Laws of Bangladesh

The Survey Act, 1875

( ACT NO. V OF 1875 )

Collector to publish proclamation before entering on lands
13B. (1) Before entering on any land for the purpose of survey under section 13A, the Collector shall cause to be published mouzawar a proclamation addressed to the residents of the villages and the occupants of the land where the extent of erosion along the banks of any river or the extent of accretion, reformation or new formation due to fluvial action of any river is about to be determined calling upon them to attend before the Collector or any officer authorized by him in that behalf, at such place and at such time as shall be stated in the proclamation, for the purpose of pointing out the extent of erosion, accretion, reformation or new formation and of rendering such aid as may be necessary and of affording of such information as may be required.
(2) Such proclamation shall be published by posting a copy thereof at the Police-station and the Tahsil Office within the jurisdiction of which any portion of the land about to be surveyed is situated and at such other place or places as the Collector may direct.

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