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1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV OF 1860 )

Chapter XVI


Of Offences affecting Life

Causing death by rash driving or riding on a public way
2[304B. Whoever causes the death of any person by rash or negligent driving of any vehicle or riding on any public way not amounting to culpable homicide shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 3[three years], or with fine, or with both.]

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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).
  • 2
    Section 304B. was inserted by section 5 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. X of 1982)
  • 3
    The words “three years” were substituted, for the words “seven years” by section 2 of the Penal Code (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLVIII of 1985)
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