THE CANTONMENTS ACT, (ACT NO. II OF ). [16th February, ]. 2. An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the administration of. 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, . (xiii) “Executive Officer” means the person appointed under this act to be the Executive Officer of a.
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He will perform, amongst other things, the duties of Secretary of the Board and he will have no judicinl powers or functions. Recovery from a person about to leave cantonment. Power of Board to lay wires, connections, etc. Authentication of assessment list.
Care of naked lights.
Cantonmenfs to require closing of burial or burning grounds. In the existing section, there is no provision to indicate as to how the expenses incurred by the Board on account of non-compliance of notices, etc.
POWERS OF ENTRY – It shall be lawful for the President or the Vice-President of a Board, or the Executive Officer, or the Health Officer or Assistant Health Officer, or any person speciallyb[authorised by the Executive Officer or the Health Officer] or the Assistant Health Officer, or for any other cantonmejts authorised by general or special order of aa[Board] in this behalf, to enter into or upon any building or land with or without assistants or workmen in order to make any inquiry, inspection, measurement, valuation or survey, or to execute any work, which is authorised by or upder this Act or which it is necessary to make or execute for any of the purposes or in pursuance of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, bye-law or order made thereunder: Cant B; the names of incumbents on less than Rs.
Period for completion of building. Provided, further, that compensation shall be payable to the owner or occupier for any damage sustained by him which is directly occasioned by the carrying out of any such operation. Entries may be in pencil except the figures for “contents” shich shall be in ink. Act 15 of Provided that, where the annual value of any cantonmenfs is by reason of exceptional circumstances, in the opinion of the Board, excessive if calculated in the aforesaid manner, the Board may fix the annual value at any less amount which appears to it to be just.
A Board may, by notice in writing, require the owner, lessee, or occupier of any land in the cantonment to clear away and remove any thick or noxious vegetation or undergrowth which appears to it to be injurious to health or offensive to persons residing in the neighbourhood. Appointment of Executive Officer. The power of the Board under sub-section 3 of that section regarding confining the dogs suspected to be suffering from rabies is proposed to be vested in the Executive Officer as this is a matter relating to day-to-day administration.
The estimate shall be in the following form: Supplemental provisions regarding bye-laws. When any tenement, the annual value of which has been thus separately recorded, has remained vacant and unproductive of rent for sixty or more consecutive days, such portion of any canyonments assessed on the annual value of the whole building shall be remitted or refunded as would have been remitted or refunded if the tenement had been separately assessed.
It is proposed o substitute a new section for this section to confer this power ach on the civil area committee and to bring within its scope written permissions. Exemption from operation of sections to Board not liable for failure of supply. Power of Board to undertake private conservancy arrangements. Power to require buildings, wells, etc. Clause d omitted by Act l5 of l, sec.
Every person employing, whether on behalf of the Government or otherwise, more than ten workmen or labourers, and every person managing or having control of a market, school, theatre or other place of public resort, in a cantonment shall give notice cantonmenst the fact to the Board, and shall provide such latrine, and urinals, and shall employ such number of sweepers, as the Board thinks fit, and shall cause the latrines and urinals to be kept clean and in proper order: A Board may make provision for educational objects outside the cantonment if it is satisfied that the interests of the residents of the cantonment will be served thereby.
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Making or selling of food, etc, or washing clothes by infected person. This section is being amended to effect recovery also by attachment and sale of immovable property and to make the provisions ofsections and of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 2 of applicable to such recovery.
Regulation of cinematographic and dramatic perfor-mances. Suspension of action pending appeal.
Obligation to disclose liability. Power to require entry in assessment list of details of buildings.
Provided that, where the annual value of any building is by reason of exceptional circumstances, in the opinion of thea[Board], excessive if calculated in the aforesaid manner, thea[Board] may fix the annual value at any less amount which appears to it to bejust.
They also hold that the executive officer, though he may be a military officer subordinate to the Army Department, should be like the Cantonment Magistrate of the present, be an officer in civil employ. In no circumstances shall the amount left in the 11924 of the cashier exceed the security 19244 by him and all money in hand on the last working day of each month shall be remitted on that day.
Application for cantonmemts Committee of Arbitration. Regard to be had to social and religious usages.
Clause xia renumbered as clause xic by Act 15 ofsec. Cantonmengs every cantonment there shall be a Cantonment Board and an Executive Officer. Enclosure cantomnents waste land used for improper purposes.
Tax on buildings and land to be a charge thereon. Provided that where any rule has to be given retrospective operation the reasons therefor and the effect of giving such retrospective operation shall be published along with the cantonmemts of the rules when such draft is published for eliciting public opinion under sub-section 1 ofsection For the purpose of obtaining a partial remission or refund of tax, the owner of a building canotnments 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 catnonments.
Power of Central Government to issue directions to the Board. Supply of water from Government water-supply to the Board. Control over wells, tanks, etc. Prevention of infectious or contagious diseases. Every Board shall, by the name of the place by reference to which the cantonment is known, be a body corporate having prepetual succession and a common seal with power to acquire and hold property both movable and immovable and to contract and shall, by the said name, sue and be sued.
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Destruction of infectious hut or shed. Power to remove brothels and prostitutes. The headings of the cantonmente shall follow the items in the budget estimates and the serial number of the sub-vouchers shall always recommence with No. Contracts improperly executed not to be binding on a Board. When a Committee of Arbitration is to be convened, the Board shall cause a public notice to be published stating the matter to be determined, and shall forthwith send copies of the order to the District Magistrate, and to the 1294 party cantonmentts, and shall, as soon as may be, nominate such members of the Committee, as it is entitled to nominate under sectionand, by notice in writing, call upon the other persons who are entitled to nominate a member or members of cantpnments Committee to nominate such member or members in accordance with the provisions of that section.
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.