THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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PART V
THE LEGISLATURE

CHAPTER I
PARLIAMENT
 
  Vacation of seat on resignation or voting against political party  
1[ 70. A person elected as a member of Parliament at an election at which he was nominated as a candidate by a political party shall vacate his seat if he –



(a) resigns from that party ; or



(b) votes in Parliament against that party ;



but shall not thereby be disqualified for subsequent election as a member of Parliament.]
 
 
 
1 Substituted for the former article 70 by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 25.

 
 

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