Laws of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution Ordinance, 1985

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1985 )

Cognizance of offences
1[33. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898)-
(a) no Court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under this Ordinance except upon a complaint in writing, made by an Inspector authorised by the Government or the institution;
(b) no Court inferior to that of a Metropolitan Magistrate or a Magistrate of the first class shall try any offence under this Ordinance.]

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    Section 33 was substituted by section 12 of the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institutes (Amendment) Act, 2003 (Act No. XXVII of 2003).
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