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1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII Of 1870 )

Chapter V

OF THE MODE OF LEVYING FEES

Collection of Fees by stamps or through electronically or digitally, etc.
2[25. (1) All Fees referred to in section 3 or chargeable under this Act, shall be collected either by receipts or stamps or through electronically or digitally or, in case of scarcity of stamps or non- availability of electronic or digital means, in cash:
 
Provided that fees chargeable for serving and executing processes issued by a Certificate-officer in the proceedings in execution of certificates filed for recovery of land revenue or rent may be collected in cash or through electronically or digitally.
 
(2) The Government may, for the purpose of sub-section (1), appoint any Scheduled Bank, mobile operator, mobile phone based financial service (MFS), authority or agent, as it deems fit, to receive such fees.
 
(3) When a Scheduled Bank, mobile operator, mobile phone based financial service (MFS), authority or agent receives fees through electronically or digitally, it shall grant a receipt or e-receipt accordingly.]

  • 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
    Section 25 was substituted by section 2 of the Court Fees (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XIV of 2016).
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