• Land Acquisition Ordinance 2014

    Oxfam India’s latest policy brief Land Acquisition Ordinance 2014: Dismissing Democracy, Displacing Safeguards?’ lists out some clearly defined expectations that the organisation has from the bill introduced in parliament.

Land Acquisition Ordinance 2014: Dismissing Democracy, Displacing Safeguards?

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (RFCLARR) was enacted in 2013 replacing the land acquisition policies prevalent in the country since 1894. A year later, the Government of India on December 31, 2014 issued an ordinance making significant changes to the Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land. Read more 

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