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The Agricultural Pests Ordinance, 1962 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. VI OF 1962 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “affected area” means any area affected by agricultural pests;
(b) “agricultural pest” means a pest, insect or weed mentioned in the Schedules I, II, III and IV to this Ordinance;
(c) “Deputy Commissioner” means the Deputy Commissioner of a district and such other officers as may be appointed by the Government to perform all or any of the functions of a Deputy Commissioner under this Ordinance;
(d) “crops” include all agricultural or horticultural crops and all trees, bushes or plants;
(e) “infested crop” means a crop affected by any agricultural pests;
(f) “Inspector” means an officer appointed under this Ordinance to perform the functions of an Inspector;
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(h) “occupier” means the person in actual possession of land and includes the manager or managing agent or bargadar or any other person authorised by the occupier;
(i) “preventive measures” means the measures prescribed by the Government to eradicate and to prevent the spread of any agricultural pests; and
(j) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Ordinance.

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