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14/04/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Electricity Act, 1910

( ACT NO. IX OF 1910 )

Criminal Offences and Procedure

Penalty for extinguishing public lamps
45. Whoever maliciously extinguishes any public lamp shall be punishable with imprisonment 1[of either description for a term which shall not be less than three years but which may extend to five years and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to ten thousand taka].

  • 1
    The words "of either description for a term which shall not be less than three years but which may extend to five years and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to ten thousand taka" were substituted, for the words and comma "for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand taka, or with both" by section 12 of the Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2006 (Act No. V of 2006)
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