The Collective Fines Ordinance, 1942

( Ordinance NO. XX Of 1942 )

An Ordinance to provide for the imposition of collective fines.1

 
 
 
WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for the imposition of collective fines in connection with offences prejudicially affecting the defence of Bangladesh, the public safety, the maintenance of public order, the efficient prosecution of war, or the maintenance of supplies or services necessary to the life of the community;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 72 of the Government of India Act, as set out in the Ninth Schedule to the Government of India Act, 1935, the Governor General is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
 
 

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