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The Prevention of Transfer of Property and Removal of Documents and Records Act, 1952 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. V OF 1952 )

Prohibition against transfer of cutchery buildings and certain lands contiguous thereto
3. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force or in any contract, no person shall transfer, without the previous permission of the Collector in writing,-
(i) any cutchery building; or
(ii) any land contiguous to any cutchery building which, on the 16th May, 1951, lay vacant and was not used for agricultural purposes; or
(iii) any vacant land situated within any hat or bazar.
(2) Every transfer made in contravention of sub-section (1) shall be null and void.

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