Land Acquisition (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 1999
(Tamil Nadu Act 43 of 1999)
Object & Reasons6
|Statement of Objects and Reasons - Land Acquisition (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 1999 (Tamil Nadu Act 43 of l999). - As the value of land increases day by day, the existing financial powers with reference to the value of the land to be acquired, specified under section 4(1-A) (a) and (b) of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Central Act I of 1894) in its application to this State, to the Collector and the Commissioner of Land Administration respectively, become inadequate and it results in delay in acquiring the required lands. In order to acquire lands quickly, the High Level Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Justice Thiru G. Ramanujam has considered this aspect and recommended that the financial powers to the Collector and Commissioner of Land Administration may be increased. Therefore, the Government have decided to enhance the financial powers to the Collector and the Commissioner of Land Administration under section 4 of the said Act. 2. The Bill seeks to give effect to the above decision. Published in Part IV-Section 1 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 17th May 1999.|
"(a) the Collector in respect of land not exceeding forty acres in extent the value of which does not exceed rupees twenty-five lakhs;
(b) the Commissioner of Land Administration in respect of land not exceeding seventy-five acres in extent the value of which exceeds rupees twenty-five lakhs, but does not exceed rupees fifty lakhs; and".