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Mar 12 1999 (SC)

Gurmej Singh and Another Vs. the State of Punjab and Others

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : JT1999(2)SC74; (1999)121PLR790; 1999(1)SCALE700; (1999)3SCC329; [1999]1SCR1000

..... :32-nn removal of certain doubts - for the removal of doubts it is hereby declared that for evaluating the land of any person at any time under this act, the land owned by him immediately before the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, or land acquired by him after such commencement by inheritance or by bequest or gift from a person to whom he ..... the tenants as provided therein. section 7a is as under :7a. additional grounds for termination in certain cases : (1) subject to the provisions of sub-sections (2) and (3), a tenancy subsisting at the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural land (second amendment) act, 1956 may be terminated on the following grounds in addition to the grounds specified in section 7 namely :(a) that the ..... land comprising the tenancy has been reserved by the landowner for his personal cultivation in accordance with the provisions of chapter ii;(b) that landowner owns thirty standard acres or less of land and the land falls within .....

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Feb 01 1967 (SC)

Pritam Singh Chahil Vs. State of Punjab and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1967SC930; (1967)69PLR405; [1967]2SCR536

..... union. it amended the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands act, 1955. by the amendment chapter 4-a was added to the earlier act and also a ceiling was imposed on land under personal cultivation. the petitioner is admittedly in personal cultivation of his land, which, excluding that sold to his wife, is below the ceiling prescribed under the act. on january 14, 1959, the punjab legislature passed pepsu tenancy and agricultural land (amendment) act, 1959, (act iii of ..... , no transfer or other disposition of land effected after august 21, 1956, except in favour of persons mentioned thereunder, shall ..... 1959). under the said amending act .....

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Jan 22 1985 (SC)

Bhartu Vs. Randhir Singh and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1985SC413; 1985(1)SCALE98; (1985)1SCC733; [1985]2SCR638; 1985(17)LC712(SC)

..... sections 7, 7a and 8 of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands act, 1955, on second thoughts we think that only one conclusion is permissible. the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands act, 1955 which was originally passed in 1955, and amended in 1955, was again amended in 1956. the act purports to amend and consolidate the law relating to tenancies of agricultural land and to provide for certain measures of land reforms. section 3 broadly defines 'permissible limit ..... that while section 7 enumerates the grounds on which any tenancy may be terminated, section 7-a provides for additional grounds on which tenancies subsisting at the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956 may be terminated and section 8 provides for the termination of a tenancy commencing after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, apart from the grounds mentioned in section 7 ..... . that is why section 7 itself uses the word 'no tenancy shall be terminated except in accordance .....

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Apr 04 1997 (HC)

Bhan Singh and anr. Vs. State of Haryana Through Collector and anr.

Court : Punjab and Haryana

Reported in : (1997)116PLR729

..... that while section 7 enumerates the ground on which any tenancy may be terminated, section 7-a provides for additional grounds on which tenancy subsisting at the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956 may be terminated as section 8 provides for the termination of a tenancy commencing after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956 apart from the grounds mentioned in section 7 ..... . that is why section 7 itself uses the words 'no tenancy shall be terminated except in accordance ..... :-'the only alternate construction of section 8 is to hold that quite distinctly from the provisions section 7, a tenancy may not be terminated within a period of three years after commencement if the tenancy commenced after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, that is to say, while the provisions of section 7 would always be available in the case of .....

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Sep 26 1967 (SC)

Vidya Vati Vs. the State of Punjab and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1968SC519; [1968]1SCR646

..... give a strained meaning to the word used by the legislature which they do not bear. the expression 'within a period of two years from the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956.' cannot be read as 'within two years from the date on which the holder or tenant is restored to possession'. the legislature has not made any provision for ..... an undertaking in writing to the collector that he shall, within a period of two years from the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, plant an orchard in any area of his land not exceeding ten standard acres, such area of land. 9. sub-section (2) of s. 32-k provides that where a landowner has, by an undertaking given to the ..... by intimating his selection in the prescribed form and manner to the collector. since the land was in the occupation of the trespassers, the appellant did not make any selection of land for personal cultivation. the act was amended with effect from october 30, 1956 by the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act 15 of 1956 and thereby, amongst other provisions, ch. iv-a was added. the provisions .....

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Oct 08 1968 (SC)

Arjan Singh and anr. Vs. the State of Punjab and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1970SC703; [1969]2SCR347

..... case of land acquired by the state government under any law for the ..... commencement of that act. that section reads :'this act may be called the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment and validation) act, 1962. (2) section 2, section 4, section 5, section 7 and section 10 shall be deemed to have come into force on the 30th day of october 1956 and the remaining provisions of this act shall come into force at once.' 8. after the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment) act no. iii ..... , it appeals several alienations were effected by the land owners to get out of the reach of the law. neither the principal act nor the amendment effected in 1956 prohibited any alienation. then came the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment) act, no, iii of 1959 which was made operative from january 19, 1959. among other provisions that amendment act incorporated into the act section 32 (ff) which says :'save in the .....

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May 15 1981 (HC)

Ranjit Ram Vs. the Financial Commissioner, Revenue Punjab, Chandigarh ...

Court : Punjab and Haryana

Reported in : AIR1981P& H313

..... accordance with the majority view it is held as under:--(1) that a landowner whose land has been declared surplus under the punjab security of lad tenures act 1953, or under the pepsu tenancy agricultural land act, 1955, who has not been divested of the ownership of the surplus area before the punjab land reforms at, 1972, is entitled to select the permissible area for his family and ..... his land not exceeding ten standard acres, such area of land. (2) where a landowner has, by an undertaking given to the collector, retained any area of ..... for the purpose of co-operative farming provided the land owned by an individual member of the society does not exceed the permissible limit, and (vi) where a landowner given an undertaking in writing to the collector that he shall, within a period of two years from the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, plant an orchard in any area of .....

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Dec 24 1965 (HC)

Pritam Singh and ors. Vs. State of Punjab and ors.

Court : Punjab and Haryana

Reported in : AIR1967P& H198; 1967CriLJ254

..... october, 1956. the transactions of transfer that took place during this period were valid in law at the time, when they look place. their validity has been affected by the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment) act no. 3 of 1959, which has directly hit the transfers made between 21st august. 1956 and 30th october, 1956 vide section 32-ff. these transactions have not to be ..... made without giving the person concerned an opportunity of being heard.it may be mentioned that sections 32-bb and 32-ff were inserted by the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment) act, 1959 (punjab act no. 3 of 1959). the effect of this amendment was that transactions made between21st august, 1956 and 30th october, 1956 were not to affect the right of the state government under the ..... 's brother and his descendants, wife's brother and sister's husband.'the only other provision, which may be noticed is section 32-dd, which was added by the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (amendment and validation) act no. 16 of 1962. here again the relevant date is the 30th october, 1956. this provision does not go back to the 21st august 1956 as does section .....

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Aug 27 1982 (HC)

Chet Ram and anr. Vs. AmIn Lal and ors.

Court : Punjab and Haryana

Reported in : AIR1983P& H50

..... -section (1) of section 32-bb. 9. as a matter of legal history it must be noticed that ss. 32-l and 32-m of the pepsu act were inserted in the said act by pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956. it was nearly three years later thereto that the similar provisions of ss. 19-a and 19-b (along with sections 19-c and 19 ..... made in contravention of the provisions of sub-section (i) shall be null and void. pepsu act 32-l : ceiling on future acquisition of land : (1) notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any law, custom, usage, contract, or agreement from and after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, no person whether as landowner or tenant, shall acquire or possess by transfer, exchange ..... , lease, agreement or settlement any land which with or without the land already owned or held by him, shall in the aggregate exceed the permissible limit. (2) any .....

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Dec 05 1995 (SC)

Dina Vs. Financial Commissioner, Punjab, Chandigarh and Others

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1996SC3128; JT1995(9)SC244; 1995(7)SCALE330; (1996)1SCC531; [1995]Supp6SCR244

..... to be ejected. the assistant collector grade i by order dated july 30, 1966 ordered ejectment of the appellant under section 8 of the pepsu tenancy & agricultural lands act as amended by act no. 15/56, (for short 'the amendment act'). it was confirmed on appeal. when it was questioned in writ petition, the learned single judge following the full bench decision of the high ..... of minimum tenure of three years. it says that subject to the provisions of section 7, every tenant admitted after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands act, (second amendment) bill, 1956, shall hold land for a minimum term of three years. the other part of the provision is not necessary for the purpose of this case and so we ..... included.x x x8. security of tenure to certain tenants. - subject to the provisions of section 7, every tenant admitted after the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural land (second amendment) act, 1956, shall hold land for a minimum term of three years.provided that nothing herein shall apply to the tenant of a person who is a widow, a minor, an ..... (1) subject to the provisions of sub-section (2) and (3), a tenancy subsisting at the commencement of the pepsu tenancy and agricultural lands (second amendment) act, 1956, may be terminated on the following grounds in addition to the grounds specified insection7, namely:(a) that the land comprising the tenancy has been reserved by the landowner for his personal cultivation in accordance with the provisions .....

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