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The Upper Burma Land and Revenue Regulation (1889)

The Upper Burma Land and Revenue Regulation 1889 governs the rights and obligations of a landholder in Upper Burma (which includes the Mandalay Region), particularly with respect to the payment of land revenue.

Pursuant to Section 23 of the Upper Burma Land and Revenue Regulation 1889, “State land” in the following sections of this Regulation land belonging to or at the disposal of the Government, and includes - (a) land formerly termed royal land; (b) land held on condition of rendering public service or as an appanage to or emolument of a public office; (c) islands and alluvial, formations in rivers;(d) waste-land and land included within reserved forests; and (e) land which has been under cultivation but has been abandoned and to the ownership of which no claim is preferred within two years from the 13th July, 1889.