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THE INLAND WATER TRANSPORT AUTHORITY ORDINANCE, 1958

(EAST PAKISTAN ORDINANCE NO. LXXV OF 1958).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 31st October, 1958  
  
     1 An Ordinance to set up an Authority for development, maintenance and control of inland water transport and of certain inland navigable waterways 2[ * * *].
 
    WHEREAS it is necessary to make provisions for setting up of an Authority for the development, maintenance and control of inland water transport and of certain inland navigable waterways in 3[ Bangladesh];



AND WHEREAS the Provincial Assembly of East Pakistan has been dissolved with the abrogation of the Constitution by the Proclamation of the President on 7th October, 1958;



AND WHEREAS the Governor of a Province has been vested with the powers of promulgating Ordinance as if clauses (1) and (3) of Article 102 of the late Constitution are still in force;



NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 5 of the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1958, promulgated by the President of Pakistan on the 10th October, 1958 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf the Governor of East Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Establishment and Incorporation of Authority
4. Appointment and term of office of Chairman and Members
5. Remuneration and conditions of service
6. Removal of Chairman or Members
7. Meetings of Authority
8. Advisory Committee
9. Powers of the Government to supersede the Authority
10. Temporary association of members with the Authority for particular purposes
11. Sub-Committees
12. Determination of number, designation, etc., of officers and servants of the Authority
13. Power of appointment, suspension, etc., of officers and servants of the Authority
13A. Transfer of Officers on deputation
14. Delegation of powers to Chairman, etc.
15. Functions of the Authority
Powers regarding enforcement of certain rules, regulations and laws made by the Government
16. [Omitted.]
17. Immunity of the Authority and its employees
18. Submission of yearly reports and returns, etc.
19. Authority Fund
19A. [Omitted.]
19B. Recovery of tolls, taxes, fees, etc.
20. Authority to be deemed to be a local authority
21. Limited liability
22. Maintenance of accounts
23. Budget
24. Audit
25. Power to make rules
 
 

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