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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 )

Chapter XIII

INCIDENTS OF HOLDINGS OF RAIYATS, AND TRANSFER, PURCHASE AND ACQUISITION OF LANDS

Transferability of holding of raiyats
88. The holding of a raiyat or a share or portion thereof shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, be capable of being transferred by him in the same manners and to the same extent as his other immovable property 1[:
 
 
 
 
Provided that the khas lands of a tea garden retained under sub-section (2) of section 20, or any portion thereof, shall not be transferred without the prior sanction in writing of the Deputy Commissioner and that the proposed transfer shall not in any way disrupt the entity of the tea garden as a whole or in any way affect the cultivation of tea for which the land is held.]

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    The colon (:) was substituted for the full-stop (.) at the end of section 88 and thereafter the proviso was added by Article 3 of the State Acquisition and Tenancy (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 72 of 1972)
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