1 THE PENAL CODE, 1860

(ACT NO. XLV OF 1860).
  [6th October, 1860]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER XVII
OF OFFENCES AGAINST PROPERTY
 
  Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking  
459. Whoever, whilst committing lurking house-trespass or house-breaking, causes grievous hurt to any person or attempts to cause death of grievous hurt to any person, shall be punished with 2[ imprisonment] for life, or imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten 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 word “imprisonment” was substituted, for the word “transportation” by section 21of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985).

 
 

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