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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX Of 1890 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND OFFENCES

Other offences

Opening or not properly shutting gates
124. In either of the following cases, namely:-
 
 
(a) if a person knowing or having reason to believe that an engine or train is approaching along the railway, opens any gate set up on either side of the railway across a road, or passes or attempts to pass, or drives or takes, or attempts to drive or take, any animal, vehicle or other thing across the railway,
 
 
(b) if, in the absence of a gate-keeper, a person omits to shut and fasten such a gate as aforesaid as soon as he and any animal, vehicle or other thing under his charge have passed through the gate,
 
 
the person shall be punished with fine which may extend to fifty Taka.

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