Repeal and savings, etc.
18. (1) On the commencement of this Ordinance, the Dacca Museum (Board of Trustees) Ordinance, 1970 (E.P. Ord. X of 1970), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, shall stand repealed.
(2) Upon repeal of the said Ordinance,-
(a) the Dhaka Museum Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the said Board of Trustees, established under said Ordinance, shall stand dissolved;
(b) all assets, rights, powers, authorities and privileges and all properties, movable or immovable, including antiquities, works of art, ethnological specimens, relics and other objects, lands, buildings, cash and bank-balances, reserve funds, investments and all other rights and interests in, or arising out of, such properties and all
books of accounts, registers, records and all other documents of whatever nature relating thereto, of the said Board of Trustees shall stand transferred to, and vest in, the Board;
(c) all debts, liabilities and obligations incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with or for, the said Board of Trustees before the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Board;
(d) all suits and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the said Board of Trustees shall be deemed to have been instituted by or against the Board and may be continued or proceeded with accordingly;
(e) all officers and other employees of the said Board of Trustees shall stand transferred to the Board and shall serve on the same terms and conditions as were applicable to them before their transfer.
(3) Notwithstanding the dissolution of the said Board of Trustees, all rules and regulations made under the said Ordinance, shall, mutatis mutandis, and so far as they are not inconsistent with any provision of this Ordinance, continue in force until altered, repealed or amended by rules or regulations made under this Ordinance.
(4) The Government may, for the purpose of removing any difficulty in relation to the transfer and other matter specified in sub-section (1), make such orders as it may consider expedient and any such order shall be deemed to be, and given effect to as, part of the provisions of this Ordinance.