(1) Subject to the provisions of section 5, no person shall own or hold as landowner or mortgagee with the possession or tenant or partly in one capacity and partly in another in excess of the permissible area].
(2) `Permissible area’ shall mean in respect of –
(a) land under assured irrigation and capable of yielding at least two crops in ayear (hereinafter in this Act referred to as `the first quality land’) seven hectares; or
(b) land under assured irrigation for only one crop in a year, eleven hectares; or
(c) barani land, 20.5 hectares; or
(d) land of other classes including banjar land, and area to be determined accordingly to the prescribed scale with reference to the intensity of irrigation, productivity and soil classification of such classes having regard to the respective valuation and the permissible area of the classes of land mentioned at (a), (b) and (c), above [subject to the condition that the area so determined shall not exceed 21.8 hectares].
Every person, who on the appointed day or at any time thereafter, owns or holds land as landowner or mortgagee with possession or tenant or partly in one capacity and partly in another in excess of the permissible area, shall select his permissible area and intimate his selection to the Collectors concerned, through a declaration to be furnished in such form and manner and within such period as may be prescribed and if such person had an adult son, out of the land owned or held by him, subject to the condition that the land so selected together with the land already owned or held by such son, shall not exceed the permissible area of each such son:
Thus there is no provision separately for minor or bachelor for a separate ceiling.