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1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Chapter XVI


Power to make rules
280.(1) The Government may, after previous publication, make rules to carry out the purposes and objects of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the manner in which, and the authority to which, application for permission to occupy land belonging to the Government in a cantonment is to be made;
(b) the authority by which permission may be granted and the conditions to be annexed to the grant of any such permission;
2[(bb) the allotment to a Board of a share of the rents and profits accruing from property entrusted to its management under the provisions of section 116A;]
(c) the appointment, control, supervision, conditions of service, transfer, suspension, removal, dismissal and punishment of servants of Boards;
(d) the circumstances in which security shall be demanded from servants of Boards and the amount and nature of such security;
(e) the grant of leave, absence or acting allowance to servants of Boards;
(f) the creation and management of Provident Funds, and the circumstances in which, and the conditions subject to which, contributions thereto shall be made from cantonment funds and by servants of Boards;
(g) the keeping of accounts by Boards and the manner in which such accounts shall be audited and published;
(h) the definition of the persons by whom, and the manner in which, money may be paid out of a cantonment fund;
(i) the preparation of estimates of income and expenditure by Boards and the definition of the persons by whom, and the conditions subject to which, such estimates may be sanctioned;
(j) the regulation of the procedure of Committees of Arbitration; and
(k) the prescribing of registers, statements and forms to be used and maintained by any authority for the purposes of this Act.

  • 1
    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
  • 2
    Clause (bb) was inserted by section 12 of the Cantonments (Amendment) Act, 1925 (Act No. VII of 1925)
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