Laws of Bangladesh

The Printing Presses and Publications (Declaration and Registration) Act, 1973

( ACT NO. XXIII OF 1973 )

Penalty for not delivering books
34. If any printer of any such book as is referred to in section 24 shall neglect to deliver copies of the same in pursuance of that section, he shall for every such default forfeit to the Government such sum not exceeding Taka five hundred as a Magistrate having jurisdiction in the place where the book was printed may, on the application of the officer to whom the copies should have been delivered or of any person authorised by that officer in his behalf, determine to be in the circumstances a reasonable penalty for the default, and, in addition to such sum, such further sum as the Magistrate may determine to be the value of the copies which the printer ought to have delivered.

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