Print

14/04/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Representation of the People Order, 1972 (President's Order)

( PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 155 OF 1972 )

Chapter VI

OFFENCES, PENALTY AND PROCEDURE

86. A person in the service of Bangladesh is guilty of an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 1[five years and shall not be less than one year, and also with fine], if he, misuses his official position in a manner calculated to influence the result of the election.

  • 1
    The words and comma “five years and shall not be less than one year, and also with fine” were substituted for the words and commas “two years, or with fine which may extend to Taka one thousand, or with both” by section 17 of the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. X of 1991)
Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs