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The Post Office Act, 1898

( ACT NO. VI OF 1898 )

1♠An Act to consolidate and amend the Law relating to the Post Office.

WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the Post Office; It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Chapter I


Short title, extent, application and commencement.
1.(1) This Act may be called the Post Office Act, 1898.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and applies to all citizens of Bangladesh and persons in the service of Government wherever they may be.
(3) It shall come into force on the first day of July, 1898.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, "Government", "Taka" and "Penal Code" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Central Government" or "Provincial Government", "rupees" and "Pakistan Penal Code" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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