Laws of Bangladesh

The Irrigation Act, 1876

( ACT NO. III OF 1876 )

Settlement of disputes as to mutual rights and liabilities of persons interested in village-channel
87. Whenever a dispute arises between two or more persons in regard to their mutual rights or liabilities in respect of the dues, construction or maintenance of a village-channel, any such person interested may apply in writing to the canal-officer stating the matter in dispute.
Such officer shall thereupon give notice to the other persons interested that on a day to be named in such notice, he will proceed to inquire into the said matter, and, after such inquiry, he may pass his order thereon, or may transfer the matter to the Collector, who shall thereupon inquire into and pass his order on the said matter.

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