THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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1PART IXA
EMERGENCY PROVISIONS

 
  Suspension of enforcement of fundamental rights during emergencies  
141C. (1) While a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, the President may, 2[ on the written advice of the Prime Minister, by order], declare that the right to move any court for the enforcement of such of the rights conferred by Part III of this Constitution as may be specified in the order, and all proceedings pending in any court for the enforcement of the right so specified, shall remain suspended for the period during which the Proclamation is in force or for such shorter period as may be specified in the order.



(2) An order made under this article may extend to the whole of Bangladesh or any part thereof.



(3) Every order made under this article shall, as soon as may be, be laid before Parliament.]
 
 
 
1 Part IXA was inserted by section 6 of the Constitution (Second Amendment) Act, 1973 (Act No. XXIV of 1973).

2 The words and comma “on the written advice of the Prime Minister, by order” were substituted for the words “by order” by section 18 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)

 
 

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