1THE PUNJAB TENANCY (EAST PUNJAB VALIDATION OF ORDERS, PROCEEDINGS AND ACTS) ACT, 1948

EAST PUNJAB ACT NO. 14 OF 1948

[Received the assent of His Excellency the Governor on the 8th April, 1948; and was first published in the East Punjab Government Gazette (Extraordinary), of April 10,1948.]

 

 

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Year

 

No.

 

Short title

Whether repealed or

Otherwise affected by legislation

 

1948

 

14

The Punjab Tenancy

(East Punjab Validation of Orders, proceedings and Acts)Act, 1948.

Amended in part by the

Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.

An Act to validate certain orders, proceedings and acts of certain Assistant Collectors of the Hoshiarpur District under the provisions of the Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887.

 

It is hereby enacted as follows: -

 

Short title

 

1.                  This Act may be called the Punjab Tenancy  (East Punjab Validation of Orders, Proceedings and Acts) Act, 1948.

 

2.                  Validation of certain Order, Proceedings and Acts - All orders made, proceedings taken and acts done by the Assistant Collectors in the Hoshiarpur District as specified in the first column of the Schedule hereto annexed, between the dates specified in columns 2 and 3 thereof against each such Assistant Collector, which purported to be made, taken or done in exercise of powers believed to be derived under the provisions of clause (b) of sub-section (4) of section 77 of the Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887, in respect of suits mentioned in the  first group of sub-section (3) of the aforesaid section, shall be deemed to be and always to have been validly made, taken or done, and for the purposes of the aforesaid Act and of any other law for the time being in force, all such orders, proceedings and acts shall be as good and valid as if a notification specially empowering such officers to decide such suits as aforesaid had been issued by the [State] Government on or before the date specified in the 2nd column of the said Schedule in respect of each such Assistant Collector.

 

1For statement of Objects and Reasons, see East Punjab Government Gazette (Extraordinary), 1948, page 312 for proceedings in the Assembly, see East Punjab Legislative Assembly Debates, Volume II, 1948, pages 840-841.

 

3.  Bar to Legal proceedings - No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie in any court against the 2[State] Government or any such Assistant Collector specified in the Schedule for or on account of or in respect of any such order made, proceeding taken or act done validated by the provisions of the preceding section.  

SCHEDULE

                                                                                  

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Name

From

To

1.      S.Harjot Singh

2.        Khan Ahmad Raza Khan

3.        Ch. Hardwari Lal

4.        Malik Nadir Khan

5.        Ch.. Sultan Mahmud

6.        Ch. Mahbub Ali

7.        Khan Ata Mohamad Khan

8.        Ch.Hoshiar Singh

29th May, 1942

26th May, 1942

4th Oct,1945

2nd May,1944

15th Feb. 1947

31st Jan. 1946

15th May, 1947

21st April, 1947

 

3rd Oct.,1945

2nd May,1944

14th Feb. 1947

15th Jan. 1946

7th May, 1947

1st April 1947

24th Aug. 1947

14th Aug. , 1947

 

 

2Substituted for the word “Provincial” by the Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.