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Law, Public Works

West Bengal Highways Act, 1964

An Act to provide for the maintenance and control of highways the prevention of encroachments thereon and the removal of encroachments therefrom, and for certain other matters connected therewith.

West Bengal Act XXVIII of 1964
THE WEST BENGAL HIGHWAYS ACT, 1964

An Act to provide for the maintenance and control of highways the prevention of encroachments thereon and the removal of encroachments therefrom, and for certain other matters connected therewith.

CHAPTER I
Preliminary

1. Short title, extent and commencement

2. Definitions

CHAPTER II
Declaration of Highways

3. Declaration of highway

4. Public right to use a highway

CHAPTER III
Appointment of Highway Authority and his functions

5. Appointment of Highway Authority

6. Powers and duties of Highway Authority

7. Staff of the Highway Authority

CHAPTER IV
Prevention and removal of encroachment

8. Permission to make encroachment

9. Power to cancel permission

10. Removal of encroachment

11. Recovery of cost of removal of encroachment

CHAPTER V
Supplemental provisions to secure safety of traffic and prevention of damage to highways

12. Restriction on the use of land adjoining a highway for the prevention of obstruction of view

13. Prohibition or restriction of use of vehicles on certain highways

14. Power to close highway temporarily or regulate traffic

15. Prevention of damage to highway

CHAPTER VI
Penalties

16. Disobedience of orders, etc.

17. Penalty for removal of boundry mark

18. Causing damage to highways

19. General provision for punishment of offences

20. Power to compound offences

CHAPTER VII
Miscellaneous

21. Certain persons to be public servants

22. Bar of jurisdiction

23. Protection of persons acting in good faith

24. Service of notice

25. Power to make rules

26. Savings

27. Provisions of this Act or rules to prevail over inconsistent provisions in other laws

28. Repeal

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