REGULATED EQUIPMENT FOR
AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Motor vehicles, agricultural plants, machinery and equipment to which this Act is applicable.

3. Vesting of regulated equipment in the Government.

4. Taking possession of regulated equipment vested in the Government.

5. Written directions may be given by authorised officer in writing relating to taking possession of regulated equipment vested in Government.

6. Prevention of or obstruction to taking possession of regulated equipment for and on behalf of the Government.

7. Notice to persons entitled to make claims to the compensation payable under this Act in respect of any regulated equipment vested in the Government.

8. Determination of compensation in respect of claim.

9. Appeal from a determination of compensation under section 8.

10. Manner in which notice or direction may be served on persons.

11. Offences by bodies of persons.

12. Interpretation.

26 of 1971.

AN ACT to provide for the vesting in the government under certain circumstances of motor vehicles, agricultural plants, machinery or equipment imported for agricultural projects, for the payment of compensation therefor, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 28th June, 1971]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Regulated Equipment for Agricultural Projects (Special Provisions) Act.

2. Motor vehicles, agricultural plants, machinery and equipment to which this Act is applicable.

(1) The provisions of this Act shall apply to any motor vehicle, agricultural plant, machinery or equipment (in this Act referred to as a "regulated equipment”) imported by any person under the authority of an import licence issued to such person on or after January 1, 1965, upon the recommendation of an officer authorized by the competent authority, on an application made by such person that such regulated equipment is necessary in connection with or for the purposes of any agricultural project.

(2) The person in whose favour the import licence was issued is hereinafter referred to as the "owner”.

3. Vesting of regulated equipment in the Government.

(1) Where the Secretary to the Ministry is satisfied—

(a) that the owner of a regulated equipment has in contravention of the terms and conditions of the import licence issued in respect of that regulated equipment sold, mortgaged, transferred or in any other form alienated such regulated equipment; or

(b) that such regulated equipment is not necessary or has not been or is not used in connection with or for the purposes of the agricultural project for which the regulated equipment was imported; or

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