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Railways Act [IX of 1890]
Section/Order/Article/Rule/Regulation Head Note
Section 3 Sub-Section-(6)

Railway Administration — The “Railway Administration” having agreed to the proposal of the plaintiffs for transfer of the suit land it was to be treated as an agreement by the Government. This view, on the face of it, cannot be accepted because the definition of the “Railway Administration” as above was applicable with reference to that particular Act and there is nothing in the said Act to show that it is one of the functions of the Railway administration to make any transfer of the acquired land. The authority which has been given to the Railway Administration under the said Act can be attributed to the Government also in view of the aforesaid definition and no further. [Para-8] Bangladesh Railway & Ors. Vs. P K. Chakraborty 5 BLT (AD)-153. ....View Full Judgment

Section 6(3)

The definition of the "Railway Administration" as above was applicable with reference to that particular Act and there is nothing in the said Act to show that it is one of the functions of the Railway Administration to make any transfer of the accquired land. The authority which has been given to the Railway Administra­tion under the said Act can be attributed to the Government also in view of the aforesaid definition and no further. Bangladesh Railway and others vs Pranab Kumar Chakraborty and others 50 DLR (AD) 150. ....View Full Judgment

Regulation 14

There being no rule or service condition that the order of dismissal of the teacher could only be passed after a prior second show cause notice, the High Court Division ought to have disapproved the judicial latitudinarianism indulged in by the Appellate Court below. Post Office High School vs Asgar Ali 46 DLR (AD) 127. ....View Full Judgment

72 and 76

Compensation for loss on account of short delivery of goods entrusted to its care.
—Railway servants’ misconduct inferred. The moment the goods were accepted for booking by the Railway staff the responsibility with respect to the goods lay on the Railway.
Rangpur D.C. Co-operative Stores Ltd. vs. Pakistan (1964) 16 DLR (SC) 365. ....View Full Judgment