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02/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Development Act, 1935

( ACT NO. XVI OF 1935 )

Notification of dead or decayed rivers
33.(1) The Government may, from time to time, publish by notification a list of rivers or depression which it intends to declare to be dead or decayed rivers.
 
 
(2) In any list published under sub-section (1) any river or depression may be described either by name or by reference to its geographical situation.
 
 
(3) After the expiry of a period for objection to be mentioned in a notification under sub-section (1), the Government shall consider the objections and suggestions, if any, received by it and thereafter may, by notification, declare any river or depression notified under that sub-section to be a dead or decayed river, and such declaration shall be final and shall not be questioned in any Court or in any other manner whatsoever.

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