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The Telegraph Act, 1885

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1885 )

Injury to or interference with a telegraph line or post
1[25A. If, in any case not provided for by section 25, any person deals with any property and thereby wilfully or negligently damages any telegraph line or post duly placed on such property in accordance with the provisions of this Act, he shall be liable to pay the telegraph authority such expenses (if any) as may be incurred in making good such damage, and shall also, if the telegraphic communication is by reason of the damage so caused interrupted, be punishable with a fine which may extend to one thousand Taka:
Provided that the provisions of this section shall not apply where such damage or interruption is caused by a person dealing with any property in the legal exercise of a right if he has complied with the provisions of section 19A (1).]

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    Section 25A was inserted by section 8 of the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Act, 1914 (Act No. VII of 1914)
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