Laws of Bangladesh

The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter II


75. (1) A Paurashava shall, within the limits of the funds at its disposal, provide an adequate system of public drains in the municipality and all such drains shall be constructed, maintained, kept, cleared and emptied with due regard to the health and convenience of the public.
(2) Every owner or occupier of any land or building within the municipality may, with the previous permission of the Paurashava and subject to such terms and conditions, including the payment of fees, as the Paurashava may impose, cause his drains to be emptied into public drains.
(3) All private drains shall be subject to control, regulation and inspection by the Paurashava and the Paurashava may, in such manner as the by-laws may provide, require the provision, alteration, covering, clearing and closing of private drains.

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