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THE BANGLADESH IRRIGATION WATER RATE ORDINANCE, 1983

(ORDINANCE NO. XXXI OF 1983).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 10th July, 1983  
  
     An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the imposition of water rate for supply, regulation or storage of water for irrigation or drainage.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the imposition of water rate for supply, regulation or storage of water for irrigation or drainage and to provide for certain matters connected therewith;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Ordinance to override other laws
4. Imposition of water rate
5. Determination of water rate etc.
6. Remission
7. Assessment and collection of water rate
8. Free Passage of water for irrigation or drainage
9. Penalty for diversion of normal flow of water by obstruction, etc.
10. Prevention of unauthorised use or waste of water
11. Recovery of arrears of water rate and penalties
12. Delegation of power
13. Bar to Jurisdiction of Civil Courts
14. Indemnity
15. Power to make rules
16. Repeal and savings
 
 

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