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The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929

( ACT NO. XIX OF 1929 )

Punishment for male adult above twenty-one years of age or female adult above eighteen years of age marrying a child
1[4. Whoever, being a male above twenty-one years of age, or being a female above eighteen years of age, contracts a child marriage shall be punishable with simple imprisonment which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to one thousand Taka, or with both.]

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    Section 4 was substituted, for section 4 by section 4 of the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Ordinance, 1984 (Ordinance No. XXXVIII of 1984)
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