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The Pepsu Tenancy and Agricultural Lands (Amendment) Act, 1997 Complete Act - Bare Act

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THE PEPSU TENANCY AND AGRICULTURAL LANDS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1997

THE PEPSU TENANCY AND AGRICULTURAL LANDS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1997

(PUNJAB ACT NO.5 OF 1998)
[Received the assent of the Governor of Punjab on the 27th January, 1998, and was published for general information in Punjab Government Gazette (Extraordinary), Legislative Supplement dated the 29th January, 1998.]
AN Act Further to amend the Pepsu Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1955.
BE it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Punjab in the Forty-eight Year of the Republic of India, as follows:-
Short title and commencement.
1. (1) This Act may be called the Pepsu Tenancy and Agricultural Lands (Amendment) Act. 1997;
2. (2) It shall come into force at once.
Amendment of section- 2 of Pepsu Act 13 of 1955.
2. In the Pepsu Tenancy and Agricultural Lands (Amendment) Act, 1955 (hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act), in section 2, after clause (f), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-
"(ff) "Non-Resident India" means a person of India origin who is either Permanently or temporarily settled outside India, in either case "
(a) for or on taking up employment outside India; or
(b) for carrying on a business of vocation outside India; or
(c) for any other purpose, in such circumstances as would Indicate his intention to stay outside India for an uncertain period."
Amendment of section 7 of Pepsu Act 13 of 1955.
3. In the Principal Act, in section 7, in sub-section (1), for the words "No tenancy", the words "No tenancy other than a tenancy of the land owner who is a member of the Armed Forces of the Union or a Non-Resident India" shall be substituted.
Amendment of section 7-A of Pepsu Act 13 of 1955.
4. In the Principal Act, in section 7-A, in sub-section (1), in the proviso, for the words "member of the Armed Forces of the Union" the words "member of the Armed Forces of the Union or a Non-Resident Indian" shall be substituted.
5. In the Principal Act, after section 7-A, the following section shall be inserted, namely :-
Insertion of new section 7-B in Pepsu Act 13 of 1955
One time concession.
"7-B. The concession given under sections7 and 7-A to the land owner who is a Non-Resident Indian shall be one time and shall be available only in respect of the land acquired, or held by him before the commencement of the Pepsu Tenancy and Agricultural Lands (Amendment) Act, 1997."
Amendment of section 32-J of Pepsu Act 13 of 1955.
6. In the Principal Act, in section 32-J, in sub-section (3), in clause (a), after the words "Member of the Armed Forces of the Union", the words "and Non-Resident Indian" shall be inserted.
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