The Madhya Pradesh Panchayat (Management of Government Lands) Rules, 1995
Published vide Notification No. B-1-21(2)95-22-P-2, dated 2-6-1995, M.P. Rajpatra (Asadharan), dated 3-6-1995 at p. 518 (1)
(a) "Act" means the Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Raj Adhiniyam, 1993 (No. 1 of 1994);
(b) "Government land" means the land transferred to a Panchayat under the provisions of the Act.3. Government land to be used for the purpose for which it is transferred and be managed subject to the conditions imposed by the Government. - The Government land shall be used for the specific purposes for which it is transferred to a Panchayat and it shall be managed subject to any special reservation made or to any special conditions imposed by the State Government. 4. Use of Government land for other purposes. - If the Panchayat wishes to use any Government land or part thereof for any purposes other than the specific purpose or purposes, for which it was transferred, it shall apply for permission to the State Government or any other officer authorised by it in this behalf who may, subject to the provisions of the Act and the rules made thereunder, refuse the permission or grant it on such conditions as it of he may think fit. 5. Management of the Government land by the agency of the State Government. - The State Government may, in the event of the improper management of the Government land by the Panchayat, undertake the management of such land through its own agency and charge the cost thereof to the Panchayat fund. 6. Disposal of Government land. - No Government land shall be leased or otherwise disposed of without the prior approval of the State Government or any officer authorised by it in this behalf to whom all proposals shall be submitted in detail for approval 7. Grant of temporary licences for the occupation of Government land. - Subject to the provisions of the Act, and the rules made thereunder, the Panchayat may grant licences for the occupation of the Government land for a period not exceeding one month for purely temporary purpose such as for shops during a fair or for pandals for weddings. 8. Other provisions to be applicable to Government land. - In addition the provisions of the Act, the provisions of Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959, and the rules made thereunder and the instructions contained in the Revenue Book Circular, shall as far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of the Act and these rules, be applicable to Government land. 9. Repeal. - All previous rules on the subject shall stand repealed on the date of final publication of these rules in the "Madhya Pradesh Gazette".