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West Bengal Land Reforms (Amendment) Act, 2014

Published in Land Reforms.

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
LAW DEPARTMENT
Legislative

No. 1968-L Dated: 31st December, 2014

NOTIFICATION

The following Act of the West Bengal Legislature, having been assented to by the Governor, is hereby published for general information:-

West Bengal Act XVII of 2014
THE WEST BENGAL LAND REFORMS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2014.
An Act to amend the West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955.

Whereas it is expedient to amend the West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955, for the purposes and in the manner hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted in the Sixty-fifth Year of the Republic of India, by the Legislature of West Bengal, as follows:-

1. Short title and commencement.

(1) This Act may be called the West Bengal Land Reforms (Amendment) Act, 2014.

(2) It shall come into force on such date as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

2. Amendment of section 14Y of West Ben. Act X of 1956.

In section 14Y of the West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955,-

(1) in the first proviso,—

(a) in clause (a), for the words “livestock breeding farm, poultry farm, dairy, industrial park or industrial hub”, the words “livestock breeding farm, poultry farm, dairy, fishery, township, transportation or terminal, logistic hub, industrial park or industrial hub” shall be substituted;

(b) in clause (b), for the words “livestock breeding farm, poultry farm or dairy, industrial park or industrial hub or industrial estate, financial hub, warehousing”, the words “livestock breeding farm, poultry farm or dairy, fishery, township, transportation or terminal, logistic hub, industrial park or industrial hub or industrial estate, financial hub, warehousing, tea garden, educational and medical institutions, oil and gas products piped transportation, mining and alied activities” shall be substituted;

(2) in the second proviso, for the words “industrial park or industrial hub or industrial estate or financial hub”, the words “industrial park or industrial hub or industrial estate or financial hub or logistic hub” shall be substituted;

(3) in the third proviso, for the words, figures and letter “under section 14M”, the words, figures and letter “under section 14M, unless there is an order of extension of such permission granted by the State Government for the purpose for which he has been so permitted for a period of not exceeding two years in addition to the above mentioned period of three years, as the State Government may deem fit and proper” shall be substituted.

By order of the Governor

Sd/- MALAY MARUT BANERJEE
Secy. to the Govt. of West Bengal
Law Department

No. 1968-L dated 31.12.2014, Source