Punjab Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) Act 1912
Section 24.Power of imposing penalities for breaches of conditions
When the Collector is satisfied that a tenant in possession of land has committed a breach of the conditions of his tenancy, he may, after giving the tenant an opportunity to appear and state his objections-
(a)impose on the tenant a penalty not exceeding one hundred rupees, or
(b)order the resumption of the tenancy :
Provided that if the breach is capable of rectification, the Collector shall not impose any penalty or order the resumption of the tenancy unless he has issued a written notice requiring the tenant to rectify the breach within a reasonable time, not being less than one month, to be stated in the notice and the tenant has failed to comply with such notice.