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No seal needed for company registration  

Published: February 18, 2020 20:38:34 | Updated: February 20, 2020 10:35:44


No seal needed for company registration  

Parliament on Tuesday passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2020, dropping a provision of having a seal for getting a company registered, which will in turn help Bangladesh improve the ease of doing business index.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote, reports UNB.

The draft bill was approved amending some sections of the existing Company Act, 1994 to exempt the compulsory provision of having a seal for a company to get registered.

According to the Bill, if the compulsory provision can be withdrawn by March 31 next, Bangladesh would jump 7-8 notches in the index of ease of doing business.

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