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The General Clauses Act, 1897

( ACT NO. X OF 1897 )


Measurement of distances
11. In the measurement of any distance, for the purposes of any 1[Act of Parliament] or Regulation made after the commencement of this Act, that distance shall, unless a different intention appears, be measured in a straight line on a horizontal plane.

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    The words "Act of Parliament" were substituted, for the words "Central Act" by Article 8 of the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972)
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