Section No :  
Legislative Enactments
Marginal Notes
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Wells and Pits Ordinance.
2. Interpretation.
3. Wells and pits to be fenced.
4. Fences to be efficiently maintained.
5. Minister may make rules.
6. Rules made by Minister may altered, or amended.
7. Purposes for which rules may be made.
8. Government Agent or Assistant Government Agent may appoint inspectors of wells and pits within their respective districts.
9. Inspector may give notice requiring that wells and pits should be fenced and fences repaired.
10. Occupiers failing to fence or repair when required, to be liable to costs of the same being carried out.
11. Procedure when proprietor cannot be found.
12. State may purchase land under this ordinance.
13. Penalties for breaches of Ordinance or rules framed under it.
14. Occupier who feels aggrieved with any requisition may appeal to the Minister.
15. Occupier may deduct cost of fence or repair thereof from rent, if any due to proprietor, or may sue proprietor for amount.
16. Mayor or Chairman of Municipal Councils and Urban or Town Councils to exercise powers of Government Agent under this Ordinance.
17. This Ordinance not to affect section 89 of the Police Ordinance.