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THE ANDHRA PRADESH DISTRICTS (FORMATION) RULES, 1984

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THE ANDHRA PRADESH DISTRICTS (FORMATION) RULES, 1984

 [G.O.Ms.No. 605, Revenue (U), dated 4thApril, 1984]
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In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 4 of the Andhra 
Pradesh Districts (Formation) Act, 1974 (Act 7 of 1974) and in supersession of the 
Andhra Pradesh Districts (Formation) Rules, 1974 issued with G.O.Ms.No. 529, 
Revenue, dated the 22nd April, 1975 and published at Pages 1-7 of the Rules 
supplement to Part-I, Extraordinary of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated the 
25th April, 1975, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following 
rules, namely:—
2. They shall come into force on the 4th day of April, 1984.
RULES
1. Short title:—
These rules may be called the Andhra Pradesh Districts (Formation) Rules, 1984.
2. Definitions:—
In these rules:
(i) "Act" means the Andhra Pradesh District (Formation) Act, 1974. (ii) "Collector" 
means the Collector incharge of a revenue district, (iii) "Form" means form 
appended to these rules, (iv) "Mandal" means a part of the district, within a 
revenue division
under the charge of a Tahsildar or Deputy Tahsildar. (v) "Revenue Division" 
means a part of the district comprising of one
or more mandals under the charge of a Revenue Divisional
Officer/Sub-Collector/Assistant Collector or any other officerplaced incharge of a division, (vi ) "Vil lage " means a se t t lement or locali ty 
or area cons isting
o f c l u s t e r o f h a b i t a t i o n s a n d t h e l a n d b e l o n g i n g t o t h e i r
propritary inhabitants and includes, a town or city and a hamlet
(Mazra).
3. Matters of consideration in formation of districts etc.:—
(1) Where any action is proposed to be taken by the Government under subsection (1) or sub-section (2) of Section 3 of the Act or by the Commissioner 
of Land Revenue under sub-section (4) of that Section, the Government or 
the Commissioner of Land Revenue, as the case may be, shall take into 
consideration as far as may be the following matters and the views of the 
Collectors of the districts and of such other authorities as the Government 
may consider necessary:—
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1. Published in A.P. Gazette R.S. to Part-I (Extra.), dt. 16-4-1984.
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( i ) 
A r ea, popu la t ion, demand under the land revenue and other r evenues 
i n r e s p e c t o f a r e a s a f f e c t e d b y t h e p r o p o s a l s : (ii)
Histo r ica l associa t ion , Geograph ical cont i gui ty, Phys ical f ea t u r es , 
c o m m o n i n t e r e s t s a n d p r o b l e m s , C u l t u r a l a n d E d u c a t i o n a l 
r e q u i r e m e n t s , I n f r a s t r u ct u r a l f a c i l i t i e s a n d ec o n om ic p ro g re ss o f th e 
areas.
( i i i ) Development of the area concerned, having regard to the va r i ous 
d e v e l o pme n t s a n d we l f a r e s c h eme s u n d e r t a k e n o r con temp la ted by 
t he Gove rnmen t in re la t ion to those a reas ;
( iv) Administ rat ive convenience and be t te r admini st ra t ion; and
(v) interest of economy.
(2) Wi t h r e g a r d t o a n y p r o p o s a l s f o r a l t e r a t i o n o f t h e n ame o f t h e 
district revenue division, mandal or a village regard shall be had 
among o ther ma t t ers, to the fo l l owing namely:—
(i) Historical association, if any, of the existing name, with the
proposed change; and (ii) the need for change of name if 
any proposed.
(3) I n m a t t e r s c o n c e r n i n g s u b - s e c ti o n ( 1 ) o r s u b - s e c t i o n ( 2 ) o f 
Section 3 of the Acts the Collector concerned shall forward to the 
Government his repo r t wi th his v i ews toge ther wi th the reco rd 
of enquiry if any for the consideration of the Government. If after 
s u c h c o n s i d e r a t i o n t h e G o v e r nm e n t s o d e c i d e s , a p r e l im i n a r y 
notification under sub-section (5) of Section 3 of the Act inviting 
o b j e c t i o n s o r s u g g e s t i o n s t o t h e p r o p o s a l s f r o m t h e p e r s o n s 
r e s i d i n g i n t h e a r e a / a r e a s w h i c h a r e l i k e l y t o b e a f f e c t e d 
t h e r e b y , s h a l l b e i s s u e d .
(4) In matters concerning sub-section (4) of Section 3 of the Act, the 
Collector concerned shall forward to the Commissioner of Land Revenue his report together with the record of inquiry if any with 
his views for the consideration of the Commissioner. If after such 
considerat ion the Comm issioner of Land Revenue so decides, a 
preliminary notification under sub-section (4) of Section 3 of the 
Act invi ting objections or sugges tions to the proposals from the 
persons residing in the area/areas which are likely to be affected 
t h e r e b y s h a l l b e i s s u e d .
4. Publication of preliminary notification:—
(1) The preliminary notification referred to in sub-rule (3) or (4) of Rule 3 inviting 
objections or suggestions thereon shall be in Form I and shall be published 
in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette and the District Gazettes of the district/or 
districts affected by the proposal and shall also be displayed at the village 
chavidi, offices of GramPanchayat, Panchayat Samithi and on the notice boards 
of the Offices of the Revenue Divisional Officer/Sub-Collector/Assistant 
Collector/Collectorate and Zilla Parishad.
 (2) Any person affected by the proposal may within 
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[30 day's] from the date of 
publication of the notification referred to in sub-rule (1) above communicate 
his objections or suggestions thereto to the Secretary to the Government in the 
Revenue Department or to the Commissioner of Land Revenue, as the case may 
be, through the Collector of the district concerned, who shall forward the 
same with his remarks to the Government or the Commissioner of Land 
Revenue as the case may be. 
CASE LAW
Rules 4 and 5 of the Rules under the Act - Preliminary Notification published by 
Government relating to formation of a Mandal with its headquarters. Final 
Notification of formation of the Mandal with a different headquarters - Not illegal. Gram Panchayat, Chinna Maddur vs. Gout, of A.P., 1986 (1) ALT 48 (NRC) = 1986 (1) 
An. WR 362.
5. Publication of final notification:—
The Government or the Commissioner of Land Revenue, as the case may be, having 
regard to the suggestions or objections referred to under Rule 4 either confirm 
the preliminary notification or issue it with such modification/modifications as 
may be necessary and publish it in Forms II or III, as the case may be, under subsections (1), (2) or (4) of Section 3 of the Act in Andhra Pradesh Gazette and in the 
District Gazette concerned.
FORM I
(See Rule 3)
Under Sub-Section (5) of Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh (districts) Formation) 
Act, 1974 (Act 7 of 1974) notice is hereby given to all concerned that the Government 
in the interest of better administration and development of the area concerned 
propose to form a new district/revenue division/ mandal as set out in the 
schedule hereto appended/to increase the areas/ diminish the areas of/alter the 
boundaries of/alter the name of district/ revenue division/mandal as detailed in 
the schedule hereto appended
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[x x x ] or
The Commissioner of Land Revenue in the interests of better administration 
and development of the areas concerned proposes to group or amalgamate certain 
revenue villages/portions of certain revenue village to form a new revenue 
village/divide a revenue village/increase the area of/ diminish the area of/certain 
revenue villages. Alter the boundaries of certain revenue villages/alter the name 
of certain revenue villages as set out in detail in the schedule appended hereto.Objections or suggestions are invited on the above proposal from all persons 
residing within the district/revenue division/mandal/ or village who are likely to be 
effected there by for being taken into consideration by the 
Government/Commissioner of Land Revenue.
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1. Subs, by G.O.Ms.No. 61 Rev. (Mandals II), dt. 1-2-1988 and again by 
G.O.Ms. 
No.1012, Rev. (Mandals II), dt. 8-11-1991.
2. Certain words omitted by G.O.Ms. No. 1219, Rev. (Mandals), dt. 29-10-1985.
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All objections and suggestions should be in writing in English or Telugu and 
should be addressed to the Collector (by designation) within whose jurisdiction the 
area lies so as to reach the office of the Collector on or before expiry of 3
[30 days 
from the date of publication of this notification.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
Secretary to Government ofA.P.
Revenue Department. Secretary to the 
Commissioner of Land Revenue.FORM II
(See Rule 5) (Final Notification by 
Government)
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 3, 
subsection (2) of Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Districts (Formation) 
Act, 1974 (Act No. 7 of 1974) read with sub-section (6) of the said 
section, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, in the interests of better 
administration and development of the area concerned, after having 
published proposals in that regard as required under sub-section (5) 
of Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Districts (formation) Act, 1974 (Act 
No. 7 of 1974), and having taken into consideration the obj ections and 
suggestions received thereon all persons in the areas concerned and 
likely to be affected thereby, do hereby notify that,
With effect on and from (date) the State/District/Revenue Division/ 
Mandal shall consist of the districts/Revenue 
Divisions/Mandals/Villages specified in the schedule I hereto 
appended.
OR
there shall be formed a new district/revenue division/mandal as 
specified in the schedule I hereto appended.
OR
the area comprising the districts/revenue division/mandal shall be 
increased/ diminished as specified in the schedule I hereto appended 
the boundaries of the district/revenue division/mandal shall be 
altered as specified in the schedule I hereto appended.the name of the district/revenue division/mandal shall be 
altered as specified in the schedule I hereto appended.
And it is further ordered that the supplemental, incidental, and 
consequential provisions specified in schedule II hereto appended shall 
come into force with effect on and from (date) in relation to the 
district/revenue division/mandal/ village specified in Schedule-I.
SCHEDULE -I 
SCHEDULE - 
II
Secretary to Government ofA.P. 
Revenue Department.FORM - III
(See Rale 5) (Final notification by the 
Commissioner of Land Revenue)
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (4) of Section 3 of the Andhra 
Pradesh Districts (Formation) Act, 1974 (Act 7 of 1974) the Commissioner of Land 
Revenue.
In the interests of better administration and development of the areas 
concerned after having published proposals in that regard as required under subsection (5) of Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Districts (Formation) Act, 1974 (Act of 
1974), and having taken into consideration the objections and suggestions 
received thereon from all persons in the areas concerned and likely to be affected 
thereby.
do hereby notify that with effect from the date of publication of this notification 
in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.
the revenue villages/part of revenue villages specified in the schedule I, 
appended hereto shall be grouped, amalgamated or/and formed into a single new 
revenue village as specified in the said schedule I the revenue village
of............................. in............................ mandalin............................... 
District shall be divided to form new revenue villages as specified in the schedule I 
hereto appended.
OR
the (area) or (boundaries) of the revenue village.................... Mandal
in..................... District shall be (increased/diminished) or (altered) as
specified in the schedule I hereto appended.OR
the name of revenue village in more Mandal District shall be altered as specified 
in the Schedule hereto appended.
And it is further ordered that the supplemental, incidental and consequential 
provision specified in the schedule II hereto appended shall apply in relation to the 
village specified in Schedule I.
SCHEDULE -I SCHEDULE - 
II
Secretary, for and on behalf of the Commissioner of Land 
Revenue, Andhra Pradesh.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA
PRADESH)
B.N. JAYASIMHA, Principal Secretary to Government.
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