Laws of Bangladesh

The Rajshahi Town Development Authority Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXVIII OF 1976 )

Chapter III


Preparation of records of existing services, facilities, public utilities and of important public properties
9. (1) The Authority shall, as soon as may be after the commencement of this Ordinance, collect maps and other relevant records, undertake physical survey and do such other things as it may deem necessary for the purpose of preparation of records of-
(a) existing drainage system, indicating its efficiency and deficiency;
(b) maps of all drains owned and maintained by Government or any local authority;
(c) maps of drains over private land forming part and parcel of the drainage system in the area to which this Ordinance extends;
(d) existing water supply and distribution system, location and capacity of different water works including deep tube-wells, overhead tanks, main water-supply pipe lines and the areas served by different water works indicating the efficiency and deficiencies of such water works;
(e) educational institutions, particularly primary and secondary schools, indicating their location, standard, number of pupils and the population of the area served by each such institution;
(f) existing public open spaces, play grounds for teenagers and other places of recreation, indicating their location, site, and the area and population served by each such open space, play ground or place of recreation;
(g) existing road system, traffic load and nature of traffic on different roads indicating the efficiency and deficiencies of the system; and
(h) properties including vacant lands owned by Government, local authorities, and corporations, indicating their present use.
(2) The records of existing services, facilities, public utilities and important public properties shall be preserved in printed maps, charts, graphs, and in such other written documents as the Authority may deem appropriate and printed copies of such records shall be made available to the public on payment of such fees as the Authority may determine.

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