1 THE PENAL CODE, 1860

(ACT NO. XLV OF 1860).
  [6th October, 1860]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER VI
OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE
 
  Assaulting President, The Government, etc, with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power  
124. Whoever, with the intention of inducing or compelling the President of Bangladesh, or 2[ the Government], to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of the President, or 3[ the Government],

assaults, or wrongfully restrains, or attempts wrongfully to restrain, or overawes, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, or attempts so to overawe, the President, 4[ * * *],

shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
 
 
 
1 Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, “the Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Central or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government or any Provincial Government” or “Central Government” or “the Provincial Government” or “Provincial Government” and “rupees” respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).

2 The words “the Government” were substituted, for the words “the Governor of any Province” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

3 The words “the Government” were substituted, for the word “Governor” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

4 The words “or Governor” were 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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