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The Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act, 1921

( ACT NO. XVIII Of 1921 )

Registration of maintenance orders
4.(1) Where a maintenance order has, whether before or after the passing of this Act, been made against any person by any Court in any reciprocating territory, and a certified copy of the order has been transmitted by the proper authority of that territory to the Government, the Government shall send a copy of the order to the prescribed officer of a Court in Bangladesh for registration, and, on receipt thereof, the order shall be registered in the prescribed manner.
(2) The Court in which an order is to be so registered as aforesaid shall, if the Court by which the order was made was, in the opinion of the Government, a Court of superior jurisdiction, be the High Court Division, and, if the Court was not, in its opinion, a Court of superior jurisdiction, be a Court of summary jurisdiction.

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