155. Superintendence, management and control of land, etc, by the Gaon Sabha, or its transfer to District Board or other authorities, –
(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Gaon Sabha shall, from the date, this Act comes into force, be charged with the general superintendence, management and control of all lands, trees (other than trees in a holding, grove or abadi [(Note: Ins. by s.17 of Delhi Act 16 of 1965) or planted by a person other than a proprietor on land other than land comprised in his holding]) , public wells, fisheries, tanks , ponds, water channels, pathways, abadi sites, and hats, bazaar, melas, and forest, if any, vested in the Gaon Sabha under section 154.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this and the foregoing section, the Chief commissioner, may, at any time, by notification in the official Gazette declare that as from the date to be specified hats, bazaar, melas, and water channels, hereinbefore vested in the Gaon Sabha, shall be transferred to and be vested in the District Board or any other authority as may be specified, who shall thereupon, notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, be charged with the management, superintendence and control thereof in accordance with the law as may be applicable for the time being in force.