The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers

The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers : Containing the Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Determined by the Chief Court of the Punjab and Decisions by the Financial Commissioner of the Punjab Volume 38, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: used for grazing horses and appurtenant to Tank. Their Lordships agree with the Chief Court that the effect of this settlement was notito create a fresh estate subject to the ordinary law of inheritance, but to continue to the Chief for the time being, as it were jzue C01'un'lP, the proprictorship of the villages which had been founded by his ancestors, and the succession to which had theretofom been regulated by the custom of the family. This view is supported by what took place in 1875, when, as the result of considerable negotiation, the Government of India conferred upon Shah Nawaz Khan, as an hereditary jagir, acash allowance of Rs. 25,000 per annum, together with the land revenue of the seven villages abovemeutioned, to be " held " on condition of good service, and descend from the Nawab " integrally to the successor in the direct male line who may be " selected by the Government as most competent." In sanctioning this grant the Governor-General in Council expressly recognised that " the status accorded to the occupiers of the soil " under the Regular Settlement could not be altered, and accordingly made no change in the position in which the Ngwab already stood in regard to the propriotoi-ship of these villages, as distinguished from their liability to payment of Government levenne. Upon the terms of this arrangement being communicated to Shah Nawaz Khan, he " expressed B. wish that separate " provision might be made for his younger son, Muhammad " Afzal Khan, in the event of the elder son, Muhammad Akbar " Khan, being selected by Government to succeed him as " Nawab an-l jagirdar at a future time"; and he was informed, in reply, that "he...
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792408
  • 9781236792402