[XIV of 1968]
Sections 22 and 23—
Offences relating to antiquities are triable by the Sessions Judge under the Antiquities Act till those are made punishable under the Special Powers Act by incorporating sections 22 and 23 in the body of the latter Act or incorporating those sections in the Schedule thereto. Kamruzzaman vs State 52 DLR 556.
Section 28—Only a Sessions Court can take cognizance in respect of the offence regarding Antiquities. The cognizance taken by the Special Tribunal, in view of Section 28 of the Act, is illegal. Khalilur Rahman alias Ismail vs State represented by the Deputy Commissioner Dhaka 51 DLR 344.