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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter XII


Import of Cattle and Flesh

Import of cattle and flesh
216.(1) No person shall, without the permission in writing of the Board, bring into a cantonment any animal intended for human consumption, or the flesh of any animal slaughtered outside the cantonment otherwise than in a slaughter-house maintained by the Government or the board.
(2) Any animal or flesh brought into a cantonment in contravention of sub-section (1) may be seized by the Executive Officer or by any servant of the Board and sold or otherwise disposed of as the President of the Board may direct, and, if it is sold, the sale-proceeds may be credited to the cantonment fund.
(3) Whoever contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) shall be punishable with fine which may extend to fifty Taka.
(4) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to apply to cured or preserved meat or to animals driven or meat carried through a cantonment or consumption outside thereof, or to meat brought into a cantonment by any person for his immediate domestic consumption:
Provided that the Board may, by public notice, direct that the provisions of this section shall apply to cured or preserved meat of any specified description or brought from any specified place.

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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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