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THE BANGLADESH LAWS (REVISION AND DECLARATION) ACT, 1973

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THE BANGLADESH LAWS (REVISION AND DECLARATION) ACT, 1973(ACT NO. VIII OF 1973).[30th June, 1973]
    An Act to revise the laws in force in Bangladesh and make certain declarations in this regard in order to enable the same to be printed.     WHEREAS it is expedient to the end that Bangladesh laws may be known in their true form, that the 1[ laws] in force in the territories now comprised in Bangladesh as adapted, modified or amended since the 26th day of March, 1971, and all President’s Orders promulgated since that date and Acts passed by Parliament and in force should be printed;



It is hereby enacted as follows:- 1 1. (1) This Act may be called the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the 26th day of March, 1971. 2 2. The 2[ laws] specified in the First Schedule are hereby wholly repealed. 3 3. The 3[ laws] specified in the Second Schedule are hereby amended to the extent and in the manner…

THE BANGLADESH LAWS: The Districts Act, 1836

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1 THE DISTRICTS ACT, 1836(ACT NO. XXI OF 1836).[11th September, 1836]

Power to create new Districts It shall be lawful for the 2[ ***] Government, by notification in the official Gazette, to create new districts in any part of Bangladesh.

3[ Government may, from time to time, alter the limits of the existing districts in any part of Bangladesh].

1 The word “BENGAL” was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).

2 The word “Provincial” was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

3 The second paragraph was added by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

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