An Act to define and limit the powers of certain Courts in punishing contempts of courts.
WHEREAS doubts have arisen as to the powers of [the High Court Division] to punish contempts of Courts;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to resolve these doubts and to define and limit the powers exercisable by [the High Court Division] in punishing contempt of Court; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1)This Act may be called the Contempt of Courts Act, 1926
(2) It extends to the whole of [Bangladesh].
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the [Government] may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint.
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