The Revenue Recovery Act, 1890
3. Recovery of public demands by enforcement of process in other districts than those in which they become payable.
Where an arrear of
land-revenue, or a sum recoverable as an arrear of land-revenue, is payable to a
Collector by a defaulter being or having property in a district other than that
in which the arrear accrued or the sum is payable, the Collector may send to the
Collector of that other district a certificate in the form as nearly as may be
- the name of the defaulter and such other particulars as may be necessary for his identification, and
- the amount payable by him and the account on which it is due.Amended in Assam by Assam Act 16 of 1971.Extended to Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands (w.e.f. 1-10-1967): vide Reg. 8 of 1965, s. 3 & Sch.Extended to Goa, Daman and Diu with modifications, by Reg. 12 of 1962, s. 3 & Sch.Extended to and brought into force (w.e.f. 1-7-65) by Reg. 6 of 1963, Extended to the Union territory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, s. 3.and Schedule.
- This Act has been modified in its application to the Benares Family Domains, see s. 15 of the Benares Family Domains Act, 1904 (U.P. 3 of 1904).
- Subs. by the India (Adaptation of Income-tax, Profits Tax and Revenue Recovery Acts) Order, 1947 (G. G. O. 31, dated the 10thDecember, 1947), (Gazette of India, 1947, Extraordinary, p. 1333), for the original sub-section.
- Subs. by Act 33 of 1950, s. 2 (2) and Sch., for "Part B States".
- The word "and" at the end of sub-section (2), and sub-section (3)rep. by Act 10 of 1914, s. 3 and Sch. II.
The certificate shall be
signed by the Collector making it
1*[or by any officer to whom such Collector may, by order in writing, delegate this duty], and, save as otherwise provided by this Act, shall be conclusive proof of the matters therein stated.
- The Collector of the other district shall, on receiving the certificate, proceed to recover the amount stated therein as if it were an arrear of land-revenue which had accrued in his own district.