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THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS ORDINANCE, 1961

(ORDINANCE NO. X OF 1961).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 10th March, 1961  
  
     An Ordinance to make provision for the regulation of the profession of accountants. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the regulation of the profession of accountants and for that purpose to establish an Institute of Chartered Accountants;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
CHAPTER II
THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF BANGLADESH
3. Incorporation of the Institute
4. Entry of names in Register
5. Associates and Fellows
6. Certificate of practice
7. Members to be known as Chartered Accountants
8. Disabilities
CHAPTER III
COUNCIL OF THE INSTITUTE
9. Constitution of the Council of the Institute
10. Mode of election to the Council
11. Nomination in default of election
12. President and Vice-President or Vice-Presidents
13. Resignation of membership and casual vacancies
14. Duration and dissolution of Council
15. Functions of the Council
16. Staff, remuneration and allowances
17. Finances of the Council
CHAPTER IV
REGISTER OF MEMBERS
18. Register
19. Removal from the Register
CHAPTER V
REGIONAL COMMITTEES
20.Constitution and functions of Regional Committees
CHAPTER VI
PENALTIES
21. Penalty for falsely claiming to be a member, etc.
22. Penalty for using name of the council, awarding degree of Chartered accountancy, etc.
23. Companies not to engage in accountancy
24. Unqualified persons not to sign documents
25. Sanction to prosecute
CHAPTER VII
MISCELLANEOUS
26. Maintenance of branch offices
27. Power to make bye-laws
28. Powers of Government to direct bye-laws to be made or to make or amend bye-laws
29. Reference to registered accountants, etc., to be construed as references to chartered accountants
30. Amendment of section 144 of the Companies Act, 1913 (VII of 1913)
31. Saving
 
 

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