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36. Penalty for failure to comply with directions issued under section 21.-

(1) If any person wilfully fails to comply with any direction contained in any notification issued under section 21, he shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

(2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), if any person fails to demolish any building or make additions or alterations thereto in pursuance of any direction contained in any notification issued under section 21 within the period specified in the notification, then, subject to such rules as the Central Government may make in this behalf, it shall be competent for any officer authorised by the metro railway administration in this behalf to demolish such building or make necessary additions or alterations thereto.

1[(2A) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), if any person fails to vacate temporarily any building together with any movable property or animal that may be in his custody, control or possession in pursuance of any direction contained in any notification issued under section 21 within the period specified in the notification, the competent authority may enforce the direction of temporary evacuation physically by taking such police help, as may be considered by him necessary, and for this purpose the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 11 shall, as far as may be, apply.]

1. Subs. by Act 34 of 2009, s. 3, for "metropolitan city" (w.e.f. 7-9-2009).



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