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The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1958

( ACT NO. XL OF 1958 )

♣An Act to repeal and re-enact, with certain amendments, the [Criminal Law] Amendment Act, 1948.

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to repeal and re-enact, with certain amendments, the [Criminal Law] Amendment Act, 1948, providing for the more speedy trial and more effective punishment of certain offences;
 
 
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the 1[Criminal Law] Amendment Act, 1958.
 
 
 
 
(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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    The words “Criminal Law” were substituted for the words “Pakistan Criminal Law” by section 2 of the Criminal Law Amendment (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. VI of 1978)
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