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The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947

( ACT NO. II OF 1947 )

An Act for the more effective prevention of bribery and corruption.1

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to make more effective provision for the prevention of bribery and corruption;
 
 
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

Short title and extent
1. (1) This Act may be called the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and applies to all citizens of Bangladesh and persons in the service of 2[the Republic] wherever they may be.

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government” and “Penal Code” were substituted for the words “Pakistan”, “Central Government” and “Pakistan Penal Code” respectively by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 2
    The words “the Republic” were substituted for the word “Government” 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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