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10/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Cotton Transport Act, 1923

( ACT NO. III OF 1923 )

Definitions
2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
(a) "certified copy", in relation to a licence, means a copy of the licence certified in the manner described in section 76 of the Evidence Act, 1872, by the authority by which the licence was granted;
 
 
(b) "cotton" means every kind of unmanufactured cotton, that is to say, ginned and unginned cotton, cotton waste and cotton seed;
 
 
(c) "cotton waste" means droppings, strippings, fly and other waste products of a cotton-mill other than yarn waste;
 
 
(d) "licence" means a licence granted under this Act;
 
 
(e) "notified station" means a railway station specified in a notification under section 3;
 
 
(f) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; and
 
 
(g) "protected area" means an area into which the import of cotton or of any kind of cotton has been prohibited wholly or partly by a notification under section 3.

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