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The Cantonment Laws

The Cantonment Laws
Year: 2010
Price: USD 32.00
      

ISBN No : 978-969-557-057-9

Composed by: : Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal

Publishers : Federal Law House
 
Publishing Date : January, 2010.
 
Contents :

PART-I

CANTONMENTS LAWS IN PAKISTAN

1. The Cantonments Act, 1924.

2. The Cantonments (Requisitioning of Immoveable Property) Ordinance, 1948.

3. The Rules for the Determination of Compensation for Requisitioned Property. 

4. The Cantonments (House-Accommodation) Act, 1923.

5. The Pakistan Cantonment Property Rules, 1957. 

6. The Cantonments (Urban Immovable Property Tax and

    Entertainments Duty) Order, 1979.

7. The Cantonments Pure Food Act, 1966.

8. The Cantonments Pure Food Rules, 1967. 

9. The Pakistan Cantonments Cinematograph Rules, 1985. 

10. The Cantonment Assessment (Prescription of Form) Rules, 1961.

11. The Cantonments Rent Restriction Act, 1963.

12. The Cantonments Electoral (Preparation, Revision and Publication

       of Electoral Rolls) (Elections and Election Petitions) Rules, 1952. 

13. The Cantonments (Elections and Election Petitions) Rules, 1995.

14. The Cantonment Local Government (Elections) Ordinance, 2002. 

15. The Cantonment Local Government Elections Rules, 2002.  586

16. The Pakistan Cantonment Servants Rules, 1954.  660

17. The Pakistan Cantonment Servants (Contributory Provident Fund) Rules, 1954. 

18. The Pakistan Military Lands and Cantonments Service (Class-I)

       Composition and Cadre Rules 1955.

19. The Pakistan Military Lands and Cantonments Service (Class-I)

       Probation, Training and Seniority Rules, 1956. 

20. The Pakistan Cantonments Account Code, 1955.

21. The Cantonment Boards Budget Rules, 1966.

22. The Cantonments Ordinance, 2002. 

       APPENDIXES

I. Exemptions in payment of house or property tax— S. R. O.

   156(I)/2004.

II. Exemption from property tax (5 marlas). S.R.O.1187(I)/2007.

III. Amendments in the Cantonment Land Administration Rules, 1937.

S.R.O. 758(I)/2009. 

PART-II

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS, CIRCULARS,

INSTRUCTIONS, POLICIES, ETC. RELATING TO CANTONMENTS MATTERS. (SUBJECT-WISE)

APPLICATION FOR ERECTION & RE-ERECTION OF BUILDING

1. 16 May, 1951 55332/119/L.C.I Application for erection or reerection of building in cantonment

2. 30th Apr, 1963 Ruling.Ruling. 

    34/12/L/D5(C)/63 Buildings applications – disposal  of references under Section 181(3) of the
    Cantonment Act, 1924 
 
3. 29th Jun, 1994 58  Applications for transfer of subdivision, extension, and/ orerection/ re-erection of
    buildings,etc.ASSESSMENT OF COMPENSATION 

4. 11th Nov, 1957 F.16(113)/57.P.II Assessment of compensation for the property acquired in cantonments 

      by the Ministry of Defence 1120 CANTT CODE LEASES

5. 17th Sep, 1987 75/264/Lands/ML&C/87 Cantt Code Leases 1153
 
6. 8th Mar, 1988 75/244/Lands/ML&C/87 Transfer of properties held on old grant and cantt code leases 1158
    COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
 
7. 22nd Nov, 1993 40/33/Budget/ML&C/93 Planning and construction of commercial buildings/ shopping
    centres 1192
 
8. 7th Feb, 1994 75/853/Lands/ML&C/92 Declaration of commercial zones/ areas, determination of
    leases on serious violations of lease agreements and exercising of strict control over building
    activities by the Boards in terms of Cantonment Act, 1924 CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL BUILDING
 
9.  5th July 1988 18/100/Lands/ML&C/70 Construction of additional
     buildings in the vacant compound of bungalows 1161
 
10. 7th Sep, 1988 72/81/Lands/ML&C/88 Construction of additional buildings – duplexes 1161
 
11. 29th Jan, 1991 72/81/Lands/ML&C/88 Construction of additional buildings; duplexes 1177
 
12. 18th Oct, 1993 72/81/Lands/ ML&C/85 Construction of additional buildings – duplexes 1190
 
13. 2nd Jul, 1996 72/81/Lands/ML&C/85 Construction of additional building  – Duplexes subdivisions
       thereof and payment of development charge on the subdivision portion 1209
      CONSTRUCTION OF HOTELS/ RESTAURANTS
14. 5th Apr, 1994 30/36/Lands/ML&C/94 Construction of hotels/ restaurants in cantonments 1194
      CONSTRUCTION PLANS
 
15. 28th Nov, 1988 40/6/AD(B&G) /ML&C/ 87 Construction plans of building in cantonments 1164
 
16. 22nd Aug, 1990 74/241/Lands/ML&C/90 Approval of building plans in respect of plots held in Schedule 
      IX-A of the CLA Rules 1937 1173 CONVERSION OF OLD GRANT & CANTT CODE LEASES INTO
      REGULAR LEASES
 
17. 18th Jul, 1996 18/121/Lands/ML&C/96 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/ Cantt 
       code leases into regular leases 
 
18. 18th Dec, 1996 50/59/Lands/ML&C/96 Conversion of old grants/ codeeases into regular
        leases inSchedule IX-C 
 
19. 28th Feb, 1998 50/59/Lands/ML&C/96 Conversion of old grant & cantt code leases in regular
       leases in Schedule IX-C 1227
20. 28th Apr, 1998 50/59/Lands/ML&C/96 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/ cantt.
      Code leases into regular leases

21. 7th June 2003 18/1221/Lands/ML&C/2003 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/ cantonment      code leases into regularleases-compulsory parking area to be left for old grant/ cantonment code leases after conversion into regular lease in case of sub-division of the plot,levy of development charges etc 1243 

22. 30th Jan, 2004 75/258/Lands/ML&C/87 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/
      cantt code leases into regular leases under CLA Rules, 1937-request for extension in time limit
       for completion of lease formalities 1248
 
23. 31st Dec, 2007 3/6/D-12(ML&C)/97-2007 Revised policy of conversion of properties held on
       old grant/cantonment code leases into regular leases under the CLA Rules 1937 and conversion/
        change of purpose of regular leases into fresh leases 1253 DEFENCE OFFICERS HOUSING SCHEME
 
24. 02nd Jan, 1978 18/201/L/AD(C)/ML&C /72 Physical sub-division of plots situated in Defence  Officers 
       Housing  Scheme by the allottee officers/ lessees 
 
25. 22nd Aug, 1979 18/116/TP/L/ML&C/66 Grant of extension to plots allotted in Defence  Officers 
       Housing Schemes in cantonments 
 
26. 15th Oct, 1979 18/116/L/TP/ML&C/66 Grant of extension to plots allotted in Defence  Officers 
        Housing Schemes in cantonments 
 
27. 15th Dec, 1982 18/14/L/AD(A)/ML&C/82 Chalking out of commercial blocks in Defence Officers
        Housing Schemes 
 
28. 03rd Apr, 1984 118/12/TP/ML&C/84 Bazar areas/ shoping centres in Defence Officers Housing
       Schemes in Pakistan 1146viii The Cantonments Law
 
29. 12th Jun, 1986 75/38/Lands/ML&C/86 Transfer of leasehold rights in Sch IX-A  of  CLA  Rules 1937 under 
       the Defence Officers’ Housing Schemes and transfer of property by registered gift under the Mohammadan Law 
 
30. 26th Oct, 1986 75/38/LANDS/ML&C/86 Transfer of leasehold rights in
      Schedule IX-A of the CLA Rules 1937 under the Defence Officers Housing Schemes and
       transfer of property by registered gift under the Mohammadan Law 
 
31. 14th May, 1987 75/38/LANDS/ML&C/86 Transfer of leasehold rights in
schedule IX-A  of the CLA Rules1937 under the Defence Officers Housing Schemes and transfer of
property by registered gift under the Mohammadan Law 
 
32. 03rd Nov, 1987 75/38/Lands/ML&C/86 Execution of leases in Schedule IX-A under the
     Defence Officers’   Housing Schemes
 
33. 20th Oct, 1988 44/49/Lands/ML&C/88 Sub-division/ transfer of plots in Defence Officers Housing 
     Schemes in   cantonments 
 
34. 3rd June 1989 72/102/Lands/ML&C/89-G Sub-division/ transfer of plots in Defence Officers Housing
      Schemes in Cantonments 
 
35. 3rd Feb, 1991 27/113/Lands/ML&C/90-G Grant of extension to plots/ sites held in Defence
       Officers Housing    Scheme and outside housing schemes including bazar areas 
 
36. 22nd May, 1991 41/33/Lands/ML&C/89 Re-classification of land amendment in G.L.R.
        In Defence Officers Housing Schemes 
 
37. 24th May, 1993 5(36)/D-12(ML&C)/92 Construction of residential houses
       in the Defence Officers Housing Schemes in cantonment areas 1187
 
38. 6th Jun, 1993 72/95/Lands/ML&C/89 Construction of residential houses in the Defence Officers Housing
      Schemes in cantonment areas.
 
39. 4th Nov, 1993 72/102/Lands/ML&C/89-G Sub-division/ transfer & extension of plots etc in Defence  Officers 
       Housing Schemes in cantts
 
40. 13th Nov, 1996 27/113/Lands/ML&C/90-G Grant of extension to plots/ sites held in Defence Officers
       Housing Scheme and outside housing schemes including bazar areas 1218
 
41. 30th Jul, 2002 118/53/TP/ML&C/77 Development charges: Defence Officers Housing Schemes in Cantonments 
     DISPOSAL OF PLOTS THROUGH AUCTION
 
42. 18th Oct, 1994 72/101/Lands/ML&C/89-G Disposal of plots through open public auction 
 
43. 8th Jul, 1996 55/11/Lands/ML&C/96-G Disposal of plots through auction by the Cantonments Board 
 
44. 14th May, 1998 55/11/Lands/ML&C/96-G Disposal of plots through auctionby the Cantonment Board 1228
EVACUEE PROPERTIES IN CANTTS
 
45. 11th Feb, 1953 F.16/(62)/52-P Evacuee properties incantonments
 
46. 09th Mar, 1955 6(20)/54-RI Allotment of evacuee property in
cantonment areas
 
47. 29th Aug, 1959 40/12/L/D-5/58 Final disposal of evacuee property in cantonments 
 
48. 16th Jan, 1960 40/18/G/D.5(c)/59 Transfer of evacuee properties to displaced persons, etc.
     Mutation of entries in GLR 
 
49. 25th Apr, 1960 40/18/L/D.5(C)/59 Renewal of leases of land under the erstwhile evacuee
     properties in cantonment areas 
 
50. 31st May, 1962 1059-Pol-Reh(73)/62 Renewal of leases of land held by evacuees in
      cantonments and other civil areas 
 
51. 17th Jul, 1993 18/121/Lands/ML&C/65 Evacuee properties held on old grant/ code leases/ leases
      under CLA Rules 1925 and 1937 in cantonments 
 
52. 17th Aug, 1998 11/165/Lands/ML&C/97 Properties held on old grant/ code leases by Evacuee Trust
        Property    Board, Government of Pakistan
HOUSE TAX
 
53. 13th Feb, 1982 40/2/C/ML&C/79 Annual assessment of properties for the purposes of house tax
LEASE OF CANTT FUND BUILDINGS
 
54. 08th Jul, 1950 18/4/L/D-5/49/3287 Lease of cantonment fund buildings 
LEVY OF DEVELOPMENT CHARGES
 
55. 31st Jan, 1989 72/95/Lands/ML&C/89-G Levy of development charges in respect of plots
     auctioned by the Cantt Boards 
MANAGEMENT & RECLASSIFICATION OF MILITARY LANDS
 
56. 22nd Apr, 1950 15/20/L/D.5/50/1741 Responsibility for the initiation and submission of proposals 
     regarding management and reclassification of military lands 
57. 29th Mar, 1968 9/10/L/S.O.(A)/67/974 Re-classification of lands covered 
      by the housing schemes incantonment 
MUTATIONS
58. 18th Dec, 1952 21/1/L/D-5/52/6238 Registration of mutations under Rule 10 of the Cantonment
      Land Administration Rules, 1937
 
59. 30th May, 1997 29/6/Lands/ML&C/75 Mutations and transfers of rights/ 
        interests – powers of MEOs under Rule 10 of CLA Rules, 1937 
 
60. 11th Sep, 1999 20/575/Lands/ML&C/99 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs 
 
61. 5th Oct, 1999 33/4/110/Lands/Circular/Don/60 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs 
 
62. 28th Jun, 2003 4/48/LE&H/ML&C/2003/Gen Mutation of lands acquired/transferred to Ministry of
       Defence  for     defence purposes andcompletion of proceedings under Rule 10 of the Acquisition Custody 
       Relinquishment  Rules, 1944 
POSSESSION OF LAND ON EXPIRY OF LEASE
 
63. 24th Feb, 1951 50497/362/L.C.1 Taking possession of land on expiry of lease 1REPAIR NOTICE
 
64. 04th Mar, 1980 18/162/L/AD(A)/ML&C/73 Issue of repair notices u/s 126 of Cantts Act 1924 in
      respect of sitesheld on old grant 
SUB-DIVISION
 
65. 26th Aug, 1982 18/100/L/AD/A/ML&C/70 Sub-division of buildings constructed on sites held on lease
      in  Sch. VIII  of the CLA  Rules 1937 
 
66. 14th Oct, 1990 72/45/Lands/ML&C/87 Guidelines for lease/ sub division
       of land for commercial/ residential purposes held under old grant
       terms and leases granted under Cantt Code of 1899 and 1912 and CLA Rules 1925/ 1937 
 
67. 24th Dec, 1992 72/9/Lands/ML&C/86-G Issue of NOC  for sale/ transfer
       sub-division and commercialization of properties held under old grant terms/ cantonment code leases
 
68. 30th Apr, 1994 37/53/Lands/ML&C/80 Sub-division of sites held on old
       grant/ code leases and leases under C.L.A. Rules 1925/ 1937 
 
69. 29th Jun, 1994 58  Applications for transfer of subdivision, extension, and/ or erection/ re-erection
       of buildings, etc. 
TAX ON TRANSFER OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY
 
70. 16th Apr, 1983 123/27/C/ML&C/73 Imposition of tax on transfer of immovable property (lands and buildings)
 
71. 11th Jul, 2000 37/14/Lands/ML&C/83 Imposition of tax on transfer of
immovable property (lands and buildings) – transfer to legal heirs
 
72. 16th Feb, 2004 64/OSC/ML&C/Walton/03 Levy of T.I.P.TRANSFER OF PLOTS UNDER HOUSING SCHEME
 
73. 24th Aug, 1965 18/359/L/D5(A)/64 Transfer of plots allotted under housing schemes to natural heirs 
 
74. 13th Feb, 1993 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of properties to natural heirs
TRANSFER OF PROPERTIES BY GIFT
 
75. 04th Jul, 1987 75/164/Lands/ML&C/87 Transfer of properties by gift under  Mohammadan  
      Law by attorneys 
76. 1st Feb, 1988 75/164/Lands/ ML&C/87 Transfer of properties by gift under Mohammadan
       Law by attorneys
77. 17th Feb, 1988 75/326/Lands/ML&C/87 Transfer of properties by gift under Mohammadan Law by attorneys
 
78. 23rd Jun, 1990 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of properties by way of gift by the attorneys 
 
79. 14th Jun, 1993 72/80/Lands/ML&C/91 Transfer of properties by way of gift by the attornies
 
80. 14th Mar, 1995 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of properties by gift under  Mohammadan Law by attorneys 
 
81. 12th Mar, 1995 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of property by gift under Mohammadan Laws
 
82. 22nd Jan, 1998 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of immovable properties by gift under Islamic Law
 
83. 9th Jan,  1999 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of immovable properties by way of oral gift under 
      Muhammadan Law 
 
84. 11th Sep, 1999 20/575/Lands/ML&C/99 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs 
 
85. 5th Oct, 1999 33/4/110/Lands/Circular/Don/60 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs 
UN-AUTHORISED CONSTRUCTION
 
86. 29th Jan, 1951 55332/118/L.C.I Composition of unauthorised constructions in cantts 
 
87. 24th Apr, 1967 2/12/L/D5/A/63/800 Unauthorised construction/  addition & alterations under section
      184/ 185 of   the Cantonments Act, 1924 1129Contents xiii
 
88. 6th Nov, 1994 75/853/Lands/92/4970/D -12/ML&C/94 Un-authorised constructions; change of purpose etc.
     In cantonment areas 1200
 
89. 1st Feb, 1996 75/853/Lands/ML&C/94 Unauthorised constructions: change of purpose etc. in cantonment areas 
 
90. 19th May, 1996 72/133/Lands/ML&C/92 Unauthorised construction on military land by the
       armed   forcesinformation required by audit
 
91. 16th Jul, 1996 75/853/Lands/ML&C/92 Composition  of un-authorised construction.
 
92. 1st Jul, 1996 3619/28/127/Qtg-1A Minutes of the meeting held in
QMG’s conference room at 1000 hrs on 9 June 1996 on compounding of unauthorised construction in cantts 
 
93. 5th Aug, 1999 75/853/Lands/ML&C/92 Unauthorised constructions and
      illegal change of purpose of residential properties into commercial properties 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
94. 28 Feb, 1952 26/81/G/D-5/LCH/939-L  Interpretation of Section 126 of
Cantonments Act, 1924 1113
 
95. 04th Mar, 1972 16/7/L/AD(C)/ML&C/72-500-L Amendment of GLR in respect of housing scheme 
 
96. 30th Jun, 1977 18/100/L/AD(A)/ML&C /70/2362/D-12/ML&C Construction of additional buildings in the
       vacant compounds of bungalows
 
97. 24th Jul, 1978 34/3/L/AD(A)/ML&C/75 Disposal of Govt/  Cantt Board  property 
 
98. 22nd Aug, 1979 8/2/L/AD(A)/ML&C/70 Consultation with local military authorities in disposal of land cases 
 
99. 21st Oct, 1981 15/1/L/AD(A)/ML&C/81 Defence lands – Jurisdiction of revenue courts 
 
100. 28th Feb, 1982 20/17/L/AD(A)/ML&C/79/786/D-12/ML&C Lease of land undereath/appurtenant to
          houses/ flats   building for disabled personnel/ widows of shaheeds 
 
101. 28th May, 1997 72/9/Lands/ML&C/86-G Cantt affairs 
 
102. 30th May, 1997 29/6/Lands/ML&C/75 Mutations and transfers of rights/ interests – powers of MEOs
        under Rule 10 of CLA Rules, 1937 
103. 9th Oct, 1997 18/121/Lands/ML&C/96 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/ cantt 
        code leases into regular leases 
 
104. 25th Oct, 1997 13/11/Lands/ML&C/97 Unauthorised use of A-1 land 
 
105. 22nd Jan, 1998 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of immovable properties by gift under Islamic Law
 
106. 12th Feb 1998 20/210/Lands/ML&C/96 Approval of composition fee by Regional DML&C in case of site
         outside bazar area 1226xxvi The Cantonments Law
 
107. 28th Feb, 1998 50/59/Lands/ML&C/96 Conversion of old grant & cantt code leases in regular
        leases in   Schedule IX-C 
 
108. 28th Apr, 1998 50/59/Lands/ML&C/96 Policy for conversion of properties held on old grant/ cantt.Code
        leases into regular leases 
 
109. 14th May, 1998 55/11/Lands/ML&C/96-G Disposal of plots through auction by the Cantonment Board 
 
110. 13th Jun, 1998 11/Genl/OSD/ML&C/98 Space for car parking in multi storeyed buildings/ commercial plazas 
 
111. 17th Aug, 1998 11/165/Lands/ML&C/97 Properties held on old grant/ code leases by Evacuee Trust  
        Property    Board, Government of Pakistan
112. 9th Jan,  1999 72/80/Lands/ML&C/88 Transfer of immovable properties by way of oral gift under
        Muhammadan Law 
 
113. 15th Jun, 1999 50/97/Lands/ML&C/99 Transfer of lease of hold rights of plot 
 
114. 5th Aug, 1999 75/853/Lands/ML&C/92 Unauthorised constructions and llegal change of purpose of
        residential properties into commercial properties 
 
115. 11th Sep, 1999 20/575/Lands/ML&C/99 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs
 
116. 18th Sep, 1999 55/45/Lands/ML&C/99-G Approval of lay-out plans of private housing schemes in Cantonments
 
117. 5th Oct, 1999 33/4/110/Lands/Circular/Don/60 Mutation/ transfer of gifted properties to the legal heirs
 
118. 16th Oct, 1999 50/87/Lands/ML&C/98 Sub-lease of sites under Cantonments Land Administration Rules, 1937 

 

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