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ACT NO. 31 OF 1962

[12th September, 1962.]

An Act further to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, and to validate certain acquisitions under that Act.

Short title. 1. Short title. This Act may be called the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Act, 1962. 2 to Amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894). 1*2 to 6. [Amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894).] Not printed.

Validation of certain acquisitions. 7. Validation of certain acquisitions. Notwithstanding any judgment, decree or order of any court, every acquisition of land for a Company made or purporting to have been made under Part VII of the principal Act before the 20th day of July, 1962, shall, in so far as such acquisition is not for any of the purposes mentioned in clause

(a) or clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 40 of the principal Act, be deemed to have been made for the purpose mentioned in clause (aa) of the said sub-section, and accordingly every such acquisition and any proceeding, order, agreement or action in connection with such acquisition shall be, and shall be deemed always to have been, as valid as if the provisions of sections 40 and 41 of the principal Act, as amended by this Act, were in force at all material times when such acquisition was made or proceeding was held or order was made or agreement was entered into or action was taken. Explanation.--In this section "Company" has the same meaning as in clause (e) of section 3 of the principal Act, as amended by this Act.

Repeal and saving.

8. Repeal and saving. (1) The Land Acquisition (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962 (3 of 1962), is hereby repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken under this Act, as if this Act had commenced on the 20th day of July, 1962. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Rep. by Act 56 of 1974, s. 2 & Sch. I.

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