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The Agricultural Census Act, 1958

( ACT NO. XLI OF 1958 )

♣ An Act to provide for certain matters for the purpose of taking agricultural census.

WHEREAS in a general meeting of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations a decision has been taken urging the member countries to take agricultural census;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to take agricultural census in pursuance of the said decision and to provide for certain matters for that purpose;
AND WHEREAS in pursuance of the proviso to Article 108 of the Constitution the Governors of the Provinces of East Pakistan and West Pakistan have been consulted;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Act may be called the Agricultural Census Act, 1958.
(2) It extends to the whole of 1[Bangladesh].
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint.

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    The word “Bangladesh” was substituted for the word “Pakistan” by section 3 of the Agricultural Census (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XXII of 1983)
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