THE BANGLADESH WILD LIFE (PRESERVATION) ORDER, 1973

(PRESIDENT’S ORDER NO. 23 OF 1973).
  [28th March, 1973]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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9. 1[ (1) Any person having the control, custody or possession of any wild animal or meat or trophy of any wild animal shall, within such period as the Government may by notification in the official Gazette specify, declare to an officer 2[ * * *] the number and description of such wild animal, meat or trophy and the place where it is kept.]



(2) On receipt of such declaration, the 3[ * * *] officer shall enter upon the premises of such person in the prescribed manner and such person shall produce the declared wild animal, meat or trophy for inspection and verification before such officer; and if the declaration is found correct, the 4[ * * *] officer shall fix upon or put such mark of registration on such wild animal, meat or trophy as may be prescribed as lawful possession.



(3) No person shall counterfeit, exchange or in any way interfere with any mark of registration fixed or put on by the 5[ * * *] officer on any wild animal, meat or trophy.



(4) The 6[ * * *] officer shall, on being satisfied that the requirements of clauses (1) and (2) have been fulfilled, issue, in the prescribed manner, a Certificate of Lawful Possession of such wild animal, meat or trophy.



(5) The 7[ * * *] officer may, pending legal action, seize any wild animal, meat or trophy which has not been legally acquired or imported under this Order.
 
 
 
1 Clause (1) was substituted by section 2 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1973 (Act No. XVII of 1973)

2 The words “authorised by the Government in this behalf” were omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

3 The word “authorised” was omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

4 The word “authorised” was omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

5 The word “authorised” was omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

6 The word “authorised” was omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

7 The word “authorised” was omitted by section 7 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974).

 
 

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