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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX OF 1890 )

Chapter IX


Other offences

Special provision with respect to the commission by children of acts endangering safety of persons travelling by the railway
130.(1) If a minor under the age of twelve years is with respect to any railway guilty of any of the acts or omissions mentioned or referred to in any of the four last foregoing sections, he shall be deemed, notwithstanding anything in section 82 or section 83 of the 1[Penal Code], to have committed an offence, and the Court convicting him may, if it thinks fit, direct that the minor, if a male, shall be punished with whipping, or may require the father or guardian of the minor to execute, within such time as the Court may fix, a bond binding himself, in such penalty as the Court directs, to prevent the minor from being again guilty of any of those acts or omissions.
(2) The amount of the bond, if forfeited, shall be recoverable by the Court as if it were a fine imposed by itself.
(3) If a father or guardian fails to execute a bond under sub-section (1) within the time fixed by the Court, he shall be punished with fine which may extend to fifty Taka.

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