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The Displaced Persons (Compensation and Rehabilitation) Act,1954

The Displaced Persons (Compensation and Rehabilitation) Act,1954




Chapter I – (Preliminary)
1 Short title
2 Definitions
Chapter II – Payment of Compensation & Rehabilitation Grants to Displaced Persons
3 Appointment of Chief Settlement Commissioner, etc
4 Application for payment of compensation
5 Determination of public dues by Settlement Officers
6 Relief to certain banking companies
7 Determination of the amount of compensation
8 Form and manner of payment of compensation
8A Payment of Compensation case of mortgaged properties
9 Payment of compensation in cases of disputes
10 Special procedure for compensation in certain cases
11 Rehabilitation and other grants to displaced persons
Chapter III – Compensation Pool for purposes of payment of compensation and rehabilitation grants to displaced persons
12 Power to acquire evacuee property for rehabilitation of displaced persons
13 Compensation for evacuee property acquired under this Act
14 Compensation pool
15 Exemption of property in compensation pool from processes of Courts
16 Management of compensation pool
17 Functions and duties of managing officers and managing corporations
18 Dissolution of Managing Corporation
19 Power to vary or cancel lease or allotment of any property acquired under this Act
20 Power to transfer property out of the compensation pool
20A Utilisation of compensation pool in connection with restoration of evacuee property in certain cases
20B Restrictions on restoration of certain property
21 Recovery of certain sums as arrears of land revenue
Chapter IV – Appeal, revision and powers of officers under the Act
22 Appeals to the Settlement Commissioner
23 Appeals to the Chief Settlement Commissioner
24 Power of revision of the Chief Settlement Commissioner
25 Review and amendment of orders
26 Power of officers appointed under this Act etc
27 Finality of Orders
Chapter V – Miscellaneous
28 Power to transfer cases
29 Special protection from ejectment to certain classes of persons
30 Exemption from arrest
31 Advisory Board
32 Power to give directions
33 Certain residuary powers of Central Government
34 Delegation of powers
35 Penalty
36 Bar of jurisdiction
37 Officers appointed under the Act to be public servants
38 Protection of action taken in good faith
39 Validation of certain action taken before the commencement of the Act
40 Power to make rules
Statement of Objects and Reasons
Statement of Objects and Reasons

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