NINDAGAMA LANDS ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

PART I

Abolition of Services due in Respect of Nindagama Lands, and the Declaration of Tenants or Holders as Owners of such Lands.

2. Abolition of services due in respect of Nindagama Lands.

3. Declaration of a tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land thereof.

4. No compensation payable for any loss or damage respect of Nindagama Lands.

5. No compensation payable forfeit or damage incurred or suffered by reason of any tenant or holder of any and becoming the owner thereof.

PART II

Claims for an award as to title in respect of Nindagama Lands, and reference of such claims to the Board

6. Claim for an award as to title in respect of any Nindagama Land and reference of such claim to the Board.

7. Reference of claims for awards as to title to the Board.

PART III

Nindagama Lands Board

8. Constitution of a Nindagama Lands Board.

9. Term of office of members of the Board.

10. Appointment of Secretary and staff of the Board.

11. Proceedings before the Board.

12. Powers of the Chairman of the Board in considering and deciding references.

13. Persons giving evidence before the Board bound to state the truth.

14. Quorum for meetings of the Board.

15. Decisions of the Board.

16. Separate meetings of the Board may be held at the same time.

17. Special provision relating to proceedings before the Board on a reference.

18. Claimant for an award in respect of any Nindagama Land to be given an opportunity of being heard.

19. Decision of the Board on a reference.

20. Appeal against the decision of the Board on any reference to a District Court.

21. Award of the Board.

PART IV

Awards as to Title in respect of Nindagama Lands

22. Awards as to title in respect of Nindagama Lands to be proof of title.

23. Registration of an award as to title in respect of any Nindagama Land.

PART V

General

24. Administration of this Act.

25. Appointed date for the purposes of section 6.

26. Regulations.

27. Vacancy in the office of a member of the Board not to invalidate acts or proceedings.

28. This Act to prevail over any custom, usage or any other law.

29. Service Tenures Ordinance to cease to apply to Nindagama Lands.

30 Omitted.

31. Interpretation.

SCHEDULE

30 of 1968.

AN ACT to abolish the services due from the tenants and holders of Nindagama Lands to the proprietors thereof, to make such tenants and holders the absolute owners of such lands to provide for the registration of such tenants and holders as absolute owners thereof, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 22nd June, 1968]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Nindagama Lands Act.

PART I

Abolition of services due in respect of Nindagama Lands, and the declaration of tenants or holders as owners of such lands

2. Abolition of services due in respect of Nindagama Lands.

The services due from any tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land to any proprietor thereof are hereby abolished, and accordingly—

(a) no such proprietor shall be entitled to demand the performance of such services or to demand or receive any sum of money (due or which may fall due) in commutation of such services, from any tenant or holder thereof; and

(b) no such tenant or holder shall be liable to perform such services, or ten to pay such sum of money.

3. Declaration of a tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land thereof.

Every tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land is hereby declared to be the owner thereof.

4. No compensation payable for any loss or damage respect of Nindagama Lands.

No tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land shall be liable to pay compensation to the proprietor thereof or to any other person for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by such proprietor or other person, whether directly or indirectly, by reason of the abolition of the services due by such tenant or holder in respect of that land.

5. No compensation payable forfeit or damage incurred or suffered by reason of any tenant or holder of any and becoming the owner thereof.

No tenant or holder of any Nindagama Land shall be liable to pay compensation to the proprietor thereof or to any other person for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by such proprietor or other person, whether directly or indirectly, by reason of his becoming an owner thereof.

PART II

Claims for an award as to title in respect of Nindagama Lands, and reference of such claims to the board

6. Claim for an award as to title in respect of any Nindagama Land and reference of such claim to the Board.

(1) After the appointed date,1 any new owner of any Nindagama Land who desires to have his title as such owner registered shall, before the expiration of the prescribed period after that date, make a written claim for an award as to title in respect of that land to the Board through the competent authority for the district in which that land is situated.

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