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Section 77 – The Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954

The Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954


77. Ejectment of Asami – 


[(1) (Note: Renumbered by Act 38 of 1965) An Asami shall be liable to ejectment from his holding on the suit of the land- holder or Gaon Sabha, as the case may be , on the following grounds only


(a) Those mentioned in [(Note: Substituted by Act 38 of 1965) sections 42, 69,74,81,)


(b) That he belongs to any of the classes mentioned in sub-clauses (I), (ii) and (iii) of clause (a)or in clause (c) of section 6 and that he holds the land from year to year or for a period which has expired or will expire before the end of the current agricultural year.


(c) That he belongs to the class mentioned in clause (b) or (d) of section 6 and that


(i) That land holder wishes to bring the under his personal cultivation and in cases where the lease is for a fixed term such term has expired, or


(ii) The disability was determined, or


(d) That there is an unsatisfied decree of arrears of rent outstanding against him and such decree can be executed by ejectment.


[(2) (Note: Inserted by Act 38 of 1965) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), a Bhumidhar referred to in clause (f) of sub-section (1) of section 36 may, on retirement or discharge from the armed forces of the Union or on being sect on Reserve, within six months of such retirement or discharge or of his being sent on Reserve, apply to the Deputy Commissioner for ejectment of the Asami of his land, and the Deputy Commissioner may , after notice to the Asami and subject to such conditions as he may think fit to impose, cause possession of the land to be delivered to such Bhumidhar as soon as possible or, where there are standing crops on such land , within one month of the harvesting of such crops.”]



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