1Short title, extent and commencement
This Act may be called the Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Act,  1950. It extends to the whole of India, and applies to citizens of  India...
2Definitions
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- "Committee" means the Committee of Adjustment constituted under section 4 ; "prescribed" means prescrib...
3Property of deceased persons and deserters other than officers
On the death or desertion of any person, not being an officer, subject to the Army Act, 1950, (46 of 1950.) or the Air Force Act, 1950, (45 of 1950.) as the ...
4Property of officers who die or desert
Property of officers who die or desert. The provisions of section 3 shall also apply to the disposal of the property of any officer subject to the Army Act,...
5Decision of questions as to regimental and other debts in camp quarters
Decision of questions as to regimental and other debts in camp quarters. If in any case a doubt or difference arises as to what are the regimental and oth...
6Representative powers of commanding officer or Committee
Representative powers of commanding officer or Committee. For the purpose of the exercise of his or its duties under section 3.or section 4, the commandin...
7Power of Central Government to hand over estate of decased person to the Administrator General
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Administrator General@s Act, 1913, (3 of 1913.) an Administrator General shall not interpose in any manner in re...
8Disposal of surplus by prescribed persons
Disposal of surplus by prescribed persons. On receipt of the surplus referred to in sub - section (7) of section 3 or clause (ii) of section 4 or sub-sect...
9Disposal of effects, not money
Disposal of effects, not money. Where any part of the estate of a deceased person consists of effects, securities or other property not converted into mon...
10Disposal of certain property without production of probate, etc
Disposal of certain property without production of probate, etc. Property deliverable and money payable to the representative of a deceased under section 3 ...
11Discharge of commanding officer, Committee, prescribed person and the Central Government
Any payment or application of money or application, delivery, sale or other disposition of any property made, or purported to be made, by the commanding off...
12Property in the hands of commanding officer
Property in the hands of commanding officer, Committee or prescribed person not to be assets where commanding officer, Committee or prescribed person is sta...
13Saving of rights of representative
Saving of rights of representative. After the commanding officer, or the Committee has paid to the prescribed person the surplus of the property of any de...
14Application of sections 3 to 13 to persons of unsound mind
Application of sections 3 to 13 to persons of unsound mind or to persons reported missing on active service. The provisions of sections 3 to 13 shall, so ...
15Appointment of Standing Committee of Adjustment in certain cases
Appointment of Standing Committee of Adjustment in certain cases. When an officer dies or deserts or is ascertained in the prescribed manner to be of unso...
16Power to make rules
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules1 for the purpose of carrying into effect the purposes of this Act. In part...
17Repeals
[Repeals.] Rep. by the Repealing and Amending Act,1957 (36.of 1957), s. 2 and Sch. I.1 For the Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Rules, 1953,...
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