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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter X


Conservancy and Sanitation

Power of Board to undertake private conservancy arrangements
131.(1) On the application or with the consent of the occupier of any building or land, or, where the occupier of any building or land fails to make arrangements to the satisfaction of the Board for the matters referred to in this section, without such consent, and after giving notice in writing to the occupier, a Board may undertake the house scavenging of any building or land in the cantonment for such period as it thinks fit on such terms as it may prescribe in this behalf.
(2) Where the Board has undertaken the duties referred to in this section, all matter removed in the performance of such duties shall be the property of that Board.
(3) For the purposes of this section "house scavenging" means the removal of filth or rubbish or other offensive matter from a privy, latrine, urinal, drain, cesspool, or other common receptacle for such matter.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh", Government", "Penal Code" and "Taka" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Central Government", "Pakistan Penal Code" and "rupee" or "rupees" respectively by the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973), section 3 and 2nd Schedule
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