PRINTING PRESS AND PUBLICATION (DECLARATION) AND REGISTRATION ACT
(XXIII OF 1973)
Printing Press and Publication—Audialteram,
Partem—District Magistrate acting under Act XXIII of 1973 is a quasi judicial
authority and is required to decide giving personal hearing to the person
making the declaration—Appeal is provided against his refusal to authenticate a
declaration and he cannot act on the instruction of the appellate authority.
Sk. Faziul Karim Selim Vs. Bangladesh and
another. 1BLD (HCD) 344
Printing Press and Publication—
Authentication of declaration—Once the District Magistrate is satisfied that
the person making the declaration fulfilled all the requirements of s.12(2) of
Act XXIII of 1973, the District Magistrate has no option but to authenticate
the declaration and he cannot refer the matter to the Government which is the
Faziul Karim Selim Vs. Bangladesh and another. 1BLD (HCD) 344.