Laws of Bangladesh

The Alienation of Land (Distressed Circumstances) (Restoration) Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. XXVIII OF 1976 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “agricultural land” means land which is used for purposes connected with agriculture or horticulture and includes a homestead as defined in the State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950 (E.B. Act XXVIII of 1951);
(b) “authorised Officer” means any officer authorised by the Government;
(c) “period of economic distress” means the period commencing the 1st April, 1974, and ending the 31st day of December, 1974; and
(d) “transferee”, in relation to a land in respect of which the application for restoration has been made under section 4, includes, if the land is in possession of any person other than the transferee, such person.

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