Laws of Bangladesh

The Prisoners Act, 1900

( ACT NO. III OF 1900 )

Attendance of Prisoners in Court

Procedure where removal is desired of person confined more than one hundred miles from place where evidence is required.
39.(1) Where a person is confined in a prison more than one hundred miles distant from the place where any Court, subordinate to High Court Division, in which his evidence is required, is held, the Judge or presiding officer of the Court in which the evidence is so required shall, if he thinks that such person should be removed under this Part for the purpose of giving evidence in such Court, and if the prison is within the local limits of the appellate jurisdiction of the High Court Division to which such Court is subordinate, apply in writing to the High Court Division, and the High Court Division may, if it thinks fit, make an order in the form set forth in the first schedule, directed to the officer in charge of the prison.
(2) The High Court Division making an order under sub-section (1) shall send it to the District or Sub-divisional Magistrate within the local limits of whose jurisdiction the person named therein is confined, and such Magistrate shall cause it to be delivered to the officer in charge of the prison in which the person is confined.

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