Classification of inams. After the validity of the inam has been proved,each case will be disposed of as hereafter explained, according as it belongsto one or other of the following general classes.(a) Grants or endowments made for the support of religious and charitableinstitutions, and for the maintenance of persons therein rendering services;(Devadaya, Brahmadaya and Dharmadaya inams fall under this category)(b) Personal or subsistence grants;(c) Grants made by former Governments for service in the Revenue andPolice Departments, which is no longer required;(d) Village Service Inams
Treatment of religious and charitable inams
All inams, coming underRules I, II and III which are held by religious and charitable institutions andby persons therein rendering service, should be confirmed to their present holders, so long as the institutions are kept in good order and servicecontinued to be performed, according to the condition of the grant.(a) Kodagi inams.
Inams granted for the construction and repair of wells,tanks, water channels, and such like works, will not be interfered with solong as the works are kept in good order, and the terms of the grants arefulfilled.VI. All personal inams are to be treated according to the terms of the Sannadunder which they are held.(a) Inams granted by Competent Authorities vesting the grantee with fullpowers of alienation will not be subjected to any quit-rent.
All inams forwhich there are sannads, vesting the grantee with full powers of alienationand absolute right of disposal granted by Competent Authorities, such as the
Emperors of Delhi, the Maharaja, and his predecessors on the throne of Mysore, and by other independent chiefs, the late Peishwas and the Nizamand not subsequently resumed, or modified, will be confirmed, whether inthe hands of the original grantees, their descendants, or alienees, without the
imposition of an indemnification fee.(b) Treatment of inams for which there are no sannads and those producedare of an hereditary character.
Inams for which no sannads are produced,
or where the sannads produced are of an hereditary character, and wherethe tenure is not specifically restricted are to be confirmed to the present holder, and to his heirs, male or female, in directed succession, and toundivided brothers, and cousins, and to persons whose adoptions were madein conformity with the Hindu Law.(c) Enfranchisement at a uniform rate of one-eight quit-rent irrespective of the position of the present incumbent with regard to heirs. Option however,will be given to the inamdar to render these grants perpetual and alienable,by payment of a quit-rent equal to one-eighth assessment of the entiretenure, irrespective of his position with regard to heirs.(d) Enfranchisement compulsory in the case of alienees.
Enfranchisement of these inams in the hands of alienees is compulsory and not optional as inthe preceding clause.