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The Petroleum Act, 1934

( ACT NO. XXX OF 1934 )

Chapter III


Reports of accidents with petroleum
27. Where any accident by explosion or fire, which is attended with loss of human life or serious injury to person or property, occurs as the result of the ignition of petroleum or petroleum vapour, or occurs in or near any place where petroleum is kept and under circumstances making it likely that it was the result of such ignition, the person for the time being in charge of the petroleum shall forthwith give information to the nearest Magistrate or to the officer in charge of the nearest police station 1[and to the Chief Inspector of Explosives in Bangladesh].

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    The words "and to the Chief Inspector of Explosives in Bangladesh" were inserted by section 16 of the Petroleum (Amendment) Ordinance, 1986 (Ordinance No. XXXIX of 1986)
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