Rules to Maintain Safety of the Statement of the Lands of Madhesh and Terai, 2019 (1962)

Rules to Maintain Safety of the Statement of the Lands of Madhesh and Terai, 2019 (1962)

Rules to Maintain Safety of the Statement of the Lands of  Madhesh and Terai, 2019 (1962)
Date of Publication in the Nepal Gazette 2019/3/18 (July 2, 1962)
Whereas it is expedient to maintain safety by collecting the statement of type,  four sides boundary, rate of land revenue (land tax and the additional land tax   of land revenue office also) of the lands of Madhesh and Terai, and their areas remained in the Land Revenue Offices of Government of Nepal and the statement (Jammabandi Athsattha Moth (total ledger of statement) remained with the Jimidars and Patawaris under the said Land Revenue Offices and the statement prepared by the Department of Survey of Government of Nepal.

Now, therefore, the Government of Nepal, having exercised the power  conferred by Section 2 of the Administrative Procedure (Regulating) Act, 2013  (1956), has enacted the following Rules:-

1. Short Title and Commencement:

(1) These Rules may be called ”  Rules to Maintain Safety of the Statement of the Lands of Madhesh and
Terai, 2019 (1962)”.
(2) These Rules shall come into force immediately.

2. Definition: Unless the subject or context means otherwise, in these  Rules,-
(a) “Statement Section Office” means the Office established by the  Government of Nepal for the purpose of collection and safety of the statement of land of Nepal (total ledger of statement).
(b) “Land Revenue Office” means the Land Revenue Offices and the Managerial and Trust Offices also.

3. Collection and Maintenance of Safety of the Statement of  Lands of Terai and Madhesh:

After coming into force of these Rules, the Statement Section Office” shall have the duty to maintain  safety by collecting the statement of type, four sides boundary, rate of  land revenue (land tax and the additional land tax of land revenue office  also) of the lands of Madhesh and Terai, and their areas remained in the Land Revenue Offices of Government of Nepal and the statement (Jammabandi Athsattha Moth (total ledger of statement) remained with
the Jimidars and Patawaris under the said Land Revenue Offices and  the statement prepared by the Department of Survey of Government of Nepal.

4. Duty to Furnish the Statement:

(1) Each of the Jimidar Patawari of Medhesh and Terai shall furnish the statement of type, four sides  boundary, rate of land revenue (land tax and land revenue, additional  land tax also) and area of all of the land remaining under his
responsibility up to the date prescribed by the Government of Nepal by publishing a notice in the Nepal Gazette in the format prescribed in the  same notice and the total ledger of statement within the time limit  prescribed in the same notice and after that also, the statement of entry  and dismissal of transfer within 35 days of termination of every year to  the Land Revenue Office of his area.
(2) Each Land Revenue Office of Madhesh and Terai shall tally  the total ledger of statement furnished under subrule (1) with his records  and get corrected it and furnish to the Statement Section Office within 6  months; and subsequently in every year the statement of entry and  dismissal of transfer of ownership of cultivated land furnished under  subrule (1) shall be tallied with its records, get corrected it and furnish to  the Statement Section Office within 3 months of termination of the year.
(3) The Department of Survey of Government of Nepal also,  while preparing the statement of Land of Madhesh and Terai, shall    forward one copy of the same to the Statement Section Office as soon as possible.
(4) The Area Land Revenue Office shall remind from time to time the Jimidor Patawari failing to furnish the statement within the  time limit under sub-rule (1) and the Statement Section Office shall  remind the Incharge of Land Revenue Office failing to furnish the  statement within the time limit under sub-rule (2) to forward the
statement and the report of such failure to furnish the statement shall be forward to the Department of Land Revenue Office of Government of  Nepal.

5. Departmental Action and Punishment:

(1) The Incharge of Area  Land Revenue Office can impose fine up to Rs. two hundred against a Jimider Patawari failing or neglecting to furnish the statement supposed to be furnished to the Area Law Revenue Office in time under sub-rule (1) of rule 4, and the Government of Nepal can dismiss a Jimidar and  Patawari who does not accomplish his duty even after imposing the  fine.
(2) Action and punishment under the Civil Service Rules can be  made against an Incharge of Land Revenue Office failing or neglecting to furnish the statement to the Statement Section Office under sub-rule
(2) of rule 4. N.B.: Terms changed by the Some Nepal Law (Amendment) Act, 2024 (1967).  “Rajpatra” and “Pratibedan” in lieu of “Gazette” and “report” respectively.