161B. Certain decrees and orders to be set aside. –
(1) Where in any suit or proceeding before any civil or revenue court filed under sub-section (2) of section 36 of the Delhi Panchayat Raj Act, 1954, the ownership of any land has been decided if favour of any person other than the Gaon Sabha before the date of passing of the Delhi Land Reforms (Amendment ) Act, 165, then notwithstanding anything contained in clause (b) of sub section (2) of section 1 or in any other law for the time being in force, such decree or order shall, on an application made by the Government of India within twelve months from that date or within such further period as the court may, for sufficient cause, allow, be set aside if in the revenue records of the fasli year ending on the 30th June, 1954,such land was not included in the holding of the person in whose favour the decree or order was passed or his predecessor in interest, or was not recorded as being in the cultivation of such person or his predecessor in interest.
(2) On the setting aside of any decree or order in any suit or proceeding by or against the Gaon Sabha under sub section (1), such suit or proceeding shall be tried or heard afresh with the Union of India added as party.”]