1 Title and extent
This Act may be called the Revenue Recovery Act, 1890. It extends to the whole of India except 3*[the State of Jammu and Kashmir];] 4*** 4* * * * * *...
2 Definitions
In this Act, unless there is something repugnant in the subject or context,-- "district" includes a presidency-town; "Collector" means the chief officer...
3 Recovery of public demands by enforcement of process
Where an arrear of land-revenue, or a sum recoverable as an arrear of land-revenue, is payable to a Collector by a defaulter being or having property in a...
4 Remedy available to person denying liability
When proceedings are taken against a person under the last foregoing section for the recovery of an amount stated in a certificate, that person may, if he...
5 Recovery by Collectors of sums recoverable
Where any sum is recoverable as an arrear of land-revenue by any public officer other than a Collector or by any local authority, the Collector of the dis...
6 Property liable to sale under this Act
When the Collector of a district receives a certificate under this Act, he may issue a proclamation prohibiting the transfer or charging of any immovable ...
7 Saving of local laws relating to revenue
Nothing in the foregoing sections shall be construed-- to impair any security provided by, or affect the provisions of, any other enactment for the time bei...
8 Recovery in India of certain public demands arising beyond India
When this Act has been applied to any local area which is under the administration of 1*[the Central Government 2***] but which is not part of 3*[4*** India...
9 Recovery in India of land revenues, etc., accruing in Burma
The Central Government may direct 6*** that an arrear of land-revenue accruing in Burma or a sum recoverable in Burma as an arrear of land-revenue and payab...
10 Duty of Collectors to remit moneys collected in certain cases
Where a Collector receives a certificate under this Act from a Collector of another State or a Collector in 8*[Pakistan or] Burma, he shall remit any sum r...
SCHEDULE schedule
CERTIFICATE [See section 3, sub-section (1).] From The Collector of To The Collector of Dated the of 18 . The sum of Rs. is payable on account of by, son of ,...
Have a Legal Issue?
Get connected to the Best Lawyers and Chartered Accountants Near You!