Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Examinations (Offences) Act, 1980

( ACT NO. XLII OF 1980 )

14. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898),-
(a) an offence under this Act shall be cognizable;
(b) no Court other than that of a Metropolitan Magistrate or a Magistrate of the first class shall try an offence under this Act;
(c) a Court trying an offence under this Act shall try the offence summarily in accordance with the procedure laid down in the said Code for summary trial of summons cases;
(d) a Court may pass any sentence under this Act in excess of its power under the said Code.

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