Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

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Volume 6 Issue 2 ()

The monsoon session of the Parliament this year has been touted to be the harbinger of social reforms, as it witnessed the passing of several landmark legislations in quick succession. Noteworthy in this regard are legislations relating to food security, land acquisition and eradication of manual scavenging. The Parliament also passed a law codifying the rights and protecting the livelihood of street vendors, which is a very crucial legislation in the informal labour sector. What needs to be examined is whether these new enactments actually take a step forward by deftly addressing these crucial socio-economic issues or are only half-hearted attempts on the part of the government. In this context, this note seeks to undertake an analysis of the laws relating to land acquisition and food security…

Cite as: NUJS Law Review, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, 6 NUJS L. Rev. VII (2013)

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