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The Agricultural and Sanitary Improvement Act, 1920

( ACT NO. VI OF 1920 )


Power of Government to make rules
35.(1) The Government may, after previous publication, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the Government may make rules-
(a) fixing the rate of interest to be paid, and the dates from and to which interest on all recoverable deposits, or advances are to be paid under sub-clause (e) of clause (2) of section 2;
(b) fixing the amount of the costs of the work involved in a scheme in excess of which such scheme shall be deemed to be a major scheme and prescribing the circumstances under which the Collector may certify a scheme to be a major scheme;
(c) prescribing the manner of publication of a notice under section 6, a copy of the final statement of cost and the map under section 18, sub-section (2), and a copy of the detailed statement under section 20, sub-section (1), and prescribing the time within which objections and suggestions are to be made under section 6;
(d) prescribing the manner in which the objections or suggestions referred to in section 7 and section 10, sub-section (1), shall be considered;
(e) prescribing the manner in which a scheme may be modified, If necessary, under section 5, sub-section (2), and clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 8;
(f) determining the constitution of the committee referred to in section 9, and regulating the conduct of business at meetings of the committee;
(g) prescribing the manner and conditions for financing and distributing the cost of the work involved in a scheme under section 8, sub-section (1), and section 10, sub-section (2);
(h) prescribing the manner in which the Engineer shall prepare the map under clause (b) of section 17;
(i) prescribing the manner in which the Collector shall determine the rates at which the cost of a scheme shall be recoverable under clause (iii) of sub-section (1) of section 18, and the instalments, if any, by which such cost shall be recovered;
(j) prescribing the manner in which the Collector shall recover costs under section 21, and arrears under section 22;
(k) prescribing the conditions subject to which lands and works shall vest in a local authority, or person under section, 29;
(l) for the maintenance of works under section 30;
(m) determining the manner in which the sums referred to in section 31 shall be administered;
(n) Prescribing the forms of accounts, surveys, plans, maps, estimates, statements, and reports;
(o) regulating the powers and duties of any officer, or person under this Act.

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