THE TRIPURA LAND REVENUE AND LAND REFORMS ACT, 1960
THE TRIPURA LAND REVENUE AND LAND REFORMS ACT, 1960
Title : THE TRIPURA LAND REVENUE AND LAND REFORMS ACT, 1960
Year : 1960
Without prejudice to any, other provision of this Act, any amount due to the Government, whether by way of costs, penalty or otherwise, and any other amount which is ordered to be paid to or recovered by the Government, under this Act shall be recoverable in the same manner as an arrear of land revenue.
(1) After the commencement of this Act and before the vesting date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 134,-
(a) The provisions of sections Ill to 117 shall, so Far as may be, apply to tenants and sub-tenants as defined in clause (d) of section 133;
(b) No such tenant or sub-tenant shall surrender any land held by him as such and no person shall enter upon any such land unless such surrender is bona fide and is made with the previous permission in writing of the competent authority,and the provisions, of sub-section (3) of section 125 shall apply to any case where such permission is refused;
(c) No such tenant or sub-tenant shall whether in execution of a decree or order of court or otherwise, be evicted from any such land on any ground other than those specified In clauses (c) and (d) a sub-section (1) of section 118, and any proceeding for eviction of such tenant or sub-tenant on any ground other than those specified in the said clauses (c) and (d) Pending at such commencement shall abate without prejudice to any action that may be taken under the provisions of this Act.
(2) Where, on or after the 10th day of August, 1957 and before the commencement of this Act, any such tenant or sub-tenant has surrendered any land held by him as such or been evicted from such land and the surrender or eviction could not have taken place if this Act had been in force on the date of such surrender or eviction, the competent authority may, either on his own motion or on application made by the tenor sub-tenant in this behalf, restore him to possession of the land which has been surrendered or from which he has been evicted.
No transfer of land by a person who is a member the Scheduled Tribes shall be valid unless-
(a) The transfer is to another member of the Scheduled Tribes; or
(b) Where the transfer is to a person who is not a member of any such tribe, it is made with the previous permission in writing of the Collector; or
(c) The transfer is by way of, mortgages to a co-operative society.
No suit or other proceeding shall, unless otherwise expressly provided in this Act, lie or be instituted in any civil court with respect to Any matter arising under and provided for by this Act:
Provided that if in a dispute between parties a question of title is involved, a civil suit may be brought for the adjudication of such question.
Save as otherwise provided, the provisions of this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law, custom or usage or agreement or decree or order of court.
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Court-fees Act, 1870, (7 of 1870) every application, appeal or other proceeding under this Act shall bear a court-fee stamp of such value as may be prescribed.
Every village accountant and every other village officer appointed under this Act shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code. (45 of 1860)
With the previous approval of the Government, the Administrator may, by notification in the Official Gazette, exempt any class of lands from all or any of the provisions of this Act.
Whoever contravenes any provision of this Act for which no penalty has been otherwise provided for therein shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.
No suit, prosecution or other proceedings shall lie-
(a) Against any officer of the Government for anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act;
(b) Against the Government for any damage caused or likely to be caused or any injury suffered or likely to be suffered by anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act.
The Administrator may, by notification in the Official Gazette delegate to any officer or authority subordinate to him any of the powers conferred on him or on any officer subordinate to him by this Act, other than the power to make rules, to be exercised subject to such restrictions and conditions as may be specified in the said notification.
If any difficulty arises in giving effect to any provision of this Act, the Government may, as occasion requires, take any action not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act which may appear to it necessary for the purpose of removing the difficulty,
Without prejudice to any power to make rules contained elsewhere In this Act, the Administrator may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules,generally to carry out the purposes of this Act.
Repeal and savings.Every rule made under this Act shall be laid as soon as way be after it, is made before each House of Parliament while it is In session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or In two successive sessions, and If before the expiry of the session In which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be;so however that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.
(1) On, and from the date on which any of the. provisions of this Act are brought into force in any area in the Union territory of Tripura, the enactments specified In the Schedule, or so much thereof as relate to the matters, covered by the provisions so brought into force repealed In such area.
(2) The repeal of any enactment or part thereof by sub-section
(1) Shall not effect,-
(a) The previous operation of such enactment of anything duly done or suffered there under;
(b) Any right privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under such enactment;
(c) Any penalty for forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against such enactment;
(d) Any investigation legal proceeding or remedy may respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, Penalty forfeiture or punishment as aforesaid; and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be Instituted or enforced and any such penalty, forfeiture or of had not been punishment may be imposed as if such enactment or part there-repealed.
(3) Subject to the provisions contained; In, sub-section (2), any appointment, rule order, notification or proclamation made or issued, any lease, rent, right or liability granted, fixed, acquired or Incurred and any other thing done or action taken under any of the enactments or parts thereof repealed, under sub-section (1) shall, in so far as it Is not inconsistent with the provision of this Act brought Into force, be deemed to have been made, issued, granted, fixed acquired, incurred, done or taken under this Act and shall continue to be in force until, superseded by anything done or any action taken under this Act.
(4) Any custom or usage prevailing At the time any of the provisions of this Act are brought into force in any area in the Union territory of Tripura and having the force of law therein shall if such custom or usage is repugnant to or inconsistent with such provision, cease to be operative to the extent of such repugnancy, or inconsistency.
THE SCHEDULE [See section 199 (1)]
(1) Praja Bhunyadhikari Sambandha Bishyak Ain (EK Ain,1296.Tripurabda)
(2) 1296 Tripurabder Praja Bhumyadhikeri Ain Sansudhan Bishyak 1337 Tripurabder EK Ain, and 1296 Tripiurabder Praja Bhumyadhi -kari Ain Sansudhan Bishyak 1335 Tripurabder EK Ain.
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