Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958
28.Assessment of market value or compensation.-
(1) The market value of any property which the Central Government is empowered to purchase at such value under this Act or the compensation to be packed by the Central Government in respect of anything done under this Act shall, where any dispute arises in respect of such market value or compensation, be ascertained in the manner provided in sections, 3, 5, 8 to 34, 45 to 47, 51 and 52 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894), so far as they can be made applicable:
Provided that, when making an enquiry under the said Land Acquisition Act, the Collector shall be assisted by two assessors, one of whom shall be a competent person nominated by the Central Government and one a person nominate by the owner, or, in case the owner fails to nominate an assessor within such reasonable time as may be fixed by the Collector in this behalf, by the Collector.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) or in the Land Acquisition Act.1894 (1 of 1894), in determining the market value of any antiquity in respect of which an order for compulsory purchase is made under sub-section (3) of section 23 or under quite by reason of its being of historical or archaeological importance shall not be taken into consideration.