Full text of “The Bengal Tenancy Act: being Act VIII of , (as amended by Act VIII of ) with notes and annotations, judicial rulings, the rules made under. 26 Mar Bengal Tenancy Act was an enactment of the Bengal government defining the natural rights and liabilities of zamindars and tenants in. Bengal Tenancy Act: Indian Association: tenant rights, and, when the Bengal Tenancy Act was finally passed in , it demanded representative government.

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Uprisings such as that in Pabna caused great problems [ clarification needed ]. The Act defined rights and obligations of intermediate tenancies and raiyati tenancies. Shafiullah and others Vs. Abandonment—Circumstances constituting abandonment—The Collector got hardly anything to do in the matter except causing a notice published in the prescribed manner—If the landlord entered upon the holding by serving a notice the rayat may file a suit for recovery of possession—The rayat did nOt file any such suit as she did never return from India—In the circumstances the High Court Division rightly refused to disturb the finding as to abandonment.

Bengal Tenancy Act (1885)

Zamindars, as absolute proprietors of land, were not inclined to recognise such customary rights. Bengal Tenancy Act was an enactment of the Bengal government defining the natural rights and liabilities of zamindars and tenants in response to widespread peasant discontent threatening the stability of the colonial system of governance.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Act—Encumbrance—Sub-lease created by an under-raiyat having no occupancy right is not an in cumbrance and need not be annulled, but sub-lease created by a raiyat having occupancy right is an encumbrance and requires to be annulled under section of the Bengal Tenancy Act.

Noorjan Nessa Bewa and others Vs. This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.

Bengal Tenancy Act

Istafa surrender of tenancy of agricultural land to tenanct registered document required—In case of oral surrender no question of registered instrument is necessary. Retrieved from ” http: The Act also enacted rules for undertaking a detailed Survey and Settlement Operation of all holdings and their holders so that a reliable record of rights could be prepared for different interests in land from zamindars tennacy ordinary raiyats.


In response to demands from various peasant organisations and political parties, the Bengal government introduced the Bengal Tenancy Amendment Bill in the Council.

With the increase of population and rise of prices of agricultural produce in the nineteenth century, demand for land increased. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Maleka Khatun and others Vs.

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To contain the situation and to adopt necessary measures to improve relations between landlord and tenants, a Rent Commission was set up in In view of the abundance of land at the time, 8185 could cultivate land, on negotiation, at much lesser rent than the settled occupancy raiyats.

The government tried to accommodate [ citation needed ] this class by enacting the Rent Act in Under the Act, an under-raiyat in possession of the specified land for continuous twelve years got the bengql to possess the land on regular payment of competitive rent.

Removal of a teacher from service when valid—A teacher may be removed from service by holding a meeting within 7 days notice called for that purpose with the prior approval of the Bengaal for removal of a Headmaster or a teacher of a secondary school as provided under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Jessore Regulations, as the same are mandatory—In its absence, the resolution, by the Managing Committee without complying with the same and without giving the teacher opportunity to be heard is in violation of the principles of natural justice and is bad in law and has no legal effect.

Merger—Whether occupancy raiyati holding merged with the tenure by purchase of the same by the co-sharer acf holder—On account of purchase by co-sharer 1885 the raiyati holding did not lose its character of an occupancy raiyati holding—Subsequent purchasers acquired the same interest and not an under-tenure holding.

The down turn trend of the economy of the under-raiyats was getting increasingly worse due to scarcity of land and phenomenal rise in rental demands on them. With the introduction of electoral politics under the constitutional reforms Act ofthe elected representatives in the beengal became vocal about the rights of under-raiyats.

Deed of Heba-bil-ewaz cannot have the effect of destroying. Bargader or Adhiar —When acquires the status of a tenant—He acquires the status of a tenant if he is admitted as a tenant by the landlord actt any document executed by him or if he has been held tenajcy a civil Court to be a tenant. Privacy policy About Banglapedia Disclaimers Log in. The permanent settlement gave absolute proprietary rights to landholders but was silent about the rights of tenants, although it vaguely recognised their customary rights.


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But the discontents of the peasantry did not subside. Consequently, the Bengal Tenancy Amendment Act of remained yenancy record merely as a political document without giving any material advantage to the under-raiyats.

Benal time, in the nineteenth century, the land demand increased and the lords increased rents and land revenues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The Madhyasvatvasas they were called literally Subinfeudationreceived their rights by purchase, and not by inheritance like the lords.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the tenacy book, the madhyasvatvas Subinfeudation did not exist.

But the issues remained. The operation of the Permanent Settlement and the growth of commercial crops led to the rise benga a rich peasantry which was quite close to the landed class in riches and social influence, but their rights over land were not very clear under the laws of the Permanent Settlement. Retrieved from ” https: The Ryots tenants refused to accept the zamindari rent increase beyond the customary rates.

In consequence, zamindars tended to enhance rents. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This page was last modified on 26 Marchat Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Occupancy right of tenancy when merged benga superior interest—A person holding occupancy right in a land does not lose it by subsequently becoming jointly tejancy in the land as proprietor or permanent tenure holder.

Bengal Tenancy Act From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, inferior tenancies such as kurfa, barga, chakran, nankar, karsha and so on still remained undefined.

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