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21/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) Act, 1973

( ACT NO. IV OF 1973 )

Personal Staff
1[14. (1) A Minister or a Minister of State shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) one Private Secretary, preferably of the rank of Deputy Secretary to the Government to be appointed at the choice of the Minister or the Minister of State, as the case may be, from amongst Class I Government Servants:
 
 
 
 
Provided that the status of a Private Secretary shall be determined by the 2[Ministry of Establishment];
 
 
 
 
(b) one Assistant Private Secretary, preferably of the rank of 3[ Assistant Secretary or Seinor Assistant Secretary], to be appointed at the choice of the Minister or the Minister of State as the case may be, from amongst the Section Officers or from outside:
 
 
 
 
Provided that the status of the Assistant Private Secretary shall, when appointed from outside, be determined by the 4[Ministry of Establishment]:
 
 
 
 
Provided further that a person appointed as Assistant Private Secretary from outside shall hold his post during the pleasure of the Minister or the Minister of State as the case may be and so long as the Minister or the Minister of State holds his office;
 
 
 
 
5[(c) two Personal Officers of grade 10 of the National Pay Scale or Personal Assistants of grade 14 of the National Pay Scale to be appointed from outside at the choice of the Minister or the Minister of State and such a person shall hold his post during the pleasure of the Minister or the Minister of State, as the case may be, and so long as the Minister or the Minister of State holds his office;]
 
 
 
 
(d) one Jamadar;
 
 
 
 
(e) one orderly;
 
 
 
 
6[(f) two 7[MLSS] to be appointed at the choice of the Minister or the Minister of State, as the case may be, from outside at a consolidated pay to be fixed by the Government from time to time;
 
 
 
 
(g) one cook to be appointed at the choice of the Minister or the Minister of State, as the case may be, from outside at a consolidated pay to be fixed by the Government from time to time:
 
 
Provided that a person appointed as peon or cook shall hold his post during the pleasure of the Minister or the Minister of State, as the case may be, and so long as the Minister or the Minister of State holds his office.]
 
 
 
 
(2) a Deputy Minister shall be entitled to-
 
 
 
 
(a) one Private Secretary of the rank not above that of a 8[Ministry of Establishment], to be appointed at the choice of the Deputy Minister from amongst the 9[ Assistant Secretary or Seinor Assistant Secretary] or from outside:
 
 
 
 
Provided that, the rank of the Private Secretary appointed from outside shall be determined by the Establishment Division:
 
 
 
 
Provided further that a person appointed as Private Secretary from outside shall hold his post during the pleasure of the Deputy Minister and so long as the Deputy Minister holds his office;
 
 
 
 
(b) one personal assistant;
 
 
 
 
(c) one Jamadar;
 
 
 
 
(d) one orderly; and
 
 
 
 
10[(e) one 11[MLSS] to be appointed at the choice of the Deputy Minister from outside at a consolidated pay to be fixed by the Government from time to time:
 
 
 
 
Provided that a person appointed as peon shall hold his post during the pleasure of the Deputy Minister and so long as the Deputy Minister holds his office.]

  • 1
    Section 14 was substituted by section 9 of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges)(Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. XI of 1975)
  • 2
    The words “Ministry of Establishment” were substituted for the words “Establishment Division” by section 9(a) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 3
    The words “Assistant Secretary or Senior Assistant Secretary” were substituted for the words “Section Officer” by section 9(b) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 4
    The words “Ministry of Establishment” were substituted for the words “Establishment Division” by section 9(a) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 5
    Clause (c) was substituted for clause (c) by section 9(c) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 6
    Clauses (f) and (g) were substituted by section 2 of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges)(Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XVIII of 1990)
  • 7
    The word “MLSS” was substituted for the word “peons” by section 9(d) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 8
    The words “Ministry of Establishment” were substituted for the words “Establishment Division” by section 9(a) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 9
    The words “Assistant Secretary or Senior Assistant Secretary” were substituted for the words “Section Officer” by section 9(b) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
  • 10
    Clause (e) was substituted by section 2 of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XVIII of 1990)
  • 11
    The word “MLSS” was substituted for the word “peons” by section 9(d) of the Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XIX of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2009).
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