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The Bangladesh Land Holding (Limitation) Order, 1972 (President's Order)


4. The Government may relax the limitations imposed by Article 3, to such extent and subject to such conditions as it thinks fit, in the following cases, namely:-
(a) a co-operative society of farmers where the members thereof surrender their ownership in the lands unconditionally to the society and cultivate the lands themselves;
(b) land used for cultivation of tea, rubber or coffee 1[or covered by orchards];
(c) an industrial concern holding land for the production of raw materials for manufacture of commodities in its own factories;
(d) any other case where such relaxation is considered necessary in the public interest.

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    The words “or covered by orchards” were inserted by Article 3 of the Bangladesh Land Holding (Limitation) (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 138 of 1972)
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