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

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

Chapter XV


Admission of application
120. (1) On receipt of any application for consolidation under section 119, the Revenue-officer shall enquire into such application in the prescribed manner and shall, if he considers after such enquiry that there are good and sufficient reasons for rejecting such application or excluding any of such land from consolidation, submit the application to the prescribed superior Revenue Authority with a recommendation that the application be rejected, or disallowed in a part, specifying his reason therefor; and on receipt of such recommendation, such superior Revenue Authority shall pass such orders thereon as he thinks proper.
(2) If the Revenue-officer does not make any recommendation under sub-section (1), or if such superior Revenue Authority, on receipt of the recommendation of the Revenue-officer, makes an order directing the Revenue-officer to admit the application in whole or in part, the Revenue-officer shall admit such application either in whole or in part, as the case may be, and shall deal with it in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and of any rules made by the Government under this Act.

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