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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter III



Classification of Cantonments
13.(1) Cantonments shall be divided into three classes, namely:-
(i) Class I Cantonments, in which the civil population exceeds ten thousand;
(ii) Class II Cantonment, in which the civil population exceeds two thousand five hundred, but does not exceed ten thousand; and
(iii) Class III Cantonments, in which the civil population does not exceed two thousand five hundred.
(2) For the purposes of sub-section (1), the civil population shall be calculated in accordance with the latest official census, or, if the Government, by general or special order, so directs, in accordance with a special census taken for the purpose.

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