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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter XII


Penalty for keeping market or slaughter-house open without licence, etc.
204.(1) Any person who keeps open for public use any market or slaughter-house in respect of which a licence is required by or under this Act, without obtaining licence therefor, or while the licence therefor is suspended, or after the same has been cancelled, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to fifty Taka and, in the case of a continuing offence, with an additional fine which may extend to five Taka or every day after the first during which the offence is continued.
(2) When a licence to open a private market or private slaughter-house is granted or refused or is suspended or cancelled, the Board shall cause a notice of the grant, refusal, suspension or cancellation to be posted in 2[Bengali], and in such other language or languages as it thinks necessary, in some conspicuous place by or near the entrance to the place to which the notice relates.

  • 1
    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
  • 2
    The word "Bengali" was substituted, for the word "English" by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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