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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter VIII

OF THE COLLECTION OF DRIFT AND STRANDED TIMBER

Power to make rule and prescribe penalties
51. (1) The Government may make rules to regulate the following matter, namely:-
 
 
(a) the salving, collection and disposal of all timber mentioned in section 45;
 
 
(b) the use and registration of boats used in salving and collecting timber;
 
 
(c) the amounts to be paid for salving, collecting, moving, storing or disposing of such timber; and
 
 
(d) the use and registration of hammers and other instruments to be used for marking such timber.
 
 
(2) The Government may prescribe, as penalties for the contravention of any rules made under this section, imprisonment for a term which may extend to 1[three years and shall not be less than two months and shall also be laible to fine which may extend to ten thousand Taka and shall not be less than two thousand Taka].

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    The words "three years and shall not be less than two months and shall also be laible to fine which may extend to ten thousand Taka and shall not be less than two thousand Taka" were substituted, for the words and commas "six months, or fine which may extend to five hundred Taka, or both" by section 12 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)
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