Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486), Rules & Orders [As At 5th February 2023]

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Land Acquisition Act 1960 (ACT 486) 

RULES & ORDERS 

[As At 5th February 2023]

An Act relating to the acquisition of land, the assessment of compensation to be made on account of such acquisition, and other matters incidental thereto.

Detailed Contents Of Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486) :

The Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486) is a Malaysian law that provides for the acquisition of land by the government for public purposes. The Act outlines the procedures for acquiring land, the compensation to be paid to the landowners, and the appeals process. The Rules and Orders of the Act are subsidiary legislation that provide further details on the implementation of the Act.

As of 10th June 2021, the Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486) had several Rules and Orders, including:

  1. Land Acquisition Rules 1998 - These rules provide further details on the procedures for acquiring land under the Act, including the notification process, objections and hearings, compensation, and the role of the Land Administrator.

  2. Land Acquisition (Forms) Rules 1998 - These rules provide standard forms to be used in the land acquisition process, such as the Notice of Intention to Acquire, Notice of Acceptance of Award, and Notice of Appeal.

  3. Land Acquisition (Compensation) Rules 1999 - These rules provide guidelines for determining the compensation to be paid to landowners whose land is acquired under the Act. The compensation is based on the market value of the land, the value of any improvements made to the land, and any other losses incurred by the landowner as a result of the acquisition.

  4. Land Acquisition (Special Provisions) Act 1980 - This Act provides for the acquisition of land for the purpose of economic development, including the development of industries, housing, and public infrastructure. It outlines the procedures for acquiring land under these circumstances and provides for the payment of compensation to the landowners.

  5. Land Acquisition (Compensation) (Amendment) Rules 2001 - These rules amend the Land Acquisition (Compensation) Rules 1999 to provide for the payment of interest on the compensation amount if there is a delay in payment.

  6. Land Acquisition (Compensation) (Amendment) Rules 2002 - These rules further amend the Land Acquisition (Compensation) Rules 1999 to provide for the payment of solatium, or a compassionate allowance, to landowners whose land is acquired.

  7. Land Acquisition (Compensation) (Amendment) Rules 2006 - These rules further amend the Land Acquisition (Compensation) Rules 1999 to provide for the payment of interest on the solatium amount if there is a delay in payment.

Overall, the Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486) and its subsidiary legislation provide a framework for the government to acquire land for public purposes while ensuring that landowners are fairly compensated. The Rules and Orders provide further details on the procedures and compensation guidelines, ensuring that the acquisition process is transparent and fair.

Land Acquisition Act 1960 Contains:

-Land Acquisition Act 1960 (Act 486)
-Federal Territory of Putrajaya (Modification of Land Acquisition Act 1960) Order 2002
-Federal Territory of Labuan (Extension and Modification of Land Acquisition Act) Order 2009
-Land Acquisition Rules 2017
-Land Acquisition (Electronic Forms) Rules 2017

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