Form body to solve Land Act disputes: Hyderabad HC tells Telangana

Published: 08th September 2016 07:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th September 2016 07:12 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Telangana government to constitute a state-level Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authority under the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013.

The court pointed out that as per Section 51 of the Act 2013 it is mandatory for the state governments to constitute the authority and directed the government to constitute the authority within four weeks.Justice Suresh Kumar Kait passed this direction while hearing a case whering he sought to know whether the government has constituted the state-level Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authority under the Land Act 2013 or not.

When the counsel replied that the state government has sent the proposal to the High Court in this regard, the judge directed the government for constitution of the authority and asked the petitioner to make representation to the authority after two weeks of its constitution. If the authority was not constituted within four weeks the petitioner can approach HC again, the judge said.

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