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LAND ACQUISITION ACT 2013

CHAPTER XI

TEMPORARY OCCUPATION OF LAND

Section 81 Temporary occupation of waste or arable land procedure when difference as to compensation exists

Section 82 Power to enter and take possession and compensation on restoration

Section 83 difference as to condition of land

CHAPTER XII

OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

Section 84 punishment for false information, mala fide action etc

Section 85 Penalty for contravention of provisions of act

 

 

Section 86 Offences by Companies

Section 87 Offences by Government Departments

Section 88 Cognizance of offences by court

Section 89 Offences to be non cognizable

Section 90 Offences to be cognizable only on complaint filed by certain persons

Section 86 Offences by Companies - The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013

Offences by Companies - Section 86 of Land Acquisition Act 2013

 

Offences by Companies is defined under section 86 of Land Acquisition Act 2013. Provisions under this Section is:

Section 86 of Land Acquisition Act 2013 "Offences by Companies"

(1) Where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company, every person who at the time the offence was committed was in charge of, and was responsible to, the company for the conduct of the business of the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly:

Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to any punishment if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he had exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or that the commission of the offence is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer of the company, such director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

Explanation.- For the purposes of this section,-

(a) "company" means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals and a Requiring Body; and

(b) "director", in relation to a firm, means a partner in the firm.

 

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