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The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter X

OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

Sale of vehicle in or alteration of vehicle to a condition contravening this Ordinance
151. Whoever, being an importer of or dealer in motor vehicles, sells or delivers or offers to sell or deliver a motor vehicle or trailer in such condition that the use thereof in a public place would be in contravention of Chapter VI or any rule made thereunder or alters the motor vehicle or trailer so as to render its condition such that its use in a public place would be in contravention of Chapter VI or any rule made thereunder shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to five thousand Taka or with both:
 
 
 
 
Provided that, no person shall be convicted under this section if he proves that he had reasonable cause to believe that the vehicle would not be used in a public place until it had been put into a condition in which it might lawfully be so used.

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