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10/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Standards of Weights and Measures Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XII OF 1982 )

Vexatious actions
51. (1)The authorised person who knows that there are no reasonable grounds for so doing, and yet-
 
 
 
 
(a) searches, or causes to be searched, any house, conveyance or place, or
 
 
 
 
(b) searches any person, or
 
 
 
 
(c) seizes any weight, measure or other movable property, shall, for every such offence, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to two thousand Taka, or with both.
 
 
 
 
(2) If an inspector-
 
 
 
 
(a) wilfully verifies any weight or measure within the meaning of section 16, or
 
 
 
 
(b) wilfully obliterates any stamp on any such weight or measure, he shall, for every such offence, be punished with imprisonment for a term which extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to two thousand Taka, or with both.

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