Land Acquisition Act (Chapter 41 of 1951). | Land Portal

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The Act provides for the compulsory acquisition of private land by the State for public purposes. It regulates procedures of acquisition, compensation, vesting, etc.The procedures of acquisition foresee, among other things, a declaration of the Minister in the local Land Office, investigation on the land to be acquired by the Land Officer, inquiry and award by Land Officer, final award of land and power to take possession of it, and registration of the land.The Act further provides for: matters to be considered or disregarded in determining compensation; rules on the amount of compensation; appeals to the Court of Appeal; temporary occupation of land; etc.

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