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  1. Bangladesh - Elimination of forced labour - Law, Act

    Oppression of Women and Children (Special Enactment) Act, 1995 (No. 18 of 1995). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-07-17 | BGD-1995-L-92058

    1. Short title
    2. Definitions
    3. Act to override other laws
    4. Penalty for causing death by means of explosive, poisonous or corrosive substances
    5. Penalty for causing grievous hurt by means of explosive, poisonousor corrosive substances
    6. Penalty for rape
    7. Penalty for attempts to cause death or causing hurt in or committing rape
    8. Penalty for trafficking etc. in women
    9. Penalty for abducting any woman for using her in unlawful or immoral etc. activities
    10. Punishment for causing death, etc. for dowry
    12. Penalty for trafficking in children
    13. Penalty for extorting ransom money
    14. Penalty for abetment of offences
    15. Trial of offences
    16. Special Courts
    17. Jurisdiction of the Special Court
    18. Investigation of offence
    19. Power to impose punishments
    20. Procedure of trials
    21. Power of a Magistrate to take depositions at any place
    22. Chemical examiner, blood examiner etc.
    23. Application of the Code of Criminal Procedures
    24. Submission of appeal
    25. Approval of death sentence
    26. Taking cognizance etc
    27. Power to make rules
    28. Amendment of Act XIV of 1974
    29. Repeal and saving of Ordinance LX of 1983


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