765. Exercise of powers of acquisition and disposal by Rural Development Boards.

(iii)     Promotion of Amalgamations and Boundary Adjustments

765.     Exercise of powers of acquisition and disposal by Rural Development Boards.

A Rural Development Board1 may exercise its powers to acquire, hold and dispose of land2 in such a way as to effect amalgamations of agricultural land3 and to reshape agricultural units4. A board may enter into transactions involving loss, including amalgamating holdings of land in a way which renders less valuable, or useless, any buildings or equipment on any of the land, allowing the occupier of an uncommercial unit5 to retain occupation of a dwelling house