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  1. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Nuclear Power Plant Act, 2015 (No. 19 of 2015). (żżżżżżżżż żżżżżżż żżżżżżż żżż, żżżż) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-16 | BGD-2015-L-103204

    This Nuclear Power Plant Act, consisting of 35 sections, establishes the composition, duties and responsibilities of the company responsible for managing the Rooppur nuclear power plants and other nuclear power plants as well as the management of the concerned structure, dealing also with Managing Director and other directive Functions. In addition, it establishes conditions under which land acquisition is allowed.

  2. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Formalin Control Act, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-02 | BGD-2015-L-99013

    The Act establishes a licensing system for any person or body wishing to import or use formalin. Once implemented, formalin control committees will be formed at every district and Upazila. Import, production, shipment, stock, sales and use of the preservative will require licence. It will be legally binding on licensed traders to show their sales document to the committees.The maximum punishment for breaching licence terms is seven years in prison with Tk 500,000 in fine, and revocation of the licence. Anyone shipping formalin without licence will spend two and a half years in jail and pay up to Tk 300,000 in fine. One in possession of equipment that may be used to produce formalin will be hauled in jail for two and a half years and fined up to Tk 200,000. The law will be effective for formalin, formaldehyde and other government-approved chemicals used for formalin production.

  3. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Policy on HIV/AIDS and STD related issues, November 1996 - English translation

    Adoption: 1996-11 | BGD-1996-M-70169

    Includes a chapter in the policy concerning HIV/AIDS in the workplace, which covers non-discrimination against HIV/AIDS infected workers and protection of non-infected workers.

  4. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control Act, 1993 (Act No. 21 of 1993). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-07-22 | BGD-1993-L-87965

    The object of this Act is to protect the health and safety of people, and to protect the environment from the harmful effects of radiation.
    The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission shall be responsible for making and implementing policies for the following: nuclear safety, radiation control and radioactive waste material; protection of life, health, property and environment from the dangers of radioactive radiation; gathering, production, import, export, transfer, transport, processing, use, etc. of radioactive materials; use and disposal of radioactive waste material.
    The Act further makes provision for the following: procedures of granting licences for the production, import, export, transport, use, etc. of radioactive substances or nuclear materials, and for the processing of foodstuff with radioactive radiation; establishment of research centres; appointment of inspectors; offences; etc.

  5. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Institute of Nuclear Agriculture Ordinance, 1984 (Ordinance No. II of 1984). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1984-01-05 | BGD-1984-L-87962

    The Ordinance establishes the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture and defines its main functions and activities.

  6. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Workmen's Protection Act, 1934 (Bengal Act No. 6 of 1935).

    Adoption: 1935-03-21 | BGD-1935-L-59484

    Prevents recovery of debts from certain classes of workmen by occupying the places where they work or deducing their wages.

  7. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Boiler Rules, 1928.

    Adoption: 1928-07-07 | BGD-1928-R-59500

  8. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Boilers Rules, 1928.

    Adoption: 1928-07-07 | BGD-1928-R-76403

  9. Bangladesh - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boilers Act, 1923 (No. 5).

    Adoption: 1923 | BGD-1923-L-50960

    Provides for safety, inspection, and certification of boilers. Consolidated text.

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