The Land Acquisition (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1967

The Land Acquisition (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1967 amended the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 to provide for fair compensation to landowners and better rehabilitation and resettlement measures.

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Summary

The Land Acquisition (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1967 amended the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 with the aim of providing for fair compensation to landowners whose land is being acquired for public purposes. The Act also introduced better rehabilitation and resettlement measures for affected families, making it mandatory for the government to ensure that families displaced due to land acquisition are provided with suitable alternative land, housing, and other amenities. Additionally, the Act also introduced provisions for the establishment of Land Acquisition Tribunals, which are responsible for determining the amount of compensation to be paid to landowners. The Act has been amended several times since its enactment to address various issues related to land acquisition.

Section 1 : Short title

Section 2 : [Omitted]

Section 3 : [Omitted]

Section 4 : Validation of certain acquisitions

Section 5 : Repeal and saving

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