Section 8

  1. Assessment shall be imposed in all cases of unauthorised occupation of Government land.
  2. Where the land unauthorisedly occupied is the property of Government other than poramboke, assessment shall be made at the rate of 5 naye paise per cent of land.
  3. Where the land unauthorisedly occupied is poramboke, the assessment to be levied shall be prohibitory which shall be a multiple of the assessment under clause (b). The multiple may be determined in each case by the Collector but it shall not in any case exceed ten times the assessment.
  4. Arrears of assessment shall be charged for the whole period of unauthorised occupation.

2[Note,- Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule, in the case of objectionable encroachments on Cardamom lands under the Rules for lease of Government lands for Cardamom Cultivation, 1961 the prohibitory assessment to be levied shall be not less than Rs. 35 per acre (40.47 Ares) for every year of occupation].

2. Added by G.O.(P)413/66/Rev. dt. 26/07/1966 pub. in K .G. No. 31 dt. 02-08-1966.