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19/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Debt Act, 1944

( ACT NO. XVIII OF 1944 )

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Government securities and to the management of the public debt.1

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to Government securities and to the management of the public debt;
 
 
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Public Debt Act, 1944.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint in this behalf.

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    Throughout this Act, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words “Pakistan”, “Central Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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