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09/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Demands Recovery Act, 1913 (Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. III OF 1913 )

Special provisions relating to certificate for the recovery of certain dues.
1[10A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in section 7, when a certificate has been filed in the Office of the Certificate-officer under section 4 or section 6 for the recovery of any dues under the 2[Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation Order, 1973 or the Bangladesh Krishi Bank Order, 1973,] or the Co-operative Societies Act, 1940 or the 3[Customs Act, 1969] or for the recovery of any loan advanced by the 4[Government], 5[or for the recovery of any money referred to in Article 15 of Schedule I] the Certificate-officer shall, instead of causing a notice prescribed under section 7 to be served upon the certificate-debtor, cause a demand-notice to be served upon the certificate-debtor by registered post with acknowledgement due requiring the certificate-debtor to deposit with the Certificate-officer the amount of his debt within thirty days of the service of such notice.
 
 
(2) From and after the service of the demand-notice under sub-section (1) upon a certificate-debtor, the provisions of clauses (a) and (b) of section 8 shall apply.
 
 
(3) The provisions of section 9 or section 10 shall not apply in the case of a certificate for the recovery of any dues or loan specified in sub-section (1); and on the default of the certificate-debtor to deposit the amount of his debt as require by sub-section (1), the Certificate-officer shall proceed to execute the certificate in accordance with the provisions of the Act.]

  • 1
    Section 10A was inserted by the Bengal Public Demands Recovery (Amendment) Ordinance, 1961 (East Pakistan Ordinance No. XXXV of 1961.)
  • 2
    The words, commas and figures "Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation Order, 1973 or the Bangladesh Krishi Bank Order, 1973," were substituted, for the words, commas and figures “House Building Finance Corporation Act, 1952 or the Agricultural Development Bank Ordinance, 1961,” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 3
    The words, comma and figure "Customs Act, 1969" were substituted, for the words, comma and figure “Sea Customs Act, 1878” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 4
    The word "Government" was substituted, for the words "Central or Provincial Government" by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 5
    The words and figures "or for the recovery of any money referred to in Article 15 of Schedule I" were inserted by section 2 of the Public Demands Recovery (Amendment) Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XXXV of 1978).
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