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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Excises and Salt Act, 1944

( ACT NO. I OF 1944 )

Chapter III

1[APPOINTMENT OF EXCISE OFFICERS AND THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES]

Owners or occupiers of land to report manufacture of contraband excisable goods
 
 
16. Every owner or occupier of land, the agent of any such owner or occupier, in charge of the management of that land, if contraband excisable goods are manufactured thereon, shall in the absence of reasonable excuse be bound to give notice of such manufacture to a Magistrate, or to an officer of the 2[Excise], Customs, Police, or Land Revenue Department, immediately the fact comes to his knowledge.

  • 1
    The Heading of Chapter III was substituted by section 5 of the Finance Act, 1980 (Act No. XXIII of 1980).
  • 2
    The word “Excise” was substituted for the words “Central Excise” by section 5 the Excises and Salt (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XII of 1978)
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