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PUNJAB LAWS ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 4 of 1872


  • Schedules
  • Amending Acts
  • Act nº 4 of 1872

Preamble

THE PUNJAB LAWS ACT, 1872

[Act, No. 4 of 1872]

[AS ON 1956]

[28th March, 1872 ]

PREAMBLE

An Act for declaring which of certain rules, laws and regulations have the force of law in the Punjab and for other purposes..

WHERES certain rules, laws and regulations, made heretofore for the Punjab, acquired the force of law under the provisions of section 25 of the [Rep. by the Government of India Act, 1915.] [Indian Councils Act, 1861]and whereas it is expedient to declare which of the said rules, laws and regulations shall henceforth be in force in the Punjab, and to amend, consolidate or repeal others of the said rules, orders and regulations; It is hereby enacted as follows:-

Section 1. Short title

This Act may be called the Punjab Laws Act, 1872.

Section 2. Local extent

It extends to the territories [Subs. by the A.O.1948 for " now under the administration of the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab ".] [constituting the States of Punjab and Delhi], but not so as to alter the effect of any regulations made for any parts of the said territories under the [Statute 33 Vice, ch.3.co section 1; and it shall come into force on the present day of June, 1872.Commencement.

Section 3. Enactments in force

The Regulations, Acts and orders specified in the First Schedule hereto annexed are in force in the.[Subs., ibid., for " Punjab ".] [States of Punjab and m Delhi] to the extent specified in the third column of the said Schedule.

Section 4. Enactments repealed

Rep. by the Second Repealing and Amending Act, 1914 (17 of 1914), section 3 and Sch. II.

Civil Judicature

[Subs. by Act 12 of 1878, sectiion 1, for the original section 5.The provisions of this section have been rep. in so far as they are inconsistent with those of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937 (26 of 1937): see section 6, ibid.]

Section 5. Decisions in certain cases to be according to Native law

In questions regarding succession, special property of females, betrothal, marriage, divorce, dower. adoption, guardianship, minority, can bastardy, family relations, wills, legacies, gifts, partitions, or any ac religious usage or institution, the rule of decision shall be-

(a) any custom applicable to the parties concerned, which is not contrary to justice, equity or good conscience, and

(Civil Judicature. Descent of jaghirs. Pre-emption. Decrees cerning land. Insolvency. Minors and the Court of Wards):

has not been by this or any other enactment altered abolished. and has not been declared to be void by competent authority;

(b) the Muhammadan law, in cases where the parties Muhammadans, and the Hindu law, in cases where parties are Hindus, except in so far as such law has be altered or abolished by legislative enactment, or opposed to the provisions of this Act, or has been modified by any such custom as is above referred to.]

Section 6. Decisions cases not specially provided for

In cases not otherwise specially provided for, the Judges so decide according to justice. equity and good conscience.

Section 7. Local customs and mercantile usages when vaild

All local customs and mercantile usages shall be regarded valid, unless they are contrary to justice, equity or good conscience or have, before the passing of this Act, been declared to be void be any competent authority.

Section 8. [Repealed]

[Sections 8,8A,8B and 8C.which had been subs, for section 8 by the Punjab Descent of Jaghirs Act, 1900 (Pun.4 of 1900), section 2, and the heading "Decent of Jaghirs" were rep. by the Punjab Jaghirs Act, 1941 (Pun.5 of 1941)section 13.]

Section 8A. [Repealed]

[Sections 8,8A,8B and 8C.which had been subs, for section 8 by the Punjab Descent of Jaghirs Act, 1900 (Pun.4 of 1900), section 2, and the heading "Decent of Jaghirs" were rep. by the Punjab Jaghirs Act, 1941 (Pun.5 of 1941)section 13.]

Section 8B. [Repealed]

[Sections 8,8A,8B and 8C.which had been subs, for section 8 by the Punjab Descent of Jaghirs Act, 1900 (Pun.4 of 1900), section 2, and the heading "Decent of Jaghirs" were rep. by the Punjab Jaghirs Act, 1941 (Pun.5 of 1941)section.13.]

Section 8C. [Repealed]

[Sections 8,8A,8B and 8C.which had been subs, for section 8 by the Punjab Descent of Jaghirs Act, 1900 (Pun.4 of 1900), section 2, and the heading "Decent of Jaghirs" were rep. by the Punjab Jaghirs Act, 1941 (Pun.5 of 1941) section.13.]

Section 9. [Repealed]

Rep. by the Punjab Pre-emption Act, 1905 (Punjab Act of 1905), section 2(1).

Section 10. [Repealed]

Rep. by the Punjab Pre-emption Act, 1905 (Punjab Act of 1905), section 2(1).

Section 11. [Repealed]

Rep. by the Punjab Pre-emption Act, 1905 (Punjab Act of 1905), section 2(1).