Report No. 10
42. Rights over requisitioned land.-
(1) All land requisitioned under section 40 shall be used for such purposes as may be mentioned in the notice of requisition.
(2) Where any premises are requisitioned under section 40, the competent authority may order the landlord to execute such repairs, the cost of which does not exceed one-sixth of the annual rental value, as may be necessary and are usually made by landlords in that locality and as may be specified in the notice, within such reasonable time as may be mentioned therein, and if the landlord fails to execute any repairs in pursuance of such order, the competent authority may cause the repairs specified in the order to be executed at the expense of the landlord and the cost of thereof, not exceeding one-sixth of the annual rental value, may, without prejudice to any other mode of recovery, be deducted from the compensation payable to the landlord.
[Section 5, R.A]