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

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

Chapter XV


Persons entitled to apply for consolidation of holding
119. (1) Any two or more raiyats having lands in the same or contiguous villages may apply in the prescribed form to the Revenue-officer for consolidation of their holdings and submit along with such application a scheme for such consolidation.
(2) If not less than two-thirds of the raiyats in a village or a block of villages, which form one contiguous area, holding not less than three-fourths of the total cultivable area in such village or block of villages, make an application under sub-section (1) for consolidation of their holdings, such application shall be deemed to be an application on behalf of all the raiyats of such villages or block of villages.

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