THE TANKS IMPROVEMENT ACT, 1939

(BENGAL ACT NO. XV OF 1939).
  [12th October, 1939]
 
 
     
     An Act to provide for the improvement of tanks in Bangladesh for purposes of irrigation. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the improvement of tanks in Bangladesh for purposes of irrigation;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
   
 
 
  Short title, extent and commencement  
1. (1) This Act may be called the 2[ * * *] Tanks Improvement Act, 1939.



(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.



(3) It shall come into force in such areas on such dates as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct.
 
 
 
1 Throughout this Act, unless otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted for the words “East Pakistan” and “Provincial Government” respectively by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

2 The word “Bengal” was omitted by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

 
 

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