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THE LIGHTHOUSE ACT, 1927

(ACT NO. XVII OF 1927).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 21st September, 1927  
  
     1 An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the provision, maintenance and control of lighthouses by the Government in Bangladesh.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the provision, maintenance and control of lighthouses by the Government in Bangladesh; It is hereby enacted as follows:
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, extend and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Appointment of officers
4. Advisory Committees
GENERAL LIGHTHOUSES
5.Management of general lighthouses by the Government and delegation of management
LOCAL LIGHTHOUSES
6. Power to inspect local lighthouses.
7. Control of local lighthouses by the Government
8. Management of local lighthouses by the Government
LIGHT-DUES
9. Levy and collection of light-dues
10. Rates of light-dues leviable
11. Receipts for light-dues
12.Ascertainment of tonnage
13. Recovery of light-dues, expenses and costs
14. Refusal of port clearance
15. Determination of disputes as to liability for payment
16. Light-dues payable at one port recoverable at another
17.Penalty for evading payment of lighst-due
18. Exemption from payment of light-dues
19. Refund of excess payments
ACCOUNTS
20. Accounts, etc.
RULES
21. Power to make rules
22. [Repealed]
SCHEDULE
 
 

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