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The Electoral Rolls Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. LXI OF 1982 )

Breach of duty in connection with the preparation, etc. of electoral rolls
19. (1) If any Registration Officer, Assistant Registration Officer or other person required by or under this Ordinance to perform any duty in connection with the preparation, revision or correction of an electoral roll or the inclusion or deletion of any entry in or from that roll is, without reasonable cause, guilty of any act or wilful omission in breach of such duty, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to Taka five thousand, or with both.
(2) No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any such officer or other person for damages in respect of any such act or omission as aforesaid.
(3) No Court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under sub-section (1) unless there is a complaint made by order of, or under authority from, the Commission.]

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