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THE OBSTRUCTIONS IN FAIRWAYS ACT, 1881

(ACT XVI OF 1881).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 15th March, 1881  
  
     1 An Act to empower the Government to remove or destroy obstructions in fairways, and to prevent the creation of such obstructions.
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS it is expedient to empower the Government to remove or destroy obstructions to navigation in fairways leading to ports in Bangladesh and to prevent the creation of such obstructions; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title
2. Government empowered to remove or destroy obstruction in fairway
3. Government entitled to expenses incurred in removing obstruction
Dispute concerning such expenses
4. Notice of removal to be given by Government
5. Things removed may, in certain cases, be sold
6. Proceeds how applied
7. “Vessel” to include tackle, cargo, etc.
8. Power to make rules to regulate and prohibit the placing of obstructions in fairways
9. Penalty for breach of such rules
10. Compensation payable in certain cases for damage caused under this Act
11. [Omitted]
12. Saving other powers possessed by Government
13. [Omitted]
 
 

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