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The State Acquisition and Tenancy Act, 1950 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XXVIII OF 1951 )

Chapter IV


Preparation of Compensation Assessment roll on the basis of the existing-record-of-rights
31. (1) The Government may, instead of proceeding under section 17, by notification in the official Gazette , order that a Compensation Assessment-roll be prepared under Chapter V in respect of any particular district, part of a district or local area, on the basis of the record-of-rights last prepared and finally published under Chapter X of the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885, or Chapter IX of the Sylhet Tenancy Act, 1936, without any revision or after revising or recording only such particulars in such record as may be specified in such notification.
(2) When an order is made under sub-section (1), the Revenue-officer shall revise or record such particulars, if any, in accordance with such rules as may be made in this behalf by the Government and settle fair and equitable rents according to the principles laid down in sections 23, 24, 25, 25A, 26, 27 and 28, and shall then correct such record-of-rights so as to incorporate therein the particulars, if any, so revised or recorded and the fair and equitable rents so settled.
(3) A record-of-rights corrected under sub-section (2) shall be deemed to have been duly revised and finally published under this Chapter.
(4) When an order is made under sub-section (1) in respect of any area, sections 105, 105A and 106 of the Bengal Tenancy Act, 1885, or sections 121, 122 and 123 of the Sylhet Tenancy Act, 1936, as the case may be, shall cease to apply to such area, and applications, suits or proceedings under those sections, pending on the date of such order, shall not be further proceeded with and shall abate.

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