Laws of Bangladesh

The Tanks Improvement Act, 1939 (Bengal Act).

( ACT NO. XV OF 1939 )

Record-of-rights in respect of derelict tanks
22. (1) The Collector shall prepare in the prescribed form and manner a record-of-rights in respect of all tanks which are declared to be derelict tanks under this Act, and a record-of-rights in respect of the lands adjoining such tanks of which possession is taken under section 6A or retaken under sub-section (3) of section 9B and during the period of possession of any such tank or during the period for which any such land remains in the possession of an authorised person he may, on application or of his own motion, from time to time, add to or alter in the prescribed manner any entry in the record-of-rights in respect of such tank or such land.
(2) Every entry in the record-of-rights referred to in sub-section (1) shall be evidence of the matter referred to in such entry, and shall be presumed to be correct in every particular for the purposes of this Act until it is proved by evidence to be incorrect.

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