Land Act, 1946

Restrictions on dealing with holdings and parcels provided for the enlargement of holdings.

6.—(1) Where a holding or parcel of land (in this section referred to as the additional land) is at any time provided, whether before or after the passing of the Land Act, 1939 (No. 26 of 1939), for a purchaser for the enlargement of the holding (in this section referred to as the original holding) purchased or agreed to be purchased by him or any of his predecessors in title and the additional land has not been consolidated with the original holding, it shall not be lawful for the purchaser (whether the additional land and the original holding are or are not or either of them is or is not vested in him) to assign, transfer, sublet, or sub-divide, without the consent of the Land Commission, the original holding or the additional land.

(2) Every assignment, transfer, sub-letting or sub-division in contravention of subsection (1) of this section shall be void.