Public premises and Unauthorised occupation of public premises in Gujarat

Public premises

State of Gujarat

“Unauthorised occupation” in relation to 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.

Gujarat Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1972


“Public premises” means any premises belonging to or taken on lease or requisitioned by, or on behalf of, the State Government and includes any premises belonging to or taken on lease by, or on behalf of-

(i) any Municipal Corporation constituted under the Bombay Provincial Municipal Corporations Act, 1949 (Bombay LIX of 1949) or any Municipality constituted under the Gujarat Municipalities Act. 1963 (Gujarat 34 of 1964).

(ii) a panchayat constituted under the Gujarat Panchayats Act, 1961 (Gujarat VI of 1962).

(iii) any Corporation (not being a company as defined in Section 3 of the Companies Act, 1956 (I of 1956)) established by or under a Central or State Act, and owned or controlled by the State Government .

(iv) any University established or incorporated by or under any law in the State of Gujarat or any institution recognised by the University Grants Commission or declared by the Central Government to be a University, in accordance with the

provisions of Clause (f) of Section 2 or of Section 3, as the case may be the University Grants Commission Act. 1956; [and]

(v) a public trust registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare the premises of such trust to be of national importance or historical interest.

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