This Regulation provides for land reforms by giving ceilings of ownership, regulating surrendered land and compensation, etc. It consists of 9 Parts divided into 32 paragraphs.Part II provides for the constitution of a Land Commission of the Province and of a Federal Land Commission. Part III deals with restrictions on ownership and possession of land. Limits on individual holdings are outlined in paragraph 8. No person may possess any share in Shamilat if they own or possess the maximum permissible area of land. Part IV deals with the declaration and vesting of excess land in the Government. Land in excess of the area permissible for retention shall vest in the Government without payment of any compensation. Part V regulates the utilization of surrendered and resumed land. Part VI deals with the following matters: restrictions on partition of joint holdings, management of joint holdings, restrictions on alienation of holdings. Rights of tenants are outlined in Part VII. The Remaining Parts contain penal provisions and provisions of miscellaneous nature.
Amended by: Land Reforms (Punjab Amendment) Act (Pb Act XI of 1973). (1973-05-21)
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Simone, Monica (CONSLEG)
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