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The Agricultural Produce Markets Regulation Act, 1964 (East Pakistan Act)

( EAST PAKISTAN ACT NO. IX OF 1964 )

Penalty
17. Whoever contravenes any provision of this Act specified in the first column of the following table, shall be punished with fine or simple imprisonment, in default of fine, which may extend to the amount or period specified in the third column of the table.
   
TABLE
 
       

Provision of the Act.

 

Brief description of the offence.

Maximum fine or simple imprisonment.

       

Section 3(2)

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Acting as a market functionary in a notified market except under a licence.

[Taka 500] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 3 months.

Section 12(2)

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Paying or receiving market charges in excess of the market charges fixed under section 12(1).

[Taka 500] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 3 months.

Section 13

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Making or receiving any trade allowance other than an allowance prescribed by rules.

[Taka 500] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 2 months.

       

Section 15(2)

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Using any weight or measure other than a standard weight or measure.

[Taka 200] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 2 months.

Section 16(2)

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Refusal or wilful omission to furnish information and to produce documents or supplying of information knowing or having reason to believe such information to be false.

[Taka 500] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 3 months for the first offence and [Taka 10] per day for every day after the first offence during which the information or documents are not furnished or produced subject to a maximum of [Taka 1,000] or, in default, simple imprisonment for 6 months.


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