♣An Act to provide for the better control of riotous and disorderly persons commonly known as goondas residing in or frequenting certain [areas] [* * *].
[WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for special measures for better control of disorderly persons commonly known as goondas in certain cities and towns and the neighbourhood of those towns and cities and for ancillary matters;]
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers so assumed, the Governor is pleased hereby to enact as follows:-
Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the [* * *] Control of Disorderly and Dangerous Persons (Goondas) Act, 1954.
(2) It extends to the whole of [Bangladesh].
(3) It shall come into force in such [area or areas], and on such dates, as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct.
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