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02/12/2022
The Penal Code, 1860

1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV OF 1860 )

Chapter XIX

OF THE CRIMINAL BREACH OF CONTRACTS OF SERVICE

[Repealed]
490. [Repealed by the Workmen's Breach of Contract (Repealing) Act, 1925 (Act No. III of 1925).]
Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person
491. Whoever, being bound by a lawful contract to attend on or to supply the wants of any person who, by reason of youth, or of unsoundness of mind, or of a disease or bodily weakness, is helpless or incapable of providing for his own safety or of supplying his own wants, voluntarily omits so to do, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to two hundred taka, or with both.
[Repealed]
492. [Repealed by the Workmen's Breach of Contract (Repealing) Act, 1925 (Act No. III of 1925).]
 
 

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “the Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Central or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government” or “the Provincial Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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