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The Administration of Evacuee Property Act,1950

The Administration of Evacuee Property Act,1950





1 Short title and commencement.
2 Definition
3 References to enactments not in force in Part B States.
4 Act to override other laws.
5 Appointment of Custodian-General, Deputy Custodian-General, etc.
6 Appointment of Custodians, etc.
7 Notification of evacuee property.
7A Property not to be declared evacuee property on or after 7th May, 1954
8 Vesting of evacuee property in the Custodian.
9 Power of Custodian to take possession of evacuee property vested in him.
10 Powers and duties of the Custodian generally.
10A Power to recover rent or damages in respect of evacuee property vested in the Custodian.
11 Special provisions with respect to certain trust properties.
12 Power to vary or cancel leases or allotments of evacuee property.
12A Special provisions with respect to transfer of tenancy right of evacuees.
13 Payments to Custodian to be valid discharge.
14 Recouping of expenditure by Custodian.
15 Maintenance of accounts by Custodian.
16 Restoration of evacuee property.
17 Exemption of evacuee property from processes of Court, etc.
18 Occupancy or tenancy rights not to be extinguished.
24 Appeals from orders under Secs. 7, 40 and 48.
25 Rules and schemes to be laid before Parliament.
26 Powers of review or revision of Custodian, etc.
27 Powers of revision of Custodian-General.
28 Finality of orders under this chapter.
29 Penalty for failure to surrender possession of evacuee property.
30 Penalty for wrongfully paying or receiving rents, etc.
31 Penalty for concealing evacuee property.
32 Penalty for causing damage to evacuee property.
33 Penalty for false declaration in certain cases.
34 Penalty for offences not expressly provided for.
35 Penalty for offences committed by Companies.
36 Penalty for abetment.
37 Offences to be cognizable.
38 Procedure for prosecution.
39 Offences may be tried summarily.
40 Validity of transfer respecting property subsequently declared to be evacuee property.
41 Transactions relating to evacuee property void in certain circumstances.
42 Power to call for information.
43 Vesting of property in Custodian not affected by death of evacuee, etc.
44 Certain officers to be public servants.
45 Powers of the Custodian while holding inquiry.
46 Jurisdiction of Civil Courts barred in certain matters.
47 Protection of action taken in good faith.
48 Recovery of certain sums as arrears of land revenue.
49 Record to be public documents.
50 Notice of suits to the Custodian.
51 Fees payable to the Custodian.
52 Power to exempt
53 Power to give directions.
54 Power of the Central Government to take action with regard to evacuee property.
55 Delegation of powers.
56 Power to make rules.
57 Temporary amendment of Sec. 54 of the Indian Income-tax Act, 1922.
58 Repeals and savings


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