Laws of Bangladesh

The Irrigation Act, 1876

( ACT NO. III OF 1876 )

Compensation for loss of drinking water
12. If any supply of drinking-water is substantially deteriorated or diminished by any works undertaken in accordance with a declaration made by the Government under section 6, the canal-officer shall be bound to provide within convenient distance an adequate supply of good drinking-water in lieu of that so deteriorated or diminished, and no person shall
be entitled to claim any further compensation in respect of the said deterioration or diminution.

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