WHEREAS the Laws Continuance and Enforcement Order provides that all laws which were in force on the 25th day of March, 1971, in the territories now comprised in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh shall continue to be in force in Bangladesh subject to such consequential changes as may be necessary;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of 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 and promulgate the following Order:-
5. References in any existing law, other than the Income-Tax Act, 1922, the Excess Profits Tax Act, 1940, the Business Profits Tax Act, 1947, the Estate Duty Act, 1950, the Sales Tax Act, 1951, the Gift Tax Act, 1963 and the Wealth Tax Act, 1963, to 'Pakistan' or 'East Pakistan' shall, except where the reference occurs in a title 1[* * *] or any citation or description of an Act, Ordinance or Regulation and except where context otherwise requires, be replaced by references to Bangladesh.
6. References in any existing law to 'Pakistan', 'Bengal', 'East Bengal' or 'East Pakistan' in a title 2[* * *] or any citation or description in any Act, Ordinance or Regulation shall, except where the context otherwise requires, shall be omitted.