The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act 1930


(Act 32 of 1930)

1. This Act has been declared to be in force in the anthill paraganas by Notification under s.3 (A) a of the Sonthal parganas settlement Regulation (3 of 1872) see B & O Gazette 19331 pt II p ,903

This Act has been extended to the new Provinces and Merged States by the Merged States (Laws) Act, 1949 (59 of 1949), sec. 3 (w.e.f. 1-1-1950) and to the States of Manipur, Tripura and Vindhya Pradesh by the Union Territories (Laws) Act, 1950 (30 of 1950), sec. 3 (w.e.f. 16-4-1950)

It has also been extended to the States Merged in the State of .-


Bombay, by Bombay Act 4 of 1950, sec. 3 (w.e.f. 30-3-1950);

Madhya Pradesh, by Madhya Pradesh Act 12 of 1950, sec. 3 (3-4-1950);

It was adopted mutatis mutandis in the State of Madhya Bharat, by Madhya Bharat Adoption of Laws Act, 1953 (1 of 1953) sec. 2 and Sch. (w.e.f. 24-1-1953); Madhya Bharat now forms part of Madhya Pradesh State.

The Act shall not apply to any wakf to which Delhi Muslim Wakfs Act, 1943 (13 of 1943), applies.

This Act is extended to the transferred territories in the State of Tamil Nadu , by the Madras ( Transferred Territory ) Extension of Laws Act, 1960 (23 of 1960), sec. 3 and Sch. 1.

The Act has been extended to the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli by the Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Laws) Regulation, 1963 (6 of 1963).

[25th July, 1930.]

WHEREAS the Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913, does not apply to wakfs created before its enactment; AND WHEREAS it is expedient to validate such wakfs without infringing any rights contrary thereto which may have already accrued or been acquired; It is hereby enacted as follows:—

2. Act 6 of 1913 to apply retrospectively.

The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913, shall be deemed to apply to wakfs created before its commencement:

Provided that nothing herein contained shall be deemed in any way to affect any right, title, obligation or liability already acquired, accrued or incurred before the commencement of this Act.

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