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19/01/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The National Sports Council Act, 1974

( ACT NO. LVII OF 1974 )

Functions of the Council
10. The functions of the Council shall be-
 
 
 
 
(a) the development and regulation of sports and co-ordination of sports activities in Bangladesh;
 
 
 
 
(b) the grant of recognition to the national sports organisations and the affiliation of other sports organisations;
 
 
 
 
(c) the promotion and development of standards of national fitness as well as standards of competition comparable to international standards in sports;
 
 
 
 
(d) the institution and execution of training and coaching schemes for international sports events;
 
 
 
 
(e) the arrangement for participation of sports teams in sports events abroad;
 
 
 
 
(f) making of grants to sports organisations for sports activities and also providing for such facilities as construction of stadia, swimming pools and gymnasia;
 
 
 
 
(g) the maintenance and construction of such sports facilities as stadia, gymnasia, swimming pools, play grounds, training and coaching centres;
 
 
(h) to provide for relief and assistance to needy and distinguished sportsmen after their retirement;
 
 
 
 
(i) the adoption of measures to inculcate and ensure discipline in all sports organisations and among all sportsmen;
 
 
 
 
(j) the publication of books, magazine, brochure and other literature on sports and sportsmen; and
 
 
 
 
(k) doing of such other acts as are necessary for and conducive to carrying out the purposes of this Act.

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