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18/05/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Works of Defence Act, 1903

( ACT NO. VII OF 1903 )

1♣An Act to provide for imposing restrictions upon the use and enjoyment of land in the vicinity of works of defence in order that such land may be kept free from buildings and other obstructions, and for determining the amount of compensation to be made on account of such imposition.

 
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for imposing restrictions upon the use and enjoyment of land in the vicinity of works of defence in order that such land may be kept free from buildings and other obstructions, and for determining the amount of compensation to be made on account of such imposition; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 

Short title and extent.
1.(1) This Act may be called the Works of Defence Act, 1903; and
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, "Government" and "Taka" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan", "Central Government" and "rupees" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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