Estate Officer, Premises, Public Premises, Unauthorised Occupation

BEit enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Orissa in the Twenty-second Year of the RepubIic
of India, as follows:-
1.(I) This Act may be called the Orissa Public
Short title,
extent and
Premises ( Eviction of ‘Jnauthorised Occupants ) Act, commence-

  1. m cnt.
    (2) It cxtends to the wholc of the State of
    (3) It shall be deemed to have come into force
    on the 21st December 196 I except sections 13, 18
    and 19 which shall come into force at once.
  2. ‘In this Act, unless the context otherwise nefinitioru
    (a) ‘Board’ means the Orissa State Electricity
    Board constituted under the Electricity
    (Supply) Act, 1948;
    [b)’company’ means 21 Government company
    as defined’in section 617 of the Companies
    Act, 1956, but shall not include any
    suchcompany in which not less than fifty-
    one per cent of the paid-up share capital
    is held by the Central Government;
    (c) ‘Estate Ofier’ means an officer appointed
    as such by the State Government under
    section 3;
  3. For Statcmenl of O?.jccts and Rcamns scc 0ris.r~Gazelle, Exira-
    ordinary, d3tc.i the 6th Jenl~ary,1971 ( No. 41 ).((0 ‘premises’ means any Iand or any building
    or part of a building and includes-
    (i) the garden, grounds and out houses,
    if any, appertaining to such building
    or part of a building; and
    (ii) any fittings affixed to such building
    or part of a building for the more
    beneficial enjoyment thereof;
    (e) ‘prescribed’ means prescribed by ruIes
    made under this Act;
    If)’public premises ‘ means any premises
    situated within the jurisdiction of a
    Municipal Council or Notified Area
    Council constituted under the Orissa orism
    23 or 1950.
    Municipal Act, 1950 and-
    (i) belonging to or taken on lease by the
    State Government or any Company or
    by the Board; or
    (ii) requisitioned by the State Government;
    (g) ‘unauthorised occupation’ in relation r o
    any public premises means the occupation
    by any person of the public premises
    without authority for such occupation and
    includes the continuance in occupation by
    any person of the public premises after the
    authority ( whether by way of grant or any
    other mode of transfer ) under which he
    was allowed to occupy the premises has
    expired or has been determined for any
    reason whatsoever.
    3* The State Governnlent may, by notifi-
    (a) appoint such persons, being gazztted
    officers of Government or officers of
    equivalent rank of a Company or the
    Board, as they think fit, to be Estate
    Oficers for the purposes ofthis Act; and
    (b) define the IccaI limits within which or
    the categories of public premises in respect
    of which each Estate Oficer shall exercise
    the powers conferred, and perform the
    duties i~posedon Estate Oficers by or
    under th~sAct.

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