Laws of Bangladesh

1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII OF 1870 )

2Chapter IIIA


Executors, etc., not paying full court-fee on probates, etc., within six months after discovery of under-payment
19G. Where too low a court-fee has been paid on any probate or letters of administration in consequence of any mistake, or of its not being known at the time that some particular part of the estate belonged to the deceased, if any executor or administrator acting under such probate or letters does not, within six months after the discovery of the mistake or of any effects not known at the time to have belonged to the deceased, apply to the said Authority and pay what is wanting to make up the court-fee which ought to have been paid at first on such probate or letters, he shall forfeit the sum of one thousand taka and also a further sum at the rate of ten taka percent on the amount of the sum wanting to make up the proper court-fee.

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "the High Court Division", “Government” and “Taka” were substituted for the words "High Court" or "a High Court" or "any of the High Court", “Provincial Government” or “appropriate Government” and “rupees” or “Rs.” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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    CHAPTER IIIA was inserted by section 6 of the Probate and Administration Act, 1875 (Act No. XIII of 1875).
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