West Pakistan Rice (Restriction on Cultivation) Ordinance, 1959
Ordinance LVII of 1959
17th December, 1959
An Ordinance to regulate the cultivation of rice in the Province of West Pakistan.
WHEREAS in order to check the increase of water-logging. salinity seepage and the resultant damage to land in the Province of West Pakistan, it is expedient to regulate the cultivation of rice in the Province in the manner hereinafter appearing;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance: –
1. Short title, extent and commencement: (1) This Ordinance may be called the West Pakistan Rice (Restriction on Cultivation) Ordinance, 1959.
(2) It extends the whole of the Province of West Pakistan except the Tribal Areas.
(3) It shall apply in such area and on such date as the Board of Revenue may, by notification appoint in this behalf