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06/08/2020
Laws of Bangladesh

The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX Of 1890 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND OFFENCES

Other offences

Being or suffering person to travel on railway with infectious or contagious disorder
117. (1) If a person suffering from an infectious or contagious disorder enters or travels upon the railway in contravention of section 71, sub-section (2), he, and any person having charge of him upon the railway when he so entered or travelled thereon, shall be punished with fine which may extend to twenty Taka, in addition to the forfeiture of any fare which either of them may have paid, and of any pass or ticket which either of them may have obtained or purchased, and may be removed from the railway by any railway servant.
 
 
(2) If any such railway servant as is referred to in section 71, sub-section (2), knowing that a person is suffering from any infectious or contagious disorder, wilfully permits the person to travel upon the railway without arranging for his separation from other passengers, he shall be punished with fine which may extend to one hundred Taka.

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