The Sarais Act,1867
ACT No.22 OF 18671
[AS ON 1956]
1. As to extent, see note tos.17, infra.
The Act has been declared, by notification under s.3 (a) of the Schedule Districts Act,1874 (14 of 1874), to be in force in the following Scheduled Districts, namely:-
The Districts of Hazaribagh, Lohardaga (now the Ranchi District, see Calcutta Gazette,1899, Pt. I, p.44), and Manbhum, and Pargana Dhalbhum and the Kolhan in the District of Singbhum. See Gazette of India,1881, Pt. I, t.504. The Tarai of the Province of Agra. See Gazette of India,1876, Pt. I, p. 505.
It has also been extended to the districts of Ganjam and Koraput and to certain partially excluded areas in the Province of Orissa. See Orissa Govt. notifications No.776-P, dated 23rd June,1941 and No.188-P, dated 18th January,1939, respectively.
An Act for the regulation of public Sarais and Purees.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the regulation of public Saris and Puraos:
It is hereby enacted as follows:-