THE STAMP ACT, 1899

ACT NO. II OF 1899

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

The Stamp Act, 1899: An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to stamps.1



TABLE OF CONTENTS

SI. No. Chapter Subject
1. Chapter One Preliminary
2. Chapter Two Stamp-Duties
3. Chapter Three Adjudication As To Stamps
4. Chapter Four Instruments Not Duly Stamped
5. Chapter Five Allowances For Stamps In Certain Cases
6. Chapter Six Reference And Revision
7. Chapter Seven Criminal Offences And Procedure
8. Chapter Eight Supplemental Provisions

The Foreigners Act, 1946 has been published both in Bengali and English Languages.
If there is any inconsistency between the two versions the Bengali text will prevail.


The Stamp Act, 1899

    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to stamps; It is hereby enacted according to the above mentioned chapters.


1 Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, `Government`, `Taka` and `High Court Division` were substituted, for the words `Pakistan` or `East Pakistan`, `Provincial Government` or `Central Government`, `rupee` or `rupees` or `Rs` and `High Court` respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)


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