title.- This Act may be called the
Transfer of property act, 1882.
It shall come into force on the first day of
extends in the first instance to the whole of
India except the territories which, immediately
before the lst November, 1956, were comprised
in Part B States or in the States of Bombay,
Punjab and Delhi.
But this Act or any part thereof
may by notification in the Official Gazette
be extended to the whole or any part of the
said territories by the State Government concerned.
And any State Government may
from time to time, by notification in the Official
Gazette, exempt, either retrospectively or prospectively,
any part of the territories administered by
such State Government from all or any of the
following provisions, namely,-
Section 54, paragraph 2 and
sections 3, 59, 107 and 123.
Notwithstanding anything in
the foregoing part of this section, section
54, paragraphs 2 and 3, and sections 59, 107
and 123 shall not extend or be extended to any
district or tract of country for the time being
excluded from the operation of the Indian Registration
Act, 1908 (XVI of 1908), under the power conferred
by the first section of that Act or otherwise.