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29/02/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Riot And Civil Commotion Risks Insurance Ordinance, 1947

( Ordinance NO. III OF 1947 )

An Ordinance to provide for the insurance of certain property against Riot and Civil Commotion Risks. 1

 
 
 
WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for the insurance of certain property against Riot and Civil Commotion Risks;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 42 of the Government of India Act, 1935, the Governor-General is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance, namely: -
 
 
 

Short title, extent and application
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Riot And Civil Commotion Risks Insurance Ordinance, 1947.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, apply it to the whole of Bangladesh or any part thereof from such date and in such manner as may be specified in the said notification.

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    Throughout this Act, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted for the words “Pakistan” and “Central Government” 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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