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THE TEA ORDINANCE, 1977

(ORDINANCE NO. XXXVIII OF 1977).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 29th July, 1977  
  
 
এই অধ্যাদেশ চা আইন, ২০১৬ (২০১৬ সনের ৩৮ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।
     An Ordinance to provide measures for the expansion of export of tea, to establish new tea gardens and rehabilitate derelict tea gardens and generally for the promotion of the tea industry, and for levying a cess on tea produced in Bangladesh and to provide certain other matters ancillary thereto.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide measures for the expansion of export of tea, to establish new tea gardens and rehabilitate derelict tea gardens, and generally for the promotion of the tea industry, and for levying a cess on tea produced in Bangladesh and to provide certain other matters ancillary thereto;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975, and the 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Vice-President, acting as President under Article 55 of the Constitution, is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance :-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title
2. Definitions
CHAPTER II
BANGLADESH TEA BOARD
3. Establishment of the Bangladesh Tea Board
4. Constitution of the Board, etc.
5. Superintendence and control of the Board
6. Meetings of the Board
7. Functions of the Board
8. Imposition of tea cess
9. Application of proceeds of cess
10. Grant and loans by Government to the Board
11. Keeping of accounts and audit and annual reports
CHAPTER III
POWERS OF THE BOARD
12. Constitution of Committees
13. Advisory Council
14. Power to sell or transfer tea gardens
15. Appointment of officials by the Board
16. Power to direct owners of estates to plant tea, etc.
17. Export allotment
18. Tea auction
19. Export of tea
20. Control of export of tea and tea seeds
21. Registration of contracts
22. Power to prohibit transport, storage or sale
23. Limitation of application of certain provisions of this chapter
24. Prohibition to manufacture of tea except in a registered factory
CHAPTER IV
MISCELLANEOUS
25. Power to call for information, etc.
26. Power to exempt
27. Penalties
28. False statement
29. Protection of action taken in good faith
30. Cognizance of offences
31. Special provision regarding fines
32. Presumption as to orders
33. Power to make rules
34. Power to make bye-laws
35. Repeal and savings
 
 

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