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1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII Of 1870 )

Chapter V

OF THE MODE OF LEVYING FEES

Rules for supply, number, renewal and keeping accounts of stamps
27. The Government may, from time to time, make rules for regulating
 
 
(a) the supply of stamps to be used under this Act,
 
 
(b) the number of stamps to be used for denoting any fee chargeable under this Act,
 
 
(c) the renewal of damaged or spoiled stamps, 2[***]
 
 
(d) the keeping accounts of all stamps used under this Act3[,
 
(e) the collection of fees through electronically or digitally, and
 
(f) the mode of refund of fees under section 37:]
 
 
 
Provided that, in the case of stamps, used under section 3 in the High Court Division, such rules shall be made with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of 4[the Supreme Court].
 
 
All such rules shall be published in the official Gazette and shall thereupon have the force of law.

  • 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 “and” was omitted by section 3(a) of the Court Fees (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XIV of 2016).
  • 3
    The comma (,) was substituted for the colon (:) and clause (e) and (f) were inserted by section 3(b) of the Court Fees (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XIV of 2016).
  • 4
    The words “the Supreme Court” were substituted, for the words “such Court” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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