Government Tenants (Punjab) Act, 1893
Inheritance from original tenant–Whether tenancy is to be treated as agricultural land, if so under what law right of succession to tenancy would be governed–Question of–S. 21 of Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) Act, 1912 clearly provided that while considering question of succession to tenancy of deceased tenant, tenancy is to be considered agricultural land acquired by original tenant–However, when tenant who had succeeded tenancy from original tenant dies, his tenancy is to be treated as agricultural land acquired by original tenant for purpose of determining right of succession of his heirs–Only provision which is applicable after land has been acquired by tenant, is Section 30–Held: Right of succession to tenancy would be governed under general law of inheritance. PLJ 1996 SC 503