view to provide Record of Rights (ROR) in the lands held by the Ryots, and
also to give title deeds, the R.O.R. work is taken up in the State as per
R.O.R. Act 1971, as amended in 1980, 89 and 1993. Rules were issued thereon
and executive instructions were also issued by the Government, and
Commissioner of Survey, Settlements and Land Records, Hyderabad.
2) UPDATING OF RECORDS
per the provisions contained in sec.3(1) of the Act, the Record of Rights
(ROR) shall be prepared and brought uptodate.
3) PREPARATION OF REGISTERS
the notification is issued by the Commissioner, a notice in Form-II has to be
issued calling upon the persons interested to furnish a statement in writing
in Form-1A showing the particulars of lands and the nature of their interest.
A register in Form-II - A has to be maintained for the claims received. (Rule
Recording Authority will conduct enquiry under Rule 6,7,8 and verify the
documents and inspect the land.
completion of the enquiry, the Recording authority shall pass orders in
respect of all cases requiring change of Registry due to death of the
registered holder, succession, sale, gift after duly satisfying that the
change of registry is not in contravention of any provisions of the Act
mentioned in Rule 9(1) (a) (iv) and 9(1) (b) & (II).
6) DISPUTED CASES : All disputed cases shall be referred by the Recording
Authority to Mandal Revenue Officer (MRO) for disposal (Rule 9(1) (a) &
7) DRAFT R.O.R. - PUBLICATION OF FORM - III
passing orders as stated above the Recording Authority shall prepare draft
ROR (Rule 9(2), and there after publish notice in Form-III as prescribed
under Rule 5(2) (a) to (e) to the effect that draft R.O.R. has been prepared
and the persons concerned shall furnish a statement on their claims for
rectification and that Grama Sabha would be held and the villagers can attend
and submit claims and objections within the time limit prescribed (Rule 10(1)
8) ENQUIRY AFTER PUBLICATION OF FORM-III AND
RECTIFICATION OF DEFECTS :
Enquiry shall be held by the Recording Authority as per rule 11, to
examine the claims received and determine whether or not to alter the draft
R.O.R. after affording a reasonable opportunity to the persons concerned.
Orders shall however be passed after obtaining the orders of the
Spl.Dy.Tahsildar, ROR or M.R.O.
rule 12, after the enquiry is completed under Rule 11, the Recording
Authority may make alteration of any entry, in the draft R.O.R. after
affording an opportunity to the persons concened.
9) CONFIRMATION, TEST CHECK/REVISION OF THE R.O.R. :
the completion of enquiry under rule 11 the Recording authority shall confirm
the draft ROR under rule13 (1).
rule 13(2) the M.R.O. the Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO), the Deputy
Collector R.O.R., the D.R.O, the Collector and any officer designated by the
Collector shall be competent to test and revise the entries in the confirmed
R.O.R., after giving an opportunity to the concerned individuals. Before
making revision the recording Authority shall obtain orders of his immediate
10) PUBLICATION OF FORM - IV :
Completion of the preparation of the R.O.R. shall be notified in the
District Gazette and A.P.Gazette in Form-IV and also in the manner specified
in Rule 5(2) (Section 3(2) read with Rule 14).
Once Pass Books and Title Deeds are
distributed, Form-IV for those villages should be published in the State
Gazette. Copies of the Gazette should be given to credit agencies indicating
that no loan in those villages shall be granted without production of pass
books and title deeds after 3 months from the date of publication of the
notification in the State Gazete. (Proviso to Sec.6C)
11)PREPARATION OF 1-B REGISTERS/ DISTRIBUTION OF
PATTADAR PASS BOOKS AND TITLE DEEDS.
Form-1B shall be prepared (in triplicate) as per rule 14-A and with
reference tothe entries made in Form 1B, the pattadar passbooks and title
deeds shall also be got written and distributed to the conerned persons in a
Grama Sabha with prior notice of atleast 7 Days to be published as per Rule
12) RECTIFICATION OF ENTRIES IN R.O.R.:
Section 3(3), any person affected by an entry in R.O.R. may within a period of
1 year from the notification under section 3(2) apply for rectification of
the entry to the M.R.O and he shall dispose of the application within 90 days
from the date of filing the same for this purpose. The procedure prescribed
under rules 15,16 and 17 have to be followed.
13) INTIMATION OF ACQUISITION OF RIGHTS
per section 4(1) of the Act, any person acquiring by succession, partition,
purchase, mortgage etc. any right as owner, pattadar, mortgagee, occupant
etc. shall intimate in writing his acquisition to the M.R.O. within 90 days
from the date of such acquisition.
(2) of the Act every registering officer shall intimate to the M.R.O of such
14) AMENDMENT TO R.O.R.
5(1) of the Act, the M.R.O on receipt of intimation of the fact of
acquisition of any right, shall determine as to whether the R.O.R. requires
to be amended and carry out the amendment therein duly giving opportunity to
shall lie to the R.D.O U/s.5(5) with in 60 Days. The M.R.O shall also have
the power to correct clerical errors if any in the pass books.
15) MAINTENANCE OF R.O.R :
rule 18, the maintenance of ROR including correction of entries in pursuance
of the orders passed under rule 17 and incorporation of all mutations
pursuant to the orders passed under Sec.5 has tobe ensured by M.R.O.
16) REGULARISATION OF CERTAIN ALIENATIONS
OR OTHER TRANSFER OF LANDS
5-A of the Act read with Rule 22 provides for regularisation of the
unregistered transactions. After issue of notification in Form IX by M.R.O.
as per Rule 22, the alienee or transferee shall file an application in Form-X
to the M.R.O. The MRO., shall on enquiry require such alienee or transferee
to deposit an amount equal to the registration fee and stamp duty that would
have been payable had the alienation or transfer been effected by a
registered document at the time, the transaction had actually taken place. On
deposit of the amount the M.R.O shall issue a certificate in Form XIII B and
the Recording Authority shall on production of the certificate shall make an
entry in the ROR and issue Pattadar Pass Book in the category of
appeal shall lie to the R.D.O within 30 days from the date of passing of the
order by M.R.O (Sec.5B Rule 22(A) 1). The R.D.O after due enquiry shall pass
orders as he deems fit subject to revision u/s 9.
17) RECORDING OF SALES/PURCHASES ETC. OF LANDS IN THE
PATTADAR PASS BOOKS :
withstanding any thing contained inthe Regn. Act, the pass book holder shall
get the entries of sales, purchases, mortage, gift, lease etc., of lands
recorded in the pas book and Title Deed by the Registering officer (Sec.6(B)
(1) & (2).
18 RECORDING OF GRANT OF LOANS AND ENCUMBRANCE CERTIFICATES :
Sec.6(c) (1) of the Act every loan granted by any credit agency on the
security of the land, every encumbrance of the land and every repayment of
loan shall be recorded in the pass book and the title deed.
months from the date of publication of notification under Sec.3 (2) no loan
shall be granted by the credit agency to a owner pattadar without production
of pass book and title deed. Every loan shall be liable to be recovered as
arrears of land revenue.
19) REGISTERING AUTHORITY TO MAKE ENTRIES IN PASS BOOKS
AND TITLE DEEDS :
Registering Authority has to make entry of every transaction in the pass
books and title deeds as per Sec. 6D at the time of registering any document
relating to the lands owned by the pass book holders and he shall not
register any document without production of the Pass Book or title deeds by
the vendor and Vendee.
20) REVISION :
Sec.9 read with Rule 23, the Collector either suomotu or on an application
can call for and examine any ROR and pass orders amending or reversing the
ROR after giving due opportunity to the concerned.
21) INSPECTION OF RECORDS OF ROR :
As per Sec
7 read with Rule 24 and 25, the ROR records shall be open to the public for
inspection and Certified copies, shall be given on payment of prescribed
22) BAR OF SUITS :
shall lie against the Recording Authority or other officer concerned
23) POWERS OF RECORDING AND APPELLATE AUTHORITY :
Authority or other Officers for the purpose of holding enquiry under the Act,
shall have the powers of Civil Court under CPC (Sec.10).
24) INCORPORATION OF CHANGES IN VILLAGE ACCOUNTS :
final publication, the MRO shall take action to incorporate the particulars
of ROR in the village Revenue Records (Sec.10.A).
25) ACT NOT TO APPLY TO GOVERNMENT LANDS :
Nothing in the Act shall apply to Government Lands
26) PASS BOOKS/ TITLE DEEDS FORMATS/ DISTRIBUTION :
I. Title Deed Form------ XIV-A
II. Pass Book for Pattadar/Owner ----Form XIV-B
III. Pass Book for Tenants/Mortgagees---- Form XIV-C
IV. Pass Book for occupants of Inam Lands. ---Form
Title Deed establishing the ownership of
Pass Book shall be the record of Title in respect of an
owner and rights and interests in land in respect of others.
27) AFFIXING PHOTOGRAPHS :
shall be a photograph of Pattadar owner on title Deed.
Photographs of Patadar Pass Book holder shall be on the Pattadar Pass
Book. It shall be attested on the Pattadar Pass Book and sealed by M.R.O.
4 Photos have to be furnished. 2 Photos for Pass Book,
Title Deed and one copy to be affixed on Form I B and the remaining shall be
filed in the files.
The R.D.O. shall attest the 1st page of
Title Deed with Seal, Date besides embossing the photo on right side column
and laminated. Xerox copy of FMB Sketch may be attached to Title Deed/Pass
Book for easy identification of the land.
28) DISTRIBUTION OF PASS BOOKS OR TITLE DEEDS :
shall be distributed to persons who are in actual possession of the land, @
Rs.15 per set. Acknowledgement shall be obtained in a Register in Form XVII.
29) LOSS OF PASS BOOK OR TITLE DEED AND
ISSUE OF DUPLICATE COPIES :
per Rule 31(1) and 31(2) in case of loss of pass book/title deed it should be
noted in the duplicate copy that it is a duplicate copy on the 1st page and
it shall also be noted in Form I.B. The connected person has to notify the loss
to the Police and M.R.O and credit agencies not to deal with the lost title
deed by any unauthorised person.
satisfying that the conditions are complied with, the RDO may issue a
duplicate title deed duly endorsing on the 1st page and noting in Form I-B.
Fees for duplicate copies is fixed at Rs.1000/- to check frivolous
applications. In case of mutilated title deed or Pass Book the fee for
duplicate Pass Book is Rs.100/- it shall be surrendered. The RDO., before
issuing the duplicate copy of the title deed shall obtain the permission of
the Collector for issue of duplicate copy. Amount has to be remitted to
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