THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1989
Ordinance No. 17, 1989
An Ordinance made further to amend the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969).
Whereas it is expedient to further amend the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969) for the purpose hereinafter appearing;
And whereas Parliament is not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render immediate action necessary;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred to him by article 93 (1) of the Constitution of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
1. Short title.- This Ordinance may be called the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Ordinance, 1989.
2. Amendment of section 7 of Ord.XXIII of 1969.- At the end of sub-section (2) of section 7 of the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, the full-stop shall be replaced by a colon, and thereafter the following conditions shall be added, namely:-
"Provided that more than one establishments under the same employer, which are allied to and connected with one another for the purpose of carrying on the same industry irrespective of their place of situation, shall be deemed to be one establishment for the purpose of this sub-section:3. Amendment of section 7A of Ord. XXIII of 1969.- At the end of clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 7A of the said Ordinance, the words "or if he was dismissed from any such establishment" shall be added.
Provided further that where any doubt or dispute arises as to whether any two or more establishments are under the same employer or whether they are allied to or connected with one another for the purpose of carrying on the same industry, the decision of the Registrar shall be final."
4. Substitution of section 47B of Ord. XXIII of 1969.- Section 47B of the said Ordinance shall be substituted by the following section 47B, namely:-
"47B. President and General Secretary not to be transferred.- Neither the President nor the General Secretary of any trade union shall be transferred from one place to another without his consent."5. Special Provisions.- (1) Notwithstanding anything said in the said Ordinance or in any other law for the time being in force, the names of all such existing trade unions that are not in accordance with the provisions of section 7(2) of the said Ordinance amended by this Ordinance, shall, after adequate inquiry, be published in the official Gazette by the Registrar of the trade unions.