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        (a) except upon such terms as may be mutually agreed upon between or among the owners concerned, or

        (b) in default of such agreement, except upon such terms as may be laid down by the local authority and in particular, until any payment which may be directed by the local authority to be made to the owner or owners concerned, has been duly made.

30. Drainage for huts

(1) Drains for the drainage of huts shall be of such size and description, and be constructed of such materials, as may be considered by the Health Officer to be practicable, having regard to the circumstances of the locality and the position of the nearest public drain or other place set apart by the local authority for the discharge of sewage.

(2) If the Health Officer considers that a new drain should be constructed for the benefit of the occupants of the hut, he may, by notice, require the owner of the land on which such hut stands, to construct such drain and such owner shall construct such drain, and cause it to be cleansed and repaired to the satisfaction of the Health Officer.

31. Drainage of court-yard, alley, passage, etc.-

For the purpose of efficiently draining any land or building the Health Officer may, by notice, require the owner of any court-yard, alley, lane, passage or open space

        (a) to pave the same with such material and in such manner as may be approved by the Health Officer and to keep such paving in proper repair; or

        (b) to raise the level of such court-yard, alley, lane, passage or open space. Explanation:- It shall be open to the Health Officer to require that in any case both the measures specified in clauses (a) and (b) of this section shall be taken.

32. Construction and closure of cesspools.—

(1) No person shall construct a cesspool

            (a) beneath any part of any building or within fifty feet of any tank, reservoir, water-course or well or within such other distance there from as the Health Officer may consider to be practicable having regard to the circumstances of the locality; or

            (b) within any local area, or outside such area but within three hundred feet of any reservoir used for the storage of filtered water to be supplied to such area, except upon a site and in a position which have been approved in writing by the Health Officer.

(2) The Heath Officer may, at anytime, by notice, require any person within whose premises any cesspool is constructed in contravention of sub-section (1) to remove such cesspool or to fill it up with such material as may be approved by him.

33. Prohibition of occupation of new building without drains.—

No owner of any building constructed or reconstructed after the commencement of this Act in any urban local area shall occupy it, or cause or permit it to be occupied, until he has obtained a certificate from the Health Officer that the building has been provided with sufficient means of drainage.

34. Sullage or sewage not to be let out into streets.-

No person having control over any building or land shall cause or allow

        (a) the water of any sink, sewer, latrine or sanitary convenience, on any other liquid or other matter which is, or is likely to become, offensive, to run or drain into or to be thrown or put upon, any street or open space or to soak through any external wall; or

        (b) any offensive matter from any sewer, latrine or sanitary convenience, to run, drain or be thrown into a surface drain in any street.

35. Injurious refuse not to be discharged into public drains.

No person shall, save as may be generally or specially prescribed, throw, empty, or turn or suffer or permit to be thrown, emptied or turned or to pass, into any public drain, or into any drain communicating with a public drain

        (a) any matter likely to injure the drain or to interfere with the free flow of its contents, or to affect prejudicially the treatment and disposal of such contents; or

        (b) any liquid being refuse or steam or other liquid which is either alone or in combination with the contents of the drain, dangerous, or the cause of a nuisance, or prejudicial to health; or

        (c) any explosive, or inflammable substance.

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