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22/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The General Clauses Act, 1897

( ACT NO. X OF 1897 )

GENERAL RULES OF CONSTRUCTION

Commencement and termination of time

9. (1) In any 1[Act of Parliament] or Regulation made after the commencement of this Act, it shall be sufficient, for the purpose of excluding the first in a series of days or any other period of time, to use the word "from", and, for the purpose of including the last in a series of days or any other period of time, to use the word "to".

 
 

(2) This section applies also to all 2[Acts of Parliament] made after the third day of January, 1868, and to all Regulations made on or after the fourteenth day of January, 1887.


  • 1
    The words "Act of Parliament" were substituted, for the words "Central Act" by the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972), Article 8.
  • 2
    The words "Acts of Parliament" were substituted, for the words "Central Acts" by the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972), Article 8.
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