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(8) The Advisers shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Chief Adviser.

(9) The Chief Adviser or an Adviser may resign his office by writing under his hand addressed to the President.

(10) The Chief Adviser or an Adviser shall cease to be Chief Adviser or Adviser if he is disqualified to be appointed as such under this article.

(11) The Chief Adviser shall have the status, and shall be entitled to the remuneration and privileges, of a Prime Minister and an Adviser shall have the status, and shall be entitled to the remuneration and privileges, of a Minister.

(12) The Non-Party Care-taker Government shall stand dissolved on the date on which the prime Minister enters upon his office after the constitution of new parliament.

58D. Functions of Non-Party Care-taker Government
(1) The Non-Party Care-taker Government shall discharge its functions as an interim government and shall carry on the routine functions of such government with the aid and assistance of persons in the services of the Republic; and, except in the case of necessity for the discharge of such functions its shall not make any policy decision.

(2) The Non-Party Care-taker Government shall give to the Election Commission all possible aid and assistance that may be required for bolding the general election of members of parliament peacefully, fairly and impartially.

58E. Certain provisions of the Constitution to remain ineffective
Notwithstanding anything contained in articles 48(3), 141A(1) and 141C(1) of the Constitution, during the period the Non-Party Care-taker government is functioning, provisions in the constitution requiring the President to act on the advice of the Prime Minister or upon his prior counter-signature shall be ineffective."]



59. Local Government
(1) Local Government in every administrative unit of the Republic shall be entrusted to bodies, composed of persons elected in accordance with law.

(2) Everybody such as is referred to in clause (1) shall, subject to this Constitution and any other law, perform within the appropriate administrative unit such functions as shall be prescribed by Act of Parliament, which may include functions relating to-

1. Administration and the work of public officers;
2. the maintenance of public order;
3. the preparation and implementation of plans relating to public services and economic development.

60. Powers of local government bodies
For the purpose of giving full effect to the provisions of article 59 Parliament shall, by law, confer powers on the local government bodies referred to in that article, including power to impose taxes for local purposes, to prepare their budgets and to maintain funds.]


61. Supreme Command
The supreme command of the defence services of Bangladesh shall vest in the President and the exercise thereof shall be regulated by law 27cand such law shall, during the period in which there is a Non-Party Care-taker Government under article 58B, be administered by the President.

62. Recruitment, etc., of defence services
(1) Parliament shall by law provide for regulating-

1. the raising and maintaining of the defence services of Bangladesh and of their reserves;
2. the grant of commissions therein;
3. the appointment of Chief of Staff of the defence services, and their salaries and allowances; and
4. the discipline and other matters relating to those services and reserves.

(2) Until Parliament by law provides for the matters specified in clause (1) the President may, by order, provide for such of them as are not already subject to existing law.

63. War
(1) War shall not be declared and the Republic shall not participate in any war except with the assent of Parliament.

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64. The Attorney-General
(1) The President shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court to be Attorney-General for Bangladesh.

(2) The Attorney-General shall perform such duties as may be assigned to him by the President.

(3) In the performance of his duties, the Attorney-General shall have the right of audience in all courts of Bangladesh.

(4) The Attorney-General shall hold office during the pleasure of the President, and shall receive such remuneration as the President may determine.

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