The Presidency Small Cause Courts Act,1882
Section 50. Local extent of Chapter Saving of certain rents
This Chapter extends to every place within the local limits of the ordinary original civil jurisdictions of the High Courts of Judicature at Fort William, Madras and Bombay.But nothing contained in this Chapter applies-
(a) To any rent due to Government;
(b) To any rent which has been due for more than twelve months before the application mentioned in section 53.