SC Judgments-2016

DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Vs. ARCHANA KHANNA & ORS.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

DIVISION BENCH

( Before : Kurian Joseph and Shiva Kirti Singh, JJ. )

DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY — Appellant

Vs.

ARCHANA KHANNA & ORS. — Respondent

Civil Appeal No. 8154 of 2016 (@ Special Leave Petition(C) No. 23093 of 2016)

Decided on : 16-08-2016

Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 – Section 24(2)

JUDGMENT

Kurian, J.—Leave granted.

  1. It is not in dispute that in this appeal, the award is dated 07.01.1999 and that there was no stay operating and yet, possession has not been taken. Therefore, Section 24(2) of The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 has to apply and the acquisition is to be declared as lapsed.
  2. In that view of the matter, the appeal is dismissed.
  3. No costs.

(2016) 8 JT 531 : (2016) 8 Scale 148

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