Administrators-General (Uttar Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2010

[Vidhai Anubhag-1, No, 1116(2)/79-V-1-11-1 (ka) 03/11, Part I, Section (Ka), Dated 7-9-2011]

No. 1116(2)/79-V-1-11-1 (ka)03/11

DatedLucknow, September 7, 2011

In pursuance of the provisions of clause (3) of Article 348 of the Constitution, the Governor is pleased to order the publication of the following English translation of Mahaprashasak (Uttar Pradesh Sansodhan) Adhiniyam, 2010 (Uttar Pradesh Adhiniyam Sankhya 18 of 2011) as passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature and assented to by the President on August 25, 2011—

In exercise of the powers under section 128 and 344 of the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act, 1950 read with section 127B of said section and section 21 of the Uttar Pradesh General Clauses Act, 1904 (Act No. 1 of 1904) (U.P. Act No. 1 of 1951), the Governor is pleased to make the following rules with a view to amending the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Rules, 1952—

The Administrators-General (Uttar Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2010

(U.P. Act No. 18 of 2011)

(As passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature Assembly)

An Act further to amend the Administrators-General Act, 1963 in its application to Uttar Pradesh.

It is hereby enacted in the Sixty-first Year of theRepublicofIndiaas follow—

1. Short title.—This Act may be called the Administrators-General (Uttar Pradesh Amendment), Act, 2010.

2. Amendment of Section 29 of Act No. 45 of 1963.—In section 29 of the Administrators-General Act, 1963, in sub-section (1) for the words “two lakhs rupees” wherever occurring the words “ten lakhs rupees” shall be substituted.

Statements of Objects and Reasons

Sub-section (1) of section 29 of the Administrators-General Act, 1963 (Act No. 45 of 1963) provides that whenever any person has died leaving assets within any state and the Administrators-General of such State is satisfied that such assets, excluding any sum of money deposited in a Government Savings Bank or in any provident fund to which the provisions of the Provident Funds Act, 1925, apply, did not at the date of death exceed in the whole two lakh rupees in value, he may grant to any person, claiming otherwise than as a creditor to be interested in such assets or in the due administration thereof, a certificate under his hand entitling the claimant receive the assets therein mentioned left by the deceased within the State, to a value not exceeding in the whole two lakh rupees. In view of the present economy the amount of two lakh rupees has become a meagre amount. It has, therefore been decided to amend the said Act in its application to Uttar Pradesh to enhance the said amount from two lakh rupees to ten lakh rupees.

The Administrators-General (Uttar Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2010 is introduced accordingly.

 

                                                                                                                                 By order,

                                                                                                                             K.K. Sharma,

                                                                                                                           Pramukh Sachiv.