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Wakf Survey
Survey of wakf properties:- The State Govt. by its notification No.843 dt. 15-09-2008 appointed the Principal Secretary of the Revenue and Land Reforems deptt. as survey commissioner, the collectors of the districts as additional survey commissioner and all the D.C.L.R. as assistant survey commissioner to get the wakf properties surveyed U/S 4 of the wakf Act 1995. It is proposed to do the survey work by outsourcing with the help of district administration, (DM, DCLR and COs.). The Survey work is in progress. The Principal Secretary, Revenue and L.R, Secretary Department of Minority Welfare, Govt. of Bihar periodically review the progress of work. The state govt. has sanctioned and amount of Rs. 29 lacks, for servey and Computrization of Wakf records.

The Wakf Tribunal:- Name of the Presiding Officer – Mr. Akram Rizvi, The State Govt. has constituted a wakf Tribunal U/S. 83 of the Wakf Act, 1995 for determination of any dispute or other matter relating to wakf property. The Tribunal is functioning. The state Govt. has also taken legislative measures to transfer all cases of wakfs, pending before the different civil courts, in the wakf Tribunal for speedy disposal by an amendment called the wakf (Bihar amendment) Act. 2006 (Annex. No. 01). There are about 150 cases the Wakf Tribunal.
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