136. Ceiling on holdings.-
No person either by himself, or, if he has a family, together with any other member of his family (hereinafter referred to as the person representing the family) shall, whether as a landowner or as a tenant or as a mortgagee with possession or otherwise, or partly in one capacity and partly in another, hold land in excess of twenty-five acres in the aggregate:
Provided that, where the number of members of the family of such person exceeds five, he may hold five additional acres for each member in excess of five, so however as not to exceed fifty acres in the aggregate.
Explanation.-In the case of a company, an association or any other body of individuals, the ceiling limit shall be twenty-five acres.