Laws of Bangladesh

The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944

( Ordinance NO. XXXVIII OF 1944 )


2. (1) In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-


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(b) “public servant” includes a public servant as defined in section 21 of the Penal Code, and also every railway employee, or employee of such organisation or body corporate as may be notified in the official Gazette by the Government;


(c) “scheduled offence” means an offence specified in the schedule to this Ordinance.


(2) For the purpose of this Ordinance the date of the termination of criminal proceedings shall be deemed to be-


(a) where such proceedings are taken to the High Court Division, whether in appeal or on revision, the date on which the High Court Division passes its final orders in such appeal or revision, or


(b) where such proceedings are not taken to the High Court Division the day immediately following the expiry of sixty days from the date of the last judgment or order of a criminal Court in the proceedings.

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