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THE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ACT, 1952

(EAST BENGAL ACT NO. II OF 1953).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 21st March, 1953  
  
     An Act to provide for the prevention of haphazard construction of buildings and excavation of tanks which are likely to interfere with the planning of certain areas in Bangladesh. 1 2
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the prevention of haphazard construction of buildings and excavation of tanks and cutting of hills which are likely to interfere with the planning of certain areas in Bangladesh;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Restriction on construction of building and excavation of tank
3A. Restriction on improper use of lands and buildings
3B. Direction for removal of construction, etc.
3C. Restriction on cutting etc., of hills
3D. Direction for stopping cutting or razing of hill
4. Power of removal of temporary building
5. Power of removal of building under construction
6. Eviction of occupier
7. Removal of building, etc.
8. Application for sanction
9. Cancellation of sanction on breach of terms and conditions thereof
10. Entry into premises
10A. Power of seizure and arrest without warrant
11. [Omitted.]
12. Penalty
12A. [Omitted.]
13. Cognizance of offence
14 Bar to jurisdiction of Civil Court
15. Appeal
16. Public servant
17. Indemnity
18. Power to make rules
18A. Power to make Bangladesh National Building Code
19. Compensation when not payable
20. [Repealed]
 
 

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