THIRD SCHEDULE

[Article 148]

OATHS AND AFFIRMATIONS
1. The President- An oath (or affirmation) in the following form shall be administered by the 115[Chief Justice]-

"I,........................................., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of President of Bangladesh according to law:

That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution:

And that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will"

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116a[1A. The President in the case of performing the functions of the Chief Adviser.-Oaths (or Affirmations) in the following forms shall be administered by the Chief Justice-
(a) Oath (or Affirmation of office:
"I, ......................do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of Chief Adviser of the Non-Party Care-taker government according to law:
That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh:
That I will Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution:
And that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."
(b) Oath (or Affirmation) of secrecy:
"I, .................... do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consderation or shall become known to me as Chief Adviser of the Non-Party Care-taker government except as may be required for the due discharhe of my duty as Chief Adviser."]
2. The 117[Prime Minister 118* * * * and other Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers.- Oaths (or affirmations) in the following forms shall be administered by the President-
(a) Oath (or affirmation) of office;
"I ........................, do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of Prime Minister (or as the case may be) according to law:
That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh;
That I will Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution:
And That I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear of favour, affection or ill-will."
(b) Oath (or Affirmation) of secrecy;
"I, ........................, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Prime Minister (or as the case may be) except as may be required for the due discharge of my duty as Prime Minister (or as the case may be)."
118a[2A. In Chief Adviser ................................. and Advisers.- Oaths (or affirmations) in the following forms shall be administered by the President-
(a) Oath (or affirmation) of office:
"I, .............................................. do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of the Chief Adviser (or Adviser) of the Non-Party Care-taker Government, according to law;
That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh;
That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution;
That I will do tight to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."
(b) Oath (or affirmation of secrecy;
"I, ............................................... do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will not directly or inderectly connunicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Chief Adviser (or Adviser of the Non-party Care-taker Government, except as may be required for the due discharge of my duty as Chief Adviser (or Adviser)."]
3. The Speaker.- An Oath (or affirmation) in the following form shall be administered by the 119[president]
"I , ..............., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the Speaker of Parliament and (whenever I am called upon so to do) of the President, according to law; That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh; That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution; And that I will do right to all manner of People according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."
4. Deputy Speaker.- An oath (or affirmation) in the following form shall be administered by the 120[President]-
"I, ....................., do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties or Deputy Speaker or Parliament and (whenever I am called upon so to do) of the Speaker, according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution: And that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.
5. Member of Parliament.- An oath (or affirmation) in the following form shall be administratered 121* * * by the Speaker-
"I, ............................., having been elected a member of Parliament do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties upon which I am about to enter according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: And that I will not allow my personal interest to influence the discharge of my duties as a member of Parliament." 122[6. Chief Justice or Judges.- An oath (or Affirmation) in the following form shall be administered, in the case of the Chief Justice by the President, and in the case of a Judge Appointed to a division, by the Chief Justice- "I, ............., having been appointed Chief Justice of Bangladesh (or Judge of the Appellate/High Court Division of the Supreme Court) do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of my office according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and the laws of Bangladesh: And that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear of favour, affection or ill-will."]
7. Chief Election Commissioner or Election Commissioner.- An oath (or Affirmation) in the following from shall be administered by the 123[Chief Justice]
"I, ............................, having been appointed Chief Election Commissioner (or Election Commissioner), do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of my office according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution: And that I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions."
8. Comptroller and Auditor-General.- An oath (or Affirmation) in the following form shall be administered by the [Chief Justice]-
"I, ...................., having been appointed Comptroller and Auditor-General do solemnly swear (ro affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of my office according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution: And that I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions."
9. Member of Public Service Commission.- An oath (or Affirmation) in the following form shall be administered by the [Chief Justice]-
"I, ......................., having been appointed Chairman (or Member) of a Public Service Commission do solemnly swear (or Affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of my office according to law: That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Bangladesh: That I will preserve, protect and defend the Commission: And That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions."