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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter X


Prevention of Infectious, or Contagious Diseases

Disposal of infectious corpse
170. Where any person has died in a cantonment from any infectious or contagious disease, the Executive Officer may, by notice in writing,-
(a) require any person having charge of the corpse to convey the same to a mortuary, thereafter to be disposed of in accordance with law; or
(b) prohibit the removal of the corpse from the place where death occurred except for the purpose of being buried or burned or of being conveyed to a mortuary.

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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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