Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Debt Act, 1944

( ACT NO. XVIII OF 1944 )

Power to make rules
28. (1) The Government may, subject to the condition of previous publication, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the forms in which Government securities may be issued;
(b) the form of the obligations referred to in clause (iv) of sub clause (a) of clause (2) of section 2;
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(d) the manner in which different forms of Government securities may be transferred;
(e) the holding of Government securities in the form of stock by the holders of offices other than public offices, and the manner in which and the conditions subject to which Government securities so held may be transferred;
(f) the manner in which payment of interest in respect of Government securities is to be made and acknowledged;
(g) the conditions governing the grant of duplicate, renewed, converted, consolidated and sub divided Government securities;
(h) the fees to be paid in respect of the issue of duplicate Government securities and of the renewal, conversion, consolidation and sub division of Government securities;
(i) the form in which receipt of a Government security delivered for discharge, renewal, conversion, consolidation or sub division is to be acknowledged;
(j) the manner of attestation of documents relating to Government securities in the form of stock;
(k) the manner in which any document relating to a Government security or any endorsement on a promissory note issued by Government may, on the demand of a person who from any cause is unable to write, be executed on his behalf;
(l) the form of the bonds referred to in sub section (1) of section 16;
(m) the circumstance and the manner in which and the conditions subject to which inspection of Government securities, books, registers and other documents may be allowed or information therefrom may be given under section 25;
(n) the procedure to be followed in making vesting orders;
(o) the authority by whom the certificate referred to in the proviso to section 7 is to be granted and the manner of making the inquiry therein mentioned.
(3) A copy of all rules under this section shall be laid on the table of 2[Parliament] as soon as may be after they are made.

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