THE HAOR DEVELOPMENT BOARD (DISSOLUTION) ORDINANCE, 1982

(ORDINANCE NO. XXXVII OF 1982).
  [21st September, 1982]
 
   
     
    An Ordinance to make provision for the dissolution of the Haor Development Board.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the dissolution of the Haor Development Board and for matters connected therewith or incidental 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 Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
   
 
 
 
  Short title and commencement  
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Haor Development Board (Dissolution) Ordinance, 1982.



(2) It shall come into force on the 1st October, 1982.
 
 
 
  Definitions  
2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-



(a) “Divisional Development Board” means any of the following Boards namely:-



(i) the Khulna Division Development Board established under the Khulna Division Development Board Ordinance, 1976 (Ord. LXXV of 1976);



(ii) the Rajshahi Division Development Board established under the Rajshahi Division Development Board Ordinance, 1976 (Ord. LXXX of 1976);



(iii) the Dacca Division Development Board established under the Dacca Division Development Board Ordinance, 1976 (Ord. LXXXI of 1976);



(iv) the Chittagong Division Development Board established under the Chittagong Division Development Board Ordinance, 1976 (Ord. LXXXIX of 1976);



(b) “undertaking” includes any project, scheme, asset, right, power, authority and privilege and any property movable and immovable, including any land, building, work, machinery, cash or bank balance, reserve fund, investment, and any other right and interest in, or arising out of, such property and any book of accounts, register, record and any other document of whatever nature relating thereto.
 
 
 
  Dissolution of the Board  
3. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any law, rule, regulation, agreement or contract for the time being in force, on the commencement of this Ordinance,-



(a) the Haor Development Board established under section 3 of the Haor Development Board Ordinance, 1977 (Ord. IX of 1977), hereinafter referred to as the said Board, shall stand dissolved;



(b) the undertakings of the said Board shall be transferred to such Divisional Development Boards as the Government may direct;



(c) all debts, liabilities and obligations incurred, all contracts entered into, and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with or for, the said Board arising out of, connected with or incidental to, any undertaking before the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Divisional Development Board to which the undertaking has been transferred under clause (b);



(d) all suits and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the said Board arising out of, connected with or incidental to, any undertaking before the commencement of this Ordinance, shall be deemed to be suits and other legal proceedings by or against the Divisional Development Board to which the undertaking has been transferred; and



(e) the Haor Development Board Ordinance, 1977 (Ord. IX of 1977), shall stand repealed.
 
 
 
 
 

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