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The Metal Tokens Act, 1889

( ACT NO. I OF 1889 )

Prohibition of receipt by local authorities and railways as money of metal which is not coin
8. (1) No piece of metal which is not coin as defined in the 1[Penal Code] shall be received as money by or on behalf of any railway-administration or local authority.
(2) If any person on behalf of a railway-administration, or on behalf of a local authority, or on behalf of the lessee of the collection of any toll or other impost leviable by a railway-administration or local authority, receives as money any piece of metal which is not such coin as aforesaid, he shall be punished with fine which may extend to ten 2[Taka].

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