Laws of Bangladesh

The Prisoners Act, 1900

( ACT NO. III OF 1900 )

1♣An Act to consolidate the law relating to Prisoners confined by order of a Court.

WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate the law relating to prisoners confined by order of a Court; It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title and extent.
1.(1) This Act may be called the Prisoners Act, 1900.
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, "Government" and "High Court Division" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" or "the provinces" or "the province", "Provincial Government" or "Central Government" and "a High Court" or "High Court" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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