1 THE POLICE ACT, 1861

(ACT NO. V OF 1861).
  [22nd March, 1861]
 
 
     
   
 
 
  Embodiment of Railway Watch and Ward into Police Force  
2[ 14A.(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Inspector-General of Police or any officer authorised by him in writing in this behalf may, with the sanction of the Government, by notification in the official Gazette, order the embodiment into the Police Force of the Railway Watch and Ward in their entirety or such portion thereof as he may determine, specifying the rank or ranks of persons so embodied, for such period as may be specified in the notification.

(2) On the publication of a notification under sub-section (1), such Railway Watch and Ward shall be subject to the provisions of the Police Act, 1861.

(3) Every person embodied under sub-section (1) shall have the same powers, privileges and protection and shall be liable to perform the same duties and shall be amenable to the same penalties and be subordinate to the same authorities as the officers of the Police.]
 
 
 
1 Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Government” and “Taka” were substituted, for the words “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 Section 14A was inserted by section 2 of the East Pakistan (Amendment) Ordinance, 1963 (Ordinance No. IV of 1963).

 
 

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