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The Agricultural Development Corporation Ordinance, 1961 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1961 )

Chapter IV


Power to control letting of land and rights of tenants
17. (1) The Corporation may by regulations provide for the terms and conditions on which persons who, at the commencement of this Ordinance, were in cultivating possession of agricultural land may continue in such possession.
(2) An order made under sub section (1) shall have effect, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force.
(3) On the application of the Corporation, any Magistrate or Police Officer may summarily reject any person who is in cultivating possession of agricultural land contrary to the provisions of an order made under sub section (1), and on similar application summarily restore possession to any person who may be entitled to it and may use such force as may be necessary for the purpose.

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