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30/11/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Bankers' Book Evidence Act, 1891

( ACT NO. XVIII OF 1891 )

Costs
7. (1) The costs of any application to the Court or a Judge under or for the purposes of this Act and the costs of anything done or to be done under an order of the Court or a Judge made under or for the purposes of this Act shall be in the discretion of the Court or Judge, who may further order such costs or any part thereof to be paid to any party by the bank if they have been incurred in consequence of any fault or improper delay on the part of the bank.
 
 
(2) Any order made under this section for the payment of costs to or by a bank may be enforced as if the bank were a party to the proceeding.
 
 
(3) Any order under this section awarding costs may, on application to any Court of Civil Judicature designated in the order, be executed by such Court as if the order were a decree for money passed by itself:
 
 
Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall be construed to derogate from any power which the Court or Judge making the order may possess for the enforcement of its or his directions with respect to the payment of costs.

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