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The Indecent Advertisements Prohibition Act, 1963

( ACT NO. XII OF 1963 )

An Act to prohibit indecent advertisements.1

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the prohibition of indecent advertisements;
AND WHEREAS the national interest of Pakistan in relation to the achievement of uniformity within the meaning of clause (2) of Article 131 of the Constitution requires Central legislation in the matter;

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Indecent Advertisements Prohibition Act, 1963.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
(3) It shall come into force at once.

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    Throughout this Act, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted for the words “Pakistan” and “Central Government” respectively 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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