Print

22/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The General Clauses Act, 1897

( ACT NO. X OF 1897 )

POWES AND FUNCTIONARIES

Substitution of functionaries
17. (1) In any 1[Act of Parliament] or Regulation made after the commencement of this Act, it shall be sufficient, for the purpose of indicating the application of a law to every person or number of persons for the time being executing the functions of an office, to mention the official title of the officer at present executing the functions, or that of the officer by whom the functions are commonly executed.
 
 
(2) This section applies also to all 2[Acts of Parliament] made after the third day of January, 1868, and to all Regulations made on or after the fourteenth day of January, 1887.

  • 1
    The words "Act of Parliament" were substituted, for the words "Central Act" by Article 8 of the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972).
  • 2
    The words "Acts of Parliament" were substituted, for the words "Central Acts" by Article 8 of the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972).
Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs