108. Liability of the Bhumidhars for payment of land revenue assessed on the village. –
(1) All Bhumidhars in any village shall be jointly and severally responsible to the Government for the payment of the land revenue for the time being assessed thereon, and all persons succeeding whether by devolution or otherwise, to the interests of such Bhumidhars shall be responsible for all arrears of land revenue due at the time of their succession.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (1) a Bhumidhar shall not be compelled to pay any arrear of land revenue other than an arrear in respect of his holding to which he is wholly or in part entitled, unless the Chief Commissioner has, by notification in the official Gazette, declared that the provisions of sub-section (1) shall apply to any specific area.