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

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1961 )

Chapter VI


Notice of proposed acquisition of land or levy of development fee
31. (1) During the thirty days next following the first day on which any notice is published under section 30 in respect of any scheme or project under this Chapter, the Corporation shall serve a notice on-
(a) every person whom the Corporation has reason to believe, after due enquiry, to be the owner of any immovable property which it proposes to acquire in executing the scheme or project, or in respect of which it is proposed to charge a development fee; and
(b) the occupier or tenant (who need not be named) of such premises or land as the Corporation proposes to acquire in executing the scheme or project.
(2) Such notice shall¬-
(a) state that the Corporation proposes to acquire such property or to recover a development fee in respect of such property, for the purposes of carrying out a scheme or project under this Chapter; and
(b) require such person, if he objects to such acquisition or recovery of Development fee, to state his reasons in writing (in duplicate), within a period of thirty days from the service of the notice.
(3) Every such notice shall be signed by, or by the order of, the Chairman.

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