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08/08/2020
Laws of Bangladesh

The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX Of 1890 )

Chapter VI

WORKING OF RAILWAYS

Carriage of Property

Requisitions on the railway administrations for details of gross charges
61. (1) Where any charge is made by and paid to the railway administration in respect of the carriage of goods over its railway, the administration shall, on the application of the person by whom or on whose behalf the charge has been paid, render to the applicant an account showing how much of the charge comes under each of the following heads, namely:-
 
 
(a) the carriage of the goods on the railway;
 
 
(b) terminals;
 
 
(c) demurrage; and
 
 
(d) collection, delivery and other expenses;
 
 
but without particularizing the several items of which the charge under each head consists.
 
 
(2) The application under sub-section (1) must be in writing and be made to the railway administration within one month after the date of the payment of the charge by or on behalf of the applicant, and the account must be rendered by the administration within two months after the receipt of the application.

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