The Forfeited Deposits Act, 1850
(Act No.25 of 1850)
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Short title given by the Amending Act, 1897 (5 of 1897), Section 4 and Schedule III.
Preamble. – WHEREAS patnidars [***] fraudulently avail themselves of the [provision in section 9], Regulation 9, 1819, of the Bengal Code [***] that forfeited deposits at sales of land [***] for arrears of rent shall be applied as if they were purchase-money; It is enacted as follows :-
1. Repeals. – [Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1870 (14 of 1870), Section 1 and Schedule Part II.]
2. Application of forfeited deposits. – Any such forfeited deposit shall be applied to defray the expenses of the sale, and the surplus shall be forfeited to Government.