Description:New. Incorporating the details of the forest law and the...New. Incorporating the details of the forest law and the relevant sections of the civil and criminal law, this volume is a study and documentation of the legal aspect of forest administration in British India. Provides a legal explanation of fundamental terms like ownership, property, owner\`s right, reserved forests, wood-rights, grazing-rights, etc. and discuss comprehensively the various laws related to forest ownership, constitution of forest estates, protection of forests, forest business, forest offences and forest administration.; Also included is a special chapter dealing with the legal organization of the forest services in the colonial India.; Besides Students and scholars of forest administration, the historians in general and law historians in particular should be interested in this classic work.; Part I: General Law; Chapter 1: General Notions Regarding Property; Section 1: Of property and its acquisition, Section 2: Of possession, Section 3: The consequences of possession, Section 4: The transfer of property, Chapter 2: Of Seaparate Rights of Servitudes; Section 1: Their nature, Section 2: Distinction between servitudes and ownership, Section 3: Recapitulation, Chapter 3: Of Government Property and its Acquisition; Section 1: Property held in virtue of ancient state rights, Section 2: State right in waste lands, Section 4: Acquisition of land for public purposes.; Part II: The Forest Law; Chapter 4: Of Forest Law in India; Section 1: Reasons for a special law, Section 2: Forest laws in Europe and in India, Section 3: To what lands does the special law apply, Section 4: The constitution of forest estates in India, Section 5: In what does the `Constitution\` consist, Section 6: Of the protection of trees and natural produce on lands not being forests, Chapter 5: The Limitations to Which Rights of User are Subject; Section 1: The principle that rights must be limited and may be regulated, Section 2: The extent of the limitations, Section 3: Principles of regulation applied to different classes of rights, Chapter 6: The Procedure for Constituting Permanent Forest Estates; Section 1: The preliminary steps, Section 2: Claims to land, Section 3: Claims to right-of-way of water-course, Section 4: Claims to other forest rights, Section 5: Definition of rights admitted to exist, Section 6: Method of providing for rights admitted and defined, Section 7: Commutation of forest rights, Section 8: Extinction of unclaimed rights, Section 9: Appeals from settlement orders, Section 10: New rights cannot grow up, Section 11: Final notification, Section 12: Permanent character of reserved forest, Section 13: Forests reserved before the act, Section 14: Final demarcation, Chapter 7: Village Forests, Chapter 8: Undivided or Shared Forests, Chapter 9: Control Over Private Forests in Certain Cases; Section 1: The indian law, Section 2: European law regarding private forests, Chapter 10: Of Rules Made Under the Act.; Part III: Criminal Law as Applied to the Protection of Forests and their Produce in Transit; Chapter 11: Protection Against Natural Calamities, Chapter 12: Protection Against Fire, Chapter 13: Protection Agaisnt Offences by Human Agency; Section 1: Preventive Provisions, Section 2: The law under which offences are punished, Chapter 14: The Application of the Forest Act to Forest Offences; Section 1: Offences against the forest itself, Section 2: Special offences, Section 3: Cattle trepass, Section 4: Control of timber in transit and offences connected with it, Chapter 15: Application of the Penal Code to Forest Offences; Section 1: Offences directly connected with a forest or its produce, Section 2: Offences indirectly connected with forest administration, Chapter 16: General Principles of Criminal Law Relating to Offences; Section 1: General exceptions (excusing offences), Section 2: Circumstances aggravating offe Printed Pages: 568..
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