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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter XIII



Supply of water
220.(1) The Board may permit the owner, lessee or occupier of any building or land to connect the building or land with a source of public water-supply by means of commu-nication pipes of such size and description as it may prescribe for the purpose of obtaining water for domestic use.
(2) The occupier of every building so connected with the water-supply shall be entitled to have for domestic use, in return for the water tax, if any, such quantity of water as the Board may determine.
(3) All water supplied in excess of the quantity to which such supply is limited under sub-section (2) and, in a cantonment in which a water tax is not imposed, all water supplied under this section, shall be paid for at such rate as the Board may fix.
(4) The supply of water for domestic use shall not be deemed to include any supply-
(a) for animals or for washing vehicles where such animals or vehicles are kept for sale or hire;
(b) for any trade, manufacture or business;
(c) for fountains, swimming baths or any ornamental or mechanical purpose;
(d) for gardens or for purposes of irrigation;
(e) for making or watering roads or paths; or
(f) for building purposes.

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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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