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The Waqfs Ordinance, 1962 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. I Of 1962 )

Chapter VII


Penalties against outgoing mutawallis
63. If an outgoing mutawalli fails or refuses to make over charge of management of the waqf, and of the accounts, documents, records, papers and cash of the waqf and to surrender possession of the property and produce of the land, if any, to the succeeding mutawalli, on being required to do so under any of the provisions of this Ordinance, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 1[twenty thousand] taka and in default with imprisonment which may extend to six months.

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    The words “twenty thousand” were substituted for the words “two thousand” by section 8 of the Waqfs (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act No. XVIII of 2013).
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