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The Agricultural and Sanitary Improvement Act, 1920

( ACT NO. VI OF 1920 )


Penalty for constructing wires, etc., obstructing public drainage
32.(1) Any person who, without lawful authority erects, or causes to be erected, any weir or other obstruction in any outlet or water-channel, or cultivates the bed of a water channel, so as to obstruct natural drainage, shall, upon conviction before a Magistrate, be liable to a penalty not exceeding two hundred 1[Taka] for every such offence.
(2) It shall be in the discretion of such Magistrate to direct any such offender to remove or pay for the entire cost of the removal of any such obstruction.

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