Punjab Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) Act 1912
Section 21.Succession to tenants acquiring by succession
2[Succession to tenants acquiring by succession. When, after the commencement of this Act, any male tenant, who is not an original tenant, dies or any female tenant dies, marries or re-marries, the succession to the tenancy shall devolve ”
(a) in the case of a female, to whom the tenancy has been first allotted, on the successor nominated by the Collector from the issue of the female tenant, or from the male agnates of the person, on account of whose services the tenancy was allotted to her ;
(b)in all other cases, on the person or persons, who would succeed if, the tenancy were agricultural land acquired by the original tenant.]
2The word “or” inserted by Punjab Act 6 of 1944, section 2(a) (I).