, health visitor and family welfare visitor registered under the said Acts shall be deemed to be registered under this Ordinance.