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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 counterfeiting seal, etc.
1[46A. Whoever-
 
 
 
 
(a) counterfeits any seal or stamp; or
 
 
 
 
(b) possesses, sells or otherwise disposes of any counterfeit seal; or
 
 
 
 
(c) removes or tempers any stamp; or
 
 
 
 
(d) removes any stamp and affixes the same on, or inserts the same into any other weights or measures; or
 
 
 
 
(e) increases or diminishes or alters in any way any weight or measure with a view to deceiving any person or knowing or having reason to believe that any person is likely to be deceived thereby;
 
 
 
 
shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years but shall not be less than six months and,
 
 
for the second or subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years but shall not be less than one year and also with fine.]

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    Section 46A was inserted by section 17 of the Standards of weights and Measures (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. VI of 2001)
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