This Act, as referred to in Clause (1) of art. 244 of the Constitution, amends part IX of the Constitution, related to Panchayats Extension to the Scheduled Areas. Part IX of the Constitution relating to Panchayats is extended to the Scheduled Areas subject to such exceptions and modifications, as provided in section 4.
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Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 1996India
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1976India
This Act provides that any land upon which an agricultural labourer, an artisan or a fisherman has a dwelling house which is complete in itself and not shared in common with any person other than a person belonging to the same family shall be in the ownership of such an agricultural labourer, an artisan or a fisherman. The Act states that the State government shall pay a price to the former owner, acquire such land and, thereafter, transfer the same to the agricultural labourer, artisan or fisherman who owns the homestead on the land.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2013Pakistan
The Act, consisting of 42 sections divided into and completed by one Schedule, provides for the protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment, including the prevention and control of pollution, and promotion of sustainable development. It extends to the whole Province of Balochistan except Tribal Areas. The Act establishes the following obligations: Prohibition of import of hazardous and electronic Wastes; Solid and Waste Management License; Water Resources Management; Motor vehicles; Alien Species and Living Modified Organisms.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2016Pakistan
This Ordinance, consisting of 32 sections, divided into seven Chapters, creates the Punjab Land Records Authority. It establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the above mentioned Authority, as body corporate. This Authority is entitled to have perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to enter into agreements, acquire and hold property, both movable and immovable, and may, by the said name, sue and be sued. The Ordinance is divided as follows: Preliminary (Chap. I); Punjab Land Records Authority (Chap. II); Administration of Authority (Chap.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2012India
This Act contains provisions for the fixing of a ceiling on holding agricultural land and also provides for the acquisition and disposal of surplus agricultural lands. The Schedule of the Act provides the ceiling area of irrigated or crop land in hectares.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 1981India
This Act amends the Land Acquisition Act of 1894 in order to implement its provisions within the State of Gujarat.
Amends: Land Acquisition Act, 1894. (1985-09-01)
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2000Afghanistan
This Law provides for the protection and use of pastures for cattle grazing.The Law identifies two kinds of pasture: specific pasture which exists within the boundaries of villages or towns; and communal pasture which is arid land and does not fall within the bounds of villages and towns. The right to use specific pasture may not be bought or sold, and it shall be forbidden to sell or lease it for expansion of agricultural activities.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2017Pakistan
This Law, consisting of 24 sections, creates the Punjab Women Protection Authority. It establishes necessary provisions for a comprehensive, efficient, effective and gender equitable system for protection, relief and rehabilitation of women against all forms of violence in the Punjab; to control, monitor, and oversee that system; and, to deal with related matters.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2014Bangladesh
This Act, consisting of 25 sections, establishes the Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board. It establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the above mentioned Board as a statutory body which shall have the power to acquire, possess, and transfer both movable and immovable property. The general management and administration of the Board shall be entrusted to the Board of Directors.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Pakistan
This Law, consisting of 33 sections divided into seven Chapters, establishes the Punjab Land Records Authority to reform and modernize the system of land records, to improve the land records service delivery; to contribute to long lasting tenure security; and, to deal with ancillary matters. It establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the above mentioned Authority, entitled to: acquire and hold property, (both movable and immovable) establish regional offices at such other place or places in the Punjab as it deems appropriate.
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