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FORFEITED DEPOSITS ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 25 of 1850


  • Act nº 25 of 1850

Preamble

THE FORFEITED DEPOSITS ACT, 1850

[Act, No. 25 of 1850]

[AS ON 1958]

[4th June, 1850]

PREAMBLE

An Act for the forfeiture to Government of deposits made on incomplete sales of land under1Regulation 8, 18192

WHEREAS patnidars {The words "and judgment- debtors," repealed by section 2 and Schedule I, Part I, ibid. } fraudulently avail themselves of the {The provision referred to repealed by section 1 of the present Act. } provision in section 9, Regulation 9, 1819, of the Bengal Code {The words and figures "and in section 5, Act 4, 1846," repealed by Act 12 of 1891, section 2 and Schedule I, Part I. } that forfeited deposits at sales of land {The words "in Execution of decrees or" repealed by section 2 and Schedule I, Part I, ibid. } for arrears of rent shall be applied as if they were purchase- money; It is enacted as follows:--

1. {The Bengal Patni Taluks Regulation, 1819. }

2. {The words and figures "and Act 4, 1846" repealed by Act 12 of 1891, section 2 and Schedule I, Part I. }


Section 1. Repeals

Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1870 (I4 of 1870), section 1 and Schedule Part II.

Section 2. Application of forfeited deposits

Any such forfeited deposit shall be applied to defray the expenses of the sale, and the surplus shall be forfeited to Government.