Laws of Bangladesh

The Tanks Improvement Act, 1939 (Bengal Act).

( ACT NO. XV OF 1939 )

Rights to use the water of the tank
1[16. During the period of possession all rights to use the water of the tank for irrigation purposes shall vest in the authorised person and no person shall use the water of the tank for such purposes except with the permission of the authorised person.

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    Sections 16, 16A, 16B and 17 were substituted for the original sections 16 and 17 by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the East Bengal Laws (Amendment and Repeal) Act, 1949 (East Bengal Act No. V of 1950)
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