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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter X


Power to alter fines fixed under that Act
71. The Government, may by notification in the official Gazette, direct that, in lieu of the fines fixed under section 12
of the Cattle-trespass Act, 1871, there shall be levied 1[per day
or part thereof] for each head of cattle impounded under section 70 of this Act such fines as it thinks fit, but not exceeding the following, that is to say:-



For each elephant   

.....    [Taka one thousand]


For each buffalo or camel.

......   [Taka two hundred]


For each horse, mare, gelding, pony, colt, filly, mule, bull, bullock, cow or heifer  


......   [Taka one hundred]


For each calf, ass, pig, ram, ewe, sheep lamb, goat or kid

.......  [Taka fifty]


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    The words "per day or part thereof" were inserted by section 14 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 2000 (Act No. X of 2000)
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