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The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929

( ACT NO. XIX OF 1929 )

1♣An Act to restrain the solemnization of child marriages.

WHEREAS it is expedient to restrain the solemnization of child marriages; It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and applies to all citizens of Bangladesh wherever they may be.
(3) It shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 1930

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh" and "Taka" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" and "rupees" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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