1 THE PENAL CODE, 1860

(ACT NO. XLV OF 1860).
  [6th October, 1860]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER XVIII
OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO TRADE OR PROPERTY MARKS
 
  Forgery of valuable security, will, etc  
467. Whoever forges a document which purports to be a valuable security or a will, or an authority to adopt a son,

or which purports to give authority to any person to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive the principal, interest or dividends thereon, or to receive or deliver any money, moveable property, or valuable security, or any document purporting to be an acquaintance or receipt acknowledging the payment of money, or an acquaintance or receipt for the delivery of any moveable property or valuable security, shall be punished with 2[ imprisonment] for life, or with 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 the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)

 
 

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