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The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter X


Using vehicle in unsafe condition
1[149. Any person who drives or causes or allows to be driven in any public place a motor vehicle or trailer while the vehicle or trailer has any defect, which such person knows of or could have discovered by the exercise of ordinary care and which is calculated to render the driving of the vehicle a source of danger to persons and vehicles using such place, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month or with fine which may extend to two hundred and fifty Taka, or with both, or, if as a result of such defect an accident is caused, causing bodily injury or damage to property, with imprisonment which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand Taka, or with both.]

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    Section 149 was substituted by section 26 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XIX of 1990)
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