Land Act, 1939

Restrictions on sale, etc., of holdings and parcels provided for enlargement of holdings.

23.—(1) Where a holding or a parcel of land is provided for a purchaser for the enlargement of the holding (in this section referred to as the original holding) purchased by him or any of his predecessors in title and the holding or parcel so provided has not been consolidated with the original holding, it shall not be lawful for such purchaser (whether such holding or parcel and the original holding are or are not or either of them is or is not vested in him) to sell, sub-let, or sub-divide without the consent of the Land Commission the original holding or the holding or parcel so provided.

(2) Every sale, sub-letting, or sub-division of a holding or a parcel of land in contravention of this section shall be null and void.