THE BANGLADESH WILD LIFE (PRESERVATION) ORDER, 1973

(PRESIDENT’S ORDER NO. 23 OF 1973).
  [28th March, 1973]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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15. (1) No person shall, with a view to carrying on a profession, trade or business, buy, sell or otherwise deal in wild animals, trophies or meat, or process or manufacture goods or articles from such trophies or meat unless he is in possession of a valid permit, hereinafter called a Dealer's Permit, issued for the purpose by an officer 1[ * * *].



(2) An officer 2[ * * *] may grant, or refuse to grant without assigning any reason, a Dealer's Permit to any person to deal in any wild animal, trophy or meat, or any class of wild animals, trophies or meat specified in such permit.



(3) A Dealer's Permit shall be issued on payment of the prescribed fee and shall remain valid for a period of one year from the date of its issue unless earlier cancelled.



(4) (i) The holder of a Dealer's Permit shall maintain such register or record of his dealings as 3[ may be prescribed] and shall produce it for inspection at any reasonable time when called upon to do so;



(ii) The officer 4[ * * *] may suspend or cancel Dealer's Permit at any time and if he suspends or cancels it, he shall record in writing the reason therefore.

(5) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to exempt the holder of a Dealer's Permit from complying with the provisions of Articles 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13.
 
 
 
1 The words “authorised in this behalf” were omitted by section 11 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

2 The words “authorised in this behalf” were omitted by section 11 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

3 The words “may be prescribed” were substituted for the words “the officer authorised in this behalf may require” by section 11 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

4 The words “authorised in this behalf” were omitted by section 11 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

 
 

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