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THE LAND REFORMS ORDINANCE, 1984

(ORDINANCE NO. X OF 1984).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 26th January, 1984  
  
     An Ordinance to reform the law relating to land tenure, land holding and land transfer with a view to maximising production and ensuring a better relationship between land owners and bargadars.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to reform the law relating to land tenure, land holding and land transfer with a view to maximising production and ensuring a better relationship between land owners and bargadars;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Ordinance to override other laws, etc.
CHAPTER II
LIMITATION ON ACQUISITION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND
4. Limitation on acquisition of agricultural land
CHAPTER III
PROHIBITION OF BENAMI TRANSACTION OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY
5. No benami transaction
CHAPTER IV
HOMESTEADS
6. No eviction, etc., from homestead
7. Settlement of khas land for homestead
CHAPTER V
BARGADARS
8. Cultivation under barga contract
9. Recognition of existing bargadars
10. Cultivation of barga land after bargadar’s death
11. Termination of barga contract
12. Division of produce of barga land
13. Bargadar’s right to purchase
14. Ceiling of barga land
15. Restriction of cultivation
16. Disputes
17. Appeals
18. Procedure
19. Execution
CHAPTER VI
MISCELLANEOUS
20. Bar of jurisdiction
21. Penalty
22. Power to make rules
 
 

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