The ministry of Jute & Textile has referred to the parliament committee to review the textile and jute industry for the welfare of the people connected with this profession.
On behalf of the Minister of Textiles and Jute; Mr. Imazuddin Pramanik, the draft law “Jute Bill 2016” was presented for enactment in the Bangladeshi parliament by Mirza Azam, the Minister of the State here on Wednesday.
According to the spokesman, the ministry has referred to the parliament committee to review the textile and jute industry for the welfare of the people connected with this profession. The 1962 ordinance already saves an imprisonment for three years against the violation of the law. The new bill will append to a prison term as a fine of Tk 100,000.
This additional proposed law of fine which is presented to the government will support the industry to generate fund for the development and progress of jute yarn and jute products in the country. The law further says that the government will be authorized to accumulate data on the sales and purchase an individual product produced from the jute fiber.
The government also saves the right for seeking the details of manufacturing products, sales, and purchase, from the individuals. The government will have the right to keep everything related to the jute business under its control.