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21/01/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The National Sports Council Act, 1974

( ACT NO. LVII OF 1974 )

Composition of the Council
1[4. (1) The Council shall consist of the following members, namely:-
 
 
 
 
(a) the Chairman;
 
 
 
 
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(c) one representative from the Ministry of 3[Cultural Affairs and Sports] to be nominated by the Government;
 
 
(d) Presidents of the organisations specified in entries 1 to 22 in Part I of the Schedule, ex-officio;
 
 
 
 
(e) one representative from each of the District Sports Associations referred to in entry 23 of Part I of the Schedule to be nominated by the respective Association;
 
 
 
 
(f) President of the Olympic Association, ex-officio;
 
 
 
 
(g) President of the Bangladesh Mahila Krira Unnayan-O- Niyantran Sangstha, ex-officio;
 
 
 
 
(h) one representative from each of the organisations specified in Part III of the Schedule to be nominated by the President of that organisation;
 
 
 
 
(i) one representative from each of the organisations specified in Part IV of the Schedule to be nominated by that organisation; and
 
 
 
 
(j) two distinguished sportsmen to be nominated by the Government.
 
 
 
 
(2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (3), a member of the Council other than an ex-officio member, shall hold office for a period of four years.
 
 
 
 
(3) A person who is a member of the Council by virtue of nomination shall be liable to be recalled by the person or authority nominating him to be such member and, upon such recall, shall cease to be a member of the Council.

  • 1
    Sections 4 and 5 were substituted by section 6 of the Bangladesh Sports Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. XXXV of 1976)
  • 2
    Clause (b) was omitted by section 3 of the National Sports Control Board (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. LIII of 1978)
  • 3
    The words “Cultural Affairs and Sports” were substituted for the words and brackets “Education (Cultural Affairs and Sports Division)” by section 3 of the National Sports Control Board (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. LIII of 1978)
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