103. "Permissible limit" defined.-
(1) In section 102, "permissible limit" means an area of land which a landowner may resume from tenants for personal cultivation, that is to say,-
(a) in the case of a person under disability, 25 acres;
(b) in the case of any other person who-
(i) owns a basic holding or less, the entire area owned by him;
(ii) owns more than a basic holding but not exceeding a family holding, one-half of the area leased to tenants or the area by which the land under his personal cultivation falls short of a basic holding, whichever is greater;
(iii) owns more than a family holding-
(1) if he has no land, or any land which is less than a family holding under his personal cultivation, one-half of the area leased to the tenant but not exceeding the area by which land under his personal cultivation falls short of a family holding, provided that the tenant is left with not less than a basic holding and provided further that a landowner shall in any case be entitled to resume an area by which land under his personal cultivation falls short of a basic holding; and
(2) if he has family holding or more under his personal cultivation, the area leased to any tenant in excess of a family holding but not exceeding the area by which land in his personal cultivation falls short of 25 acres.
Explanation.-For the purpose of determining the permissible limit of a landowner under this sub-section, any no-resumable land which he may hold as a tenant shall also be taken into account.
(2) Any transfer of land made on or after the 6th day of March, 1956, shall be disregarded in computing the permissible limit.