Certain training organisations to cease to exist, etc.
17. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force or in any regulation, resolution, agreement, contract or other instrument, on the commencement of this Ordinance-
(a) Bangladesh Administrative Staff College, National Institute of Public Administration, Civil Officer Training Academy, Staff Training Institute and Regional Staff Training Institutes, hereinafter referred to as the said training organisations, shall cease to exist;
(b) all assets, rights, powers, authorities and privileges and all properties, movable or immovable, cash and bank balances, reserved funds, investments and all other rights and interest 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 training organisations shall stand transferred to, and vest in, the Centre;
(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 training organisations before such commencement, shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Centre;
(d) all suits, prosecutions and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the said training organisations shall be deemed to have been instituted by or against the Centre and may be continued or proceeded with accordingly;
(e) every person serving in connection with the affairs of the said training organisations shall stand transferred to the Centre and shall serve the Centre on such terms and conditions, not being disadvantageous to him, as the Government may determine, and the person so transferred shall, except in the matter of dismissal, removal or reduction in rank, be subject to the power and control of the Centre in the same manner and to the same extent as, any officer or employee appointed by the Centre.
(2) The Government may, for the purposes of removing any difficulty in relation to the transfer and other matters 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.