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1The Police Act, 1861

( ACT NO. V OF 1861 )

Prohibition to sell tickets, etc.
2[34A.(1) No person shall sell or offer for sale any ticket once issued for admission as spectator to any place of entertainment at a price higher than the price at which such ticket was originally issued.
Explanation.In this section, the word “entertainment" means any exhibition, performance, amusement, game or sports to which persons are admitted as spectators on production of tickets and a "place of entertainment" shall be construed accordingly.
(2) Whoever contravenes the provision of sub-section (1) shall be liable to imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or to a fine which may extend to one hundred taka or to both.
(3) Any police-officer not below the rank of Sub-Inspector or Sergeant may arrest without warrant any person committing an offence under sub-section (1).]

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “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 34A was inserted by section 2 of the East Pakistan (Amendment) Act, 1957 (Act No. XVIII of 1957).
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