Central Government Act
Section 140 in The Manipur Municipalities Act, 1994.
140. Wells tanks, etc., to be secured.- If any. well, tank or other excavation, whether on public or private ground, be, for want of sufficient repair or protection, dangerous to passers by the Nagar Panchayat or as the case may be, the Council shall forthwith require by notice such owner or occupier, or both within eight days, properly to secure or protect such well, tank or other excavation; and if after the said period the work is not executed, the Nagar Panchayat or as the case may be, the Council shall cause a temporary hoard or fence to be put for the protection of passers by and recover the expenses so incurred from the owner or occupier or the owners and occupiers of the land on which such tank, well or other excavation is situated.