THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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PART XI
MISCELLANEOUS

 
  Remuneration, etc, of certain officers  
147. (1) The remuneration, privileges and other terms and conditions of service of a person holding or acting in any office to which this article applies shall be determined by or under Act of Parliament, but until they are so determined -



(a) they shall be those (if any) appertaining to the person holding or, as the case may be, acting in the office in question immediately before the commencement of this Constitution; or



(b) if the preceding sub clause is not applicable, they shall be determined by order made by the President.



(2) The remuneration, privileges and other terms and conditions of service of a person holding or acting in any office to which this article applies shall not be varied to the disadvantage of any such person during his term of office.



(3) No person appointed to or acting in any office to which this article applies shall hold any office, post or position of profit or emolument or take any part whatsoever in the management or conduct of any company, association or body having profit or gain as its object:



Provided that such person shall not for the purposes of this clause be deemed to hold any such office, post or position by reason only that he holds or is acting in the office first above mentioned.

(4) This article applies to the offices of –



(a) President;



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2[ (b) Prime Minister;]



(c) Speaker or Deputy Speaker;



3[ (d) Minister, Minister of State or Deputy Minister;]



(e) Judge of the Supreme Court;






(f) Comptroller and Auditor General;



(g) Election Commissioner;



(h) Member of a public service commission.
 
 
 
1 Sub clause (aa) was omitted by section 21 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)

2 Substituted for the former sub-clause (b) by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act No. XIV of 2011) section 44(i).

3 Substituted for the former sub-clause (d) by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 44(ii).

 
 

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