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21/01/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The National Sports Council Act, 1974

( ACT NO. LVII OF 1974 )

Power of the Government with regard to certain organisations
1[20. Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, or in any agreement, contract, memorandum or articles of association or any other legal instrument, an organization specified in any of the entries 1 to 22 in Part I of the Schedule 2[ and organization affiliated, time to time, by the Council ]shall have a President as its head 3[who shall be elected according to prescribed rules or, as the case may be, nominated by the Government] and any provision to the contrary in the constitution or the memorandum or articles of association of such organisation shall stand modified and have effect accordingly.

  • 1
    Sections 20 and 20A were substituted for former section 20 by section 12 of the Bangladesh Sports Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. XXXV of 1976)
  • 2
    The words and commas “ and organization affiliated, time to time, by the Council” were inserted by section 2 of the National Sports Council (Amendment) Act.2011 (Act No.2 of 2011).
  • 3
    The words and commas “who shall be elected according to prescribed rules or, as the case may be, nominated by the Government” were substituted for the words “who shall be appointed by the Government” by section 2 of the National Sports Council (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XII of 2003)
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