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

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

1Chapter XVIIIB


Exemption from payment of land revenue in case of decrease in area
151I. Where the total area of agricultural land held by a family liable to the payment of land revenue decreases after the submission of the statement under section 151D or section 151G to twenty-five standard bighas or less due to inheritance or bone fide transfer, the head of such family may apply, in the prescribed form, praying for exemption from payment of land revenue, to the Revenue-officer stating the dates and reasons for such decrease, and the Revenue-officer shall, on being satisfied about the statement made in the application after making such enquiry as he deems fit, pass an order allowing such exemption with effect from the following dates, namely:-
(i) in case the application is made before the first day of Kartik of the Bengali year, with effect from the first day of Kartik of that year; and
(ii) in case the application is made on or after the first day of Kartik of the Bengali year, from the first day of the Bengali year next following the date of such application.

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    Chapter XVIIIB was added by Article 2 of the State Acquisition and Tenancy (Third Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 96 of 1972).
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