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[Published in the Bangladesh Gazette, Extraordinary, dated the 12th June, 1982.]
GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH
MINISTRY OF LAW AND LAND REFORMS
(Law and Parliamentary Affairs Division)
NOTIFICATION Dacca, the 12th
June, 1982
No. 354-Pub. — The following Ordinance made by the Chief Martial Law Administrator of the People's
Republic of Bangladesh, on the 11th June, 1982, is hereby published for general information: —

THE DRUGS (CONTROL) ORDINANCE, 1982
Ordinance No. VIII of 1982
AN

ORDINANCE to control manufacture, import, distribution and sale of drugs.
WHEREAS it is expedient to control manufacture, import, distribution and sale of drugs ;
Now, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance: —
1. Short title.— This Ordinance may be called the Drugs (Control) Ordinance, 1982.

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2. Application of other Laws, etc.— The provisions of this Ordinance shall be in addition to, and not in derrogation of, the Drugs Act, 1940 (XXIII of 1940), and any other law for the timebeing in force and shall have effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in that Act or in any such law or in any contract, agreement or document.
3. Definitions.— (1) In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in this subject or context,— (a) "Act" means the Drugs Act, 1940 (XXIII of 1940);
(b) "Committee" means the Drugs Control Committee constituted under this Ordinance ;
(c) "Council" means the National Drugs Advisory Council constituted under this Ordinance :
(d) "Drug" shall have the same meaning as in the Act and shall also include any substance exclusively used or prepared for use in accordance with the ayurvedic, unani and homeopathic or biochemic…...

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