THE BANGLADESH WILD LIFE (PRESERVATION) ORDER, 1973

(PRESIDENT’S ORDER NO. 23 OF 1973).
  [28th March, 1973]
 
 
     
   
 
 
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38. The Government may vest in any officer 1[ * * *] all or any of the following powers, namely:-



(a) the power of a civil court to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents and material objects;



(b) the power to issue a search-warrant under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898;



(c) the power to hold an inquiry into an offence under this Order and in the course of such inquiry to receive and record evidence; and



(d) the power to prosecute a case before a Magistrate.
 
 
 
1 The words “ or any other person authorised in this behalf” were omitted by section 29 of the Bangladesh Wild Life (Preservation) (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. XVII of 1974)

 
 

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