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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act prohibits the conversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes except with a written permission granted by the Government as provided for in the text.The Act provides for the establishment of the State Land Use Board and defines its powers and functions, which include: take stock of present land use in the State and lay down broad guidelines for optimum utilization of land; formulate policies and lay down broad guidelines to protect good agricultural lands against degradation; review forest laws with particular reference to the problems relating to the degradation and

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate, amend and unify the law relating to the survey of lands and settlement of boundary disputes in the State of Kerala.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the survey of soil and land and the demarcation of land with boundary marks. It also defines the powers of Survey Officers authorized to carry out land or soil survey.The Act prohibits registered holders of any land in the State to transfer or dispose of any land without presenting a survey map along with the title deeds for registration prepared by licensed surveyors.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the vesting in the Government of ecologically fragile lands in the State of Kerala and for the management of such lands with a view to maintaining ecological balance and conserving the bio-diversity.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act aims at transferring to and vesting in the Government the ownership and possession of all ecologically fragile lands held by any person in order to minimize the degradation of these ecosystems and their biological diversity.The Government shall have the right to declare any land to be ecologically fragile land which shall be deemed to be reserved forests according to the provisions of this Act.The Act provides for the constitution and functions of an Advisory Committee which shall be responsible for identifying ecologically fragile lands which shall then be managed by Forest Depart

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to amend, consolidate and re-enact the Jammu and Kashmir Land Revenue Regulation No. 1 of 1980.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the making and maintenance of records-of-rights in land, the assessment and collection of the land revenue and other matters relating to land.The Act provides for classes and powers of Revenue Officers who shall be under the general superintendence and control of the Government.The Act further provides for: appeals; preparation of passbook for every land holder containing records of rights, agricultural holdings, transfer of rights, subsidies, etc.; rights of the Government in mines and minerals; provisions relating to Royal and reserved trees; etc.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to check the unauthorized occupation of Government lands.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the unauthorized occupation of Government lands.The Act stipulates that a licence issued by the Government shall be obtained in order to occupy land which is property of the Government, and that in order to remove earth, metal, laterite, lime-shell, etc. from Government land a permit must be obtained.The Act further provides for: punishments for occupying Government land without authorization; levies of assessment on occupied Government lands; penalties for destruction or appropriation of trees; etc.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act, consisting of eight Parts, establishes the requirements for land acquisition. It specifies costs, prices and other financial matters related to above mentioned land acquisition.

    Amended by: Land Acquisition (Gujarat Amendment) Act, 1980 (No. 11 of 1981). (1981-03-18)

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for grants of lands by Government.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act empowers the Government to determine the extent of land available for building purposes and to grant land on lease for such purposes on the conditions specified in the text.The Act further provides for: powers to enhance ground rent in respect of subsisting leases; management and administration of lands; etc.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 1909
    India

    An Act to remove doubts as to the validity of the marriage ceremony common among the Sikhs called Anand.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    August, 2012
    India

    This bill became law in 2012 and amends the Anand Marriage Act, 1909 and enables Sikhs to register their marriages under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act.

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