Andhra Pradesh Land Acquisition (Negotiation Committee) Rules, 1992 were issued under section 55 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act 1 of 1894). In the above Rules were amended adding the Additional Commissioner (Project & Planning) / Chief City Planner, Engineer-in-Chief and concerned Zonal Commissioners as Members of the Negotiation Committee in respect of acquisition of properties in Municipal Corporations instead of members at clauses (5) and (6).
Special Chief Secretary to Government and Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad has proposed to amend rule 4 of the said Rules by including the Chief General Manager (Chief Engineer) of Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited as one of the members of the Negotiation Committee in respect of acquisition of lands by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation for the purpose of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) Project and payment of compensation for land acquired under negotiation.
The Government have examined the recommendation carefully and decided to accept the same. Accordingly, the following Preliminary notification will be published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazettee. The Commissioner of Printing Stationery and Stores purchases,Hyderabadis requested to furnish 50 fifty copies of the same immediately.
The following draft of an amendment to the Andhra Pradesh Land Acquisition (Negotiation Committee) Rules, 1992 issued in G.O.Ms.No.1050, Revenue (LA) Department, dated the 17th October, 1992 and published in Rules Supplement to Part –I Extraordinary of the Andhra Pradesh Gazettee, dated the 26th October, 1992 as subsequently amended which it is proposed to be made in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 55 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act 1 of 1894) is hereby published for general information in the Andhra Pradesh Gazettee as required under sub-section (2) of section 55 of the said Act.
Notice is hereby given that the said draft will be taken into consideration by the Government on or after the expiry of thirty days from the date of publication of this Notification in the Andhra Pradesh Gazettee and that any objections or suggestions which may be received from any person thereof within the aforesaid period will be considered by the Government. The objections and suggestions if any should be in writing either in English or Telugu and addressed to the Principal Secretary to Government, Revenue (LA) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad-500022.
In rule 4 of the said rules, in the proviso the following words shall be added at the end, names:- “However in respect of acquisition of properties for the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project the Chief General Manager (Chief Engineer), Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited shall also be a member of the Level Negotiation Committee