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The Family Courts Ordinance, 1985

( Ordinance NO. XVIII OF 1985 )

Contempt of Family Courts
19. A person shall be guilty of contempt of the Family Court if he, without lawful excuse,-
(a) offers any insult to the Family Court;
(b) causes an interruption in the work of the Family Court;
(c) refuses to answer any question put by the Family Court, which he is bound to answer; or
(d) refuses to take oath to state the truth or to sign any statement made by him in the Family Court;
and the Family Court may forthwith try such person for such contempt and sentence him to a fine not exceeding two hundred taka.

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