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14/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

1Chapter IXA

SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ARREARS OF RENT

Transitory Provisions in respect of pending cases before the Certificate Officer
68B. (1) All requisitions for recovery of arrears of rent and applications for execution of decrees for arrears of rent made by a rent-receiver under the provisions of Chapter IXA for which this Chapter is being substituted and pending before any Certificate Officer on the date of coming into force of the East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy (Second Amendment) Ordinance 1957, shall, on such coming into force, stand transferred to the Civil Court which has jurisdiction to entertain a suit for the recovery of the arrears of rent to which such requisition or application relates.
 
 
 
 
(2) On such transfer, the requisition or the application shall be deemed to be a plaint or application for execution of a decree, as the case may be, within the meaning of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, and the suit or application shall proceed in accordance with the provisions of law for the time being in force applicable for the recovery of such arrears or for the execution of such decree:
 
 
Provided that the Civil Court to which such requisition or application stands transferred shall, before proceeding with the suit or execution case, realise the difference between the court-fees already paid before the Certificate Officer on such requisition or application and the court-fees payable on such plaint or application in the Civil Court.

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    Chapter IXA was substituted by section 20 of the East Bengal State Acquisition and Tenancy (Amendment) Ordinance, 1958 (East Pakistan Ordinance No. XLIV of 1958).
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