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THE MINING SETTLEMENTS ACT, 1912

(ACT NO. II OF 1912).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 30th March, 1912  
  
     1 An Act to provide for the better control and sanitation of Mining Settlements in Bangladesh
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the better control and sanitation of mining settlements in Bangladesh;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and extent
2. Definitions
3. Appointment of Mines Board of Health
4. Procedure for declaring area to be a mining settlement
5. Appointment, status and duties of Sanitary Officers
6. Notice requiring owners to execute and maintain works of sanitation, or to carry on periodical sanitary operations
7. Power for Mines Board of Health to execute work in default of owners
8. Power for Chairman to discharge functions of Board in certain cases
9. Service on notices
10. Charging, appointment and recovery of expenses
11. Power to make rules.
11A. Power of Board to make bye-laws
12. Powers of Sanitary Officers
13. Facilities to be afforded to Sanitary Officers
14. Powers of Mines Board of Health for obtaining evidence
15. Penalties for offences
16. Prosecution of owner, agent or manager
17. Limitation of prosecutions
18. Cognizance of offences
19. Power of Government to alter or rescind orders
 
 

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