MRTP Chapter IIIA

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What is the purpose of declaring any area in the State to be a development area?

What action can the State Government take regarding development areas according to section 42A(3)?

What happens when the State Government withdraws from operation of the relevant provisions of this Act for a development area?

What action does section 42C address?

What are the consequences of the constitution or appointment of an Area Development Authority for any development area?

Under what circumstances can the Area Development Authority delegate its powers and functions?

Where is the office of the Area Development Authority located?

What is required for an authority in a development area to pay as contribution towards the expenses incurred by an Area Development Authority?

What happens if an authority fails to pay the specified contribution towards expenses incurred by an Area Development Authority?

Who can be a member of the Area Development Authority (ADA)?

What is the power of the State Government in appointing the ADA?

Who can give directions to the ADA for its functioning?

What happens in case of disputes between the ADA and the Metropolitan Planning Committee or District Planning Committee?

What are the powers and functions of the ADA?

What type of entity is the Area Development Authority (ADA)?

Apart from constituting an Area Development Authority (ADA), what else can the State Government do?

Who has authority over directing development activities in a development area under section 42A?

Summary

  • After declaring a development area under section 42A, the State Government must constitute an Area Development Authority (ADA) for that area by notification in the Official Gazette.
  • The ADA is a body corporate with perpetual succession, a common seal, and the power to acquire, hold, and dispose of property.
  • The ADA consists of various members including the Guardian Minister, Zilla Parishad Presidents, Mayors, Municipal Commissioners, Collectors, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Engineer, and Settlement Commissioner.
  • The State Government may appoint a government company or any other agency, authority, company, or corporation as the ADA instead of constituting one.
  • The ADA is bound by the directions and instructions of the Metropolitan Planning Committee or District Planning Committee within whose jurisdiction the development area is situated.
  • Disputes between the ADA and the Metropolitan Planning Committee or District Planning Committee are referred to the State Government for resolution.
  • The ADA's powers and functions include preparing and executing town planning schemes, controlling development activities, levying and collecting fees, entering into contracts, acquiring property, executing works, and exercising other powers and performing other functions as directed by the State Government.

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Test your knowledge on the establishment and regulation of development areas within a state, as per the provisions laid out in Chapter III-A of the law.

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