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Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954

 

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Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954

   
 

Preamble

   
  CHAPTER I: PARAMILITARY
1.

Short title, extent and commencement

2.

Repeal

3.

Definitions

   
  CHAPTERr IIA: TENURES
4.

Classes of tenure and sub-tenure

5.

Bhumidhar

6.

Asami

   
  CHAPTER IIB: DECLARATION OF BHUMIDHARI RIGHTS, COMPENSATION AND LAND REVENUE
7.

Rights of proprietors in waste lands, pasture lands or Lands of common utility etc. to West in Gaon Sabha and compensation to be paid for them

8.

Private wells, trees in abadi and buildings

9.

Power to make rules

   
  CHAPTER IIIA: DECLARATION OF BHUMIDHARI RIGHTS, COMPENSATION AND LAND REVENUE
10.

Tenants of Sir and sub-tenants of occupancy tenants under section 5 of the Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887, and sub-tenants of Tenants holding land with Patta Dawani or Istamrari and having right of transfer by sale

11.

Declaration of Bhumidhari rights in favour of proprietors and superior class of tenants, compensation and land revenue

12.

Sub-tenants of occupancy ex-proprietary tenants, etc.

13.

Bhumidhari rights in other cases

14.

Compensation and land revenue payable by Bhumidhars declared as such under section 13.

   
  CHAPTER IIIB: GENERAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE TERMINATION OF INTERMEDIARIES RIGHTS
15.

Estate in possession of a mortgage with possession

16.

Consequences of acquisition of Bhumidhari rights by mortgages, etc. under section 15

16A.

Compensation payable by tenant declared Bhumidhari of redeemed land

17.

Variation in rent on or after July 1, 1950, not be recognized

18.

Contract agreement or eviction to defeat provisions of this Act to be void

19.

Cesses, Local rates and Sayar

20.

Stay of suits

21.

Stay of proceedings

   
  CHAPTER IIIC: USE OF LAND AND IMPROVEMENTS (BHUMIDHARS AND ASAMIS)
22.

Right of Bhumidhar or Asami to the exclusive possession of land in his holding

23.

Use of holding for industrial purposes

24.

Reversion to agriculture

25.

ation of the sanction or declaration section 23 or 24

26.

Restrictions on improvements

27.

Works benefiting other land

28.

Right to compensation for improvement made by an Asami

29.

Determination of the amount of compensation

30.

Court to assess the compensation for improvements

   
  CHAPTER IIID: TRANSFERS (BHUMIDHARS AND ASAMIS)
31.

Interest of a Bhumidhar to be transferable

32.

Interest of an Asami not transferable

33.

Restrictions on the transfers by a Bhumidhar

34.

Only simple mortgage of land by a Bhumidhar allowed

35.

Letting of land

36.

Lease by a disabled person

37.

Registration of a lease

38.

Failure to register the lease under section 37

39.

Successor-in-interest bound by a lease

40.

Exchange

41.

Land revenue not affected by exchange

42.

Transfer in contravention of section 33

43.

Transfer with possession by a Bhumidhar to be deemed a sale

44.

Effect of lease in contravention of section 36

45.

Transfer made in contravention of this Chapter to be void

46.

Consequences of void transfers

47.

Consequences of ejectment under section 46

   
  CHAPTER IIIE: DEVOLUTION (BHUMIDHAR AND ASAMI)
48.

Bequest by a Bhumidhar

49.

Bequest by an Asami

50.

General order of succession from males

51.

Succession in the case of a woman holding an interest inherited as a widow, mother or daughter, etc.

52.

Succession in the case of a holding inherited as father's father

53.

Succession to a woman holding an interest otherwise

54.

Passing of interest by survivorship

   
  CHAPTER IIIF: PARTITION (BHUMIDHAR)
55.

Holding of a Bhumidhar particle

56.

One suit for partition of several holdings

57.

Mode of partition of a holding

58.

Valuation of the holding to be sold

59.

Preferential right of purchase

60.

Sale in default of  purchase under Section 59

61.

Procedure in sale

   
  CHAPTER IIIG: SURRENDER, ABANDONMENT, EXTINCTION AND ACQUISITION (BHUMIDHARS AND ASAMIS)
62.

Surrender of holding by Asami

63.

Notice of surrender

64.

Abandonment

65.

Admission of Asami to the holding of a disabled Bhumidhar

65A.

Consequences where Bhumidhar or Asami leaves land uncultivated

66.

Entry upon an abandoned holding

67.

Extinction of  the

68.

Extinction of the interest of an Asami

69.

Extinction of the interest of an Asami on extinction of the interest of the Bhumidhar

70.

Merger

71.

Rights and liabilities of a Bhumidhar or Asami on extinction of his interest

72.

Gaon Sabha to take over land after extinction of interest therein

73.

Admission to land

74.

Admission to land mentioned in sub-clause (iii) of clause (a) of section 6 or to waste land for reclamation

75.

Order of preference in admitting persons to land under sections 73 and 74

   
  CHAPTER IIIH: EJECTMENT (BHUMIDHAR AND ASAMI)
76.

Bhumidhar not liable to ejectment

77.

Ejectment of Asami

78.

Rights to crops and trees when ejectment takes effect

79.

Failure to institute a suit for ejectment under Section 77 or execute decree obtained there under

80.

Consequences of ejectment under section 77

81.

Ejectment for use of land in contravention of the provisions of this Act

82.

Decree for ejectment under section 81

83.

Suit for compensation and repair of the waste or damage

84.

Ejectment of persons occupying land without title

85.

Failure to file suit under section 84 or to execute decree obtained there under

86.

Ejectment of Bhumidhar to whom section 85 applies

86A.

Ejectment by Revenue Assistant of persons occupying Land without title

87.

Ejectment of persons from lands of public utility

   
  CHAPTER III-I: RENT (ASAMI)
88.

Rent payable by an Asami

89.

Rent not be varied

90.

Suit for fixation of rent

91.

Hypothecation of produce towards payment of rent

92.

Rent how payable

93.

Commutation of rent

94.

Installments for payment of rent

95.

Application for arrears of rent and ejectment in default

96.

Issue of notice to Asami

 

Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954

Section 1 -96 | Section 97 - 192

 

 

 

 

 

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