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LAND ACQUISITION ACT 2013

Section 2 Application of Act

Section 3 Definitions

DETERMINATION OF SOCIAL IMPACT AND PUBLIC PURPOSE

A. PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION

Section 4 Preparation of Social Impact Assessment Study

Section 5 Public hearing of Social Impact Assessment

Section 6 Publication of Social Impact Assessment Study

 

 

B. APPRAISAL OF SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT BY AN EXPERT GROUP

Section 7 Appraisal of Social Impact Assessment Report by an Expert Group

Section 8 Examination of proposals for land acquisition and Social impact Assessment report by appropriate Government

Section 9 Exemption from Social Impact Assessment

SPECIAL PROVISION TO SAFEGUARD FOOD SECURITY

Section 10 Special Provision to safeguard Food Security

NOTIFICATION AND ACQUISITION

Section 11 Publication of preliminary notification and power of officers thereupon

Section 12 Preliminary survey of land and power of officers to carry out survey

Section 13 Payment of Damage

Section 14 Lapse of Social Impact Assessment report

Section 10 Special Provision to safeguard Food Security - The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013

Special Provision to safeguard Food Security - Section 10 of Land Acquisition Act 2013

 

Special Provision to safeguard Food Security is defined under section 10 of Land Acquisition Act 2013. Provisions under this Section is:

Section 10 of Land Acquisition Act 2013 "Special Provision to safeguard Food Security"

(1) Save as otherwise provided in sub-section (2), no irrigated multi-cropped land shall be acquired under this Act.

(2) Such land may be acquired subject to the condition that it is being done under exceptional circumstances, as a demonstrable last resort, where the acquisition of the land referred to in sub-section (I) shall, in aggregate for all projects in a district or State. in no case exceed such limits as may be notified by the appropriate Government considering the relevant State specific factors and circumstances.

(3) Whenever multi-crop irrigated land is acquired under sub-section (2), an equivalent area of culturable wasteland shall be developed for agricultural purposes or an amount equivalent to the value of the land acquired shall be deposited with the appropriate Government for investment in agriculture for enhancing food-security.

(4) In a case not falling under sub-section (I). the acquisition of the agricultural land in aggregate for all projects in a district or State. shall in no case exceed such limits of the total net sown area of that district or State, as may be notified by the appropriate Government:

Provided that the provisions of this section shall not apply in the case of projects that are linear in nature such as those relating to railways, highways, major district roads. irrigation canals, power lines and the like.

 

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