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The Punjab Land Reforms Act,1972

The Punjab Land Reforms Act,1972




Chapter I Preliminary
1 Short title, extent and commencement
2 Declaration as to giving effect to certain directive principles
3 Definitions
Chapter II Ceiling on Land
4 Permissible area
5 Selection of permissible area and furnishing of declaration by certain persons
6 Collection of information in case declaration is not furnished
7 Determination of permissible and surplus area
8 Vesting of utilized surplus area in the State Government
9 Power to take possession of surplus area
10 Amount payable for the surplus area
11 Disposal of surplus area
12 Bar on future acquisition of land in excess of permissible area
13 Power to separate share of landowners in joint lands
14 Exemption of lands belonging to religious or charitable institutions
Chapter III Miscellaneous
15 Saving of certain rights of tenants to purchase land
16 Summary eviction and fine
17 Abrogation of pending decrees, orders and notices
18 Appeal, review and revisions
19 Correction of clerical errors
20 Court fees
21 Bar of jurisdiction
22 Indemnity
23 Penalty for making false statements
24 Mode of recovery
25 Power to remove difficulties
26 Power to make rules
27 Exemption of certain lands from the operation of the Act
28 Repeal and Saving

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