Indian Bare Acts

THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN AREA AT AYODHYA ACT, 1993

Title : THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN AREA AT AYODHYA ACT, 1993

Year : 1993

Act.No. 33 of 1993
[3 April,1993.]

An Act to provide for the acquisition of certain area at Ayodhya and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Whereas there has been a long-standing dispute relating to the structure (including the premises of the inner and outer courtyards of such structure), commonly known as the Ram Janma Bhumi-Babri Masjid, situated in village Kot Ramchandra in Ayodhya, in Paragon Haveli Avadh, in tehsil Faiza bad Sadar, in district of Faizabad of the State of Uttar Pradesh;

AND WHEREAS the said dispute has affected the maintenance of public order and harmony between different communities in the country;

AND WHEREAS it is necessary to maintain public order and to promote communal harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst the people of India;

AND WHEREAS with a view to achieving the aforesaid objectives, it is necessary to acquire certain areas in Ayodhya;

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

CHAPTER - I

PRELIMINARY



(1) This act may be called the Acquisition of Certain area at Ayodhya Act, 1993.

(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 7th day of January, 1993.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, -

(a) "Area" means the area (including all the buildings, structures or other properties comprised therein) specified in the Schedule:

(b) "Authorized person" means a per or body of persons or trustees of any trust authorized by the Central Government under section 7;

(c) "Claims Commissioner" means the Claims Commissioner appointed under sub-section section (2) of section 8;

(d) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act.

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