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06/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Development Act, 1935

( ACT NO. XVI OF 1935 )

Power to compel production of statements and documents
25.(1) Subject to rules made under this Act, any officer authorized under sub-section (1) of section 24 may, by notice, require any person to make and deliver to him a statement or to produce records or documents in his possession or control relating to any land mentioned in that sub-section, at a time and place specified in the notice.
 
 
(2) Every person required to make or deliver a statement
 
 
or to produce any record or document under this section shall be
 
 
deemed legally bound to do so within the meaning of sections 175 and 176 of the 1[Penal Code].

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