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The Town Improvement Act, 1953 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1953 )

Chapter III


Consideration of objection to plans for public streets or open spaces
70. (1) After the expiry of the period prescribed in clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 69, the Kartripakkha shall consider-
(a) all objections in writing received from any person affected by the proposed public street or open space contemplated by such plan, and
(b) any representation in regard to such street or open space made to the Kartripakkha by any of the authorities mentioned in clause (iii) of sub-section (3) of section 69;
and the Kartripakkha may thereupon either withdraw the plan or apply to the Government for sanction thereto with such modifications (if any) as the Kartripakkha may consider necessary.
(2) If the Kartripakkha apply for sanction under sub-section (1), they shall simultaneously forward to the Government a full statement of all objections and representations made to them under the said sub-section.
(3) When a plan of a proposed public street or open space has been submitted to the Government under sub-section (1), the Kartripakkha shall cause notice of the fact to be published for two consecutive weeks in the official Gazette and in local newspapers.
(4) The Government may sanction, either with or without modification, or may refuse to sanction, any plan of a proposed public street or open space submitted to it under sub-section (1).

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