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LAND REFORMS REGULATION, 1972

 

 

SECTIONS                                  CONTENTS

PART I-PRELIMINARY

 

1.   Short title, extent and commencement.

 

2.   Definitions

 

3.   Regulation to override other laws etc.

 

 

PART II-CONSTITUTION AND POWERS OF LAND COMMISSIONS

 

4.   Constitution of Land Commissions and their powers.

 

4-A.Constitution of Federal Land Commission etc.

 

5.   Delegation of powers.

 

6.   Power to make Rules

 

PART III-RESTRICTIONS ON OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF LAND

 

7.   Certain transfers void.

 

8.   Limits on individual holdings.

 

9.   Share in Shamilat

 

10. Acquisition of Land by Government Servants.

 

11. Choice and exchange of areas

 

PART IV-OBTAINING OF DECLARATIONS AND VESTING OF EXCESS LAND IN GOVERNMENT

 

12. Declarations

 

13. Vesting in Government of excess land

 

14. Resumption in case of exchange of land allotted in the border areas

 

15. Stud and live-stock farms

 

16. Shikargahs.

 

17. Religious, charitable and educational societies, institutions and trusts

 

PART V-UTILIZATION OF SURRENDERED AND RESUMED LAND

 

18. Grant of land to tenants

 

19. Utilisation of land under orchards, studs or live-stock farms.

 

20. Utilisation of land under resumed Shikargahs.

 

21. Utilisation of land resumed from religious, charitable and educational societies.

 

PART VI-IMPARTIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS ON ALIENATION OF HOLDINGS

 

22. Restrictions on partition of joint holdings

 

23. Management of impartible joint holdings

 

24. Restrictions on alienation of holdings

 

PART VII-TENANTS

 

25. Rights of tenants

 

PART VIII-MISCELLANEOUS

 

26. Bar of jurisdiction

 

27. Indemnity

 

28. Grantees of land under the repealed Regulation not to pay installments

 

PART IX-REVISION, PUNISHMENT AND PROCEDURE

 

29. Revisional powers of the Federal Government

 

30. Offences and penalties

 

31. Cognizance of offences

 

32. Repeal and saving

 

 

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LAND REFORMS REGULATION, 1972