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UP promulgates 2020 UP Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance
UP promulgates 2020 UP Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance

Compensation Claims will be decided by designated Claims Tribunals. The tribunals will be authorized to investigate complaints and assess the damage.

16 March 2020 Current Affairs:The Uttar Pradesh state government promulgated Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance, 2020 law on 15 March. The ordinance was approved by the State Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.  

UP Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance, 2020:
♦ Under the new law to recover compensation from those who damage public and private property during protests and riots. 
Compensation Claims will be decided by designated Claims Tribunals. The tribunals will be authorized to investigate complaints and assess the damage. The Claims Tribunal will be headed by a retired district judge, and its members would be of the rank of additional commissioner. It is empowered with all the powers of the Civil Court.
♦ The law states that the owner of any private property may file claims for compensation within three months of the public protests, bandhs, or riots.