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Land Acquisition Act, 1894

 

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Land Acquisition Act, 1894

   
  PART I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title, extent and commencement

2.

(Repealed)

3.

Definitions

   
  PART II: ACQUISITION
4.

Publication of preliminary notification and powers of officers there upon

5.

Payment for damage

  Objections
5A.

Hearing of objections

  Declaration of intended acquisition
6.

Declaration that land is required for a public purpose

7.

After declaration, Collector to take order for acquisition

8.

Land to be marked out, measured and planned

9.

Notice to persons interested

10.

Power to require and enforce the making of Statements as to names and interests

  Enquiry into measurements, value and claims, and award by the Collector
11.

Enquiry and award by Collector

11A.

Period within which an award shall be made

12.

Award of Collector when to be final

13.

Adjournment of enquiry

13A.

Correction of clerical errors, etc.

14.

Power to summon and enforce attendance of witnesses and production of documents

15.

Matters to be considered and neglected

15A.

Power to call for records, etc.

  Taking possession
16.

Power to take possession

17.

Special powers in cases of urgency

   
  PART III: Reference to court and procedure thereon
18.

Reference to Court

19.

Collector’s statement to the Court

20.

Service of notice

21.

Restriction on scope of proceedings

22.

Proceedings to be in open Court

23.

Matters to be considered in determining compensation

24.

Matters to be neglected in determining compensation

25.

Amount of compensation awarded by Court not to be lower than the amount awarded by the Collector

26.

Form of awards

27.

Costs

28.

Collector may be directed

28A.

Re-determination of the amount of compensation on the basis of the award of the Court

   
  PART IV: Apportionment of Compensation
29.

Particulars of apportionment to be specified

30.

Dispute as to apportionment

   
  PART V: Payment
31.

Payment of compensation or deposit of same in Court

32.

Investment of money deposited in respect of lands belonging to persons incompetent to alienate

33.

Investment of money deposited in other cases

34.

Payment of interest

   
  PART VI: Temporary Occupation of Land
35.

Temporary occupation of waste or arable land. Procedure when difference as to compensation exists

36.

Power to enter and take possession, and compensation on restoration

37.

Difference as to condition of land

   
  PART VII: Acquisition Of Land For Companies
38.

(Repealed)

38A.

Industrial concern to be deemed Company for certain purposes

39.

Previous consent of appropriate Government and execution of agreement necessary

40.

Previous enquiry

41.

Agreement with appropriate Government

42.

Publication of agreement

43.

Sections 39 to 42 not to apply where Government bound by agreement to provide land for Companies

44.

How agreement with Railway Company may be proved

44A.

Restriction on transfer etc.

44B.

Land not to be acquired under this Part except for certain purpose for private companies other than Government companies

   
  PART VIII: Miscellaneous
45.

Service of notices

46.

Penalty for obstructing acquisition of land

47.

Magistrate to enforce surrender

48.

Completion of acquisition not compulsory, but compensation to be awarded when not completed

49.

Acquisition of part of house or building

50.

Acquisition of land at cost of a local authority or Company

51.

Exemption from stamp-duty and fees

51A.

Acceptance of certified copy as evidence

52.

Notice in case of suits for anything done in pursuance of Act

53.

Code of Civil Procedure to apply to proceedings before Court

54.

Appeals in proceedings before Court

55.

Power to make rules

 

Land Acquisition Act, 1894

 

 

 

 

 

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