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03/07/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter I

CONSTITUTION AND COMPOSITION OF PAURASHAVAS

Persons not to be candidate for two offices
11. (1) A person shall not, at the same time, be a candidate for election to the offices of Chairman and 1[* * *] commissioner or to more than one office of 2[* * *] commissioner.
 
 
(2) If a person offers himself, at the same time, to be a candidate for election to more than one office in any Paurashava, all his nomination papers shall stand void.
 
 
 
 
3[(3) When the office of Chairman falls vacant during the term of the Paurashava, a commissioner may contest the election to the office of Chairman, and if he is elected, his commissionership shall cease on the date he makes the oath of office of Chairman.]

  • 1
    The word “elected” was omitted by section 6 of the Paurashava (Third Amendment) Act, 1992 (Act No. LII of 1992)
  • 2
    The word “elected” was omitted by section 6 of the Paurashava (Third Amendment) Act, 1992 (Act No. LII of 1992)
  • 3
    Sub-section (3) was added by section 2 of the Paurashava (Amendment) Ordinance, 1986 (Ordinance No. LVI of 1986)
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