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21/03/2023
Laws of Bangladesh

The Prisoners Act, 1900

( ACT NO. III OF 1900 )

Power for officers in charge of prisons to give effect to sentences of certain courts.
15.(1) Officers in charge of prisons may give effect to any sentence or order or warrant for the detention of any person passed or issued
 
 
(a) by any Court or tribunal acting 1[* * *] under the general or special authority of the Government, 2[or of any court or tribunal which was before the
 
 
twenty-sixth day of March, 1971, acting under the general or special authority of any Government that functioned within the territories now comprised in Bangladesh].
 
 
3[* * *]
 
 
4[* * *]

  • 1
    The commas and the words “, whether or without the Provinces,” were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 2
    The words, commas and figure "or of any Court or tribunal which was before the twenty-sixth day of March, 1971, acting under the general or special authority of any Government that functioned within the territories now comprised in Bangladesh" were substituted, for the words and commas “or of any Provincial Government, or of the Government of Burma or of any Court or tribunal which was before the twenty-third day of March, 1956, acting under the general or special authority of Her Majesty, or of the Crown Representative” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 3
    Clauses (b), (c) and the proviso were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 4
    Sub-section (2) was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973
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