THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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PART V
THE LEGISLATURE

CHAPTER I
PARLIAMENT
 
  Rights of Ministers as respects Parliament  
1[ 73A. (1) Every Minister shall have the right to speak in, and otherwise to take part in the proceedings of, Parliament, but shall not be entitled to vote 2[ or to speak on any matter not related to his Ministry] unless he is a member of Parliament also.



(2) In this article, “Minister” includes a Prime Minister, 3[ * * *], Minister of State and Deputy Minister.]
 
 
 
1 Article 73A was inserted by section 9 of the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. II of 1975)

2 The words “or to speak on any matter not related to his Ministry” were inserted by section 7 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)

3 The words “Deputy Prime Minister” were omitted by the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act XXVIII of 1991), section 7(b).

 
 

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