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THE JUTE ORDINANCE, 1962

(ORDINANCE NO. LXXIV OF 1962).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 10th September, 1962  
  
 
এই আইন পাট আইন, ২০১৭ (২০১৭ সনের ৫ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।
     An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to trade in Jute and jute manufactures. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to trade in jute 2[ and jute manufactures] in order to provide for measures for the regulation and promotion of internal and international trade therein, for the licensing of 3[ traders in jute, jute manufacturers and owners of] kutcha and pucca jute presses, for the collection of statistics in respect of the Jute trade and industry, and for the levying of a cess on jute;



AND WHEREAS the national interest of Bangladesh in relation to the economic and financial stability of Bangladesh so requires;



AND WHEREAS the National Assembly is not in session and the Speaker, acting as President under Article 16 of the Constitution, is satisfied that circumstances exist which render immediate legislation necessary;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of Article 16 of the Constitution and in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 29 of the Constitution read with clause (2) of Article 131 thereof and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Speaker, acting as President, makes and promulgates the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. [Omitted.]
4. Powers of Government relating to jute trade
5. [Omitted.]
6. Licensing
7. Appeal
8. Fixation of prices
8A. Fixation of baling charges, etc.
9. Agents and brokers
10. Requisition of presses, godowns, etc.
11. Levy of jute cess
12. Registration of contracts
13. Power to prohibit sale, etc.
13A. Power to direct sale, etc.
14. Power to call for information, etc.
14A. Power to seize books of accounts, stocks, etc.
15. Powers to secure fulfilment of contract
16. Delegation of powers
17. Penalties
18. False statements
19. Indemnity
20. Power to make rules
20A. Power to exempt
21. Cognizance of offences
22. Special provision regarding fines
23. Presumption as to orders
24. Effect of orders inconsistent with other enactments
25. [Omitted.]
 
 

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