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The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944

( Ordinance NO. XXXVIII OF 1944 )

An Ordinance to prevent the disposal or concealment of property procured by means of certain offences. 1

WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for preventing the disposal or concealment of money or other property procured by means of certain offences punishable under the Penal Code;
NOW, THREFORE, 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:-

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (l) This Ordinance may be called the Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and applies to all citizens of Bangladesh and public servants wherever they may be.
(3) It shall come into force at once.

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    Throughout this Ordinance, unless otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “Penal Code” and “High Court Division” were substituted for the words “Pakistan”, “appropriate Government”, “Pakistan Penal Code” and “High Court” respectively by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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