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Land Acquisition Act

This law will land us in trouble | Business Line

Agricultural land must be preserved as far as possible for food security, but there is also land available for urban and industrial uses. The proposed Bill, ‘Right to Compensation, Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Bill 2011’ seeks to replace the Land Acquisition Act of 1894 which has outlived its utility. It must ensure that project viability remains attractive while, at the same time, balancing the interests of affected families.

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