Laws of Bangladesh

1The Contract Act, 1872

( ACT NO. IX OF 1872 )

Whereas it is expedient to define and amend certain parts of the law relating to contracts; It is enacted as follows:-


Short title
1. This Act may be called the Contract Act, 1872.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh", "Taka" and "Penal Code" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" or "East Pakistan", "Rupees" or "Rs." and "Pakistan Penal Code" 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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