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The Jute Regulation Act, 1940 (Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. V OF 1940 )

Modification of licence by Collector

11. (1) If for any reason a licensee is prevented from growing jute on any portion of the land specified in the licence, and desires to grow jute on any land not so specified, he may apply to the Collector in writing, stating his reasons, and the Collector, if satisfied, may modify the licence accordingly:


Provided that-


(i) the total area of land specified in the licence so modified shall in no case exceed the total area of land originally specified in the licence, and


(ii) pending the disposal of an application under this section, no jute shall be grown on any land not originally specified in the licence.


(2) If, in consequence of any revision of the final record directed under sub section (1) of section 5 or in compliance with any order made under sub section (1) of section 12, it is required to modify any licence, the Collector shall modify the licence accordingly.

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