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Name: Bangladesh Nationalised Enterprises and Statutory Corporation (Prohibition of Strikes and Unfair Labour Practices) Order, 1972 (President's Order) (No. 55 of 1972).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1972-05-29
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1972-L-98734
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF PDF (consulted on 2015-04-17)
Abstract/Citation: 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.

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