Forest, Janmam Estate, Janmi, Malabar Tenancy Act, Plantation Crop, Tenant

-AnAct to provicle.for tlzc acqtrisition of the rights of junrnis
: in janmam estates in the Gudalur talrtk of the Nilgiris
district and the introdztctian of ryotwari settkment
in suclz estates.
Legislature of the State of Tamil
eth Year of the Republic of India as
1, (1) This Act may be called the Gudalur Jamamshort title,
(Abolition and Conversion into Ryotwari’) Act, extent,
It extends to the Gudalur taluk of the Nilgiris
: (3) ftapplies to alljan ma~nestates.
iSrt(4) U shall come into force on such date as the
venme~t may, by notifioation, appoint. ~tcg~~~t-of Object3and Reasons, see Fin St. ~eor&Gmette inaiy; ‘dated the 28th JAnwty 1969, &t IV-bc(ion 3,702 Gudal~rrJarl~za~nEstates (Abolition and Conversion it2 to Ryotwmi) (5) The Settlement Officer shall, inunediately after tllc ‘late of the publication of the notjficatioll undfir sub
section (4), publish in the District Gazette, a copy of the
notification under sub-secticn (4) 2nd shall also cause to
be published ii~a conspicuousplace in the village in which
the janmain estate is situated a copy of the notification
under sub-section (4) together with such particulars as
may be prescribed.
Definitions. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,
(1) all expressions defined in the Mala
Act shall have the same respective meaning
Act with the modifications, if any, made by this Act ;
(2) “2 ppointed day ” means the date appointe
by the Government under sub-section (4) of .section 1
(3) “Ilircctor ” ‘means the Director of ~ittlernt:t
appointed under section 4 ;
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(4) “forest ” includes waste or arable land contain-
ing trees, shrubs or reeds.
Explanation.–A forkst shall not cease t
reason only of the fact that in a portion th
shrubs or reeds are felled, or lands are cultivate
roads, tanks, rivers or the like exist ;
(5) “Gwernment ” means the State Government
(6) “janmarn estate ” means any parcel or parcel
of land included in the holding of a janmi ;
-(7)’ “janmi ” means a person entitled to t
proprietorship of land and includes a trustee
thereof ;
(8) “Malabar Tenancy Act ” means the
. Tenancy Act, 1929 (Tamil Nadu Act XTV of
(9) “plantation crop ” means tea, coffi,
cinchona or cardamox ;
(10) “Settlement Officer ” means the Settlemen
Officer appointed under section 5 ;
(11) “tenant ” means a verumpattamdar a
in sub-clause (a) of clause (29) of section 3 of the
Tenancy Ad ;
(12) ”Tribunal” WdnS the Tribunal c~nstitut
under section 7.


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Gudulur hnmum Estrztes
(Abolitionand Conversion into Ryotwari)
With efiect on and from the appointed day and save Vesting of
ssly PI-ovidedin this *4ct–
janmam estates, etc
in Governt
ar Tenancy Act, the Malabar Land
895 (Tamil Nadu Act I11 of 18%), the
rovcments Act,
11 other enact-
am estates as such, shall be
en repealed in their application to
mam estates ;
ate including all c:onununal
s, waste lands, pasture lanc!~,forests,
quarries, rivers and streams, tanks
fisheries, and ferries situated within
of shall stand transferred to the
ment and vest in them free of all eficumbrances,
e Tamil Nadu R.c~cs?ueRecovery Act, 1864 (Tsmil
Act I1 of 1864), the Tamil Nadu Irrisatian Cess
1865 (Tan61 Nadu. Act VII of 1865), the Tamil Nadu
(c) all rights and interests crea:ed.

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