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 The appointment of Commissioners
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(G.O. Ms. No. 97, Revenue (Z), 31st January, 1977 and as amended by G.O. Ms. No. 1438, Revenue (z), dated 4th November, 1977)

                  In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 4 and 5 of the Andhra Pradesh Board of Revenue (Replacement by Commissioners) Ordinance, 1977, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby appoints, with effect from the 1st February, 1977 five Commissioners with the designationsspecified in Column (1) of the Table below, and authorises each of them to exercise, throughout the State the powers vested in the Board of Revenue or in any member thereof, by or under the laws, specified against such Commissioner in column (2) of the said Table, and also the powers exercisable,—

(i) by the Board of Revenue or any member thereof under the Board’s Standing Orders in respect of the matters with which he is administratively concerned; or

(ii) by the Board of Revenue, as the Head of the Department, under the Andhra Pradesh Financial Code, or under the rules relating to the conditions of service including control and discipline of Government Servants under his administrative control.


Designation of Commissioner           Powers exercisable under Acts and Rules, Notifications or Orders issued thereunder

(1)                                                                          (2)

Commissioner of Land Revenue 1.  The Judicial Officers Protection Act, 1850
(Central Act 18 of 1850).2.            (Omitted)

3.            The Cattle Trespass Act, 1871 (Central Act
I of 1871).

4.            (Omitted).

5.            The Land Improvement Loans Act, 1883
(Central Act XIX of 1883).

6.            The Indian Explosives Act, 1884 (Central
Act 4 of 1884).

7.            (Omitted)

8.            The Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Central
Act I of 1894).

9.            Agriculturists Loans Act, 1894 (Central
Act 12 of 1894)

10.              (Omitted)

11.              (Omitted)

12.              Explosive Substances Act, 1908 (Central
Act 6 of 1908).

13.              (Omitted)

14.              (Omitted)

15.              The Cinematograph Act, 1952 (Central
Act 37 of 1952)

16.              The Estate Duty Act, 1953 (Central Act 34
of 1953)

17.              (Omitted)

18.              (Omitted)

19.              The Cinemas (Regulation) Act,   1955
(President’s Act 4 of 1955).

20.      The mines and Minerals Regulation and
Development Act, 1957 (Central Act 67 of

21.      The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
(Central Act 2 of 1974)

22.      The Andhra Pradesh  (Andhra Area)
Collector‘s Regulation, 1803 (Regulation
2 of 1803)

23.      The    Andhra    Pradesh    Revenue
Malverisation    Regulation,     1822
(Regulation IX of 1822.)

24.      The Andhra Pradesh  Subordinate
Collectors and Revenue Malverisation
(Amendment)     Regulation,      1828
(Regulation VII of 1828)

25.      The Andhra Pradesh Public Property
Malverisation Act,  1837 (Act XXXVI of

26.      The Andhra Pradesh Rent and Revenue
Sales Act, 1839 (Act VII of 1839)

27.               The Andhra Pradesh(Andhra  Area) Revenue Commissioner Act, of 1849

28.      The Andhra Pradesh Revenue Recovery
Act 1864 (Act 2 of 1864)

29.      The Andhra Pradesh  (Andhra Area)
Irrigation Cess Act, 1865 (Act VII of 1865).

30.      The Andhra Pradesh Cattle Disease Act,
1866 (Act II of 1866).

31.               The Andhra Pradesh Revenue Summons
Act, 1869 (Act III of 1869).

32.      The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Land
Revenue (Assessment) Act, 1876 (Act I of

33.      The Railway Protection Act, 1886 (Act IV
of 1886).

34.      The Andhra Pradesh Town Nuisance Act,
1889 (Act III of 1889).

35.      The Andhra Pradesh  (Andhra Area)
Canals and Public Ferries Act, 1890 (Act
II of 1890)

36.      The Andhra Pradesh Revenue Enquiries
Act, 1893 (Act VII of 1893).

37.               The  Andhra  Pradesh(Andhra Area)
Registration of Births and Deaths Act,
1899 (Act III of 1899).

38.               The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Ferries Act, 1314F. (Act II of 1314F).

39.      The Andhra Pradesh Land Encroachment
Act, 1905 (Act III of 1905)

40.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Land Revenue Act, 1317F. (Act VIII of

41.      The Andhra Pradesh Agricultural Pests
and Diseases Act, 1919 (Act III of 1919)

42.       (Omitted)

43.       (Omitted)

44.       (Omitted)

45.       The Andhra  Pradesh  (Andhra Area)
Agency Area Debt Abolition Regulation,
1940 (Regulation III Of 1940)

47.      The Andhra Pradesh  (Andhra Area)

Irrigation (Voluntary Cess) Act, 1942 (Act

48.      The Andhra  Pradesh   (Andhra Area)
Irrigation Works (Repairs, Improvement
and Construction) Act, 1943 (ActXVIII of

49.      The Andhra Pradesh   (Telangana Area)
Irrigation Act 1357 F. (ActXVIIIof 1957F.)

50.      The Tungabhadra Project (Prevention of
Speculation in Land) Act, 1947 (Act XII of

51.      to 53. (Omitted)

54.      The Andhra  Pradesh   (Andhra Area)
IrrigationTanks (Improvement) Act, 1949
(Act XIX of 1949).

55.      The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Land
Improvement Scheme (Contour Bunding
and Contour Trenching Act, 1949) (Act
XXII of 1949)

56.      (Omitted)

57.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Aaea)
Registration  of Births   and   Deaths
Regulation   1359 F.   (Regulation II  of

58.              (Omitted)

59.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Absorbed Enclaves Act, 1951 (ActXVIIIof

60.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Land Special Assessment Act, 1952
(Act XXXII of 1952).

61.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Land Improvement Act, 1953 (Act XIX of

62.      The Andhra  Pradesh  (Andhra Area)
Irrigation Works (Levy of Compulsory
Water Cess) Act, 1955 (ActXXIV of 1955).

63.      (Omitted)

64.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Agricultural Debtors Relief Act, 1956 (Act
XIV of 1956).

65.      to 67. (Omitted)

46.       I of 1942).

The A. P. Scheduled Areas Land Transfer

Regulation, 1959 (Regulation I of 1959).

69.               The Andhra Pradesh  Scheduled Areas
Money   Lenders    Regulation,    1960
(Regulation I of 1960)

70.               The Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Tribes Debt
Relief Regulation 1960 (Regulation II of

71.               The Andhra Pradesh Buildings (Lease, Rent
and Eviction) Control Act, 1960 (Act XV of

72.      The Andhra Pradesh Non-Agricultural
Lands Assessment Act, 1963 (Act XIV of

73.               (Omited)

74.      The     Andhra     Pradesh     Irrigation
(Construction and Maintenance of Water
Course) Act, 1965 (Act XII of 1965).

75.               The Andhra Pradesh Official Language Act
1966 (Act IX of 1966).

76.               (Omitted)

77.               The  Andhra  Pradesh  Land   Revenue
(Enhancement) Act, 1967 (Act VIII of 1967).

78.               The Andhra Pradesh (Krishna and Godavari
Delta Area Drainage Cess Act, 1968 (Act II
of 1968)

79.               The Andhra Pradesh  Public  Premises
(Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act,
1968 (Act XX of 1968).

80.      The  Andhra  Pradesh   (Andhra Area)
Proprietory Estates Village Service and the
Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Hereditary
Village Officers Laws (Repeal) Act,  1969
(Act 16 of 1969).

81.      The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Village
Officers Service Rules, 1969.

82.               The District Formation Act, 1974(ActVIIof

83.               The Andhra Pradesh Escheats and Bona
Vacantia Act, 1974 (Act 35 of 1974).

84.               The  Andhra  Pradesh   Land   Revenue
(Additional Wet Assessment) Act, 1975 (Act
I of 1975)

85.      The Andhra Pradesh Commercial Crops
Special Assessment Act, 1975 (Act IV of

86.      Localisation Rules for localising the Ayacut
under Chennarayaswamy Gudi Project,
Anantapur district.

87.      Localisation Rules for localising the Ayacut
under K.C. Canal.

88.      Localisation Rules for Nizamsagar Project.

89.      Localisation Rules for localising Ayacut
under Pochampad Project.

90.      Localisation Rules for localising Ayacut
under Tungabhadra Project.

91.      Localisation Rules for localising Ayacut
under Tungabhadra Project High Level
Canal and Mid-Pennar Project.

92.      Localisation Rules for localising Ayacut
under Vidyaranyaswamy Tank, Anantapur

93.      Principles  and  Procedural Rules  for
localisation of Nagarjunasagar Project

94.      All other laws which are not specifically
referred to in this table.


[Please Note:— Items 2, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18,42,43,44,47, 51,52, 53, 56, 58, 63, 65, 66, 67, 73 and 76 and the entries relating thereto are omittedas per G.O.Ms.No. 1438. Revenue (z), dated 4th November, 1977 and published in Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part I, November, 1977 at pages 1170 and 1171].

Designation ofCommissioner Powers exercisable under Acts and Rules, Notifications or Orders issuedthereunder
(I) (2)
Commissioner         ofSurvey, Settlements andLand Records. 1.     The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Court of Wards Act, 1902 (Act 1 of 1902).2.     The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Estates Land Act, 1908 (Act 1 of 1908).

3.     The Andhra Pradesh Survey and Boundaries Act, 1923 (Act VIII of 1923).

4.     The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Court of Wards Act, 1350-F (Act XII of 1350-F).

5.     The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Estate or Land (Reduction of Rent) Act, 1947 (Act XXX of 1947).

6.     The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Estates
(Abolition and Conversion into Ryotwari)
Act, 1948 (Act XXVI of 1948).

7.     The Andhra Pradesh  (Telangana Area)
(Abolition of Jagirs) Regulation   1358-F
(Regulation LXIX of 1358-F).

8.     The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Jagirs Commutation Regulation, 1359-F
(Regulation LXIX of 1359-F).

9.     The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Atiyat
Enquiries Act, 1952 (Act X of 1952).

10.  The Andhra Pradesh  (Telangana Area)
Jagirdars Debt Settlements Act, 1952 (Act
XII of 1952).

11.  The Andhra Pradesh  (Telangana Area)
Abolition of Inams Act, 1955 (Act XVII of

12.  The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Inams
Assessment Act, 1955 (Act VIII of 1955).

13.  The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Inams
Abolition and Conversion into Ryotwari Act,
1956 (Act XXXVII of 1956).

14.  The Andhra Pradesh Splitting up of joint
Pattas Act, 1965 (Act II of 1965).

15.  The Andhra Pradesh Mahals (Abolition and
Conversion into Ryotwari) Regulation, 1969
(Regulation I of 1969).

16.  The Andhra Pradesh Muttas (Abolition and
Conversion into Ryotwari) Regulation, 1969
(Regulation II of 1969).

17.  The Andhra Pradesh (Scheduled Area
Ryotwari Settlement Regulation,   1970
(Regulation II of 1970).

18.  The Court Fees Act, 1876 (Central Act VII of 1870).

19.  The Treasure Trove Act, 1878 (Central Act
6 of 1878).

20.  The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
1890 (Central Act XI of 1890).

21.  Indian Fisheries Act, 1897 (Central Act IV
of 1987).

22.  Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (Central Act II of

23.  The Administration of Evacuee Property
Act 1950 (Central Act 31 of 1950).

24.  The Evacuee Interest (Separation) Act, 1951
(Central Act, 64 of 1951).

25.  The Displaced Persons (Compensation and
Rehabilitation Act, 1954 (Central Act 44 of

26.  TheAndhraPradesh (TelanganaArea) Land
Revenue Act, 1317-F (Act VIII of 1317-F).

27.  The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Debtors
‘    Protection Act, 1934 (Act VII of 1935).

28.  The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Debt
Conciliation Act, 1936 (Act XI of 1936).

29.  The .Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Money
Lenders Act, 1349-F (Act V of 1349-F).

30.  The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Pawn
Brokers Act, 1943 (Act XXIII of 1943).

31.  The Andhra Pradesh Record of Rights in
Land Act, 1971 (Act 26 of 1971).

32.  The Sarfe-Khas (Merger) Regulation, 1358-
F(ActXLIof 1358-F).

33.  The Andhra Pradesh (TelanganaArea) Ware
Houses Regulation,   1358-F (Regulation
XLVI of 1358).

34.  The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Tenants
and Ryots ProtectionAct, 1949 (ActXXIVof

35.  The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area;
Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1950
(Act XXI of 1950).

36.  The  Andhra  Pradesh   (Andhra Area
Preservation of Private Forests Act, 1954
(President’s Act XII of 1954).

37.  The Andhra Pradesh Court Fees and Suit
Valuation Act, 1956 (Act VII of 1956).

38.  The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area
Agricultural Debtor Relief Act, 1956 (Ac
XVTof 1956).

39.  TheAndhra Pradesh (AndhraArea)Tenancy
Act, 1956 (Act XVIII of 1956).

40.  The Andhra Pradesh  (Telangana Area)
Prevention     of    Fragmention     and
Consolidation of Holdings Act, 1956 (Act
XL of 1965).

41.  The  Andhra  Pradesh   Boodan   and
Gramdhan Act, 1965 (Act XIII of 1965).

42.  The Andhra Pradesh Forest Act, 1967 (Act
I of 1967).

43.  The   Conferment of Pattadari Rights on
Shikmidars Rules, 1964.

44.  All matters pertaining to :—

1.  Gift Articles.

2.            Legal aid to poor.

3.            Prize Competition.

4.            Vanamahotsava.

5.            National Savings.

– – –

1. Items 18 to 44 are added as per G.O.Ms,No. 1438, Rev. (2), dated 4-11-1977

Commissioner Urban Land Ceiling  1.  The Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation)
Act, 1976 (Central Act XXXIII of 1976).2.            The Andhra Pradesh Vacant Lands in Urban
Areas (Prohibition of Alienation) Act, 1972
(A. P. Act XII of 1972).

3.     The Andhra  Pradesh  Land   Reforms
(Ceilings on Agricultural Lands Holdings)
Act, 1973 (Act I of 1973).

Commissioner of commercial taxes  1.            The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 (Central
Act No. 74 of 1956).2.            The Economic Offences (Inapplicability of
Limitations) Act, 1974 (Central Act XII of

3.            The Andhra Pradesh Entertainments Tax
Act, 1939 (Act X of 1939).

4.            The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area)
Horse Racing and Betting Tax Regulation
1358-F (Regulation XLIX of 1358-F).

5.            The Andhra Pradesh General Sales Tax
Act, 1957 (Act VI of 1957).

6.     The Andhra Pradesh General Sales Tax
Validation Act, 1956 (Act XIII of 1959).

Commissioner of Exciseand Civil Supplies. 1.           1878).2.           The Poisons Act, 1919 (Central Act XII of

3.           The Dangerous Drugs Act, 1930 (Central
Act II of 1930).

4.     The Essential Commodities Act,   1955
(Central Act X of 1955),

5.           The Medicinal    and Toilet Preparations
(Excise Duties) Act, 1955 (Central Act XVI
of 1955).

6.           The  Spirituous Preparations (Inter-State
Trade and Commerce Control) Act, 1955
(Central Act 39 of 1955),

7.           The Rice Milling Industry (Regulation) Act,
1958 (Central Act XXI of 1958).

8.           The   Industries    (Development   and
Regulations) Act, 1961 (Central Act 65 of

9.  The Andhra Pradesh   (Andhra Area)
Prohibition Act, 1937 (Act X of 1937).

10.             The Andhra Pradesh (TelanganaArea) Power
Alcohol Act, 1350-F (Act I of 1350-F).

11.             The Andhra Pradesh Excise Act, 1968 (Act
XVII of 1968).


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