The Gujarat Agricultural Lands Ceiling Act, 1961 Act 27 of 1961 Keyword(s): . trial of new varieties of crops, maintenance of high standards of agriculture, wages of In the preamble to the GujaTat Agricultural Lands Ceiling Act, 1960 . Aug 28, 2015 - While the 'Gujarat Agricultural Lands Ceiling (Amendment) Bill 2015' seeks to amend prevailing Agricultural Land Ceiling Act, enacted in 1960, . land undisturbed, fair land rentals, non-exploitative farm wages, and a considerably enlarged scope of . law) or Article 19 (the iright to hold property). For this . attempt to place a new ceilings pro- citing. Between the early 1960s and. According to the Agricultural Land Ceiling Act, 1960 there is a cap on holding agricultural land and the Act empowers the State government to acquire surplus land and allot it to landless farmers. . It also said that the civic bodies will be asked to use the land to construct schools or other public amenities. Reforms (Ceiling on Agricultural Holdings) Act 1973, was enacted after the peasant uprisings in 1960s and 1970s in India. A lot of lands assigned to the poor . follow the procedures in the new Act for land acquisition. Pressure seems to be. Professor and Head, Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Unit, . Tenancy, land ceiling and land administration are being revisited with a new perspective. Second phase of land reforms with land ceiling acts and consolidation of holding. Various state laws were enacted between 1960 and 1972. Aug 28, 2015 - While the 'Gujarat Agricultural Lands Ceiling (Amendment) Bill 2015' seeks to amend prevailing Agricultural Land Ceiling Act, enacted in 1960, . All land ceilings acts have a sliding scale of ceilings according to land quality; only the . landlessness has not changed significantly since the 1960s in terms of adoption of new agricultural technology by large farmers, and that as the . (1) This Act may be called the Gujarat Agricultural Lands Ceiling Act, 1960. . provisions of the said Act, as if it were an application for registration of a new trust.