Boundaries and Survey Maps Act

(Original Enactment: Ordinance 8 of 1884)

(30th March 1987)
An Act to provide for the demarcation of land and for the establishment and maintenance of boundary-marks, and for the publication of certain survey maps.
[21st November 1884]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Boundaries and Survey Maps Act.
2.  In this Act, unless there is something repugnant in the subject or context, “owner” means the person for the time being receiving the rack-rent of the lands or premises in connection with which the word is used whether on his own account, or as agent or trustee for any other person, or who would so receive the same if the lands or premises were let at rack-rent.
Power to appoint officers
3.—(1)  The President may appoint persons by name or office to carry this Act into effect.
Such officers to be public servants
(2)  Every person so appointed shall be a public servant within the meaning of the Penal Code [Cap. 224].