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Delhi Development Authority Vs. Aman and Ors - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtSupreme Court of India
Decided On
Judge
AppellantDelhi Development Authority
RespondentAman and Ors
Excerpt:
.....in civil appeal no.8477 of 2016 arising out of special leave petition (c) no.8467 of 2015 and civil appeal no.5811 of 2015 arising out of special leave petition (c) no.21545 of 2015.4. these appeals are, accordingly, dismissed.5. in the peculiar facts and circumstances of these cases, the appellant is given a period of one year to exercise its liberty granted under section 24(2) of the right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement act, 2013 for initiation of the acquisition proceedings afresh.6. we make it clear that in case no fresh acquisition proceedings are initiated within the said period of one year from today by issuing a notification under section 11 of the act, the appellant, if in possession, shall return the physical.....
Judgment:

NON-REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL No.10413 OF2016[@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C) No.32064 OF2016]. [@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C)......CC No.20164 OF2016]. DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Appellant(s) VERSUS AMAN & ORS. Respondent(s) WITH CIVIL APPEAL No.10414 OF2016[@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C) No.32065 OF2016]. [@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C)......CC No.20437 OF2016]. WITH CIVIL APPEAL No.10415 OF2016[@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C) No.32066 OF2016]. [@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C)......CC No.20526 OF2016]. WITH CIVIL APPEAL No.10416 OF2016[@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C) No.32067 OF2016]. [@ SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (C)......CC No.20649 OF2016].

JUDGMENT

KURIAN, J.

1. Delay condoned.

2. Leave granted.

3. The issue, in principle, is covered against the appellant by judgments in Civil Appeal No.8477 of 2016 arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No.8467 of 2015 and Civil Appeal No.5811 of 2015 arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No.21545 of 2015.

4. These appeals are, accordingly, dismissed.

5. In the peculiar facts and circumstances of these cases, the appellant is given a period of one year to exercise its liberty granted under Section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 for initiation of the acquisition proceedings afresh.

6. We make it clear that in case no fresh acquisition proceedings are initiated within the said period of one year from today by issuing a Notification under Section 11 of the Act, the appellant, if in possession, shall return the physical possession of the land to the original land owner. Pending applications, if any, stand disposed of. No costs. .......................J.

[ KURIAN JOSEPH ]. .......................J.

[ ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN ]. New Delhi; October 27, 2016.


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