Laws of Bangladesh

The Tolls Act, 1851

( ACT NO. VIII OF 1851 )

Lease of the levy of tolls
1[9.(1) The Government may, from time to time, lease by public auction the levy of tolls upon any public road or bridge, for any period not exceeding 3 years, on such terms and conditions as it may deem fit.
(2) The levy of tolls shall be settled with the highest bidder by open public auction:
Provided that the Government may, for sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing, refuse to accept the offer of the highest bidder, and may accept any other bid or may withdraw the tolls from such auction.
(3) The lessee shall give security for the due fulfilment of the conditions of the lease, and the sums payable under the terms of the lease shall be recoverable as a public demand.

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