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President signs 11 bills into laws

Published on: 8:44 pm - Sunday | September 1, 2019


President Abdul Hamid on Monday assented to 11 bills passed in the 22nd session of the current parliament.

The bills assented by the President are the Dowry Prohibition Bill, 2018; National Skill Development Authority Bill 2018; Agricultural Marketing Bill, 2018, Fertilizer (Management) (Amendment) Bill 2018 and Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation Bill, 2018.

The six other bills are the Textile Bill, 2018; Sylhet Medical College Bill 2018; Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) Bill, 2018; National Academy for Planning and Development Bill 2018, Hindu Religious Welfare Trust Bill 2018 and Bangladesh Employees Welfare Board (Amendment) Bill 2018, said a Parliament Secretariat handout.

The 22nd session of the 10th parliament was prorogued on September 20 last, which passed a total of 18 bills, including the Digital Security Bill 2018 and the Road Transport Bill 2018.