Balwan Singh & Ors. Vs. Land Acquisition Collector & Anr.
The Land Acquisition Act, 1894 - Section 4 (1)
Interest - Claim for -Period from the date of dispossession to the date of Notification under Section 4(1) of the Act - Held that the land owner is not entitled to interest under the Act - Land owner will be entitled to get rent or damages for use and occupation for the period the Government retained possession of the property - Appeals disposed of directing the respondents to award additional interest by way of damages, at the rate of 15% per annum for the period between 1.7.1984, the date when the appellants were dis-possessed till 2.9.1993, the date of Notification under Section 4(1) of the Act.
Topic(s)-Land Acquisition - Interest Allowed from Date of Dispossession