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10/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Standards of Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XII OF 1982 )

1[14. (1) The Institution may, with the approval of the Government, appoint as many Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Senior Examiners, Examiners, and Inspectors for weights and measures as it may deem fit.
 
 
 
 
(2) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and the rules made thereunder, all Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Senior Examiners, Examiners, and Inspectors shall perform their duty under the General Superintendence and control of the Director-General.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Senior Examiners and Examiners may, in addition to the powers and duties conferred or imposed on them by or under this Ordinance, exercise any powers or discharge any duties so conferred or imposed on an Inspector.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(4) The Government shall, by general or special order, define the local limits within which each Inspector or any other officer appointed under sub-section (1) shall exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on him by or under this Ordinance.
 
 
 
 
(5) The Director-General, every Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Director, Senior Examiner, Examiner, Inspector, and every other officer duly authorised by or under this Ordinance to perform any duty shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860).]

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    Section14 was substituted by section 4 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001)
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