STATE LANDMARKS ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. Erection of State landmarks.

4. Duty of owner to keep State landmarks in repair.

5. Where owner fails to keep State landmarks in repair.

6. Service of notice.

Landmarks for adjoining lots

7. Certificate.

8. Procedure where order is not complied with.

9. Parties may request Government Agent to set up or repair the landmarks.

10. Procedure in ease of dispute.

11. Certificate of expense.

12. Summons to show cause.

13. How recoverable.

14. Service of notices.

15. Penalty for setting up counterfeit State landmarks.

16. Penalty for misuse of Government broad arrow mark.

17. Protection to persons acting under the Ordinance.

7 of 1909.

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the erection and maintenance of permanent Landmarks to define the boundaries of land alienated by the state

[Date of Commencement: 1st January, 1910]

1. Short title

This Ordinance may be cited as the State Landmarks Ordinance.

2. Interpretation

In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, the expression "Government Agent” includes an Assistant Government Agent.

3. Erection of State landmarks

Whenever, after the commencement of this Ordinance any land is sold, leased, or alienated by the State or is admitted or declared by any order passed under Ordinance No. 1 of 18971 or the Land Settlement Ordinance to be the property of any claimant, the Minister may cause the boundaries of such land to be defined by permanent marks, in this Ordinance referred to as "State landmarks”, of such material and size as the Minister may from time to time prescribe by order in the Gazette.

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