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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter II

OF RESERVED FORESTS

Powers of Forest Settlement-officer
8. For the purpose of such inquiry, the Forest Settlement officer may exercise the following powers, that is to say:-
 
 
(a) power to enter, by himself or any officer authorized by him for the purpose, upon any land, and to survey, demarcate and make a map of the same; and
 
 
(b) the powers of a Civil Court in the trail of suit.

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