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


5. For the purpose of clause (a) of Article 3, a family shall be deemed to be holding land in excess of one hundred standard bighas, if the aggregate of the total quantity of land held by all the members of the family on the date of submission of the statement under Article 7, together with the total quantity of land, if any, transferred by them after the 1[20th day of February, 1972], and before the date of submission of such statement exceeds one hundred standard bighas and the limitation imposed by that clause shall be applied to such family on the basis of such aggregate.

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    The words, figures and comma “20th day of February, 1972” were substituted for the words, comma and figures “16th day of December, 1971” by Article 3 of the Bangladesh Land Holding (Limitation) (Second Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 154 of 1972)
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