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The International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973
( ACT NO. XIX OF 1973 )
[ 20th July , 1973 ]
2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “auxiliary forces” includes forces placed under the control of the Armed Forces for operational, administrative, static and other purposes;
[(aa) “armed forces” means the forces raised and maintained under the
Army Act, 1952
(XXXIX of 1952), the
Air Force Act, 1953
(VI of 1953), or the
Navy Ordinance, 1961
(XXXV of 1961); ]
(b) “Government” means the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;
(c) “Republic” means the People's Republic of Bangladesh;
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(e) “territory of Bangladesh” means the territory of the Republic as defined in article 2 of the Constitution of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;
(f) “Tribunal” means a Tribunal set up under this Act.
Clause (aa) was inserted by section 2(a) of The International Crimes (Tribunals) (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. LV of 2009).
Clause (d) was omitted by section 2(b) of The International Crimes (Tribunals) (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. LV of 2009).
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