Madras HC quashes all land acquisitions since Sept 2013 by TN Govt under three old State laws

Meera Emmanuel July 4 2019

In a verdict that is likely to have far-reaching implications, the Madras High Court on Wednesday effectively struck down Section 105A of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (2013 Act), which had exempted certain State land acquisition acts from the purview of the 2013 Act.

By this provision, the Tamil Nadu government had exempted three State enactments from the application of the 2013 Act i.e. the Tamil Nadu Acquisition of Land for Harijan . . .

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