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LAND ACQUISITION ACT 1894

What are the Definitions? Section 3 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is the procedure for Publication of preliminary notification and powers of officers of thereupon? Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

 

 

What is the meaning of Payment for Damage? What is the process of hearing Objections? Section 5 and 5A of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is Declaration of that land is required for  a public purpose? What is the meaning After declaration collector to take order for acquisition? Section 6 and 7 of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

Should Land to be marked out, measured and planned? Is it compulsory to give Notice to persons interested? Section 8 and 9 of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is the Power to require and enforce the making of statements as to names and interests? Section 10 of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is Enquiry and award by Collector? Section 11 of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is the Period within which an award shall be made? Section 11A of of Land Acquisition Act 1894

Award of Collector when to be final? What is Adjournment of enquiry? How to do Correction of clerical errors, etc? Section 12, 13 and 13A of Land Acquisition Act 1894

 

 

What is the Power to summon and enforce attendance of witnesses and production of documents? What are the Matters to be considered and neglected? Section 14 and 15 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is the Power to call for records, etc? What is the Power to take possession? What are Special powers in cases of urgency? Section 15A, 16 and 17 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is Reference to Court? What is Collector’s statement to the Court? What is the procedure for Service of notice? Section 18, 19 and 20 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What is Restriction on scope of proceedings? Should Proceedings to be in open Court? Section 21 and 22 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

What are the Matters to be considered in determining compensation? What are the Matters to be neglected in determining compensation? Section 23 and 24 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

Section 23 Matters to be considered in determining compensation Section 24 Matters to be neglected in determining compensation - Land Acquisition Act 1894

What are the Matters to be considered in determining compensation? What are the Matters to be neglected in determining compensation? Section 23 and 24 of Land Acquisition Act 1894

 

Matters to be considered in determining compensation and Matters to be neglected in determining compensation are defined under section 23 and 24 of Land Acquisition Act 1894. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 23 of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Matters to be considered in determining compensation"

(1) In determining the amount of compensation to be awarded for land acquired under this Act, the Court shall take into consideration-

firstly, the market-value of the land at the date of the publication of the notification under section 4, sub-section (1);

secondly, the damage sustained by the person interested, by reason of the taking of any standing crops or trees which may be on the land at the time of the Collector's taking possession thereof;

thirdly, the damage (if any) sustained by the person interested, at the time of the Collector's taking possession of the land, by reason of severing such land from his other land;

fourthly, the damage (if any) sustained by the person interested, at the time of the Collector's taking possession of the land, by reason of the acquisition injuriously affecting his other property, movable or immovable, in any other manner, or his earnings;

fifthly, if, in the consequence of the acquisition of the land by the Collector, the person interested is compelled to change his residence or place of business, the reasonable expenses (if any) incidental to such change; and

sixthly, the damage (if any) bona fide resulting from diminution of the profits of the land between the time of the publication of the declaration under section 6 and the time of the Collector's taking possession of the land.

(1A) In addition to the market value of the land, as above provided, the Court shall in every case award an amount calculated at the rate of twelve per centum per annum on such market value for the period commencing on and from the date of the publication of the notification under section 4, sub-section (1), in respect of such land to the date of the award of the Collector or the date of taking possession of the land, whichever is earlier.

Explanation : In computing the period referred to in this sub-section, any period or periods during which the proceedings for the acquisition of the land were held up on account of any stay or injunction by the order of any Court shall be excluded.

(2) In addition to the market-value of the land as above provided, the Court shall in every case award a sum of thirty per centum on such market value, in consideration of the compulsory nature of the acquisition.

Section 24 of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Matters to be neglected in determining compensation"

But the Court shall not take into consideration-

firstly, the degree of urgency which has led to the acquisition;

secondly, any disinclination of the person interested to part with the land acquired;

thirdly, any damage sustained by him which, if caused by a private person, would not render such person liable to a suit;

fourthly, any damage which is likely to be caused to the land acquired, after the date of the publication of the declaration under section 6, by or in consequence of the use to which it will be put;

fifthly, any increase to the value of the land acquired likely to accrue from the use to which it will be put when acquired;

sixthly, any increase to the value of the other land of the person interested likely to accrue from the use to which the land acquired will be put;

seventhly, any outlay or improvements on, or disposal of the land acquired, commenced, made or effected without the sanction of the Collector after the date of the publication of the notification under section 4, sub-section (1); or.

eighthly, any increase to the value of the land on account of its being put to any use which is forbidden by law or opposed to public policy.

 

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