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24/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bridge Authority Ordinance, 1985

( Ordinance NO. XXXIV OF 1985 )

Functions of the Authority
7. Subject to general direction, supervision and control of the Government, the functions of the Authority shall be to-
 
 
 
 
1[(a) undertake a feasibility studies for the establishment of bridges or for the construction of toll-roads;
 
 
 
 
(b) prepare comprehensive plans for the establishment of bridges or for the construction of toll-roads for the consideration and approval of the Government;
 
 
 
 
(c) take all necessary actions for the implementation of the plans approved by the Government under clause (b);]
 
 
 
 
(d) undertake steps to secure required fund both from external and internal sources for the implementation of such 2[plans];
 
 
 
 
3[(e) enter into agreements with various agencies or organisations, internal or external, for securing funds for the implementation of such plans;]
 
 
 
 
4[ 5[(f) carry on administration, management, operation and maintenance of bridges and toll-roads established or constructed by it;]
 
 
 
 
6[(g) take necessary steps to control, regulate or prohibit on, above or under any bridge or toll-road or in any part
 
 
thereof, or in any restricted area of a bridge or toll-road, or in any part thereof, movement of any vehicles, men, animals or goods or carrying on any kind of activity or work, including construction, installation, repairing, or excavation work, which is prejudicial or likely to be prejudicial to the administration, management, operation, maintenance, preservation, safety and land use plan of such bridge or toll-road;
 
 
 
 
(gg) provide for the control, regulation and safety of traffic and vehicles on any bridge or toll-road and for the prevention and removal of obstructions, encroachments and nuisances on or near any bridge or toll-road;]
 
 
 
 
(h) do all necessary acts and things connected with the above functions and such other functions as may be advised by the Government for the purposes of this Ordinance.]

  • 1
    Clauses (a), (b) and (c) were substituted by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. XXI of 1998).
  • 2
    The word “plans” was substituted for the word “plan” by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. XXI of 1998).
  • 3
    Clause (e) was substituted by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. XXI of 1998).
  • 4
    Clauses (f), (g) and (h) were substituted for the former clause (f) by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1996 (Act No. XII of 1996).
  • 5
    Clause (f) was substituted by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. XXI of 1998).
  • 6
    Clauses (g) and (gg) were substituted for the former clause (g) by section 5 of the Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Authority (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. XXI of 1998).
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