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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter X


Hospitals and Dispensaries

Maintenance or aiding of hospitals or dispensaries
171.(1) A Board may-
(a) provide and maintain either within or without the cantonment as many hospitals and dispensaries as it thinks fit; or
(b) make, upon such terms as it thinks fit to impose, a grant-in-aid to any hospital or dispensary or veterinary hospital, whether within or without the cantonment, not maintained by it.
(2) Every hospital or dispensary maintained or aided under sub-section (1) shall have attached to it a ward or wards for the treatment of persons suffering from infectious or contagious diseases.
(3) A medical officer, appointed in such manner as the Government may direct, shall be in charge of every hospital or dispensary maintained or aided under this section.

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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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