1 THE PENAL CODE, 1860

(ACT NO. XLV OF 1860).
  [6th October, 1860]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER XI
OF FALSE EVIDENCE AND OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE
 
  Giving or fabricating false evidence with intent to procure conviction of offence punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment  
195. Whoever gives or fabricates false evidence intending thereby to cause, or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby cause, any person to be convicted of an offence which by any law for the time being in force is not capital, but punishable with 2[ imprisonment for life], or imprisonment for a term of seven

years or upwards, shall be punished as a person convicted of that offence would be liable to be punished.



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A gives false evidence before a Court of Justice, intending thereby to cause Z to be convicted of a dacoity. The punishment of dacoity is 3[ imprisonment for life], or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, with or without fine. A, therefore, is liable to 4[ such imprisonment for life] or imprisonment, with or without 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 “imprisonment for life” were substituted, for the words “transportation for life” by section 14 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)

3 The words “imprisonment for life” were substituted, for the words “transportation for life” by section 14 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)

4 The words “such imprisonment for life” were substituted, for the words “such transportation” by section 14 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)

 
 

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