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Report No. 138

5.3. The following' extracts1 are from the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957:

"320. (1) No person shall, except with the permission of the Commissioner granted in this behalf erect or set up any wall, fence, rail, post, step, booth or other structure whether fixed or movable or whether of a permanent or temporary nature, or any fixture in or upon any street or upon or over any open channel, drain, wall or tank in any street so as to form an obstruction to, or an encroachment upon, or a projection over, or to occupy any portion of such street, channel, drain, well or tank.

(2) Nothing in this section shall apply to any erection or thing to which clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 325 applies.

321.(1) No person shall, except with the permission of the Commissioner and on payment of such fee as he in each case thinks fit, place or deposit upon any street, or upon any open channel, drain or well in any street or upon any public place any stall, chair, bench, box, ladder bale or other thing whatsoever so as to form an obstruction thereto or encroachment thereon.

(2) Nothing in sub-section: (1) applies to building materials.

322. The Commissioner may, without notice cause to be removed-

(a) any stall, chair, bench, box, ladder, bale or other thing whatsoever, placed, deposited, projected, attached or suspended in, upon, from or to any place in contravention of this Act;

(b) any article whatsoever hawked or exposed for sale on any public street or in any other public place in contravention of this Act and any vehicle, package box or any other thing in or on which such article is placed."

1. Section 320 to 322 Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 (66 of 1957).

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