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The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter X

OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

Using of motor vehicles emitting smokes.
150. (1) Whoever drives or causes or allows or lets out a motor vehicle for use in any public place, the smoke of which would constitute a health hazard, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 1[two hundred] Taka.
 
 
 
 
(2) Any police officer not below the rank of Sub Inspector of Police in uniform authorised in this behalf by the 2[Authority or any Inspector of Motor Vehicles or other persons authorised in this behalf by the Authority] may seize and detain such vehicle for such time as may be necessary to ascertain if the smokes constitute a health hazard.
 
 
(3) No person shall be convicted of an offence punishable under sub-section (1) solely on the evidence of a witness unless that opinion is based on a test by the competent person.

  • 1
    The words “two hundred” were substituted for the words “five hundred” by section 27 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XIX of 1990)
  • 2
    The words “Authority or any Inspector of Motor Vehicles or other persons authorised in this behalf by the Authority” were substituted for the words and comma “Government or the Director, Road Transport Maintenance or any Inspector of Motor Vehicles or other persons authorised in this behalf by the Government” by section 44 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1988 (Act No. XXVII of 1988)
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