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The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

( ACT NO. OF 1972 )

Prohibition of forced labour
34. (1) All forms of forced labour are prohibited and any contravention of this provision shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law.
 
 
 
 
(2) Nothing in this article shall apply to compulsory labour–
 
 
 
 
(a) by persons undergoing lawful punishment for a criminal offence; or
 
 
 
 
(b) required by any law for public purposes.

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