The North-west Frontier Province Land Acquisition (amendment) Act, 1986

19th March, 1987.
N.-W. F. P. ACT NO. V OF 1987.
[First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province in the Gazette of North-West Frontier Province (Extraordinary), dated the 19th March, 1987]."
further to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894.


            WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act No. I of 1894), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

Short title and commencement.

1.         (1) This Act may be called the North-West Frontier Province Land Acquisition (Amendment) Act, 1986.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

Insertion of section 48A to Act No 1 of 1894.

2.         In the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act No. I 1894), after section 48, the following new section shall be inserted, namely:

Compensation to be awarded when land not acquired within one year.

            "48A. (1) If within a period of one year from the date of publication of declaration under section 6 in respect of any land, the Collector has not made an award under section 11 in respect to such land, the owner of the land shall, unless he has been to a material extent responsible for the delay be entitled to receive compensation for the damage suffered by him in consequence of the delay.

(2) The provisions of Part II of this Act shall apply, so far as may to the possible, to the determination of the compensation payable under this section.".



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