The River Boards Act,1956
Section 14. Functions of Board
(1) The Central Government, after consultation with the Governments interested, may by notification in the Official Gazette, empower the Board to perform all or such of the functions under section 13 as may be specified in the notification.
(2) The Board shall exercise its powers and perform all the functions which it is empowered to do by or under this Act within its area of operation.
(3) In performing its functions under this Act, the Board shall consult the Governments interested at all stages and endeavor to secure, as far as may be practicable, agreement among such Governments.