Laws of Bangladesh

The Irrigation Act, 1876

( ACT NO. III OF 1876 )

Canal-officer to fix sums payable on transfer or acquisition of joint ownership
56. When deciding the question of transfer or of admission to joint ownership under either of the two last preceding sections, the canal-officer shall also determine what amount shall be paid-
as the costs of the proceedings;
as compensation to the previous owners;
and the amount so determined shall be due by the transferee, or the person admitted to registry as a joint owner, as the case may be; and, on payment of such amount, the village-channel shall be transferred, or the applicant shall be registered as owner or as a joint owner thereof, as the case may be.

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