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06/08/2020
Laws of Bangladesh

The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX Of 1890 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND OFFENCES

Procedure

Power to detain and search in cases of suspected theft
1[130A. Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, any railway servant, not being below the rank of Head Watchman, and authorised in this behalf by the railway administration, may detain and search any person who is employed in, or is found in or in the vicinity of any railway workshops, store, depot or other place for the deposit or handling of any property entrusted or belonging to the railway administration, and is suspected of removing such property without authority.]

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    Section 130A was inserted by section 5 of the Railways (Amendment) Act, 1957 (Act No. XXVI of 1957)
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