The Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act,1956
Section 17. Payment of compensation or deposit of the same in court
(1) After the amount of compensation has been determined, the competent authority shall on behalf of the Central Government tender payment of, and pay, the compensation to the persons entitled thereto.
(2) If the persons entitled to compensation do not consent to receive it, or if there be any dispute as to the title to receive compensation or as to the apportionment of it, the competent authority shall deposit the amount of compensation in the court of the District Judge and that court shall deal with the amount so deposited in the manner laid down in section 32 and 33 of the Land Acquisition Act,1894 (1 of 1894).