The General Clauses Act, 1897
General Rules of Construction
Section 11: Measurement of distances.
11. In the measurement of any distance, for the purposes of any 1[Central Act] or Regulation made after the commencement of this Act, that distance shall, unless a
different intention appears, be measured in a straight line on a horizontal plane.
1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “Acts of the Governor-General in Council”
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