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This Act provides for the establishment of the Muree-Kahuta Development Authority, defines its powers and functions and provides for its administration and functioning.Powers and functions of the Authority include: preparation, implementation and enforcement of schemes for development of agriculture and industry, forest conservation, preservation of wildlife, development of irrigation facilities, improvement of water supply, sewerage, drainage and environmental improvement; acquisition of property; and sale, lease or disposal of property.The Act further provides for: powers of the Authority
This Act recognizes the power of the Provincial Government to temporarily regulate, restrict or prohibit certain activities in any area subject to erosion and take up reforestation and soil conservation programmes.The Provincial Government may also require owners or occupiers of land subject to erosion to execute works or take measures as specified in the Act and which shall include: the levelling, terracing, drainage and embanking of fields; the construction of earth-works in fields and ravines; the provision of drains for storm water; and the protection of land against the action of wind
This Act provides for the speedy reclamation and improvement of waterlogged and saline areas and the prevention of damage to maximise agriculture production.The Act’s main objectives are to: control operations of tube wells; regulate groundwater supplies; increase revenues; etc.The Act further provides for the establishment of the Punjab Land and Water Development Board and defines its internal organization.
This Ordinance provides for the establishment of a wholesale vegetable market at Lahore.The Ordinance recognizes the power of the Commissioner to take possession of the land required for the establishment of the vegetable market. The Lahore Improvement Trust shall then be responsible for paying compensation to the land owner and shall: lay out the vegetable market on the land; allot sites to vegetable dealers and commission agents dealing in wholesale vegetable trade; etc.
This Act amends the Land Reforms Regulation, 1972. It shall extend to the whole of the Province of the Punjab. Amendments have been made to paragraph 7 and 8 regarding the transfer of land and limits on individual holdings. Paragraphs 10, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 21 underwent minor amendments. Further amendments have been made to paragraph 22 dealing with restrictions on partition of joint holdings.
Amends: Land Reforms Regulation, 1972. (2003-12-06)