Land Laws of Bangladesh:

Land Laws of Bangladesh have a long history, the following Acts and Ordinances among others are applicable in Bangladesh in this regard: 

  1. The Land Survey Act, 1875 
  2. The Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885
  3. The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  4. The Public Demands Recovery Act, 1913 (Bengal Act)
  5. The Survey and Settlement Manual, 1935
  6. The Non agricultural Tenancy Act, 1949
  7. The State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950
  8. The Land Development Tax Ordinance, 1976
  9. The Land Reforms Ordinance, 1984
  10. The Immovable Property (Acquisition and Requisition) Ordinance, 1982
  11. The Land Reform Board Ordinance, 1989
  12. The Land Appeal Board Ordinance, 1989
  13. The Land Management Manual,  1990

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