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The Punjab Village Common Lands Regulation Act 1961

The Punjab Village Common Lands Regulation Act 1961




1 Short title Extent and Commencement
2 Definition- In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires
3 Lands to which this Act applies
4 Vesting of rights in Panchayat and non-proprietors
5 Regulation of use and occupation, etc of lands vested or deemed to have been vested in Panchayats
6 Appeal
7 Power to put panchayat in possession of Shamilat deh
7A Commissioner under this Act to exercise powers under Punjab Act 31 of 1973
8 Saving of existing Possession
9 Utilisation of Income
10 Bar of Compensation
10A Power of the Collector to cancel or vary leases etc. of lands vested in Panchayats
11 Decision of claims of right, title or interest in Shamilat deh
12 Finality of orders
13 Bar of Jurisdiction in Civil Courts
13A Penalties and procedure
13B Provisions of this Act to be overriding
14 Indemnity
14A Saving
15 Power to make rules
16 Repeal and Saving
1 Short title
2 Definitions
3 The manner in which and the purposes for Shamilat deh may be used (Sections 5 and 15 (2)(a) of the Act)
4 Terms for saving existing possession ( Sections 5 and 15 (2)(f)of the Act)
5 Exchange of land (Section 5 and 15 (2) (f) of the Act)
6 Lease to be by auction
6A Lease of Kallar (salt) land in Shamilat deh for reclamation
7 Lease of lands in Shamilat deh to Collective Farming Co-operative Societies
7A Lease [contranct or agreement detrimental to the Interests of Panchayat
7B Manner of payment of compensation assessed by the Collector under sub-section 5 of section 10-A
8 Use of Shamilat deh by residents
9 Maximum area to be leased out
10 Land to be used free of charge
11 Purposes for which land may be hypothecated
12 Purpose for which land may be sold
13 Purposes for which land may be gifted
13A Gift of land to members of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes for residential purpose
14 Utilization of the income from the shamilat deh
15 Payment of compensation
16 Procedure where a Panchayat sues or is sued in its representative capacity
16A Non- cooperation of member alleged- loss- not liable
17 The manner and the order of priority in which the{ excess} area is to be utilized by the Collector
18 Demarcation of the surplus area
19 Unauthorized occupation of shamilat deh
20 Issue of notice to show causes against order of eviction ( Sections 7 and 15 (2)(k) of the Act)
20A Damages
20B Scope and Applicability
21 Eviction of unauthorised persons
22 Maintenance of forms
23 Repeal
A The Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Act. 1953
B The Punjab Village Common Lands Regulation Rules,1955

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