1THE PUNJAB SECURITY OF LAND TENURES RULES, 1953

 

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Subject

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Short title

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Conversion of ordinary acres into standard acres

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Intimation for reservation

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Application to be delivered to Patwari

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Reservation by the landowner

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Procedure for dealing with reservation forms

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A Qabuliyat  or a Patta by a tenant

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Application for restoration of possession

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Mode of determination of  1/3rd share of crop or value thereof:

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Receipt for rent received by the Land-owner

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Procedure Generally

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Conditions for Co-operative Farming Societies

 

 

1THE PUNJAB SECURITY OF LAND TENURES RULES, 1953

 

1.                Short title – (1) These Rules may be called  “ The Security of Land Tenures Rules, 1953”.

           (2) They shall come into force at once.

 

2.                Conversion of ordinary acres into standard acres – The equivalent, in standard acres, of one ordinary acre of any class of land in any assessment circle, shall be determined by  dividing by 16, the valuation shown in Annexure “ A” to these  rules for such class of  land in the said assessment circle:

2[ Provided that the valuation shall be-

(a)       in the case of Banjar Qadim land, one-half of the value of the class previously described in the records and in the  records and in the absence of any specific class being state, one-half   of the value of the lowest barani land ;

(b)       in the case of Banjar Jadid  land, seven-eighth of the value of the  relevant  class   of land  as previously entered in the records , or in the absence of specified class in the records , of the lowest barani land; and

(c)             in the case of cultivated thur, land subject to water logging, one-eighth of the value of the calss of land shown in the records or in the absence of any class, of the lowest barani land.].

 

3.                Intimation for reservation---A land-owner having land in excess of the permissible area and intending to make a reservation in  pursuance  of  the  provisions of section 3,4 or sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Act shall notify, in duplicate his  reservation to the Patwari of the Estate in which the land is situated in the form in Annexure ’B’ to these Rules.

 

1Re-published vide, -Punjab Government notification No.G.S.R.56/P.A 10/53/S. 27’62’dated 20th February, 1962.

2Added by Punjab Government Notification No. 4341-A.R.I.-(II) – 58/1568,dated 14th July, 1959.

 

4.        The application may be delivered personally to the Patwari, who shall grant a receipt therefore or may be sent to the said Patwari by registered  post, acknowledgement due.

 

5.                The reservation by the landowner shall be deemed to have been effected as soon as the application is received by the Patwari, subject to the verification of all details as hereinafter provided.

 

6.        Procedure for dealing with reservation forms - The Patwari shall after verifying all the particulars given in the  forms , retain one copy and forward the other copy to the Tehsildar with  his  report as to the correctness of the particulars  referred to. The Tehsildar shall retain such copy received by him and forward a copy only of the report made by the Patwari with his own remarks, if any, to the Revenue Assistant/ Sub Division Officer, concerned of the District / Sub Division, for his information and such further action as may be considered  by him necessary in the circumstances of each case.

 

7.        A Qabuliyat  or a Patta by a tenant – A Qabuliyat  or a Patta  required to be executed under section [9(1) (vii)] of the Act shall be in the form in Annexure C to these rules.

 

8.        Application for restoration of possession – An application for restoration of tenancy, under 2 [  *      *     *  ]  Section 10 (1)   of  the Act  shall be made to, and disposed of by , the  Assistant Collector of the First Grade concerned after notice to the land-owner and such enquiry as he may deemed necessary.

 

9.                Mode of determination of  1/3rd share of crop or value thereof: - (a) For the purposes of determination of the 1/3rd share of crop or the value thereof, “crop” means only that part of the produce of the land and harvest concerned which was the subject of division between the land-owner and the tenant before the commencement of the Act (X of 1953 ).                                                                         

 

           Explanation:- Any part of the produce which before the commencement of the Act, was not divided between the land-owner and tenant, shall continue to be so and shall not be included in the term “crop”.

1Substituted for the figures “9 (2)  (vi)” by Punjab Government Notification No. 687-L.R.-II-57/260,dated the 8th  June, 1957.

2The  words “section  5 (1) or “ omitted by  Punjab Government Notification No. 8368-R-53/415,dated the 12th March,1954.

 

(b) For the purposes of determination of the value of the “crop” as defined in sub-rule (a), the quality, quantity and the prevailing prices shall be taken in to account.

 

10.             Receipt for rent received by the Land-owner :- A receipt given by a land-owner, under section 14 (1) of  Act for  the rent received by him or on his behalf shall be in the form in Annexure ‘D’ appended  to these rules.

 

11.             Procedure Generally:- The procedure of Revenue officers in matters under the Punjab Security Of Land Tenures Act, 1953, and these rules for which a producer is not prescribed thereby, shall be regulated as for as may be, by the procedure prescribed by the Revenue  Officers, by the provisions of the Punjab Tenancy Act,1887,and the rules thereunder.

 

3[12.               Conditions for Co-operative Farming Societies :- For the purposes of clause (ii) of sub-section 4 of section 1 of the Act, a Co-operative Farming Society shall fulfill the conditions of  a  registered society  governed by bye-laws for a Co-operative Better Farming Society, Limited, and the rules made under the Co-operative Societies Act, 1912.

 

3Added by Punjab Government Notification No. 8918-R (Ch.) 53/595,dated the 29th April,1954.

 

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