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Name: Building Construction Act, 1952 (E.B. Act II of 1953).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Construction workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1952-03-21
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1952-L-87956
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Act as amended to 2006 PDF of Act as amended to 2006 (consulted on 2011-10-06)
Abstract/Citation: The Act provides for rules to comply with, in particular, when excavating or re-excavating a tank in a certain area of the Country. The term "tank" includes ditch, drain, well and channel as per clause f, Section 2. Excavation or re-excavation of a tank must be sanctioned by an Authorized Officer, and restrictions apply to cutting or razing hills (Section 3C and 3D) especially if there is danger of siltation or obstructing any drain, river or stream as per clause b of Section 3C.

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