Essays On Indian Economics; A Collection Of Essays And Speeches

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byMahadeva Govind Ranade

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ... XII. THE LAW OF LAND SALE IN BRITISH INDIA' "ABE question of the Law of Land Sale in British A India has been the subject of a standing controversy for the last twenty-five years and more, and the new Act for the Relief of the Deccan Agriculturists has raised the subject from one of speculation into a matter-of-fact reality in its relation to this Presidency. Prior to this period, the tendency of British Indian Legislation and Administration had been generally to assimilate the Laws and Institutions of India with the latest innovations in Europe. Usury Laws were abolished in 1855, because Mr. Bentham and others had denounced them in England, and the English Legislature had removed those restrictions on the universal freedom of Contracts. Local Cesses and Octroi Duties were abolished not only in British India, but also throughout the Native States, becauss they interfered with the freedom of Trade. Inam Commissions were set up, and so-called Settlement operations were carried on with a view to equalise taxation on all classes without distinction. It Published in 1880. was a part of this same system that led Government to abolish the old Mirasi Tenure, to abolish the Joint Liability of the village, and substitute in its place the Survey Occupant's Tenure, and when the first Settlements were introduced, much credit was taken for conferring on the Ryots the most unrestricted power of transferring their interests in land. This tendency to innovation and the levelling up of Oriental Institutions to the requirements of the mo«t radical theorists in Europe was in its full swing before the Mutinies, and the Annexation Policy and the Denial of Adoptions were only the Political phases of this same spirit. The fearful blaze of that period of troubles opened the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ... XII. THE LAW OF LAND SALE IN BRITISH INDIA' "ABE question of the Law of Land Sale in British A India has been the subject of a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217714331

ISBN - 13:9780217714334

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