Laws of Bangladesh

The Town Improvement Act, 1953 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1953 )

Chapter III


Service of notice as to proposed acquisition of land or recovery of betterment fee
48. (1) During the thirty days next following the first day on which any notice is published under section 45 in respect of any improvement scheme or re-housing scheme, the Kartripakkha shall serve a notice on-
(a) every person whose name appears in the municipal assessment list or in the list referred to in item (i) of section 47, and
(b) the occupier (who need not be named) of each premises entered in the municipal assessment list which the Kartripakkha proposes to acquire in executing the scheme.
(2) Such notice shall-
(a) state that the Kartripakkha propose to acquire the land referred to in section 47 or to recover a betterment fee for the purpose of carrying out an improvement scheme or a re-housing scheme, and
(b) require such person, if he dissents from such acquisition or from the recovery of such betterment fee, to state his reasons in writing within a period of thirty days from the service of the notice.
(3) Every such notice shall be signed by or by the order of the Chairman.

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