The Government Grants Act, 1895

The Government Grants Act, 1895

The Government Grants Act, 1895

[ACT NO.15 OF 1895]

[10 October, 1895.]

This Act has been partially extended to Berar by the Berar Laws Act, 1941 (4 of 1941).

An Act to explain the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, SO far a relates to grants from the 1[Government], and to remove certain doubts as to the powers of the 1[Government] in relation to such grants.

1. Subs. by the A.O.1950 for ” Crown.

WHEREAS doubts have arisen as to the extent and operation of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, and as to the power of the 1[Government] to impose limitations and restrictions upon grants and other transfers of land made by it or under its authority, and it is expedient to remove such doubts; It is hereby enacted as follows,

1. Subs. by the A.O.1950 for ” Crown.

2. Transfer of Property Act, 1882, not to apply to government grants.

Nothing in the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, contained shall apply or be deemed ever to have applied to any grant or other transfer of land or of any interest therein heretofore made or hereafter to be made 1[by or on behalf of the Government] to, or in favour of, an person whomsoever; but every such grant and transfer shall be construed and take effect as if the said Act had not been passed.

1. Subs, by the A.O.1937 for “by or on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen Empress, Her heirs or successors, or by or on behalf of the Secretary of State for India in Council.”

3. Government grants to take effect according to their tenor.

All provisions, restrictions, conditions and limitations over contained in any such grant or transfer as aforesaid shall be valid and take effect according to their tenor, any rule of law, statute or enactment of the Legislature to the contrary notwithstanding.

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