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10/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Standards of Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XII OF 1982 )

Penalty for use of non standard weights or measures
32. Whoever uses any weight or measure or makes any numeration otherwise than in accordance with the standards of weight or measure or the standards of numeration, as the case may be, established by or under this Ordinance, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to 1[three thousand Taka], and, for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and also with fine.

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    The words “three thousand Taka” were substituted for the words “one thousand Taka” by section 7 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001).
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