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The State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

Chapter IX


Realisation of arrears in respect of lands held by tenants under Government
64. (1) A certificate or decree for the recovery of any arrears of rent to the recovery of which the provisions of this Chapter apply shall not, in the case where the certificate or judgement-debtor is a tenant under the Government and where the arrears covered by such certificate or decree relate to any holding or land held by such tenant, be executed by arresting the certificate or judgment-debtor and detaining him in the Civil prison or by the attachment and sale of any movable or immovable property other than the holding or land to which such arrears relate.
(2) If the holding or land to which such arrears relate has, before the execution of such certificate or decree, been sold in execution of any other decree or certificate, such arrears shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, be a charge on such holding or land.

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