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13/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973

( ACT NO. VIII OF 1973 )

5. The repeal by this Act of 1[any law] shall not affect-
 
 
 
 
(i) the operation of 2[any law] so repealed or the validity, invalidity, effect or consequences of anything already done or suffered thereunder; or
 
 
 
 
(ii) any right, title, privilege, obligation or liability, acquired, accrued or incurred, thereunder or any release or discharge already granted of or from any debt, penalty, obligation, liability, claim or demand, or any indemnity, already granted, or the proof of any past act or thing; or
 
 
 
 
(iii) any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against any law so repealed; or
 
 
 
 
(iv) any investigation, legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right, title, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as aforesaid;
 
 
 
 
and any such investigation, legal proceeding, or remedy may be instituted, continued or endorsed, and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed, as if this Act had not been 3[passed];
 
 
nor shall the repeal by this Act of 4[any law] by which the 5[text of any other law] was amended by the express omission, insertion or substitution of any matter, affect the continuance of any such amendment in operation at the commencement of this Act, unless a different intention was 6[expressly stated in the law] by which the amendment was made;
 
 
 
 
 
 
nor shall this Act revive or restore anything not in force or existing at the time of its commencement, or affect any law in which an Act hereby repealed has been applied, incorporated or referred to, or after any principle or rule of law, or established jurisdiction, form, or cause of pleading, practice, or procedure, or existing usage, customs, privilege, restriction, exemption, office or appointment, notwithstanding that they respectively may have been in any manner affirmed, recognised or derived by, in or from 7[any law] hereby repealed.

  • 1
    The words “any law” were substituted for the words “any Act” by section 6 of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974).
  • 2
    The words “any law” were substituted for the words “any Act” by section 6 of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
  • 3
    The word “passed” was substituted for the word “added” by section 6 of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
  • 4
    The words “any law” were substituted for the words “any Act” by section 6 of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
  • 5
    The words “ text of any other law” were substituted for the words “ text of any law” by section 6 of he Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
  • 6
    The words “expressly stated in the law” were substituted for the words “expressly stated in the Act” by section 6 of he Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
  • 7
    The words “any law” were substituted for the words “any Act” by section 6 of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision and Declaration) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIII of 1974)
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