Lands Acquisition (Amendment) Act, 2017 (No. 9 of 2017). | Land Portal

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This Act amends the Lands Acquisition Act in the Long Title and in provisions concerning, among other things, the power of the Minister to acquire land for public utility and relating preliminary investigation and other procedures, (assessment of) appropriate compensation, criteria for assessment of compensation, and the power of court (defined in this Act) to issue an ejectment order in addition to penalties.

Amends: Lands Acquisition Act, 1970 (No. 21 of 1970). (1970-08-24)

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