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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter IV


Unauthorised possession of spirituous liquor
57. If within a cantonment, or within any limits defined under section 56,-
(a) any person subject to military or air-force law otherwise than as a military officer or a soldier, or
(b) the wife or servant of any such person or of a soldier, has in his or her possession, except on behalf of the Government or for the private use of a military officer, more than one quart of any spirituous liquor, other than fermented maltliquor, without the written permission of the Officer Commanding the station or of some person authorised by the Officer Commanding the station to grant such permission, he or she shall be punishable, in the case of a first offence, with fine which may extend to fifty Taka, and, in the case of a subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to one hundred Taka.

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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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