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THE BETWA RIVER BOARD ACT, 1976

Title : THE BETWA RIVER BOARD ACT, 1976

Year : 1976

ACT NO. 63 OF 1976.

[10th April, 1976.]

An Act to provide for the establishment of a Board for the creation of a reservoir at Rajghat by construction, on behalf of the Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, of a dam on the Betwa river at Rajghat and for the regulation of such reservoir.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY



(1) This Act may be called the Betwa River Board Act, 1976.

(2) It shall come into force on such date 1* as the Central Government may, after consultation with the Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

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1. 25.10.1976: Vide Notifn. No G.S.R. 1518, dated 14.10.1976.

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It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that the Central Government should take under its control the regulation and development of the inter-State Betwa River and River Valley to the extent hereinafter provided.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Board" means the Betwa River Board established under section 4;

(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;

(c) "Executive Committee" means the Executive Committee constituted under section 5;

(d) "Member" means a member of the Board and includes the Chairman;

(e) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made by the Central Government under section 22;

(f) "Rajghat Dam" means the Dam described in the Schedule;

(g) 1*[Rani Laxmibai Sagar] means the reservoir created by the construction of the Rajghat Dam;

(h) "Regulations" means regulations made by the Board under section 23;

(i) "Rules" means rules made by the Central Government under section 22.

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1. Subs. by Act 49 of 1993, S. 2

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