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04/10/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Local Government (Union Parishads) Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LI OF 1983 )

Acting Chairman
 
 
16. (1) If a vacancy occurs in the office of Chairman or if the Chairman is unable to discharge the functions of his office on account of absence, illness or any other cause, 1[a member elected by the Union Parishad under sub-section (1A) from amongst the members] shall act as Acting Chairman until a new Chairman elected to fill such vacancy enters upon his office or until the Chairman resumes the functions of his office, as the case may be.
 
 
 
 
2[(1A) An election of Acting Chairman shall be held in such manner as may be directed by the Government.]
 
 
(2) At any time when the Acting Chairman is unable to discharge the functions of his office on account of absence, illness or any other cause, another member elected by the Union Parishad from amongst the 3[* * *] members shall act as Acting Chairman until a new Chairman elected to fill such vacancy enters upon his office or until the Acting Chairman resumes the functions of his office, as the case may be.

  • 1
    The words “a member elected by the Union Parishad under sub-section (1A) from amongst the members” were substituted for the words “a member elected by the Union Parishad from amongst the elected members” by section 9 of the Local Government (Union Parishads) (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XX of 1993)
  • 2
    Sub-section (1A) was inserted by section 9 of the Local Government (Union Parishads) (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XX of 1993)
  • 3
    The word “elected” was omitted by section 9 of the Local Government (Union Parishads) (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XX of 1993)
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