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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    August, 2016
    India

    An Act to deal with establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and of each State, credit the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered from such agencies under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016
    India

    This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 1956
    India

    A legislation to amend and codify the law relating to intestate succession among Hindus. It deal with issues related to coparcenary property, interest in the property of a tarwad, tavazhi, kutumba, kavaru or illom, rules of succession in the case of males, succession among heirs, distribution of property among heirs in class I of the Schedule.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2005
    India

    This Hindu Succession Act Amendment made in 2005 was to grant, among others, rights to women to inherit agricultural land of the parents and husband. Under this amendment the daughters, including married daughters, are coparceners in joint family property, with the same birth right as sons, to share, claim partition, and (by presumption) to become karta (managers), while also sharing the liabilities. This would be applicable for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains religious communities of India.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Other legal document
    December, 2013
    India

    The statistical profile is a comprehensive statistical profile of Scheduled Tribes (otherwise called indigenous people), produced and published by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. The profile presents information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to STs like trend analysis of demographic profile, education, health, and employment status along with their proportions having basic amenities like, drinking water, electricity, and bank account etc.

  6. Library Resource
    Jurisprudence
    January, 2011
    India

    This is a judgment of Supreme Court of India to check grabbing of village common land including ponds and water bodies (called in different names) by unscrupulous persons, political clout, powerful vested interests, corrupt state authorities, etc by fraudulent practices and ensure their protection and safeguard.

  7. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    December, 2015
    India

    Environmental Information System (ENVIS), established by Government of India, in December, 1982 provides environmental information to different stakeholders etc. This webapge provides information on area, number of committee, membership, benefits related to Joint Forest Management in India state-wise. It also provides state-wise forest cover (1987-2015).

  8. Library Resource
    Act, Rules and Guidelines, Forest Rights Act, 2006

    Act, Rules and Guidelines

    Legislation & Policies
    April, 2014
    India

    Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA), Government of India provides definintion of forest land as per FRA, different types of forest rights as per FRA, and comprehensive rules and guidelines related to FRA.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act amends the Kerala Land Conservancy Act, 1957.Amendments include: word changes to the long title and to the preamble; substitution of section 7 with a new section on punishments for the unauthorized occupation of land which is property of the Government; substitution of sections 8 and 9 with new sections on offences; minor word changes to sections 11, 14, 16, 17 and 19; omission of clause (a) and (b) of section 13; and substitution of section 20A(1) on bar of jurisdiction of Civil Courts.

    Amends: Kerala Land Conservancy Act, 1957 (Act No. 8 of 1958). (1971)

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act aims to regulate the conversion and development of paddy fields and protect wetland areas in order to promote agricultural growth, ensure food security and sustain the ecological system in the State of Kerala.The Act provides for the establishment of a Local Level Monitoring Committee in each Panchayat or Municipality, a State Level Committee and a District Level Authorized Committee in each District to decide on the reclamation of paddy land for public purposes or for construction of residential building for owners of the paddy land.The Act prohibits the conversion or reclamation

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