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THE AGRICULTURAL CENSUS ACT, 1958

(ACT NO. XLI OF 1958).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 23rd September, 1958  
  
     1 An Act to provide for certain matters for the purpose of taking agricultural census.
 
    WHEREAS in a general meeting of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations a decision has been taken urging the member countries to take agricultural census;



AND WHEREAS it is expedient to take agricultural census in pursuance of the said decision and to provide for certain matters for that purpose;



AND WHEREAS in pursuance of the proviso to Article 108 of the Constitution the Governors of the Provinces of East Pakistan and West Pakistan have been consulted;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Census officers
4. Collection of information for census
5. Crop-cutting experiment
6. Access to census officers to premises and lands
7. Penalties
8. Sanction for prosecution under this Act
9. Prosecution under other laws
10. Jurisdiction
11. Census records not open to inspection
12. Preparation of statistical abstracts
13. Census officers to be public servants
14. Power to make rules
 
 

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