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

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1961 )

Chapter IX


Penalty for unauthorised cultivation, etc.
66. If any person, without the written permission of the Corporation-
(a) clears or breaks up for cultivation or cultivates any land which is owned by or in the possession of the Corporation and is not included in any tenancy or allocated residential enclosures, or which has been set apart for the common purposes of a town or a village community or section of the same or for a road, canal or watercourse, or
(b) erects any building on any such land, or
(c) fells or otherwise destroys standing trees on such land, or
(d) otherwise encroaches on any such land, or
(e) makes an excavation or constructs a water channel on any such land,
he shall be punished on conviction by a Magistrate with a fine not exceeding two hundred taka.
Explanation. The felling of trees planted by an owner or tenant on any village road or watercourse traversing his holding is not an offence under this section.

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