Laws of Bangladesh

The Land Reforms Ordinance, 1984

( Ordinance NO. X OF 1984 )

Chapter V


Ceiling of barga land
14. (1) No bargadar shall be entitled to cultivate more than fifteen standard bighas of land.
Explanation.- In computing this ceiling, area of any land owned by the bargadar as well as the land cultivated by him as a bargadar and held by him under a complete usufructuary mortgage shall be taken into account.
(2) If a bargadar cultivates land in excess of fifteen standard bighas, the share of the produce due to him as a bargadar in respect of the excess land may be compulsorily procured by the Government by order made in this behalf by the prescribed authority.

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