Laws of Bangladesh

The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter VI


(iv) Insubordination

Obstruction of provost officers
44. Every person subject to this Ordinance, who, wilfully obstructs or wilfully refuses, when called on to assist, any provost officer or any person (whether subject to this Ordinance or not) legally exercising authority under or on behalf of a provost officer, shall be liable to suffer short imprisonment.
Explanation.-For the purposes of this section, a “provost officer” shall be deemed to include a provost-marshal appointed under this Ordinance or under the 1[Army Act], 1952, or the 2[Air Force Act], 1953, and any person legally exercising authority under him or on his behalf.

  • 1
    The words “Army Act” were substituted for the words “Pakistan Army Act” by section 3(d) of the Navy (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XXVI of 2016).
  • 2
    The words “Air Force Act” were substituted for the words “Pakistan Air Force Act” by section 3(e) of the Navy (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XXVI of 2016).
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