DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS
AND FEES) ACT
(XX1 of 1948)
Power of Attorney—Power
of attorney executed and authenticated by a Magistrate or Notary Public in a
foreign country—Whether could be acted upon as a valid document in Bangladesh?
If a notarial act is done in foreign country by a foreign
Notary and there is reciprocal arrangement between Bangladesh and that foreign
country, then by reference to section 14 of Notaries Ordinance and section 33
of the Registration Act, those national acts will be valid and the power of
attorney admissible in Bangladesh—Registration Act (XVI of 1908), Ss. 32 and
33—Evidence Act (I of 1872), Ss. 56, 78(6) and 85—Notaries Ordinance (XIX of
1961) S. 14.
Nurunnessa and others Vs. Babar Ali Bepari and others;1 BLD (AD) 86.
Ref: 16 Cal 776; 25 Ch. D 769; PLD 1969(SC)477, A.I.R.