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24/09/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Air Force Act, 1953

( ACT NO. VI OF 1953 )

Chapter XV

PROPERTY OF DECEASED PERSONS, DESERTERS AND LUNATICS

Interpretations
201. For the purposes of this Chapter-
 
 
 
 
(1) a person shall be deemed to be a deserter if he without authority has been absent from duty for a period of thirty days and has not subsequently surrendered or been apprehended;
 
 
 
 
(2) the expression “service and other debts in camp or quarters” includes money due as Air Force debts, namely, sums due in respect of, or any advance in respect of-
 
 
 
 
(a) quarters;
 
 
 
 
(b) mess, band, and other service accounts;
 
 
 
 
(c) Air Force clothing, appointments and equipments, not exceeding a sum equal to three months' pay of the deceased, and having become due within eighteen months before his death;
 
 
(3) “representation” includes probate and letters of administration with or without the will annexed, and a succession certificate, constituting a person the executor or administrator of the estate of a deceased person or authorising him to receive or realise the assets of a deceased person;
 
 
 
 
(4) “representative” means any person who has taken out representation.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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