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Name: Export Processing Zones (EPZ) Workers Welfare Association and Industrial Relations Act of 2010 (Act No. 43 of 2010).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-08-01
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-2010-L-92066
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in Bengali Legislation on-line in Bengali Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF of Act in Bengali PDF of Act in Bengali (consulted on 2013-01-21)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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