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26/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Drugs (Control) Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. VIII OF 1982 )

Cognizance of offences
22. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898),-
 
 
 
 
(a) an offence punishable under this Ordinance shall be non-cognizable;
 
 
 
 
(b) no Court other than a Drug Court shall try an offence punishable under this Ordinance;
 
 
 
 
(c) no Drug Court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Ordinance except on a report in writing made by the licensing authority or an officer authorised by him in this behalf.

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