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THE BANGLADESH STANDARDS AND TESTING INSTITUTION ORDINANCE, 1985

(ORDINANCE NO. XXXVII OF 1985).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 25th July, 1985  
  
     An Ordinance to provide for the establishment of an Institution for standardisation, testing, metrology, quality control, grading and marking of goods.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the establishment of an Institution for standardisation, testing, metrology, quality control, grading and marking of goods and for matters ancillary thereto;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title
2. Definitions
3. Establishment and incorporation of the Institution
4. Head Office, etc.
5. The functions of the Institution
6. General direction of the affairs and functions of the Institution
7. Composition of the Council
8. Meetings of the Council
9. Appointment of Committees
10. Association with the Council, etc. of persons not being members
11. Director General
12. Appointment of Officers, etc
13. Funds of the Institution
14. Accounts
15. Budget
16. Audit
17. Reports, etc.
18. Authentication of orders and other instruments of the Institution
19. Prohibition of improper use of Standard Mark
20. Grant of licence
21. Prohibition of use of certain names, etc.
22. Prohibition of registration in certain cases
23. Power to prohibit or restrict export of certain articles
24. Power to prohibit the sale [, distribution, etc.] of certain articles
25. Inspectors
26. Power to obtain information, etc.
27. Delegation of powers
28. Appeals
29. Certain matters to be kept confidential
30. Penalty for improper use of Standard Mark, etc.
31. Penalty for contravention of section 23
31A. Penalty for contravention of section 24
31B. Penalty for obstructing Inspector in discharge of his functions
32. Penalty for other offences
33. Cognizance of offences
33A. Place and Procedure of trial
33B. Articles liable to confiscation
33C. Power to close any factory, etc.
33D. Special Provision regarding fines
34. Indemnity
35. Ordinance not to affect the operation of certain Acts
36. Abolition of Central Testing Laboratories
36A. Abolition of Department of Agricultural Marketing and Grading
37. Power to make regulations
38. Repeal, etc.
SCHEDULE
 
 

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