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4. Powers of the Government of Nepal to acquire land:

(1) If the Government of Nepal thinks that there is a need of any land within a development region for the implementation of any development plan as mentioned in the notice under Section 2, the Government of Nepal may acquire such a land.

(2) Such a land shall be acquired in accordance with the Act in force for the time being in relation to the acquisition of land. Provided that, no compensation shall be provided in relation to a land that has remained barren since Two years ago; and if the Government of Nepal wishes to sell any developed land within the developed area to any person other than those from whom the Government of Nepal has acquired the land without compensation shall not be entitled to buy the land until that other persons buy such developed land subject to the Rules framed under Section 5.