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The Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960

[Act No. 33 of 1960]

[13th September 1960.]

Sections: Particulars:
Title The Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960
Chapter I Preliminary
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
Chapter II Revenue Divisions, Revenue Officers and Their Appointment
3. Power to create, alter or abolish districts, sub-divisions, etc
4. Appointment of revenue officers
5. Deputy Commissioner and certain other revenue officers
6. Settlement officers
7. Subordination of revenue officers
8. Combination of offices
9. Notification of appointments
10. Seals
Chapter III Land and Land Revenue
11. Title of Government to lands, etc
12. Right to trees, forests, etc
13. Assignment of land for special purposes
14. Allotment of land
15. Unauthorised occupation of land
16. Liability of land to land revenue
17. Alluvial lands
18. Land revenue in case of diluvion
19. Assessment of land to land revenue
20. Diversion of land
21. Remission or suspension of revenue on failure of crops
22. Responsibility for payment of land revenue
23. Receipt for land revenue
Chapter IV Survey and Settlement of Land Revenue
24. Definitions of "revenue survey", "settlement" and "term of settlement"
25. Inquiry into profits of agriculture
26. Revenue survey
27. Power to require assistance from landholders
28. Survey numbers and villages
29. Division of survey numbers into sub-divisions
30. Determination of revenue-rates
31. Preparation of statistical and fiscal records
32. Revenue-rates how determined
33. Publication of table of revenue-rates
34. Confirmation of the table of revenue-rates
35. Rates of revenue to form part of settlement register
36. Introduction of revenue-rates
37. Duration of revenue-rates
38. Assessment on holdings
39. Additional assessment for water advantages
40. Continuance of survey operations and rates in force at commencement of Act
41. Power of deputy commissioner to correct errors, etc
Chapter V Land Records
42. Preparation of record of rights
43. Publication of the record of rights
44. Jurisdiction of civil courts
45. Correction of bona fide mistake in register
46. Register of mutations
47. Penalty for neglect to furnish information
48. Assistance in preparation of maps
49. Certified copies
50. Maps and other records open to inspection
51. Power to transfer duty of maintaining maps and records to settlement officer
Chapter VI Boundraries and Boundary Marks
52. Determination of village boundaries
53. Effect to settlement of boundary
54. Construction and repair of boundary marks
55. Description of boundary marks
56. Responsibility for maintaining boundary marks
57. Deputy commissioner to have charge of boundary marks
58. Penalty for injuring boundary marks
Chapter VII Realisation of Land Revene and Other Public Demands
59. Land revenue to be first charge
60. Payment of land revenue
61. Arrear of land revenue
62. Recovery of arrears
63. Notice of demand
64. Distraint and sale of movable property
65. Sale of immovable property
66. Notice of sale
67. Sale to be by auction
68. Prohibition to bid at auction
69. Sale of perishables
70. Sale not to be excessive
71. Deposit by purchaser of immovable property
72. Failure to make deposit
73. Setting aside sale
74. Confirmation of sale
75. Refunds
76. Certificate of purchase
77. Application of proceeds of sale
78. Liability of certified purchaser
79. Precautionary measures in certain cases
80. Recovery of other public demands
Chapter VIII Procedure of Revenue Officers: Appeals and Revisions
81. Revenue officers to be courts
82. Place of hearing
83. Power to enter upon and survey land
84. Power to transfer cases
85. Power to take evidence, summon witnesses, etc
86. Compelling attendance of witnesses
87. Hearing in absence of party
88. Adjournment of hearing
89. Power to order payment of costs
90. Use of force
91. Appearances before and applications to revenue officers
92. Correction of error or omission
93. Appeals
94. Limitation of appeals
95. Revision
96. Review of orders
97. Stay of execution of orders
98. Power to make rules
Chapter IX Rights of Landowners
99. Accrual of rights of landowners
100. Rights of landowners
101. Reservation of land for personal cultivation
102. Procedure for reservation of land
103. "Permissible limit" defined
104. Land deemed to be reserved for personal cultivation in certain cases
105. Non-resumable land
106. Right to lease
107. Land left uncultivated
108. Relinquishment
Chapter X Rights of Tenants
109. Interest of tenants
110. Right to create a mortgage or charge
111. Right to make improvements
112. Maximum rent
113. Payment of rent
114. Reasonable rent
115. Commutation of rent payable in kind
116. Receipt for payment of rent
117. Refund of rent recovered in excess
118. Suspension or remission of rent
119. Eviction of tenant
120. Restoration of possession of land to tenant
121. Certain lands to be non-resumable land of tenant
122. Compensation for improvements
123. Tenant may remove buildings, works, etc, not deemed improvements
124. Restoration of possession of land in certain other cases
125. Relief against termination of tenancy for act of waste
126. Surrender of land by tenant
127. Transfer of ownership of land to tenant
128. Compensation to landowner
129. Payment of compensation to landowner
130. Tenant to pay compensation amount
131. Issue of certificate to tenants
132. First option to purchase
133. Power to make rules
Chapter XI Ceiling on Land Holdings
134. Exemption
135. Definitions
136. Ceiling on holdings
137. Submission of returns
138. Collection of information through other agency
139. Procedure for determination of excess land
140. Selection of excess land in cases of certain transfers
141. Excess land to vest in Government
142. Publication of the final list and consequences thereof
143. Compensation
144. Manner of payment of compensation
145. Limit of future acquisition of load
146. Excess land not to be surrendered in certain cases
147. Power of deputy commissioner to take possession of excess land
148. Offences and penalties
149. Finality of orders
150. Power to exempt, etc
Chapter XII Prevention of Fragmentation
151. Definitions
152. Restrictions on transfer, etc
153. Partition of holding
154. Transfers in contravention of this Chapter
155. Penalty
156. Power to make rules
Chapter XIII General and Miscellaneous
157. Recovery of amounts due as an arrear of and revenue
158. Special provision regarding Scheduled Tribes
159. Jurisdiction of civil courts excluded
160. Act to over-ride contract and other laws
161. Court-fees
162. Village officers to be public servants
163. Power to exempt
164. General provision as to penalties
165. Protection of action taken in good faith
166. Delegation of powers
167. Power to remove difficulties
168. General power to make rules
169. Laying of rules before Parliament
170. Repeal and savings
The Schedule [See Section 170 (1)]

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