♣An Act to provide for the protection of Muslim Pilgrims.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the protection of Muslim Pilgrims;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Protection of 1[Muslim] Pilgrims Act, 1896;
(2) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette extend it to any place in Bangladesh; and
(3) It shall come into force-
(a) [Omitted by section 2 of the Protection of Muhammadan Pilgrims (Amendment) Act, 1956 (Act No. XIII of 1956).]
(b) in any place to which it may be extended by notification under sub-section (2) of this section, from date specified in this behalf in such notification.
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