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19/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Handloom Board Ordinance, 1977

( Ordinance NO. LXIII OF 1977 )

Functions of the Board
8. The functions of the Board shall be-
 
 
 
 
(a) to undertake survey, census and planning for rational growth of handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(b) to maintain statistics relating to handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(c) to conduct enquiries and investigations relating to handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(d) to promote handloom industry primarily with the help of the primary, secondary and apex 1[weavers' societies];
 
 
 
 
(e) to render promotional and advisory services to units of handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(f) to arrange credit facilities for handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(g) to make arrangement for supply of yarn to the weavers at reasonable price primarily through 2[weavers' societies];
 
 
 
 
(h) to make arrangement for supply of consumables like dyes, chemicals, spares and accessories to the weavers primarily through 3[weavers' societies];
 
 
 
 
(i) to make arrangement for marketing at home and abroad primarily through 4[weavers' societies] of articles manufactured by handloom industry;
 
 
 
 
(j) to undertake and organise publicity and propaganda for the popularisation of handloom products both at home and abroad;
 
 
(k) to make arrangement for maintenance of depots primarily through 5[weavers' societies] for the supply of raw materials to, and purchase of finished products from, handloom industries and also for maintenance of common facilities for design, yarn preparation, bleaching, dyeing, calendaring, printing and finishing;
 
 
 
 
(l) to render promotional and extension facilities for standardisation for domestic and export sales of handloom products and grant certificate of quality and of the country of origin;
 
 
 
 
(m) to provide training facilities and promote research;
 
 
 
 
(n) to prepare and implement common facility schemes;
 
 
 
 
(o) to collect fees;
 
 
 
 
(p) to float subsidiary companies; and
 
 
 
 
(q) to do such other acts and things as may be necessary or conducive to be done for the smooth operation and rational growth of handloom industry.
 
 

  • 1
    The words “weavers’ societies” were substituted for the words “weavers’ co-operative societies” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Handloom Board (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. LII of 1990)
  • 2
    The words “weavers’ societies” were substituted for the words “weavers’ co-operative societies” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Handloom Board (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. LII of 1990)
  • 3
    The words “weavers’ societies” were substituted for the words “weavers’ co-operative societies” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Handloom Board (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. LII of 1990)
  • 4
    The words “weavers’ societies” were substituted for the words “weavers’ co-operatives” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Handloom Board (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. LII of 1990)
  • 5
    The words “weavers’ societies” were substituted for the words “weavers’ co-operatives” by section 2 of the Bangladesh Handloom Board (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. LII of 1990)
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