Martial Law Order 1962 (Zone B) No. 111

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[ 8th February 1962 , Gazette of West Pakistan , Extraordinary, 15th February 19621

Whereas property shown in T.,P. Plan No. 167/M for Timber Market on the Ravi Road in Lahore, measuring approximately 216 kanals, 5 marlas 199 sft. and comprising the khasra numbers as given in the Schedules attach ed, situated in the Revenue Estate Chak Jia Mosa and Jia Musa, Tehsil and District Lahore (hereinafter referred to as the said property) is required by the Lahore Improvement Trust in the public interest for the purpose of constructing a Timber Market (hereinafter referred to as the said Market), in Lahore, now, therefore, 1, Lt.-General 13akhtiar Rana, SQA, MC, Martial Law Administrator, Zone `B', order the West Pakistan Government~..~(herein after referred to as Government) to forthwith take possession of the said property summarily ejecting, if necessary, any person or persons in occupa tion of any part thereof.

  1. Government shall transfer the said property to the Lahore Improve ment Trust subject to the provisions of section 41 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, so far as applicable as if the Lahore Improvement Trust were a Company and shall^.^ put the Lahore Improvement Trust in possession thereof and the said property shall be deemed to have been duly acquired by the Lahore Improvement Trust.

  2. The compensation for the land and standing crops thereon will be assessed by the Deputy Commissioner and Collector, Lahore, under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, as modified by section 69 of the~.~ Punjab Town Improvement Act, and shall be subject to confirmation by the Commissioner, Lahore Division, Lahore whose order shall be final.

  3. The compensation awarded shall be paid by the Lahore Improve ment 'Trust.

  4. The Lahore Improvement Trust shall forthwith lay out the area of the said Market, allot sites to the timber merchants and do all other things necessary for the establishment of the said Market in this area.

  5. The Chairman of Lahore Improvement Trust shall determine the prices of the sites allotted to Timber Merchants and shall also determine the terms and conditions of the payment thereof to the Lahore Improvement Trust and the method of recovery in case of default.

  6. All Timber and bamboo shop shall be moved from Ravi Road , Rattan Chand Road and other places within the City of Lahore Corporation to the said Market as and when ordered by the Commissioner, Lahore Division, Lahore .

  7. No provision of this. Order shall be called to question in any Court including the High Court and the Supreme Court. No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Government, the Lahore Improve ment Trust, or any member, officer or servant of the Government or any person in respect of anything done or intended to be done in good faith under this Order.

For Schedule I Please See Gazette of West Pakistan, Extraordinary, dated 15th February 1962 .


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