Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution Ordinance, 1985

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1985 )

Power to prohibit or restrict export of certain articles
23. (1) The Government may, in consultation with the Institution, by notification in the official Gazette and subject to such conditions and exceptions as may be made by or under the notification, prohibit, restrict or otherwise control the taking out of Bangladesh of articles of any specified description which do not bear the Standard Mark or regulate generally all practices (including trade practices) and procedures connected with the export of such articles.
(2) No articles of the specified description shall be taken out of Bangladesh except in accordance with the conditions of a licence to be issued by an officer authorised in this behalf by the Government.
(3) All articles to which any notification under sub-section (1) applies shall be deemed to be goods the taking of which out of Bangladesh has been prohibited or restricted under section 16 of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969) and all provisions of the said Act shall have effect accordingly.

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