Laws of Bangladesh

The Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. LXVIII OF 1959 )

Chapter V


Bye-laws to be subject to confirmation by the Government
48. (1) No bye-law made by any local authority under this Ordinance shall take effect unless and until it is submitted to and confirmed by the Government.
(2) Such bye-laws shall not be confirmed-
(i) unless one month at least before the making of the application, notice of the intention to apply for confirmation has been given in one or more of the local newspapers circulated within the local area to which such bye-laws relate or if there be no such newspapers then in such manner as the local authority concerned may direct, and
(ii) unless for one month at least before such application a copy of the proposed bye-laws has been kept at the office of the local authority concerned and has been opened during office hours thereof to the inspection of the inhabitants of the local area to which such bye-laws relate without fee.
1[(3) Printed copies of such draft, bye-laws shall be supplied by the local authority to any person requiring the same on payment of taka five for every hundred words contained in the copy.]
(4) Before confirming any bye-law, the Government may modify it.
(5) The Government may rescind any bye-law which it has confirmed and thereafter the bye-law shall cease to have effect.

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    Sub-section (3) was substituted by section 12 of the Bangladesh Pure Food (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XXVII of 2005)
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