THE PRISONERS ACT, 1900

(ACT NO. III OF 1900).
  [2nd February, 1900]
 
 
     
   
 
PART IV
EXECUTION OF SENTENCES

 
  Execution in Bangladesh, etc, of certain capital sentences not ordinarily executable there  
18.(1) Where a court established by the authority of the Government exercising, in or with respect to territory beyond the limits of Bangladesh jurisdiction which the Government has in such territory,

(a) has sentenced any person to death, and,

(b) being of opinion that such sentence should, by reason of there being in such territory no secure place for the confinement of such person or no suitable appliances for his execution in a decent and humane manner, be executed in Bangladesh has issued its warrant for the execution of such sentence to the officer in charge of a prison in Bangladesh,

such officer shall, on receipt of the warrant, cause the execution to be carried out at such place as may be prescribed therein in the same manner and subject to the same conditions in all respects as if it were a warrant duly issued under the provisions of section 381 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.

(2) The prisons of which the officers in charge are to execute sentences under any such warrants as aforesaid shall 1[ * * *] be such as the Government may, by general or special order, direct.

(3) A Court shall be deemed, for the purposes of this section, to be a court established by the Government if the presiding Judge, or if the Court consist of two or more Judges, at least one of the Judges, is an officer of the Government authorized to act as such Judge by 2[ * * *] the Government:

Provided that every warrant issued under this sub-section by any such tribunal shall, if the tribunal consists of more than one Judge, be signed by a Judge who is an officer of the Government authorize as aforesaid.
 
 
 
1 The words “in each Province” were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

2 The words “any Acceding State or the Ruler thereof or” were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).

 
 

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