Parliament on Tuesday passed the ‘Chattogram Port Authority Bill’ consolidating harder punishment for contaminating climate in the port region, reports UNB.
State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, moved the bill in the House and it was passed by voice vote.
The regulation likewise nullified the Chittagong Port Authority Ordinance, 1976 as it was proclaimed during a tactical system.
According to the regulation, the discipline for hurting the climate by contaminating water, land and drift will be fixed according to the climate protection regulation.
It likewise says in the event that any standard under the law is penetrated and discipline for which isn’t expressed in the climate preservation regulation, the fine will be a half year of detainment or Tk 200,000 as fine or both.
As per another arrangement consolidated in the bill, the discipline for evading cost, expense and different charges of the port will welcome a one-month prison or fine of Tk 100,000 or both.
For lease and cost the power will figure out a graph and take consent from the public authority. Be that as it may, no consent will be expected for lease or cost underneath Tk 5,000.
The draft regulation likewise proposed production of an asset for the improvement of the Port.
According to the regulation, there will be one Chairman and a seven-part board for Chattogram Port Authority. In the current regulation, there is a four-part board. The Board will hold somewhere around one gathering in like clockwork.