Sikh Gurdwara Act, legislation passed in India unanimously by the Punjab legislative council in July to end a controversy within the Sikh community that. Pb. Act VIIL] SIKH GURDWARAS THE SIKH GURDWARAS ACT, ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS. PART 1. CHAPTER I Preliminary Sections. 1. 16 Apr Sikh Gurdwaras Act, was a piece of legislation passed by the Punjab Legislative Council on 9 July which marked the culmination of.

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Shahid Ganj Bhai Mani Singh. Costs in proceedings may be made payable out of income of Sikh Gurdwara.

Volume XXII, pages Police station area of Machhiwara. Government not to interfere with Gurdwaras, except as provided by this Act or any other Act. Padhana Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi. 1295 Gurdwara Paihli Padshahi. Through a theological evaluation which engages in the interpretation and application of the Sikh Sacred Scriptures, the study then highlights that there is a contradiction which should not exist between: Tahsils of Batala, Gurdaspur, Shakargarh and Narowal.

Meetings of the Board other than the first meeting shall be called by twenty days’ notice in writing served on every member of the Board in such manner as may be prescribed by bye-laws made by the Board.


Decision of questions before Board. Ill ofsection 8. Act VIIL] SIKH GURDWARAS viii prescribing the authority by which questions relating to the matters referred to in clause iiiiiivvi ; or vii shall be determined; ix the method by which the income of a gurdwara shall be calculated for the purpose turdwara fixing the annual contribution described in section ; and x the authority to whom, and the manner sihk which petitions, applications and records of suits or proceedings which may or should under the provisions of this Act be presented, made or forwarded, as the case may be, to a tribunal or to the commission, as the case may be, are to be presented, made or forwarded when a tribunal or the Commission aft not been constituted or is not sitting.

In gurddara working of the Act, for over half a century, some defects found were corrected by successive Amending Acts. Every person in the extended territories who, immediately before the employees of the commencement of the Amending Act, is an employee of the Interim Gurdwara Board, interim Gurdwara Patiala, or of a local Committee functioning under such Board, shall, on and from such Board, Patiala, commencement, be transferred to and become a servant of the Board or of the and local Committee, as the case may be, and shall hold office on the same terms and conditions committees of service as he would have held if the Amending At had not been passed and shall xct continue to do so unless and until such terms and conditions are under it.


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Power of Board to make bye-laws. XI ofsection 2 b. The Board in any meeting may consider and discuss any matter with discussed by which it has power under this Act to deal and gurdqara matter directly connected with gjrdwara Board in Sikh religion, but shall not consider or discuss, or pass any resolution or order upon, general meeting, any other matter. Provided that the person against whom any such finding is given by the Board shall not cease to be a member of the Board until the order of the Commission in appeal, or, if no appeal is preferred, until the time allowed for preferring an appeal has passed.

Sikh Gurdwara Act

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LIII ofsection District Revenue Estate Name of Institution. Salaries of office-holders to be their property.

A historical and theological evaluation of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925

Additional members of the Board constituted under section 43 and Executive Committee constituted under section Institutions not subject to petition under section 7. Gurdwara Mattu bhaike Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi.

The old sub-section 2 was added by Punjab Act XI ofsection 1 1 and section 50, renumbered as sub-section 1 by ibid. Courts not to continue certain proceedings pending decision as to whether a place is or is not a Sikh Gurdwara. Power of Board to make bye-laws. A committee of a Notified Sikh Gurdwara may make regulations not to make inconsistent with the provisions of this Act or with any rules or by-laws made regulations.


A historical and theological evaluation of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, – eTheses Repository

Effect of publication of a notification under sub-section 1. Payment of expenses of audit. Board, Committees and Commission to be constituted for the purposes of this Act. In respect of gurdwaras listed in these two schedules or burdwara scheduled gurdwaras as they are called, the State Government issued a notification in the official Gazette, declaring them to be Sikh gurdwaras.

All resolutions and orders of a committee shall be recorded in writing recorded. Constitution of committees not specially provided for.

Gurdwara Alamgir Manji Sahib. It came into force on 1 st January,- vide Punjab Government notification No. Provided that in the case of a claim that might have been made under the provisions of section 5 or section 10 the court need not so decide if it is satisfied that the failure to make the claim was owing to the fact that the person who might have made the claim either had no knowledge of the existence of the right, title or interest that he might have so claimed or had no knowledge of the fact that the right, title or interest had been included in a list published under the provisions of sub-section 2 of section 3 or of sub-section 3 of section 7 and could not, by the exercise of reasonable diligences, have come to know of the existence of such right, title or interest, or of the fact that such right, title or interest, was so included: Power of committee to make regulations.

Presumption in favour of a Notified Sikh Gurdwara on proof of certain facts when a claim to property is made by an office-holder.

The change of name was accepted by government and published through a notification dated l7 January LIII ofsection 24 a.