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The Delhi Land Revenue Act, 1954

The Delhi Land Revenue Act, 1954





1 Short, extent and commencement.
2 Repeal and savings.
3 Definitions.
4 Controlling powers of Chief Commissioner.
5 Appointment of Additional Collectors.
6 Powers and duties of an Additional Collector.
7 Assistant Collector or Revenue Assistant.
8 Tahsildars and Naib-Tahsildars.
9 Subordination of Revenue Officers.
10 Ceration or alteration of the limits of Tahsil and Sub-Division.
11 Deputy Commissioner in case of temporary vacancy.
12 Power of form and alter Patwaris’ halkas.
13 Appointment etc. of Patwaris.
14 Appointment of Kanungos.
15 Patwaris and Kanungos to be public servants, and their records public records.
16 Maintenance of map and field book.
17 Obligations of Bhumidhars and Gaon Sabha as to boundary marks.
18 Penalty for injury to, or removal of marks.
19 List of villages.
20 Record of rights.
21 The Annual Register.
22 Report of succession or transfer or possession.
23 Procedure on report.
24 Powers to prescribe fees for mutation.
25 Fine for neglect to report.
26 Correction of mistake of error in Annual Register.
27 Settlement of disputes as to entries in Annual Register.
28 Settlement of boundary disputes.
29 Procedure when rent or revenue payable is disputed.

Entries in the Annual Register to be presumed to be true.

31 Obligation to furnish information necessary for the preparation of records.
32 Inspection of records.
33 Notification of record operations and its effect.
34 Record Officers.
35 Powers of Record Officer as to erection of boundary marks.
36 Decision of disputes.
37 Records to be prepared in re-survey.
38 Preparation of new record-of-rights.
39 Attestation of entries and decision of disputes.
40 Particulars to be stated in the list of tenure and sub-tenure holders.
41 Presumption as to entries.
42 Place of holding Court.
43 Power to enter upon and survey land.
44 Power of Chief Commissioner to transfer cases.
45 Power to transfer cases to and from subordinates.
46 Consolidation of cases.
47 Power to summon persons to give evidence and produce documents.
48 Procedure in case of non-compliance with summons.
49 Summons to be in writing, signed and sealed.
50 Mode of serving notices.
51 Mode of issuing proclamation.
52 Notice and proclamation not void for error.
53 Procedure for procuring attendance of witnesses.
54 Hearing in absence of party.
55 No appeal from orders passed ex parte or by default. Re-hearing on proof of good clause for non-appearance.
56 Correction of error or omission.
57 Power to  refer disputes to arbitration.
58 Procedure in cases referred to arbitration.
59 Application to set aside award.
60 Decision according to a ward.
61 Bar to appeal and suit in Civil Court.
62 Recovery of fines and costs.
63 Delivery of possession of immovable property.
64 Courts to which appeals lie.
65 First appeal.
66 Second appeal.
67 Limitation for appeals.
68 Appeal against order admitting an appeal.
69 Powers of Appellate Court.
70 Power to suspend execution of order of Lower Court.
71 Power of Deputy Commissioner, etc., to call for records and proceedings and reference to the Chief Commissioner.
72 Power of Chief Commissioner to call for files of subordinate officers and to revise orders.
73 Power of Chief Commissioner to review and alter his order and decrees.
74 Conferring of powers.
75 Powers of officer promoted to a higher office in the Union territory.
76 Investment of Additional Collector with powers of Deputy Commissioner.
77 Conferring of powers on Tahsildars and Naib-Tahsildars.
78 Deputy Commissioner to have all powers of an Assistant Collector.
79 Powers of a Revenue Assistant.
80 Powers of Assistant Collector of first class, other than a Revenue Assistant.
81 Powers of Assistant Collector of second class.
82 Powers of Assistant Record Officers.
83 Matters excepted from cognizance of Civil Courts.
84 Powers of the Chief Commissioner to make rules.
85 Interpretation.


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