Section 117: Exemption of leases for agricultural purposes

The Transfer of Property Act, 1882

Chapter-V Of Leases of Immovable Property 

Section 117: Exemption of leases for agricultural purposes.

117. None of the provisions of this Chapter apply to leases for agricultural purposes, except in so far as the State Government 1[***] may by notification published in the Official Gazette, declare all or any of such provisions to be so applicable 2[in the case of all or any such leases], together with, or subject to, those of the local law, if any, for the time being in force.

Such notification shall not take effect until the expiry of six months from the date of its publication.


1. The words “with the previous sanction of the Governor General in Council” omitted by Act 38 of 1920, s. 2 and the First Schedule.

2. Ins. by Act 6 of 1904, s. 6.

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