MUTATION, French law. This term is synonymous with change, and is particularly applied to designate the change which takes place in the property of a thing in its transmission from one person to another; permutation therefore happens when, the owner of the thing sells, exchanges or gives it. It is nearly synonymous with transfer. (q.v.) Merl. Repert. h.t.
Mutation refers to recording in the revenue records of transfer of title of the property from one person to another. The mutation in the municipal records is required for the purpose of payment of property taxes and it does not mean a legal title in the name of the property has been mutated in the municipal records.

Mutation Process: A mutation is a change in the agricultural land records. There are
various types of mutations with different transaction characteristics. The mutation process
is a process with many checks and balances. In mutation process, an oral report or
application for mutation in writing is made to the Patwari. The key persons involved in
mutation process are Patwari, Gardawar / Kanungo, and Teshildar or Naib Tehsildar
(Revenue Officer). Changes in the recorded rights and interest are managed at the Patwar
level. There are various types of mutations such as sale, gift, mortgaging, lease, and subdivision, and devolution of land

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