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Section 5 Payment for Damage, Section 5A Hearing Objections - 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

Payment for damage and Hearing Objections are defined under section 5 and 5A of Land Acquisition Act 1894. Provisions under these Sections are:



Section 5 of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Payment for damage"

The officer so authorised shall at the time of such entry pay or tender payment for all necessary damage to be done as aforesaid, and, in case of dispute as to the sufficiency of the amount so paid or tendered, he shall at once refer the dispute to the decision of the Collector or other chief revenue-officer of the district, and such decision shall be final.


Section 5A of Land Acquisition Act 1894 "Hearing Objections"

(1) Any person interested in any land which has been notified under section 4, sub-section (1) as being needed or likely to be needed for a public purpose or for a Company may, within thirty days from the date of the publication of the notification, object to the acquisition of the land or of any land in the locality, as the case may be.

(2) Every objection under sub-section (1) shall be made to the Collector in writing, and the Collector shall give the objector an opportunity of being heard in person or by any person authorised by him in this behalf or by pleader and shall, after hearing all such objections and after making such further inquiry, if any, as he thinks necessary, either make a report in respect of the land which has been notified under section 4, sub-section (1), or make different reports in respect of different parcels of such land, to the appropriate Government, containing his recommendations on the objections, together with the record of the proceedings held by him, for the decision of that Government. The decision of the appropriate Government on the objections shall be final.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a person shall be deemed to be interested in land who would be entitled to claim an interest in compensation if the land were acquired under this Act.


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