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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter X


Conservancy and Sanitation

Filling up of tank, etc.
134.(1) Where any well, tank, cistern, reservoir, receptacle, or other place in the cantonment where water is stored or accumulates, whether within any private enclosure or not, is in such a condition as to create a nuisance or, in the opinion of the Health Officer, or the Assistant Health Officer, is or is likely to be a breeding place for mosquitoes, the Board may, by notice in writing, require the owner, lessee or occupier thereof, within such period as may be specified in the notice, to fill up or cover the well, cistern, reservoir or receptacle, or to fillup the tank, or to drain off or remove the water, as the case may be.
(2) The Board may, if it thinks fit, with the previous sanction of the Officer Commanding-in-Chief, the Command meet the whole or any portion of the expenses incurred in complying with a requisition under sub-section (1).

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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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