Civil Appeal No. 6864 of 2017 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No. 15253 of 2017 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (C)... CC. No. 9531/2017)). Case: Delhi Development Authority Vs Amarjeet Singh and Ors.. Supreme Court

Case Number:Civil Appeal No. 6864 of 2017 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No. 15253 of 2017 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (C)... CC. No. 9531/2017))
Party Name:Delhi Development Authority Vs Amarjeet Singh and Ors.
Judges:Kurian Joseph and R. Banumathi, JJ.
Issue:Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 - Sections 11, 24(2)
Judgement Date:May 09, 2017
Court:Supreme Court
 
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Judgment:

Kurian Joseph, J.

  1. Delay condoned.

  2. Leave granted.

  3. The issue, in principle, is covered against the Appellant by judgments in Civil Appeal No. 8477 of 2016 arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No. 8467 of 2015 and Civil Appeal No. 5811 of 2015 arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No. 21545 of 2015.

  4. This appeal is, accordingly, dismissed.

  5. In the peculiar facts and circumstances of this case, the Appellant is given a period of six months to exercise its liberty granted Under Section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 for initiation of the acquisition proceedings afresh.

  6. We make it clear that in case no fresh acquisition proceedings are initiated within the said...

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