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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

Power to try offences summarily
67. The District Magistrate or any Magistrate of the first class specially empowered in this behalf by the Government may try summarily, under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, any forest-offence punishable with imprisonment for a term not exceeding 1[two years], or fine not exceeding 2[ten thousand] Taka, or both.

  • 1
    The words "two years" were substituted, for the words "six months" by section 20 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)
  • 2
    The words "ten thousand" were substituted, for the words "five hundred" by section 20 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)
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