THE SURVEY ACT, 1875

(ACT NO. V OF 1875).
  [6th October, 1875]
 
 
     
     1 An Act to provide for the survey and demarcation of land.
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS it is expedient, with a view to the definition and identification of lands, 2[ the determination of the extent of erosion along the banks of rivers or the extent of accretion, reformation or new formation due to fluvial action of any river,] the better security of landed property and the prevention of encroachments and disputes, to provide for the survey of lands and for the establishment and maintenance of marks to distinguish boundaries; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
   
 
 
   
 
 
 
1 Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words `Government` and `Taka` were substituted, for the words `Provincial Government` and `rupees` respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

2 The words and commas `the determination of the extent of erosion along the banks of rivers or the extent of accretion, reformation or new formation due to fluvial action of any river,` were inserted by section 2 of the Survey (Amendment) Act, 1975 (Act No. XXVI of 1975)

 
 

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