Section 28. The Committee shall have power to appoint a Sub-Committee to assist the Committee in performing any activity and report to the Committee.
Provisions of Section 17, 18, and 19 shall apply mutatis mutandis.
Section 29. In executing Section 27, the land acquired under this Code shall be made available firstly to persons whose domiciles are in the same locality as that of the land by means of sale, exchange, or hire-purchase. If only there is any remainder, it may be allocated to persons with domiciles outside the locality of the land by means thereof.
Section 30. 19 Upon the completion of allocation of land for persons to take possession, the competent officials shall issue the Pre-emption Certificates for evidence. When there appears that the persons who possess the allocated land put the land to use and fully comply with the regulations, requirements, rules, and conditions prescribed by the Committee, the competent officials shall issue Certificates of Title to such person without delay.
Section 31. 20 Regarding the land with the Title Deed or the Utilization Certificate that is subsequently issued after the Pre-emption Certificate, persons who acquire rights in such land are forbidden to transfer such land to other persons under the following circumstances:
(1) if the Pre-emption Certificate is issued on or after 14th December B.E. 2515 (1972), the transfer of land is forbidden for a period of ten years from the receipt date of the Title Deed or the Utilization Certificate;
(2) if the Pre-emption Certificate is issued prior to 14th December B.E. 2515 (1972) and only in a case where the assistance from the State in terms of utilities and others is given with the land allocation, the transfer of land is forbidden for a period of five years from the receipt date of the Title Deed or the Utilization Certificate.
The provisions of paragraph one shall not apply if the land is devolved by succession or if the land is transferred to public bodies, governmental organizations under the law on establishment of the governmental organizations, or State Enterprise established by the Act, or transferred to the co-operatives for performance of obligations with approval of the registrars of the co-operatives.
Within the forbidden period as prescribed in paragraph one, such land shall not be subject to the compulsory execution.
Section 32. The Director-General shall have power to remove any person who possesses land under the implication of Section 30 but fails to comply with the regulations, requirements, rules, and conditions prescribed by the Committee from such land and the person being removed shall be deprived of rights arising from all rules and regulations forthwith when the removal order is received.
If dissatisfied with the order under the preceding paragraph, the person shall have the right to appeal to the Minister within thirty days from the receipt of removal order. Provided that there is no decision upon the appeal from the Minister within sixty days from the receipt of appeal, it shall be deemed that the Minister gives order allowing the continuation of possessory right but the regulations, requirements, rules, and conditions prescribed by the Committee shall be complied with.
The order of the Minister shall be final.
Section 33. In any locality in which the Committee has not announced the area as being under survey under this Chapter or the land has been divided into several smaller parcels, people may apply for the pre-emption of land in accordance with the regulations, requirements, rules, and conditions prescribed by the Committee. Upon the permission from the competent officials, the Pre-emption Certificate shall be issued.
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19. Section 30 has been amended by the Announcement of the Revolutionary Council, No. 334, dated 13th December B.E. 2515 (1972).
20. Section 31 has been amended by the Act Amending the Land Code (No. 4), B.E. 2528 (1985).