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26/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Irrigation Act, 1876

( ACT NO. III OF 1876 )

Canal-officer may direct transfer of village-channel
54. Whenever a canal-officer considers that the transfer of a village-channel from the owner is necessary for the proper management of the irrigation from such village-channel, he may cause a notice to be served on the registered owner to appear on a certain day, not less than fifteen days after service of notice, and to prefer any objection to such transfer.
 
 
 
 
After hearing such objection, the canal-officer may that such village-channel shall be transferred to such person as he may think fit, and that such person be registered as owner of the said village-channel:
 
 
 
 
Provided that no person shall be registered as the owner of a village-channel under this section, unless he has expressed in writing his willingness to be so registered, and until he has paid to the canal-officer such sum as may be fixed by the canal-officer under section 56.

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