Report No. 138
8. Previous occupants under the Gujarat Act.-
The Gujarat Act (in the Chapter on Slum Clearance and Redevelopment) contains the following provisions regarding previous occupants:-
"16. Rules to provide for transfer to previous occupants.-Subject to the provision of this Act, the State Government may, by rules, provide for or regulate the transfer of persons who immediately before the declaration of any slum area to be a slum clearance area, were occupying lands or buildings in that area to lands on buildings in any other area or to lands or buildings in such slum clearance area after its re¬development and the conditions of such transfer."