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Section 20 – The Waste Lands (Claims) Act, 1863

The Waste Lands (Claims) Act, 1863


Section 20. When land sold not absolutely, or not sold, but otherwise dealt with


If the land shall have been sold subject to any condition reservation, or shall not have been sold, but shall have been otherwise dealt with on account of 1[the State Government], and the Court shall be of opinion that the claim to such land, or the objection of an objector, is established, the Court shall award the claimant or objector to receive such sum, in respect of his interest in such land, as shall be awarded in that behalf under the provisions of 2Act 6 of 1857 (for the acquisition of lands for public purposes),


And thereupon the State Government shall proceed under the said Act to obtain an upward of the value of such interest.




1. Subs. by the A.O.1937 for ” Govt,”


2. See now the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894), s.2.



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