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Unformatted text preview: law does not provide for conferment of ownership right on tenants except through right to purchase; confers continuous right of resumption on landowners. Abolition of inams (with few exceptions), struck down by the High Court in 1970. 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 Assam 1951 1954 1956 (amended 1976) 1960 1971 State Acquisition of Zamindari Act Lushai Hills District (Acquisition of Chiefs Rights) Act Fixation of Ceiling on Land Holdings Act Consolidation of Holdings Act Tenancy Act Abolition of intermediary rights involving 0.67 million hectares. Same as above. Self-explanatory. Introduction of compulsory consolidation. Classifies tenants into occupancy and non-occupancy tenants; former has security of tenure, may acquire landlords right of holding by paying 50 times the land revenue; subletting is disallowed. 2 2 3 4 1 Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 99...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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