Section 27 Costs, Section 28 Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation - Land Acquisition Act 1894
What are Costs? What is the meaning of Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation? Section 27 and 28 of Land Acquisition Act 1894
Costs and Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation are defined under section 27 and 28 of Land Acquisition Act 1894. Provisions under these Sections are:
Section 27 of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Costs"
(1) Every such award shall also state the amount of costs incurred in the proceedings under this Part, and by what persons and in what proportions they are to be paid.
(2) When the award of the Collector is not upheld, the costs shall ordinarily be paid by the Collector, unless the Court shall be of opinion that the claim of the applicant was so extravagant or that he was so negligent in putting his case before the Collector that some deduction from his costs should be made or that he should pay a part of the Collector's costs.
Section 28 of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation"
If the sum which, in the opinion of the Court, the Collector ought to have awarded as compensation is in excess of the sum which the Collector did award as compensation, the award of the Court may direct that the Collector shall pay interest on such excess at the rate of nine per centum per annum from the date on which he took possession of the land to the date of payment of such excess into Court :
Provided that the award of the Court may also direct that where such excess or any part thereof is paid into Court after the date of expiry of a period of one year from the date on which possession is taken, interest at the rate of fifteen per centum per annum shall be payable from the date of expiry of the said period of one year on the amount of such excess or part thereof which has not been paid into Court before the date of such expiry.