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Land Acquisition Act, 1894 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Part 1
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Repeal and saving
Section3 - Definitions
Part 2
Section4 - Publication of preliminary notification and powers of officers thereupon
Section5 - Payment for damage
Section5A - Objections : Hearing of objections
Section6 - Declaration that land is required for a public purpose
Section7 - After declaration, Collector to take order for acquisition
Section8 - Land to be marked out, measured and planned
Section9 - Notice to persons interested
Section10 - Power to require and enforce the making of statements as to names and interests
Section11 - Enquiry and award by Collector
Section11A - Period within which an award shall be made
Section12 - Award of Collector when to be final
Section13 - Adjournment of enquiry
Section13A - Correction of clerical errors, etc
Section14 - Power to summon and enforce attendance of witnesses and production of documents
Section15 - Matters to be considered and neglected
Section15A - Power to call for records, etc
Section16 - Power to take possession
Section17 - Special powers in cases of urgency
Part 3
Section18 - Reference to Court
Section19 - Collector's statement to the Court
Section20 - Service of notice
Section21 - Restriction on scope of proceedings
Section22 - Proceedings to be in open Court
Section23 - Matters to be considered in determining compensation
Section24 - Matters to be neglected in determining compensation
Section25 - Amount of compensation awarded by court not to be lower than the amount awarded by the Collector
Section26 - Form of awards
Section27 - Costs
Section28 - Collector may be directed to pay interest on excess compensation
Section28A - Re-determination of the amount of compensation on the basis of the award of the Court
Part 4
Section29 - Particulars of apportionment to be specified
Section30 - Disputes as to apportionment
Part 5
Section31 - Payment of compensation or deposit of same in Court
Section32 - Investment of money deposited in respect of lands belonging to persons incompetent to alienate
Section33 - Investment of money deposited in other cases
Section34 - Payment of interest
Part 6
Section35 - Temporary occupation of waste or arable land, procedure when difference as to compensation exists
Section36 - Power to enter and take possession, and compensation on restoratio
Section37 - Difference as to condition on land
Part 7
Section38 - [Omitted]
Section38A - Industrial concern to be deemed company for certain purposes
Section39 - Previous consent of appropriate Government and execution of agreement necessary
Section40 - Previous enquiry
Section41 - Agreement with appropriate Government
Section42 - Publication of agreement
Section43 - Sections 39 to 42 not to apply where Government bound by agreement to provide land for companies
Section44 - How agreement with railway company may be proved
Section44A - Restriction on transfer, etc
Section44B - Land not to be acquired under this part except for certain purpose for private companies other than Government companies
Part 8
Section45 - Service of notices
Section46 - Penalty for obstructing acquisition of land
Section47 - Magistrate to enforce surrender
Section48 - Completion of acquisition not compulsory, but compensation to be awarded when not completed
Section49 - Acquisition of part of house or building
Section50 - Acquisition of land at cost of a local authority or Company
Section51 - Exemption from stamp duty and fees
Section51A - Acceptance of certified copy as evidence
Section52 - Notice in case of suits for anything done in pursuance of Act
Section53 - Code of Civil Procedure to apply to proceedings before Court
Section54 - Appeals in proceedings before Court
Section55 - Power to make rules

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