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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2005
    India

    This Hindu Succession Act Amendment made in 2005 was to grant, among others, rights to women to inherit agricultural land of the parents and husband. Under this amendment the daughters, including married daughters, are coparceners in joint family property, with the same birth right as sons, to share, claim partition, and (by presumption) to become karta (managers), while also sharing the liabilities. This would be applicable for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains religious communities of India.

  2. Library Resource

    A Study of its Status, Issues, and Challenges in Implementation of Policies and Provisions

    Legislation
    November, 2017
    India

    Access to homestead land, and housing in turn, are basic requirements for human survival. Every citizen needs to have a safe, secure and healthy place to live, work and lead a life of dignity. A house provides not only physical protection against the vagaries of nature, but also space and privacy to an individual and his family for physical, emotional and intellectual growth.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 1960
    India

    This Act may be called the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960.

    It extends to the whole of the State of Manipur except the hill areas thereof: Provided that the State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, extend the whole or any part of any section of this Act to any of the hill areas of Manipur also as may be specified in such notification. 

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    September, 2013
    India

    An Act to ensure,in consultation with institutions oflocal self-government and Gram Sabhas established under the Constitution, a humane, participative, informed andt ransparent process for land acquisition for industrialisation, development of essential infrastructuml facilities and urbanisation with the least disturbance to the owners of the land and other affected families and provide just and fair compensation to the affected families whose land has been acquired or proposed to be cquired or are affected by such acquisition and make adequate provisions for such affected persons for the i

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    January, 2007
    India

    "An Act to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forestdw~ing Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded; to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land"

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    January, 2007
    India

    "An Act to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forestdw~ing Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded; to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land"

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for settlement of Government land in the State of Orissa.

    Legislation
    January, 1962
    Asia, Southern Asia, India

    The Orissa Government Land Settlement Act 1962 provides for practice or usage having the force of law, Government shall not be deemed to be debarred from exercising all or any of the following powers in respect of Government lands, namely: (a) to reserve such portion of the lands as they deem proper for the purpose of being used as house-sites or for any communal or industrial purpose or for any other purpose whatsoever (b) to charge premium for settlement of any such land (c) to charge rent for the lands so settled; (d) to charge fees on applications for settlement of lands and such other

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