102. "Permissible limit" defined.-
(1) In section 101, "permissible limit" means an area of land which a raiyat may resume from under-raiyats for personal cultivation, that is to say,-
(a) in the case of a person under disability, 25 standard 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 under-raiyats 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 under-raiyats but not exceeding the area by which land under his personal cultivation falls short of a family holding, provided that the under-raiyat is left with not less than a basic holding and provided further that a raiyat 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 a family holding or more under his personal cultivation, the area leased to under-raiyats but not exceeding the area by which land in his personal cultivation falls short of 25 standard acres, provided that the under-raiyat is left with not less than a family holding.
Explanation.-For the purpose of determining the permissible limit of a raiyat under this sub-section, any non-resumable land which he may hold as an under-raiyat shall also be taken into account.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), an under-raiyat who under any law, custom or usage is not liable to eviction at the commencement of this Act on the ground that the land is required for personal cultivation, shall in all cases be left with a basic holding or the land actually held by him, whichever is less.
(3) Any transfer of land made on or after the 10th August, 1957 shall be disregarded in computing the permissible limit.