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The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947

( ACT NO. II OF 1947 )

2. For the purposes of this Act, “public servant” means a public servant as defined in section 21 of the Penal Code and includes an employee of any corporation or other body or organisation set by the Government and includes a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Member, Officer or other employee of a local 1[authority], or a Chairman, Director, Managing Director, Trustee, Member, Officer or other employee of any corporation, or other body or organisation constituted or established under any law.

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    The word “authority” was substituted for the words, commas and figures “council as defined in the Basic Democracies Order, 1959, or of a Municipal Committee” 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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