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THE NON-AGRICULTURAL TENANCY ACT, 1949

(EAST BENGAL ACT NO. XXIII OF 1949).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 20th October, 1949  
  
     An Act to make better provision relating to the law of landlord and tenant in respect of certain non-agricultural tenancies in Bangladesh. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make better provision relating to the law of landlord and tenant in respect of certain non-agricultural tenancies in Bangladesh;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
CHAPTER II
CLASSES OF NON-AGRICULTURAL TENANTS
3. Classes of non-agricultural tenants
4. Purposes for which non-agricultural tenant may hold non-agricultural land
5. Tenancies held by a non-agricultural tenant
CHAPTER III
TENANTS
6. Manner of use of non-agricultural lands
7. Incidents of certain tenancies
8. Renewals of lease of tenancies held for not less than twelve years and succession to, and transfer of, such tenancies
9. Incidents of non-agricultural tenancies held for less than twelve years
9A. Computation of the period of possession
10. Special provisions applicable to tenancies for specific religious purposes
11. [Omitted.]
12. [Omitted.]
13. [Omitted.]
14. [Omitted.]
15. [Omitted.]
CHAPTER IV
UNDER-TENANTS
16. Application of Chapter
17. [Omitted.]
18. [Omitted.]
19. [Omitted.]
20. Ejectment of an under-tenant
21. Other incidents of tenancies of under-tenants
22. Special incidents of a permanent tenancy of an under-tenant
CHAPTER V
PROVISIONS AS TO TRANSFER OF NON-AGRICULTURAL LAND
23. Manner of transfer of non-agricultural land and notices to landlords
24. Power of the co-sharer or the immediate landlord of transferor to purchase
25. Saving as to statements in instruments of transfer where landlord is not a party
26. Interpretation
26A. Bar to sub-let
CHAPTER VI
RECORD-OF-RIGHTS AND SETTLEMENT OF RENTS
[Omitted.]
CHAPTER VII
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO RENT OF NON-AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES PAYMENT OF RENT
[Omitted]
CHAPTER VIII
IMPROVEMENTS
64. Definition of “improvement”
65. Rights to make improvements
66. Collector to decide question as to right to make improvement, etc.
67.[Omitted]
68. Application to record evidence as to improvement
CHAPTER IX
OTHER INCIDENTS OF NON-AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES
69. [Omitted.]
70. No ejectment except in execution of decree
71. Application of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, or other law
CHAPTER X
CONVERSION OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS INTO NON-AGRICULTURAL TENANCIES
72. [Omitted.]
CHAPTER XI
JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
73. [Omitted.]
74. [Omitted.]
75. Relief against forfeitures in certain cases
76. [Omitted.]
77. Delivery of possession of land sold for arrears of rent which has any structure erected on it by a non-agricultural tenant
78. [Omitted.]
79. [Omitted.]
80. [Omitted.]
81. [Omitted.]
82. [Omitted.]
83. [Omitted.]
84. [Omitted.]
CHAPTER XII
MISCELLANEOUS
85. Bar to application of Act to certain lands and to certain cases
85A. Appeal
86. Certain contracts not to affect the provisions of the Act
87. Jurisdiction in proceedings under this Act
88. Application of the provisions of the Act to all pending suits, appeals and proceedings and unexecuted decrees, for ejectment
89. [Omitted.]
89A. [Omitted.]
90. [Omitted.]
91. Rules
 
 

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