Act 53 of Although, armed force of the Union are stationed in cantonments within Part B States, the Cantonments Act, amdthe Camtonments (House. (1) This Act may be called the Cantonments Act, (2) It extends to the whole of India 2*** 3***. (3) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official. Cantonments Act, DEFINITION AND DELIMITATION OF CANTONMENTS of cantonment fund when area ceases to be included in a cantonment.
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Where the property is jointly owned by more than one owner, the liabiity,will be joint and several. Saving of articles sold or supplied for medicinal purposes.
Interpretation 1 For the purposes of sections 26,27 and 28, person means an individual human being. The reference tothe Indian Petroleum Act Committees for civil areas.
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Power to vary constitution of Boards in special circum-stances. General power of taxation 1 The Board may, with the previous sanction of the Central Government], impose in any cantonment any tax which, cantohment any enactment for the time being in force, may be imposed in any municipality in the State wherein such cantonment is situated.
Constitution of Cantonment Boards. Removal of lewd persons from cantonment.
Penalty for loitering and importuning for purposes of prostitution. Clause c omitted by Act 53 ofsec. Duties of Vice-President Preparation of new assessment list. All sums due to adt Cantonment Board shall be received by the former official, and in no case shall the same person compile the accounts and superintend the collection of taxes and other revenue.
THE CANTONMENTS ACT, – The Lawyers and Jurists
Application of funds and property transferred under sections 6 and 7 8. Substituted by Act 15 ofsection 9, for “three months” w. Explanation–When any place is declared a cantonment xantonment the first time, or when any to cal area is first included in a cantonment, residence in the place or area comprising the cantonment on the aforesaid date shall be deemed to be residence in wct cantonment for the purposes of this sub-section. Whoever, without the permission in writing of the Board, digs up the surface of any open space in the cantonment, which is not private property, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to twenty Taka, and, in the case of a continuing offence, with an cantonmwnt fine which may extend to five Taka for every day after the first during which the offence continues.
Pilling of vacancies 1 Vacancies arising by efflux of time in cantonmsnt office of an elected member of a Board shall be filled by an ordinary election to be held on such date as the 1 [Central Government] may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct.
It is proposed to amend this section suitably to provide for the laying of the regulations made by the Board before each House of Parliament as per the recommendations of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
Authentication of assessment list In his place an “executive officer” will be appointed. Clause Act 15 of Term of office of Vice-President General power of exemption. There shall beformed for every cantonment, acantonment fund, and there shall be placed to the credit thereof the following sums, namely: Power to Provide for enforcement of direction under section All public latrines and urinals provided or maintained by a Board shall be so constructed as to provide separate compartments for each sex and not to be a nuisance, and shall be provided with all necessary conservancy establishments, and shall regularly be cleansed and kept in proper order.
A Board may allow any person not residing within the limits of the cantonment to take or be supplied with water for any purpose from any source of public water-supply on such terms as it may prescribe, and may at any time withdraw or curtail such supply.
He will perform, amongst other things, the duties of Secretary of the Board and he will have no judicinl powers or functions. It is proposed to provide that no remission or refund shall take effect in respect of any period commencing more than two months before the delivery of such application.
PENALTY -Whoever- a fails to comply with an order issued under this Chapter within the period specified therein, or, whilst an order prohibiting him form re-entering a cantonment without permission is in force, reenters the cantonment without such permission, or b knowing that any person has, under this Chapter, been required to remove from the cantonment and has not obtained the requisite permission to re-enter it.
Provided that, in the case of any projection or encroachment lawfully in existence at the commencement of this Act, the Board shall make compensation for any damage caused by the removal or alteration.
Unauthorised buildings over drains, etc. Power to institute suit for recovery Instead of proceeding against a defaulter by 1 [distress and sale of movable property or attachment and sale of immovable property] as hereinbefore provided in this Chapter, or after a defaulter has been so proceeded against unsuccessfully or with only partial success, any sum due or the balance of any sum due, as the case may be, from such defaulter on account of a tax may be recovered from him by a suit in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Notice of erection of buildings. The Board may empower any of its members or officers to exercise or perform in the absence of the Executive Officer from the cantonment all or any of such powers or duties of an Executive Officer under this Act as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify in this behalf.
For the purpose of obtaining a partial remission or refund of tax, the owner of a building composed of separate tenements may request the Board, at the time of the assessment of the building, to enter in the assessment list, in addition to the annual value of the whole building, a note recording in detail the annual value of each separate tenement.
Appointment of Executive Officer[Repealed] Clause d omitted by Act l5 of l, sec. Cantonmwnt use of land. Clauses 47, 51, 90, 95, 97,,,, and l The foregoing provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to the sale or supply of any article in good faith for medicinal purposes by a medical practitioner, chemist or druggist authorised in this behalf by a general or special order of thea[Officer Commanding the station.
In every appeal the costs shall be cangonment thea[discretion of the District Court] hearing the appeal. All the advances outstanding at the end of the previous year shall be first entered and thereafter each advance made during the year shall be entered as soon as it is made. Entries may be in pencil except the figures for “contents” shich shall be in ink.