UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

4. Which section under the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act,1973
provides the composition of offences i
(a) Section 32
(b) Section 35
(c) Section 54
(d) Section 40

Answer and Notes Answer is A

Explanation : According to section 32 of the U.P. Urban Planning and I Development Act, 1973 any offence made punishable by or under this Act may either before or after the institution of proceedings, be compounded by. the Vice- I Chairman or any officer authorised by him in that behalf by general or special 1 order, on such terms, including any term as regards payment of a composition fee.


UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

7. Who has power to make regulation under the provisions of the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 :
(a) State Government
(b) Development Authority
(c) Vice-Chairman of Authority
(d) Chairman of the Authority *

Answer and Notes Answer is B

Explanation : According to section 56 of the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 an Authority may, with the previous approval of the State Government, make regulations, not inconsistent with the Act and the rules made thereunder, for the administration of the affairs of the Authority.


UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

8. Section 26 C of the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 empowers the Authority to remove anything erected over any street or upon or over any open channel, drain etc. contrary to the provision of Act Which statement is correct regarding exercise of the said power :
(a) The Authority can remove permanent or temporary structure without notice
(b) A notice of 15 days is necessary before removal
(c) A notice of only 7 days is necessary
(d) A notice of only 3 days is necessary

Answer and Notes Answer is A

Explanation : According to section 26-C of the U.P. Urban Planning & Development Act, 1973 the Authority or an officer authorised by it in this behalf may, without notice, cause to be removed :
(a) Any wall, fence, rail, post, step, booth or other structure whether fixed or movable and whether of a permanent or a temporary nature or any fixture which shall be erected, or set up in or upon or over any street or upon or over any open channel, drain, well or tank contrary to the provisions of this Act.
(b) Any stall, chair, bench, box, ladder, bale, board or shelf or any other thing whatever placed, deposited, projected, attached or suspended in, upon, from or to any place in contravention of this Act.


UPHJS2014
Pre. Exam

84. What maximum penalty can be imposed in a non-continuing offence if any development has been made after declaration of the area as development area under section 3 of the Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 without permission of Vice Chairman of the Authority?
(A) Rs. Thirty Thousand
(B) Rs. One Lac
(C) Rs. Fifty Thousand
(D) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is C

UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

54. Appeal against demolition order passed under Section 27 of the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 lies to :
(a) Vice Chairman
(b) Officer designated by State Government
(c) Chairman
(d) State Government

Answer and Notes Answer is C

Explanation : According to section 27 (2) of U.P. Urban Planning & Development Act, 1973 any person aggreieved by an order under sub-section (1) mat appeal to the Chairman against that order within thirty days from the date thereof and the Chairman may after hearing the parties to the appeal cither allow or dismiss the appeal or may reverse or vary any part of the order.

UPHJS2009
Pre. Exam

41. Which amongst the following cannot be levied by a Development Authority?
(A) Mutation charges
(B) Water fees
(C) Fee on carrying a trade or business in a development area
(D) Betterment charges

Answer and Notes Answer is C

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

31. Which is correct: An encroachment made on public land by a person belonging to weaker section after commencement of the Uttar Pradesh Urban Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 1997 shall be :
(a) Regularized on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed
(b) Rehabilitated by allotting alternative land
(c) Evicted like any other person
(d) Subjected to penalty

Answer and Notes Answer is B



Explanation: Section 26-A of Uttar Pradesh Urban Planning and Development, 1973 provides that any encroachment made on public, land by a person belonging to weaker section on or before the date of commencement of the Uttar Pradesh ‘Urban Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 1997 shall not be removed until alternative land or accommodation is offered to rehabilitate him in such manner and on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

24. The Vice Chairman of a development authority has power to stop the development, if the development has been commenced :
(a) In violation of Section 27 of the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973
(b) In violation of Section 19 of U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973
(c) In violation of Section 14 of U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973
(d) None of the above.

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep : According to section 28 of U.P. Urban Planning & Development Act, 1973 where any development in a development area has been commenced or continued in contravention of the master plan or zonal development plan or without the permission- approval or sanction referred to in Section 14 or in contravention of any conditions subject to which such permission, approval or sanction has been granted then, without prejudice to the provisions of Section 26 and 27, the Vice-Chairman of the Authority or any officer of the Authority empowered by him in that behalf, may make an order requiring the development to be discontinued on and from the date of the service of the order.


UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

37. The Authority under the U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 has power to levy betterment charges :
(a) Under Section 36 of the Act referred herein above.
(b) Under Section 31 of the Act, referred herein above.
(c) Under Section 35 of the Act, referred herein above.
(d) None of the above.

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep : Section 35 of U.P. Urban Planning and Development Act, 1973 provides for power of Authority to levy betterment charges.