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Name: Press Council Act, 1974 (Act No. XXV of 1974).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1974-02-14
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1974-L-76404
Bibliography: 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, pp. 145-156
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a Press Council for the purpose of preserving the freedom of the press and maintaining and improving the standard of newspapers and news agencies.

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