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18/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Standards of Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XII OF 1982 )

Penalty for contravention of 1[section 31 and 58]
46. Whoever, in the course of any trade or commerce, contravenes the provisions of 2[section 31 or 58] shall be punished with fine which may extend to 3[five thousand Taka] and, for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and also with fine.

  • 1
    The words and figures “section 31 and 58 ” were substituted for the word and figure “section 58” by section 16 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001)
  • 2
    The words and figures “section 31 or 58 ” were substituted for the word and figure “section 58” by section 16 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001).
  • 3
    The words “five thousand Taka” were substituted for the words “two thousand Taka” by section 16 of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001).
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