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23/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Smuggling of Arms Act, 1934

( ACT NO. VI OF 1934 )

Definitions
2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
 
 
(1) "arms" and "ammunition" have the same meaning as in section 4 of the Arms Act, 1878;
 
 
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(4) "notified area" means any area which is declared to be a notified area under section 3.
 
 
(5) "smuggler of arms" includes any person who-
 
 
(a) smuggler arms or ammunition into or from Bangladesh, or abets such smuggling;
 
 
(b) sells, purchases, receives or transports, or abets the sale, purchase, receipt or transport of, arms or ammunition which he knows or has reason to believe to have been smuggled;
 
 
(c) has been convicted by any Court in Bangladesh of an offence connected with the smuggling of arms or ammunition; or
 
 
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    Clauses (2) and (3) were omitted by First Schedule of the East Pakistan Repealing and Amending Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. XIII of 1962)
  • 2
    Sub-clause (d) was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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