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24/09/2023
Laws of Bangladesh

The Agricultural Development Corporation Ordinance, 1961 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1961 )

1♣♠An Ordinance to establish an Agricultural [Development] Corporation for the purpose of increasing agricultural production in Bangladesh.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to establish an Agricultural [Development] Corporation for the purpose of increasing agricultural production in Bangladesh;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and having received a direction in that behalf under clause (2) of Article 5 of the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1958, from the President, the Governor is pleased, in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, to make and promulgate the following Ordinance, namely:-
 
 
 

Chapter I

PRELIMINARY

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation Ordinance, 1961.
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) It shall come into force at once.

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    Throughout this Ordinance, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words “East Pakistan”, “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 2 of the Agricultural Development Corporation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1975 (Ordinance No. XL of 1975)
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