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The Probation of Offenders Ordinance, 1960

( Ordinance NO. XLV Of 1960 )

An Ordinance to provide for the release on probation of offenders in certain cases.1

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the release on probation of offenders in certain cases and for matters incidental thereto;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
 
 

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Probation of Offenders Ordinance, 1960.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) It shall come into force on such date or dates as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different areas.

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    Throughout this Ordinance, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted respectively for the words “Pakistan” and “Provincial Government” by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act VIII of 1973)
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