Laws of Bangladesh

The Smuggling of Arms Act, 1934

( ACT NO. VI OF 1934 )

Evasion of orders
8. Where any person on whom a warrant has been served under section 5-
(i) fails to attend at the place and at the time or times specified in the warrant and thereafter when required in order to receive the order of the Government under section 7, or
(ii) prior to the issue of that order, leaves Bangladesh or the notified area, as the case may be,
the Government may issue the order under section 7 in the absence of that person by publishing the same in the official Gazette, and such person shall be deemed to have absconded in order to evade that order:
Provided that the Government may condone a failure to attend under clause (i), on reasons for such non-attendance being furnished to its satisfaction, and in that case such person shall not be deemed to have absconded in order to evade the order.

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