Trust, Sangrur Vs. Gurjit Singh Sandhu & Ors  INSC 63 (15 January
K.Ramaswamy, K.G.B. Pattanaik (J)
JT 1996 (2) 111 1996 SCALE (1)815
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learned counsel for the parties.
K.R.R. Pillai, learned counsel, is appearing on behalf of respondent Nos.5, 6 and
]4 to 18. Notice had heen sent on 29.3.1994 to respondent Nos.1, 3, 4 and 7 lo
13, but till date they have not appeared either in person or through their
counsel. Acknowledgements have not been received. Therefore, they must be
deemed to have been served. 2nd respondent was served on 31.3.1994. He is not
appearing either in person or through his counsel.
controversy is whether the respondents are entitled to the additional amount
under Section 23(1A) of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 as amended by Act 68 of
1984. The Collector's award is dated September 10, 1979 while the notification under
Section 4(1) was published on January 28, 1978.
Under these circumstances, the respondents are not entitled to the additional
amount under Section 23(1A) of the Act.
appeal is accordingly allowed to the above extent.