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VOL 23 NO 54 REGD NO DA 1589 | Dhaka, Monday, January 4 2016
Posted : 04 Jan, 2016 15:18:21 AA-A+
Jute Bill, 2016 gets final approval
Jute Bill, 2016 gets final approval

The Cabinet on Monday gave the final approval to the draft of the Jute Bill, 2016 with a provision of maximum three years' imprisonment or maximum Tk 100,000 fine or both for the violation of the law.

The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said the proposed draft law is a modification of the Jute Ordinance 1962, according to a news agency report.


The Secretary said a specific amount of maximum financial punishment has been incorporated in the draft law that was not specified in the original ordinance.



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