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1 THE STAGE-CARRIAGES ACT, 1861

(ACT NO. XVI OF 1861).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 7th July, 1861  
  
     2 An Act for licensing and regulating Stage-Carriages
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS it is expedient to license and to regulate stage-carriages in Bangladesh; It is enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Definition of stage-carriage
2. Carriages to be licensed
3. Power to refuse license
Particulars of license
4. Charge for and duration of license
5. Particulars to be painted on conspicuous part of carriage
6. Penalty for letting carriage without having particulars painted
7. Penalty for letting for hire unlicensed carriage
8. Penalty for allowing carriage to be drawn by fewer animals or more passengers, etc., to be carried than provided by license
9. Penalty for ill-treating animals
10. Revocation of license
11. Penalty for not conforming to provisions of section 5
12. Penalty for misconduct on part of drivers
13. Penalty when recoverable from proprietor 14. Issue of summons
14. Issue of summons
15. Adjudication of penalties
16. Recovery of penalties, etc.
17. Offender may be apprehended and detained in custody until return of warrant of distress
18. Imprisonment of offender if distress not sufficient
19. [Omitted]
20. Jurisdiction
20A. Power to make rules
21. Interpretation-clause “Magistrate”
Act applicable to all animals used for drawing carriages
22. Extent of Act
23. Power to Government to exempt
 
 

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