Chapter I 1.
Short title - This Act may be called the Transfer of Property Act, 1882. Commencement - It shall come into force on the first day of July, 1882. Extent - 1 It extends2 in the first instance to the whole of India except 3 the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States or in the States of Bombay, Punjab and Delhi.
The Act has been declared to be in force in Panth Piploda by the Panth Piploda Laws Regulation, 1929 1 of 1929 , sec. 2, and continued in force, with modifications, in the territory transferred to Delhi Province by the Delhi Laws Act, 1915 7 of 1915 , sec. 3 and Sch. III. It has also been partially extended to Berar by the Berar Laws Act, 1941 4 of 1941 . The Act has been extended with effect from 1st January, 1893, to the whole of the territories, other than the Scheduled Districts, under the administration of the Govt. of Bombay. Sections 54, 107 and 123 have been extended from 6th May, 1935, to all Municipalities in the Punjab and to all notified areas declared and notified under sec. 241 of the Punjab Municipal Act, 1911 Pun. 3 of 1911 , see Punjab Gazette, Extra., 1925, p. 27. Those sections and section 129 have been extended to certain areas in Delhi Province, see Notifications No. 198 38-III, dated 30th May, 1939, Gazette of India, 1939, Pt. I, p. 918, and No. 61 40-Judl., dated 16th November, 1940, Gazette of India, 1940, Pt. I, p. 1639, respectively. The Act has been extended to Manipur by the Union Territories Laws Amendment Act, 1956 68 of 1956 . It has been rep. as to Government Grants by the Government Grants Act, 1895 15 of 1895 and rep. or modified to the extent necessary to give effect to the provisions of the Madras City Tenants Protection Act, 1921 Mad. 3 of 1921 in the City of Madras see sec. 13 of that Act. It has been amended in Bombay by Bombay Act 14 of 1939, and in Uttar Pradesh by Uttar Pradesh Act 24 of 1954. It has been extended to Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, sec. 3, Sch., Part I 1 2
Subs. by the A..O. 1950, for the original third paragraph. The application of this Act was barred in the Naga Hills District, including the Mokokchang Sub-Division, the Dibrugarh Frontier Tract, the North Cachar Hills, the Garo Hills, the Khasia and Jaintia Hills and the Mikir Hills Tract, by notification under sec. 2 of the Assam Frontier Tracts Regulation, 1880 2 of 1880 . Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws No. 2 Order, 1956, for Part B States .
But this Act or any part thereof may be notification in the Official Gazette be extended to whole or any part of the 5 said territories by the 6 State Government concerned.