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12/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Court-fees Act, 1870

( ACT NO. VII OF 1870 )

Chapter VI

MISCELLANEOUS

Variation of rates
2[35A.(1) The ad valorem fees leviable on the institution of suits specified in Schedule I [as amended before the promulga-tion of the Court-fees (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962, by any Central or Provincial Act] shall be reduced by fifteen per centum where the value of the subject-matter exceeds two thousand taka but does not exceed fifteen thousand taka and shall be increased by fifteen per centum where the value of the subject-matter exceeds fifteen thousand taka:
 
 
Provided that the proper Court-fee, where the value of the subject-matter exceeds two thousand taka but does not exceed two thousand four hundred taka, shall be two hundred eighty-one taka and twenty-five poisha.
 
 
(2) The amount of fee leviable after reduction of increase provided for in sub-section (1) shall be calculated to the nearest taka or half taka, whichever it may be.]

  • 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).
  • 2
    Sections 35A was inserted by section 4 of Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. LII of 1962).
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