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25/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Handloom Board Ordinance, 1977

( Ordinance NO. LXIII OF 1977 )

Disqualifications and removal of members
7. (1) No person shall be or shall continue to be a member who-
 
 
 
 
(a) is, or at any time has been, disqualified for employment in, or dismissed from, Government service; or
 
 
 
 
(b) is, or at any time has been, convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude; or
 
 
 
 
(c) is, or at any time has been, adjudicated insolvent; or
 
 
 
 
(d) stands declared by a competent court to be of unsound mind; or
 
 
 
 
(e) is a minor; or
 
 
 
 
(f) absents himself from three consecutive meetings of the Board without leave of absence granted by the Chairman or, in the case of the Chairman, by the Government:
 
 
 
 
Provided that this clause shall not apply in the case of the ex-officio members.
 
 
 
 
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2) of section 6, the Government may, by order in writing, remove any other member if he-
 
 
 
 
(a) refuses or fails to discharge, or becomes, in the opinion of the Government, incapable of discharging, his responsibilities under this Ordinance; or
 
 
 
 
(b) has, in the opinion of the Government, abused his position as member; or
 
 
 
 
(c) has knowingly acquired, or continued to hold, without the permission in writing of the Government, directly or indirectly or through a partner, any share or interest in any contract or employment with, or by or on behalf of, the Board.

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