Section 61 Proceedings before authority to be judicial proceedings

Section 62 Members and officers of authority to be public servants

Section 63 Jurisdiction of civil courts barred

Section 64 Reference to Authority

Section 65 collectors statement to authority



Section 66 Service of notice by authority

Section 67 Restriction on scope of proceedings

Section 68 Proceedings to be in public

Section 69 Determination of award by authority

Section 70 Form of award

Section 71 Costs

Section 72 Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation

Section 77 Payment of compensation or deposit of same in authority - The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013

Payment of compensation or deposit of same in authority - Section 77 of Land Acquisition Act 2013


Payment of compensation or deposit of same in authority is defined under section 77 of Land Acquisition Act 2013. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 77 of Land Acquisition Act 2013 "Payment of compensation or deposit of same in authority"

(1) On making an award under section 30, the Collector shall tender payment of the compensation awarded by him to the persons interested entitled thereto according to the award and shall pay it to them by depositing the amount in their bank accounts unless prevented by someone or more of the contingencies mentioned in sub-section (2).

(2) If the person entitled to compensation shall not consent to receive it, or if there be no person competent to alienate the land, or if there be any dispute as to the title to receive the compensation or as to the apportionment of it, the Collector shall deposit the amount of the compensation in the Authority to which a reference under section 64 would be submitted:

Provided that any person admitted to be interested may receive such payment under protest as to the sufficiency of the amount:

Provided further that no person who has received the amount otherwise than under protest shall be entitled to make any application under sub-section (1) of section 64:

Provided also that nothing herein contained shall affect the liability of any person, who may receive the whole or any part of any compensation awarded under this Act, to pay the same to the person lawfully entitled thereto.


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