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1The Penal Code, 1860

( ACT NO. XLV OF 1860 )

Chapter XVI


Of Hurt

Voluntarily causing grievous hurt in respect of both eyes, hand or face by means of corrosive substance, etc.
2[326A. Whoever, except in the case provided for by section 335, voluntarily causes grievous hurt of the kind mentioned in
(a) clause secondly of section 320 in respect of both the eyes either by gouging out the same or by means of any corrosive substance; or
(b) clause sixthly of section 320 by means of any corrosive substance,
shall be punished with death, or 3[imprisonment] for life and shall also be liable to fine.]

  • 1
    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 326A. was inserted by section 2 of the Penal Code (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1984 (Ordinance No. LXIX of 1984)
  • 3
    The word “imprisonment” was substituted, for the word “transportation” by section 19 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)
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