Laws and Bare Acts of India at

MyNation Foundation Online Law Library

Section 33 – The Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954

The Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954


33. (Note: Substituted by Act No.24 of 1960) Restrictions on the transfers by a Bhumidhar. –


[(1) (Note: Renumbered by Act 38 of 1965)] No Bhumidhar shall have the right to transfer by sale or gift or otherwise any land to any person, other than a religious or charitable institution or any person in charge of any such Bhoodan movement, as the Chief Commissioner may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify , where as a result of the transfer, the transferor shall be left with less than eight standard acres in the Union Territory of Delhi :


Provided that the Chief Commissioner may exempt from the operation of this section, the transfer of any land made before the 1st day of December, 1958, if the land covered by such transfer does not exceed on e acre in area and is used or intended to be used for purposes other than those mentioned in clause (13) of section 3.


(2) (Note: Inserted by Act 38 of 1965) Nothing contained in sub section (1) shall preclude the transfer of land by a Bhumidhar who holds less than eight standard acres of land, if such transfer is of the entire land held by him;


Provided that such Bhumidhar may transfer a part of such land to any religious or charitable institution or other person referred to in sub section (1)


Explanation – For the purposes of this section, a religious or charitable institution shall mean an institution established for a religious purpose or a charitable purpose, as the case may be.



Previous | Next


The Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954


Indian Laws – Bare Acts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2021 Laws and Bare Acts of India at

Free Legal Help, Just WhatsApp Away

MyNation HELP line

We are Not Lawyers, but No Lawyer will give you Advice like We do

Please read Group Rules – CLICK HERE, If You agree then Please Register CLICK HERE and after registration  JOIN WELCOME GROUP HERE

We handle Women Centric biased laws like False Section 498A IPC, Domestic Violence(DV ACT), Divorce, Maintenance, Alimony, Child Custody, HMA 24, 125 CrPc, 307, 312, 313, 323, 354, 376, 377, 406, 420, 497, 506, 509; TEP, RTI and many more…

MyNation FoundationMyNation FoundationMyNation Foundation