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The Waste Lands (Claims) Act, 1863

The Waste Lands (Claims) Act, 1863






1 Provision for enquiry in claims, to land, or objection to sale of same
2 Procedure in such cases
3 Postponement of sale pending enquiry, to allow claimant to contest rejection of claim
4 Sale to be stopped if claim appear to be established, but may afterwards be proceeded with
5 Delivery to claimant of copy of order of rejection or of sale
6 Power to order suit to try claim admitted by Collector
7 Special Court for trying claims
8 Notice of constitution of special Courts
9 Special Court where held
10 Plaintiff and defendant in suit under section 5
11 Regulation of proceedings
12 Procedure before hearing
13 Procedure on hearing
14 No appeal or revision
15 Reference of question of law, etc., to High Court, etc
16 Court may proceed notwithstanding reference
17 Records of cases where to be deposited
18 Limitation as to claims to land sold or dealt with
19 If claim established, possession not to be given, but compensation
20 When land sold not absolutely, or not sold, but otherwise dealt with
21 Award under two last sections to be in full satisfaction
22 Government not barred from awarding compensation for land absolutely sold, though claim be not preferred in time
23 Compensation for land sold subject to condition, if claim proved, though not preferred in time
23A Exercise of power of the State Government by the Board of Revenue or the Financial Commissioner
24 Interpretation-clause.Number Gender


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