Test Your Legal Knowledge [West Bengal Land Reform Act 1955]

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1.

Whether land reform act applies to kolkata ?
Apply outside the kolkata corporation area
No
yes

2.

Who started the Land tenure system in Bengal ?
Nabab Murshid kuli Khan
Lord  Cornowalis
  Nabab Siraj ud Doullah

3.

Zamindari system abolished by –
West Bengal Estate acquisition Act 1953
West Bengal Land reform Act
Bengal Tenancy act 1885

4.

By which amendment “Holding of Rayat” has been changed into “Plot of land of a Rayat”
2000 Amendment Act
1996 Amendment Act
2003 Amendment Act

5.

Whether the section 1A has been protected by Article 39 0f the Constitution of India ?
yes by virtue of Minerva Mills Case
Keshava Nanda Bharati case
K. R Lakshman vs State of Tamil Nadu

6.

“A Bargadar does not include a  Son”
true
false
only adopted son includes

7.

Who is  a co-sharer ?
The man who has un-demarcated share in the plot of land
The man who has demarcated share in the plot of land
The man who has demarcated share in the plot of land  under unregistered family settlement deed.

8.

“A joint venture company can be  a Rayat ”
True
false
A joint venture company  registered in Brazil

9.

“The rights of the Ex- Bargadar has been protected by the Land Reform Act ”
No
Yes
In some extent the right has been protected u/s 2(6A)

10.

Whether an  adjacent land owner can excercise the right of pre-emptionin  in case of transfer of a portion  of holding while there is no co-sharer in the said plot of land or holding?
No
Yes
Yes u/s 8(1)
here

11.

Whether Barga right is ” encumbrance” or not ?
Yes it is encumbrance u/s 6A LR Act
No , U/s 2(h) of West Bengal Estate acquisition Act
Encumbrance even if it vested with the government

12.

  whether Easement created by the owner of the plot of land is “encumbrance” ?
yes
no
Only easement of necessity is encumbrance

13.

Whether conversion of land is permitted or not ?
yes with permission u/s 4C
No
Only some land can be converted without permission

14.

“After the 1981 Amendment , the person holding Tank fisheries comes within the definition of Raiyat”
The statement is true
The statement is false
Tank fisheries are not defined in the Act and the the holder can not claim Raiyati right on it .

15.

Whether a  Mitakshra Joint hindu family can be treated as a single unit for the purpose of retention of  of land
Yes
No
Only for the purpose of the West Bengal Estate Acquisition Act and not For west Bengal LR ACT.

16.

Whether a Deity can be treated as a Raiyat
yes u/s 2(10) of LR Act
Deity can be a beneficiary , but can not be treated as Raiyat
A Deity can not be a Raiyat if it is not protected by Shebaits

17.

“Under section 3 of the LR Act , West Bengal Estate acquisition Act and the LR Act  are complementary to each other ”
But the LR Act shall prevail if there is  any repugnance in the west Bengal Estate acquisition Act .
section 3 of LR Act repealed all the ‘Repugnant’ State and Central Acts automatically.
A Decree of a competent court can not be nullified u/s 3 of LR ACT

18.

” what is vested by section 3A of LR Act is the tenancy rights in non-agricultural land only”
true
false
Propriety right in  the non- agricultural Land never vested  with the State u/s 4 of the Estate Acquisition Act .

19.

Whether the refusal of conversion by the collector is appealable u/s 54 of the LR Act or not ?
Yes appeal can be made u/s 54 of the LR Act
Appeal is not permissible u/s 54 of the LR Act , as it only provided for how to dispose the appeal.
Right of appeal can be denied if no specific provision has been supplied.

20.

“converting high land into a pond need permission”
yes, any sort of conversion need permission
No, permission is needed for converting a pond to high land only
It can not be said

 

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