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Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950 (BH330.HTM)


Bihar Digambar Jain Religious Trusts Rules, 1955 (BH332.HTM#0)

Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950 (BH330.HTM#0)


Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Rules, 1952 (BH331.HTM#0)
Bihar Swetambar Jain Religious Trusts Rules, 1955 (BH333.HTM#0)
Bye-Laws for the State Board of Digamber Jain Religious Trusts (BH335.HTM#0)
Bye-Laws for the State Board of Religious Trusts (BH334.HTM#0)

Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950


Bihar Act 1 of 1951
bh330

President's Assent Published in the Bihar Gazette, Extraordinary of the 21st February, 1951
An Act to provide for the better administration of Hindu Religious Trusts and for the protection and preservation of properties appertaining to
such Trusts.
Whereas it is expedient to provide for the better administration of Hindu Religious Trusts in the State of Bihar and for the protection and
preservation of properties appertaining to such trusts;
It is hereby enacted as follows:

CHAPTER I

Preliminary

1. Short title, extent and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950.
(2) It extends to the whole of the State of Bihar.
(3) It shall come into force on such [date], not being later than six months from the date on which it is first published in the Official Gazette,
as the State Government may, by notification, appoint.
2. Definition. - In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context-
(a) "Board" means, in the case of religious trusts other than Jain Religious Trusts, the Bihar State Board of Religious Trust, in case of
Swetambar Jain Religious Trusts, the Bihar State Board of Swetambar Jain Religious Trusts and, in the case of Digambar Jain
Religious Trusts, the Bihar State Board of Digambar Jain Religious Trusts established under Section 5;
(b) "Committee" means a committee appointed by the Board under Section 22;
(c) "District Judge" includes a Subordinate Judge specially empowered by the State Government to discharge the functions of a District
Judge under this Act;
(d) "Founder" means a person who creates a religious trust;
(e) "Hindu" means a person professing any religion of Hindu origin and includes a Jain and a Buddhist, but does not include a Sikh,
(f) "Member" means a member of the Board;
(g) "Person interested in a religious trust" means any person who is entitled to receive any pecuniary or other benefit from a religious
trusts and includes,-
(i) any person who has a right to worship or to perform any rite, or to attend at the performance of any worship or rite, in any
religious institution connected with such trust or to participate in any religious or charitable administration under such trust.

(ii) the Founder and any descendant of the founder; and

(iii) the trustee.

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