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THE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION ORDINANCE, 1961

(EAST PAKISTAN ORDINANCE NO. VII OF 1961).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 4th February, 1961  
  
     An Ordinance to establish a Road Transport Corporation for operating road transport services in Bangladesh. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to establish a Corporation for the purpose of operating road transport services in Bangladesh;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and having received the previous instructions from the President, the Governor is pleased, in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, to make and promulgate the following Ordinance, namely:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definition
3. Establishment of the Corporation
4. Share capital
5. Appointment and term of office of Chairman and Directors
6. Publication of names of the Chairman and Directors in the official Gazette
7. Filling of casual vacancies
8. Disqualifications for office of a Director
9. Duties of Chairman
10. Meetings
11. Quorum
12. Notice of meetings
13. Allowances or fees
14. Officers and servants of the Corporation
15. Powers of Officers to sanction expenditure
16. General duties of the Board
17. Appointment of Sub-Committee
18. Powers of Corporation
19. Delegation of powers
19A.Exemption from certain provisions of the [Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983], on establishment of a fund
20. Cancellation of certain route permits and rehabilitation of displaced permit holders
21. Bar of jurisdiction of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority or the Transport Committees
22. Power of the Corporation to acquire the property of road transport operators
23. Audit
23A. Audit by Auditor-General
23B. Rectification of audit objections
24. General meeting
25. Power of Government over capital budget
26. Power of Government to appoint a Financial Adviser
27. Directions by the Government
28. Government may carry out neglected works
29. Government may order survey
30. Power to order enquiries
31. Control of Government over Corporation’s acts and proceedings
32. Power of Government to revoke power of the Board
32A. Public servant
32B. Indemnity
33. Power to make rules
34. Power to make regulations
35. Liquidation of Corporation
 
 

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