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Name: Export Processing Zones Workers Association and Industrial Relations Act, 2004 (No. 23 of 2004) (EWAIRA).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-07-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Authentic English text, 2004-09-04, S.R.O. No.-268/Law/2004 (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: BGD-2004-L-68849
Bibliography: Authentic English text, 2004-09-04, S.R.O. No.-268/Law/2004 (DOC.NORMES)
Legislation on-line in Bengali Legislation on-line in Bengali Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF of Act in Bengali PDF of Act in Bengali (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-01-21)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I: Preliminary (definitions)
Chapter II: Workers representation and welfare committee
Chapter III: Workers association
Chpater IV: Unfair practices, agreements, etc.
Chapter V: Conciliation and arbitration
Chpater VI: EPZ labour tribunal, appellate tribunal, etc.
Chpater VII: Penalties and procedure
Chapter VIII: Miscellaneous

The EWAIRA was to expire on 1 November 2008. In 2008 the interim military government decreed an extension of the EWAIRA for an additional two years, from 1 November 2008 to 1 November 2010.
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