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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Telegraph Act, 1885

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1885 )

Penalty
1[29A. If any person, without due authority,-
 
 
(a) makes or issues any document of a nature reasonably calculated to cause it to be believed that the document has been issued by, or under the authority of, the Director General, Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Department, or
 
 
(b) makes on any document any mark in imitation of, or similar to, or purporting to be, any stamp or mark of any telegraph office under the Director General, Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Department, or a mark of a nature reasonably calculated to cause it to be believed that the document so marked has been issued by, or under the authority of, the Director General, Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Department,
 
 
he shall be punished with fine which may extend to fifty Taka.]

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    Section 29A was inserted by section 9 of the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Act, 1914 (Act No. VII of 1914)
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