Punjab Government Notification No.28.F-42/8338 dated the 13th February, 1942. The powers of the Financial Commissioner with regard to the continuance and resumption of assignments, at a general re-assessment of a district, are as follows :-
(i) The Financial Commissioner shall have power to continue for the term of the new settlement all grants of the annual value of Rs.50 and under for the maintenance of religious and charitable institutions, or of rest-houses made for the terms of the expiring settlement, or for the life or lives of the manager or managers of the institution for the time being.
(ii) Any grant of the annual value of Rs.50 or under, released for the life or lives of the manager or managers of any such institution may be converted by order of the Financial Commissioner into an assignment for the term of the new settlement, conditional on the proper maintenance of the institution, even though one or more of the grantees is still alive, provided that a grant of which the conditions have been altered under this rule shall in no case be resumed until it is liable to resumption under the conditions on which it was originally made.
(iii) The Financial Commissioner may, at a general re-assessment of a district, continue all grants in favour of village servants of the annual value of Rs.20 and under for any period not exceeding the term of the new settlement.
(iv) Any grant of the annual value of Rs.50 or under made for the life or lives of the manager or managers of an institution may, if the original term of release expires during the currency of a land revenue settlement, be continued by order of the Financial Commissioner on condition of proper maintenance of the institution for the remainder of the term of the settlement.