Land (Group Settlement Areas) Act,1960

  • This act is inteneded to ensure law uniformity and policy for the implementation of Group Settlement Area and conditions for alienation and land settlement in the said area and other related matters.
  • This act was amended in 2002 and is effective from 26 December 2002. As a result of the amendment, rural area can be alienated and held together by not more than tow owners.
  • The amendments include Section 7, Section 12, Section 14, and Section 15. While Section 16 is repealed. AA Form was introduced as a new form that needs to be filled in, in cases which involves transfer of personal share to wife, former wife or relatives.