Make a written request for the Divisional Secretary of the division where he/she lives. A format will be given to register the people those who don’t have lands and they have a chance to obtain a land when conducting Land Kachcheries.
At present regulation of encroached land is canceled. If you don’t have a land of your own you have a chance to legally obtain a land or part of land by registering for the Land Kachcheri program.
No. Ownership of a state land is given by a totally different procedure than the private lands. If the owner of the land license or grant given under land development act is died the spouse possesses only the life interest of the land. In the case of spouse is named as the successor he/ she will be given full ownership. After the spouse’s death next successor will be given the ownership. If the successor in not named ownership will be given to the elder son of the family under schedule III of the Act.
Visit land branch of divisional secretariat and ask for information. Then you will be given 3 forms (L.C. 155). Forward the duly. Completed 3 forms with 3 stamps each valid for Rs. 25/- to the Land Registrar’s office of the relevant district.
Loan could be obtained from institutions which were registered under Financial Act No. 78 of 1983 and Bank Act No. 30 of 1988 by the Governor of the central bank. You should obtain permission by forwarding following documents to the divisional secretary.
Grant could be transferred only to a relative (According to the schedule III) although there is a possibility to transfer to a person who belongs to class of farmers without causing a loss to the owner of the grant or his family members.
When you nominate persons you want and Register 3 forms, previous nomination would be cancelled.
Contact under mentioned officers for further details.
If the loan or mortgage not redeemed, land will be confiscated by the relevant lending institution. The relevant institution could sell the land and recover the loan amount. On that occasion, any person irrespective of class, profession or income could purchase the land. Since the purchased land is bound by condition, it is necessary that the purchaser should act, according to those condition. Prior approval letter should be obtained from the Divisional secretary\Deputy Land Commissioner (inter provincial) if the purchasers transfers the land again.
Could the grant be pledged as surety for loan obtained by children?
Yes, you will be the pledger for the said loan.
The grant is a legal document, which ensures total ownership of the land you have developed up to now under the Land DevelopmentOrdinance Permit.