39. Certain properties requisitioned under previous law to be deemed to be requisitioned under this Chapter.-
Any property referred to in sub-section (2) of section 24 of the Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act, 1952 (30 of 1952), which continued, immediately before the commencement of that Act, to be subject to requisition under the Requisitioned Land (Continuance of Powers) Act, 1947 (17 of 1947), and has not, immediately before the commencement of this Act, been released from requisitioning shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force or in any judgment, decree or order of any court, be deemed to be the property requisitioned under sub-section (1) of section 29 if such property is, in the opinion of the Central Government, now required for any of the purposes specified in that sub-section: Provided that-
(a) all agreements or awards for the payment of compensation in respect of any such property for any period of requisition before the commencement of this Act and in force immediately before such commencement, shall continue to be in force and shall apply to the payment of compensation in respect of that property for any period after such commencement;
(b) anything done or any action taken (including any orders, notifications or rules made or issued) under the Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act, 1952 (30 of 1952), or under the Requisitioned Land (Continuance of Powers) Act, 1947 (17 of 1947), and continued under the first-mentioned Act, shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Chapter or any rules or orders made thereunder, be deemed to have been done or taken under this Chapter.