The government has promulgated an ordinance titled 'The Chartered Secretaries Ordinance 2008' for development of the services of this category of officials in a coordinated away.
There will be an institute called 'Chartered Secretaries Institute' for exacting the objectives of the Ordinance.
The president has promulgated the Ordinance with effect from June 16.
“The head office of the institute will be situated in Dhaka and, if necessary, there will be branches at any place in the country,” says the gazette notification on the new law.
There will be a council called 'Chartered Secretaries Council' and the members of the council will elect president, senior vice-president, vice- president and treasurer. The tenure of the council will be three years.