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The Bangladesh Hotels and Restaurants Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. LII OF 1982 )

Eviction of guests
16. (1) Except as hereinafter provided, no guest at a hotel shall be evicted or refused board or other service so long as he pays, or is ready and willing to pay, the fair rates and observes the displayed regulations of the hotel and conforms with the provisions of this Ordinance and the conditions prescribed thereunder.
(2) A guest or a customer who has been guilty of conduct which amounts to nuisance, or is a source of annoyance to other guests or customers, or threatens or intimidates any other guest or customers, or is likely to endanger the person or life of any individual in the hotel or restaurant, may be evicted by the owner or manager¬:
Provided that, if the owner or manager has good reason to apprehend an immediate breach of peace or commission of an offence by the guest or customer, he may use such force as may be necessary to restrain the guest or customer from so doing and shall immediately intimate the fact to the local police.
(3) Any guest or customer aggrieved by eviction or refusal of board or other services under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) may lodge a complain with the Controller who shall, after holding summary enquiry in the prescribed manner, pass such order as he deems fit.

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