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15/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

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

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

1Chapter XVIIIB

SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR EXEMPTION OF LAND REVENUE IN RELATION TO AGRICULTURAL LAND

Penalty for non-submission of statements or wilful supression of land
151E. Any head of a family, who fails, without any reasonable cause, to submit the statement required under section 151D within the specified time or wilfully makes any omission from, or incorrect declaration in, the statement submitted by him under the said section, shall be liable to a fine which may extend to taka one thousand, and the land for which no statement has been filed or which has been omitted from the statement or in respect of which the incorrect declaration is made shall stand forfeited to the Government:
 
 
 
 
Provided that where the failure to submit the statement or the omission from, or incorrect declaration in, the statement relates to any land transferred by any member of the family on or after the 16th day of December, 1971, such land shall not be forfeited but an equivalent quantity of land out of the lands actually held by any member or members of the family shall be forfeited in lieu thereof.

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    Chapter XVIIIB was added by Article 2 of the State Acquisition and Tenancy (Third Amendment) Order, 1972 (President’s Order No. 96 of 1972).
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