143A. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF GOVERNMENT IN RESPECT O SCHEMES SANCTIONED UNDER BOM XXVIII OF 1942
(1) Where any works, included in a land improvement scheme which has come into force under the Bombay Land Improvement Schemes Act, 1942, are carried out at the cost or part cost of the State Government, and such cost is to be recovered from the owners of lands (other than Government) included in the scheme as shown in the statement prepared under section 13 or in the interim or final statement prepared under section 13A of that Act, then notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, all the rights and liabilities of the State Government 1942 for the recovery of the cost or part cost from the owners of land shall stand transferred to an Agriculture and Rural Development Bank, in relation to such owners of lands and subject to such terms and conditions (including any condition regarding giving of any guarantee by the State Government) as may be agreed upon between the State Government and such Agriculture and Rural Development Bank; and .for arriving at such agreement, every owner of land shall produce before the Bank all such documents, and other evidence relating to his land included in such scheme as the Bank may require.
(2) On such transfer of rights and liabilities of the State Government, the Agriculture and Rural Development Bank shall pay to the State Government an amount equal to the extent of the liability accepted by it under such agreement, and the State government shall inform the owners of lands concerned of such transfer; and thereupon, the provisions of this Act and rules thereunder in so far as they provide for advancing of loans (including provision for mortgaging of property) and recovery thereof shall apply in relation to the amount of cost to be recovered from each owner of land as they apply in relation to advancing of loans and recovery thereof (including interest) as if such owner was a member of the ^Agriculture and Rural Development Bank]. The transfer of the rights and liabilities and payment made in accordance therewith shall discharge the owners of lands of their liability to make payment to the State Government under the Bombay Land Improvement Schemes Act, 1942 but to the extent only of their respective liability accepted by the Bank].