Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Act, 2020

The Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Act, 2020 is the Gujarat state government’s anti-land grab legislation that recently came into force. The law seeks to protect small farmers and citizens against land- grabbing through establishment of committees and special courts in each district. It also has provision of 14 years of imprisonment for land grabbers. Persons illegally taking possession of land- both directly and indirectly will be considered land grabbers under this law.