Laws of Bangladesh

The Drugs Act, 1940

( ACT NO. XXIII OF 1940 )

1Chapter III A


Power of Government to make rules

15B. (1) The Government may, after consultation with the Board and after previous publication by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of this Chapter.


(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may-


(a) specify the drugs or classes of drugs for the export of which a licence is required, and prescribe the form and conditions of such licences, the authority empowered to issue the same, and the fees payable therefore;


(b) prescribe the conditions subject to which small quantities of drugs, the export of which is otherwise prohibited under this Chapter, may be exported for the purpose of examination, test or analysis or for personal use;


(c) prescribe the places at which drugs may be exported, and prohibit their export at any other place;


(d) regulate the submission by exporters of samples of drugs for examination, test or analysis by the Central Drugs Laboratory, and prescribe the fees, if any, payable for such examination, test or analysis;


(e) prescribe the evidence to be supplied, whether by documents or otherwise, of the quality of drugs sought to be exported.

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    Chapter IIIA containing sections 15A, 15B and 15C were inserted by section 8 of the Drugs (Amendment) Act, 1963 (Act No. XXII of 1963).
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