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

( Ordinance NO. XXXVII OF 1961 )

Chapter X


Notice of suit against the Corporation, etc.
74. (1) No suit shall be instituted against the Corporation, the Chairman, any Director, any person associated with the Corporation or any Officer, Advisor or servant of the Corporation, or any person acting under the direction of the Corporation or of the Chairman or of any officer or servant of the Corporation in respect of an act purporting to be done under this Ordinance, until after the expiration of two months next from notice in writing has been, in the case of the Corporation left at its office, and in any other case delivered to or left at the office or place of abode of the person to be used, explicitly stating the cause of action, the nature of the relief sought, the amount of compensation claimed, and the name and place of abode of the intending plaintiff; and in case the suit is filed, the plaint shall contain a statement that such notice has been so delivered or left.
(2) if the Corporation or other person referred to in sub section (1) shall, before the action is commenced, have tendered, in the opinion of the Court, sufficient amends to the plaintiff, the plaintiff shall not recover any sum in excess of the amount so tendered and shall also pay all costs incurred by the defendant after such tender.
(3) Action such as is described in sub section (1) shall, unless it is an action for the recovery of immovable property or for a declaration of the title thereto, be commenced within six months next after the accrual of the cause of action:
Provided that nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to a suit wherein the only relief claimed is an injunction of which the object would be defeated by the giving of the notice or the postponement of the commencement of the suit or proceedings.

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