Laws of Bangladesh

The Prisoners Act, 1900

( ACT NO. III OF 1900 )

Attendance of Prisoners in Court

Power for Civil Courts to require appearance of prisoner to give evidence.
35. Subject to the provisions of section 39, any Civil Court may, if it thinks that the evidence of any person confined in any prison within the local limits of its appellate jurisdiction, if it is High Court Division, or, if it is not High Court Division, then within the local limits of the appellate jurisdiction of the High Court Division to which it is subordinate, is material in any matter pending before it, make an order in the form set forth in the first schedule, directed to the officer in charge of the prison.

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