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1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII Of 1870 )

Chapter III

COMPUTATION OF FEES

Power of persons making inquiry under sections 8C and 8D
8E.(1) The Court, when making an inquiry under section 8C and any person making an investigation under section 8D shall have, respectively, for the purposes of such inquiry or investigation, the powers vested in a Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, in respect of the following matters, namely:
 
 
(a) enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath or affirmation;
 
 
(b) compelling the production of documents or material objects; and
 
 
(c) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses
 
 
(2) An inquiry or investigation referred to in sub-section (1) shall be deemed to be a judicial proceeding within the meaning of sections, 193 and 228 of the 2[* * *] Penal Code.

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "the High Court Division", “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words "High Court" or "a High Court" or "any of the High Court", “Provincial Government” or “appropriate Government” and “rupees” or “Rs.” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 2
    The word “Pakistan” was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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