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2012-06-06BGD-2012-L-92065
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
National Manufacturing Industry Workers Organization (Conditions of Employment) Act (Act No. 24 of 2012).
Legislation on-line in Bengali, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act in Bengali) (consulted on 2013-01-21)




2010-08-01BGD-2010-L-92066
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Export Processing Zones (EPZ) Workers Welfare Association and Industrial Relations Act of 2010 (Act No. 43 of 2010).
Legislation on-line in Bengali, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act in Bengali) (consulted on 2013-01-21)

The Act amends the Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVI of 1980) with respect to amending the name of the "workers association" to "workers welfare society," repeals the provisions concerning the workers' representation and welfare committees. The Act also prohibits any links with NGOs.

Repeals the Export Processing Zones Workers Union and Industrial Relations Act, 2004 (No. 23 of 2004) but extends the effective date of the current scheme for another three years.

Amended text(s):
1980 (BGD-1980-L-50968)
Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Act, 1980 (No. 36).
Related text(s):
2004-07-18 (BGD-2004-L-68849)
Export Processing Zones Workers Association and Industrial Relations Act, 2004 (No. 23 of 2004) (EWAIRA).



2006-10-11BGD-2006-L-76402
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Labour Act, 2006 (XLII of 2006).
Dhar on Labour and Industrial Laws of Bangladesh (The Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006 and other Cognate Labour Laws), 2007-06-02, Nirmalendu Dhar, ReMiSi Publishers, ISBN: 984-708-001-1
A Handbook on the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006, 2009-08, Bangladesh Employers Federation, [contains text of Labour Act and a list of other laws applicable in Bangladesh], 181 p. (PDF of Handbook)
Legislation on-line in Bengali, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act in Bengali) (consulted on 2013-01-21)
Legislation on-line, Vivhaan, Bangladesh (PDF of Unofficial English Translation) (consulted on 2013-10-08)

Annoted edition of the Labour Act, 2006.
Chapter I - Preliminary
Chapter II - Conditions of Service and Employment
Chapter III - Employment of Adolescent
Chapter IV - Maternity Benefit
Chapter V - Health and Hygiene
Chapter VI - Safety
Chapter VII - Special Provisions Relating to Health, Hygiene and Safety
Chapter VIII - Welfare
Chapter IX - Working Hours and Leave
Chapter X - Wages and Payment
Chapter XI - Wages Board
Chapter XII - Workers' Compensation For Injury by Accident
Chapter XIII - Trade Unions and Industrial Relations
Chapter XIV - Disputes, Labour Court, Labour Appellate Tribunal, Legal Proceedings, etc.
Chapter XV - Workers' Participation in Companies Profits
Chapter XVI - Regulation of Employment and Safety of Dock Workers
Chapter XVII - Provident Funds
Chapter XVIII - Apprenticeship
Chapter XIX - Penalty and Procedure
Chapter XX - Administration, Inspection, etc.
Chapter XXI - Miscellaneous

Repealed text(s):
1980 (BGD-1980-L-47353)
Dock Workers' (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1980 (No. 17 of 1980) [as amended].

1969 (BGD-1969-R-47352)
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969) [as amended].

1968 (BGD-1968-L-47351)
Companies Profits (Workers' Participation) Act, 1968 (No. 12 of 1968) [as amended].

1965 (BGD-1965-L-47346)
Factories Act, 1965 (No. 4 of 1965).

1965 (BGD-1965-L-47348)
Employment of Labour (Standing Orders) Act, 1965 (Act No. 8 of 1965).

1965 (BGD-1965-L-47349)
Shops and Establishments Act, 1965 (No. 7 of 1965).

1962 (BGD-1962-R-47344)
Apprenticeship Ordinance, 1962, (No. 56 of 1962) [as amended].

1961 (BGD-1961-R-47343)
Road Transport Workers Ordinance, 1961 (No. 18 of 1961) [consolidated text].

1961 (BGD-1961-R-47342)
Minimum Wages Ordinance, 1961 (No. 39 of 1961).

1960 (BGD-1960-R-47341)
Coal Mines (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Ordinance, 1960 (No. 39 of 1960).

1959-04-15 (BGD-1959-R-59492)
The Plantation Employees Provident Fund Ordinance, 1959 (Ordinance No. 31 of 1959).

1951 (BGD-1951-L-47338)
Employment (Record of Services) Act, 1951 (No. 19 of 1951) [as amended].

1950 (BGD-1950-L-47337)
Maternity Benefit (Tea Estates) Act, 1950.

1941-11-26 (BGD-1941-L-59486)
The Mines Maternity Benefit Act, 1941 (Act No. 19 of 1941).

1939 (BGD-1939-L-47335)
Maternity Benefit Act, 1939 (Bengal Act No. 4 of 1939) [as amended].

1938 (BGD-1938-L-47333)
Employers' Liability Act, 1938 (No. 20 of 1938).

1938 (BGD-1938-L-47334)
Employment of Children Act 1938 (No. 26 of 1938) [as amended to 1974].

1936 (BGD-1936-L-47332)
Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (No. 4 of 1936) [as amended].

1935-03-21 (BGD-1935-L-59484)
The Workmen's Protection Act, 1934 (Bengal Act No. 6 of 1935).

1934 (BGD-1934-L-47331)
Dock Labourers Act, 1934 (No]. 19 of 1934) [as amended].

1933 (BGD-1933-L-47330)
Children (Pledging of Labour) Act, 1933 (No. 11 of 1933).

1923 (BGD-1923-L-47329)
Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 (No. 8 of 1923) [as amended].
Amending text(s):
2013-07-22 (BGD-2013-L-94286)
Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. 30 of 2013).
Related text(s):
2006 (BGD-2006-L-99014)
Labour Welfare Foundation Act, 2006.



2004-07-18BGD-2004-L-68849
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Export Processing Zones Workers Association and Industrial Relations Act, 2004 (No. 23 of 2004) (EWAIRA).
Authentic English text, 2004-09-04, S.R.O. No.-268/Law/2004
Legislation on-line in Bengali, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act in Bengali) (consulted on 2013-01-21)

Chapter I: Preliminary (definitions)
Chapter II: Workers representation and welfare committee
Chapter III: Workers association
Chpater IV: Unfair practices, agreements, etc.
Chapter V: Conciliation and arbitration
Chpater VI: EPZ labour tribunal, appellate tribunal, etc.
Chpater VII: Penalties and procedure
Chapter VIII: Miscellaneous

The EWAIRA was to expire on 1 November 2008. In 2008 the interim military government decreed an extension of the EWAIRA for an additional two years, from 1 November 2008 to 1 November 2010.
Date of entry into force: 2004-07-18. Date original Bangla text became effective

Related text(s):
2010-08-01 (BGD-2010-L-92066)
Export Processing Zones (EPZ) Workers Welfare Association and Industrial Relations Act of 2010 (Act No. 43 of 2010).



1990BGD-1990-L-69876
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 1990, Act No. 22
Act No. 22 of 1990, Parliament of Bangladesh, Bangladesh (consulted on 2005-07-08)

An Act further to amend the Industrial Relations Ordinance 1969. Miscellaneous amendments in sections 7, 7A and 47B.

Amended text(s):
1969 (BGD-1969-R-47352)
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969) [as amended].



1985-03-13BGD-1985-R-1832
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Industrial Relations (Amendment) Ordinance 1985.
The Bangladesh Gazette, Extraordinary, 1985-03-16, pp. 2055-2057

The Ordinance amends the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969, by specifying certain cases in which a person is disqualified from being an officer or member of a trade union. In addition, it provides for cases in which the registration of a trade union may be cancelled subject to permission from the Labour Court, and for the protection of trade union officials while an application for registration is pending. The Ordinance was promulgated by the President of the Republic in exercise of the full powers vested in him pursuant to the Proclamation of 1982. The original text of 1969 was published in the Legislative Series (LS 1969 - Pak. 2).

Amended text(s):
1969 (BGD-1969-R-47352)
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969) [as amended].



1984BGD-1984-R-50619
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Industrial Relations (Regulation) (Repeal) Ordinance (No. 32 of 1984).
Bangladesh Labour and Industrial Law, 1995, A. A. Khan, Mohiuddin Ahmed, Pravati Prakashani, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2nd ed., p. 518

Repeals the Industrial Relations (Regulation) Ordinance (No. 26 of 1982).

Repealed text(s):
1982-08-30 (BGD-1982-R-10277)
Industrial Relations (Regulation) Ordinance 1982. No. 26.



1980-07-25BGD-1980-L-11473
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Industrial Relations (Amendment) Ordinance 1980.
Bangladesh Gazette, 1980-07-15, Extraordinary

An Act further to amend the Industrial Relations Ordinance 1969 [LS 1969-Pak.2]. Miscellaneous amendments

Amended text(s):
1969 (BGD-1969-R-47352)
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969) [as amended].



1977BGD-1977-R-50618
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Industrial Relations Rules, 1977.
Bangladesh Labour and Industrial Law, 1995, A. A. Khan, Mohiuddin Ahmed, Pravati Prakashani, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2nd ed., pp. 472-517
Labour and Industrial Law of Bangladesh, 1996, Chowdhury, Bangladesh
Labour and Industrial Laws of Bangladesh, 2000-04, Nirmalendu Dhar with the assistance of Nesar Ahmed, Remisi Publishers, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 423-459

Regulates registration of trade unions, collective bargaining, conciliation, arbitration, strikes and lock-outs. Prohibits unfair labour practices and discrimination against employees for union activities.

Basic text(s):
1969 (BGD-1969-R-47352)
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969) [as amended].



1974-06-15BGD-1974-L-98732
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Essential Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 1974 (No. XXXVI of 1974).
Legislation on-line, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2015-04-17)

1.Short title and commencement
2.Amendment of Act LIII of 1952
3.Amendment of E. P. Ord. XLI of 1958 4.Amendment of E. P. Ord. II of 1963
4.Amendment of E. P. Ord. II of 1963
5.Repeal and Savings

Amended text(s):
1963-07-15 (BGD-1963-L-98733)
Services (Temporary Powers) Ordinance, 1963 (E. P. Ord. II of 1963).

1958-07-16 (BGD-1958-L-98731)
Essential Services (Second) Ordinance, 1958 (East Pakistan Ordinance) (No. XLI of 1958).

1952-12-14 (BGD-1952-L-98730)
Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1952 (No. LIII of 1952).



1972-05-29BGD-1972-L-98734
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Bangladesh Nationalised Enterprises and Statutory Corporation (Prohibition of Strikes and Unfair Labour Practices) Order, 1972 (President's Order) (No. 55 of 1972).
Legislation on-line, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF) (consulted on 2015-04-17)

Section 3 provides that "Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law for the time being in force, or in any settlement, agreement, or award, no workman or trade union of workmen and no person acting on behalf of such trade union shall in any nationalised enterprise, including in particular enterprises coming within the purview of the Bangladesh Industrial Enterprises (Nationalisation) Order, 1972, the Bangladesh Banks (Nationalisation) Order, 1972, Insurance Companies coming within the purview of the Bangladesh Insurance (Emergency Provisions) Order, 1972 or in any Statutory Corporation, including in particular the Bangladesh Industrial Development Corporation, or in any concern or enterprise owned, controlled or managed by such Corporation:-
(a) Resort to any strike during a period of six months from the date of commencement of this Order and such further period, which in the opinion of the Government is warranted in the interests of the national economy, as may be notified in the official Gazette from time to time;
(b) By using intimidation, coercion, pressure, threats, confinement to a place, physical injury, disconnection of telephones, water or power facilities and such other methods:-
- (i) compel, or attempt to compel the employer, or any officer or employee of the employer to sign a memorandum of settlement, or agreement;
- (ii) compel or attempt to compel the employer, or any officer or employee of the employer to make any payment;
- (iii) extort from the employer or any officer or employee of the employer any pecuniary or other benefits.




1958-07-16BGD-1958-L-98731
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Essential Services (Second) Ordinance, 1958 (East Pakistan Ordinance) (No. XLI of 1958).
Legislation on-line, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act as amended to Act No. XXXVI of 1974) (consulted on 2015-04-17)

1.Short title, extent and commencement
2.Definition
3.Application of the Ordinance
4.Offence
5.Punishment
5A.Overriding Power of the Ordinance
6.Jurisdiction and mode of trial
7.[Repealed]

Amending text(s):
1974-06-15 (BGD-1974-L-98732)
Essential Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 1974 (No. XXXVI of 1974).
Amended text(s):
1952-12-14 (BGD-1952-L-98730)
Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1952 (No. LIII of 1952).



1952-12-14BGD-1952-L-98730
Bangladesh
Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
 
Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1952 (No. LIII of 1952).
Legislation on-line, Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh (PDF of Act as amended to Act No. XXXVI of 1974) (consulted on 2015-04-16)

1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Interpretation
3. Employment to which this Act applies
4. Power to order persons engaged in certain employments to remain in specified areas
5. Offences
6. [Omitted.]
7. Penalties and procedure
7A. Overriding power of the Act
8. Bar on legal proceedings
9. Saving of effect of laws imposing liability to national service
10. Repeal of Ordinance XI of 1941 and savings

Amending text(s):
1974-06-15 (BGD-1974-L-98732)
Essential Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 1974 (No. XXXVI of 1974).

1958-07-16 (BGD-1958-L-98731)
Essential Services (Second) Ordinance, 1958 (East Pakistan Ordinance) (No. XLI of 1958).



  
 

  
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