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Delhi Development Act, 1957

 

Preamble

   
  CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title, extent and commencement

2.

Definitions

   
  CHAPTER II: THE DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND ITS OBJECTS
3.

The Delhi Development Authority

4.

Staff of the Authority

5.

Advisory Council

5A.

Constitution of committees

6.

Objects of the Authority

   
  CHAPTER III: MASTER PLAN AND ZONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS
7.

Civic survey of, and master plan for, Delhi

8.

Zonal development plans

9.

Submission of plans to the Central Government for approval

10.

Procedure to be followed in the preparations and approval of plans

11.

Date of operation of plans

   
  CHAPTER III-A: MODIFICATIONS TO THE MASTER PLAN AND THE ZONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
11A.

Modifications to plan

   
  CHAPTER IV: DEVELOPMENT OF LANDS
12.

Declaration of development areas and development of land in those and other areas

13.

Application for permission

14.

User of land and buildings in contravention of plans

   
  CHAPTER V: ACQUISITION AND DISPOSAL OF LAND
15.

Compulsory acquisition of land

16.

Compensation for compulsory acquisition of land

17.

Appeal to the district judge against decision of the Collector

18.

Disputes as to apportionment of the compensation

19.

Payment of compensation or deposit of the same in court

20.

Investment of the amount of compensation deposited in court

21.

Disposal of land by the authority or the local authority concerned

22.

Nazul lands

22A.

Power of Authority to develop land in non-development area

   
  CHAPTER VI: FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
23.

Fund of the Authority

24.

Budget of the Authority

25.

Accounts and audit

26.

Annual report

27.

Pension and provident funds

   
  CHAPTER VII: SUPPLEMENTAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
28.

Powers of entry

29.

Penalties

30.

Order of demolition of building

31.

Power to stop development

31A.

Power to seal unauthorized development

31B.

Appellate Tribunal

31C.

Appeals

31D.

Appeals against orders of Appellate Tribunal

31E.

Bar of jurisdiction of courts

32.

Offences by companies

33.

Fines when realized to be paid to Authority or local authority concerned

34.

Composition of offences

34A.

Certain offences to be cognizable

35.

Default powers of the Authority

36.

Power of Authority to require local authority to assume responsibility for amenities in certain cases

37.

Power of Authority to levy betterment charges

38.

Assessment of betterment charge by Authority

39.

Settlement of betterment charge by arbitrators

40.

Payment of betterment charge

40A.

Mode of recovery of moneys due to Authority

41.

Control by Central Government

42.

Returns and inspection

43.

Service of notices, etc.

44.

Public notice how to be made known

45.

Notices, etc. to fix reasonable time

46.

Authentication of orders and documents of the Authority

47.

Members and officers to be public servants

48.

Jurisdiction of courts

49.

Sanction of prosecution

50.

Magistrate's power to impose enhanced penalties

51.

Protection of action taken in good faith

52.

Power to delegate

53.

Effect of other laws

53A.

Restriction on power of a local authority to make rules, regulations or byelaws in respect of certain matters

53B.

Notice to be given of suits

54.

Saving

55.

Plans to stand modified in certain cases

56.

Power to make rules

57.

Power to make regulations

58.

Laying of rules and regulations before Parliament

59.

Dissolution of the Authority

60.

Repeal, etc. and saving

 

Delhi Development Act, 1957

 

 

 

 

 

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