(Act No. 8 of 27)

[October 8, 20]

To meet the needs of domestic textiles, increase exports and create huge employment opportunities, to help Bangladesh’s textile sector to achieve international competitiveness, to develop sustainable development, investment incentive, modernization, coordination and quality control, demand based curriculum in textile education, research, human resource development and Creating efficient manpower and so on Ranta other provisions for the proper conduct of the affairs of the Act pranayanakalpe

As the textile sector has considerable scope and potential for expanding Bangladesh’s main export sector and beyond; And

since the domestic textile needs of the country to meet demand, increase export and create huge employment opportunities, help Bangladesh garment sector to achieve international competitiveness, sustainable development, investment incentive, modernization, coordination and quality control; Develop and create skilled manpower It is necessary And

as it is expedient and necessary to make provisions for the smooth functioning of other functions related to the garment industry;

Therefore, it is hereby enacted as follows: –

Short title and introduction

  1. (3) This Act shall be known as the Textiles Act, 20.

(2) It shall be effective immediately.


  1. Unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, in this Act, –

(1) “Department” means the Department of Textiles;

(2) “Manufacturing Materials” means, indirectly and indirectly, fibers, fibers, fabrics, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, finishing, finished garments, accessories packaging, fashion designing, embroidery, and other used in various levels of production. Instruments and machinery;

(4) “empowered employee” means any employee empowered by the Government or the dressing authority;

(3) “registration” means the registration under section 12 of the Act;

(4) “Director General” means the Director General of the Department;

(4) “Dressing authority” means the Department of Textiles;

(4) “Cloth” means any cloth or textile product manufactured by a natural material or any fiber made from fibers or fibers, or any of the following:

(a) any bark, stem, leaf, flower, fruit and roots of any plant fiber or plant. Manufactured fibers, such as jute and jute, fibers of cotton, coconut, banana, bamboo, cane and other plants;

(B) artificially prepared fibers in combination with various chemicals, such as polyester, nylon, acrylic, viscose or any other synthetic fiber;

(C) fibers produced from any mineral fiber or mineral;

(D) the fibers produced by any organism or from the body of an organism;

(3) “Textile Industry” means the manufacture of cotton, yarn, fabrics, textiles or textile fabrics, textile capital machinery, composite activities, allied textile and packaging material, production of textile products, processing, packaging, warehousing, import and export, sale and marketing, buying all the activities and the associated operating haujasaha All institutions, organizations and businesses:

the Shaw Sincerely yours that in the local market, which is not involved in the production of textile products, retail and wholesale business and the business of export and import activities shall not include:

(4) “person” means any person or organization, company, partnership business, firm or any other company and any entity or law artificial created by law;

(4) “Rule” means the rules made under this Act.

Functions of the Dressing Authority

  1. The dressing authority shall perform any functions necessary to provide support and services to the textile industry.

Management and supervision of take backed cloth mills recovered by the Government

  1. (4) If the garment mills violate any of the conditions applicable to any garment mills which have been made by law or under any policy executed under or under any policy of the Government, then the Government shall cancel, cancel, revoke, cancel or revoke the sale agreement. (take back).

(2) The Government may, under sub-section (1), hand over the reclaimed material to the Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation for the continuation or restarting of its activities.

(3) Besides government financing, the textile mills can be modernized and new fabricated by the cooperation of foreign government with the government of Bangladesh, public private partnership, domestic foreign joint investment, domestic private investment, foreign investment or similar arrangements.

(3) The Government may lease, under the rules prescribed by the prevailing law, the use of unused land or establishment of state-owned textile mills, public-private partnerships or any other production for the more productive work related to the textile industry.

Investment, development and support in the textile sector

  1. (3) The Government may take initiative to attract the necessary investment in the textile sector, in any other conventional way, including public, private, foreign, multinational companies, domestic foreign banks or financial institutions, public-private partnerships.

(2) The Government shall take necessary initiatives and provide assistance for the development and expansion of the textile sector.

(3) The Government shall take necessary initiatives, through coordination with the concerned Ministries or Departments, and economic and commercial diplomacy in order to further strengthen Bangladesh’s existing position in the textile industry, to adopt other necessary initiatives, including production of textile products, promotion of exports, use of advanced technology in production. .

(3) The Government may take necessary initiatives to provide investment benefits payable under income tax, value added tax, customs law and other related laws.

(3) A garment industry shall be entitled to receive any benefits, if any, paid by a government, semi-government, any statutory authority, trade association, association, bank, insurance or financial institution.

(4) For the purposes of this section, the necessary provisions may be prescribed by rules.

One-stop service

  1. (3) There will be a one-stop service center for the quick confirmation of all services, facilities, incentives, permits, concessions, licenses, permits, etc., including necessary infrastructure facilities to the entrepreneurs or investors to implement any project or initiative related to the garment industry.

(2) All matters pertaining to the setting up of a one-stop service center shall be determined by the rules.

Incentives and rewards

  1. (3) For the purposes of this Act, the Government may, if necessary, provide incentives to any textile industry in the manner and conditions prescribed by the Rules.

(2) The incentives announced by the government or announced by the National Industrial Policy for attracting foreign investment in the country shall be applied in a consistent manner for the purposes of this Act.

(3) The Government may, in the manner and conditions prescribed by the Rules, award the prize for making a significant contribution to the textile industry in order to encourage the people concerned.

Quality control, monitoring and coordination of production materials

  1. (4) While marketing imported colors, chemicals and any other material for use in the textile industry at any stage, the empowered employee may, from the importer, collect the samples and test them in a manner determined by the rules.

(2) No product that is harmful to the environment may be prepared or marketed by the material referred to in sub-section (1).

Import and export of raw materials

  1. (4) Imported raw materials may not be sold or marketed for use in the non-export only textile industry for the purpose of exporting or exporting textiles.

(2) If a person sells raw material used in the textile industry under a Letter of Credit (LC) to an export-oriented textile industry in the country, it will be treated as concealed export income and in such case he will be eligible for sale money in foreign currency.

Development of security and work environment

  1. The internal security of the textile industry and the quality of the overall working environment must be ensured by the respective textile industry.

Creation of skilled manpower in the garment sector, etc.

  1. (3) The Government shall, in order to create skilled manpower in the textile sector, shall take measures to establish and provide necessary educational institutions.

(2) The Government will take steps to set up universities, colleges, design institutes, fashion institutes, textile training centers (TTCs) to create skilled manpower in the textile sector.

(4) For the purpose of this section, a clothing education institution may be established under the Public Private Partnership.

(3) The Government may, in the fulfillment of the purpose of this Act, receive necessary assistance from the trade association concerned in the textile industry to provide skilled manpower by providing training.

(3) The Directorate shall act as the coordinator of the Government, semi-government and privately-established textile vocational institutes, textile institutes, textile engineering colleges to improve the quality of education, curriculum preparation and information conservation.

(4) The Department shall coordinate between the Technical Board of Technical Education and the Government and Private Universities to assist in the preparation of curriculum based on the demand for the textile industry.

(3) The Department shall, according to the direction of the Government, carry out the duties of quality education management of textile engineering colleges, textile institutes and textile vocational institutes or homogeneous institutions.

(3) The Department may inspect such educational institutions and make recommendations to the Government accordingly, to check the quality of education of the private textile educational institutions, the apparatus and equipment for the practical training of the machinery.

(3) The Government shall undertake specialized training activities for the design, marketing, merchandising, management and enhancement of the overall technical skills for the production of high value added textile or textile products in the textile sector.

(3) For the purpose of this section, if necessary, the initiative of providing appropriate training by the foreign trainer may be undertaken.

Registration of textile industry

১২। (১) মহাপরিচালক বস্ত্রশিল্প নিবন্ধকের দায়িত্ব পালন করিবেন:

তবে শর্ত থাকে যে, প্রয়োজনীয়তার নিরিখে সরকার, সরকারি গেজেটে প্রজ্ঞাপন দ্বারা, অধিদপ্তরের অন্য কোনো উপযুক্ত কর্মচারীকে বস্ত্রশিল্প নিবন্ধকের ক্ষমতা অর্পণ করিতে পারিবে।

(২) পোষক কর্তৃপক্ষের নিবন্ধন ব্যতীত কোনো বস্ত্রশিল্প পরিচালনা করা যাইবে না।

(৩) উপ-ধারা (১) এর অধীন নিবন্ধন প্রাপ্তির জন্য, বিধি দ্বারা নির্ধারিত পদ্ধতিতে ও ফি প্রদান সাপেক্ষে, নিবন্ধকের নিকট আবেদন দাখিল করিতে হইবে।

(৪) উপ-ধারা (৩) এ যাহা কিছুই থাকুক না কেন, বিদ্যমান কোনো আইনের অধীন প্রতিষ্ঠিত অন্য কোনো কর্তৃপক্ষ বা সংস্থা কর্তৃক, এই আইন প্রণয়নের পূর্বে প্রদত্ত বস্ত্র শিল্পের নিবন্ধন―

(ক) এইরূপে কার্যকর থাকিবে যেন উহা এই আইনের অধীন প্রদত্ত হইয়াছে;

(খ) কেবল উহার অবশিষ্ট মেয়াদ পর্যন্ত কার্যকর থাকিবে;

(C) if its term has already expired, it shall be renewed under this Act;

(D) In ​​the case of renewal, the provisions of this Act shall apply.

(4) An application filed under sub-section (1), in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the rules made thereunder, shall, in writing, give a registration certificate within 5 (sixty) days of the filing of the application.

(3) If the registration certificate provided under this section is lost or lost, an application must be submitted to the registrar, in the manner prescribed by the rules and subject to the payment of fees.

(4) The registration certificate provided under this section shall have the terms and conditions for its registration.

Registration renewal, suspension, cancellation, etc.

  1. (3) The Registrar shall submit a renewal application for registration, in the manner prescribed by the Rules, three (three) months prior to the expiry of the registration period.

(2) The Registrar shall, in the manner prescribed by the Rules, suspend or terminate the registration, if any provision of this Act or the rules made thereunder is violated or if any of the conditions mentioned in the Registration Certificate are violated or any false or untrue information is provided for the purpose of obtaining the registration? Can do

(3) No registration under sub-section (2) shall be suspended or, in the case, canceled, without giving the Registrar the opportunity to show the cause for a period of at least (fifteen) days.

Register of Buying Houses

  1. Whatever is in section 4, the Government may, by necessity, by notification in the Official Gazette, prescribe the procedure of applying for registration of the House of Buying House, issuance of registration certificate, suspension of registration and renewal, fixing fees.

Establish laboratory

  1. For the purpose of this Act, the Government may set up international standard laboratories.

Research, establishment of data repositories, data conservation etc.

  1. (4) The Government may establish a number of research institutes for the development and research of the textile sector.

(2) Any private organization concerned with the textile industry may, if necessary, establish a research institute, on the basis of public private partnership.

(3) The Department shall establish an online based database, collecting the required information from all the offices or companies or business organizations concerned.

(3) The concerned government offices or companies or business organizations shall provide information as per the demand of the Directorate for the purpose of inserting in the database set up under sub-section (1).

(3) The Department shall analyze the information stored in the database and will publish, on a yearly basis, the list of registered textile industries, the import, production and export of textile and other related booklets.

Inspection and information provided

  1. (3) The authorized employee may inspect the garment industry in accordance with the conditions of registration, in the manner prescribed by the rules, and shall report to the Government in the light of the information received at such inspection and submit to the Government the recommendations.

(2) The Government shall, without the authority of any authority or organization established by law, take necessary measures regarding the operation and marketing of yarn and textiles, and, from time to time, issue necessary instructions.

(3) The Government shall, for inspection under sub-section (1), provide necessary assistance to the dressing authority for the purpose of obtaining engineering competence.


  1. (4) If any person or registrant is annoyed by any order given under this Act, he may file an appeal to the government within 3 (thirty) days from the date of receipt of such order.

(2) A decision must be made in this regard within 5 (sixty) days from the date of the filing of an appeal under sub-section (1) and the decision of the Government on that matter shall be final.

Handing over power

  1. The Government or, in the field, the Department, may, by written order, delegate any of its powers to any person, employee or organization subject to the conditions set forth in that order.

Ability to grant exemption

  1. The Government may, by order, exempt any person, manufacturer, importer and exporter of textiles and textiles from the enforcement of the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder.

Eliminate the difficulty

  1. If any difficulty arises due to the ambiguity of any provision of this Act in the execution of the provisions of this Act, the Government may, by complying with this Act and the rules made thereunder, provide a clarification or explanation to it by notification in the Official Gazette.

Ability to make rules

  1. The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for the purposes of this Act.

Ability to formulate policies

  1. The Government may, in conformity with this Act and the rules made thereunder, make policies.


  1. All work performed, decisions taken, orders issued or approved by the existing Department shall continue to operate as if it has been executed, adopted, issued or approved under this Act, subject to non-compliance with this Act.