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Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958

 

Preamble

   
  CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title, extent and commencement

2.

Definitions

3.

Act not to apply to certain premises

   
  CHAPTER-II PROVISIONS REGARDING RENT
4.

Rent in excess of standard rent not recoverable

5.

Unlawful changes not to be claimed or received

6.

Standard rent

6A.

(Note: Ins. by Act 57 of 1988, sec.4 (w.e.f. 1-12-1988) Revision of rent

7.

Lawful increase of standard rent in certain cases and recovery of other charges

8.

Notice of increase of rent

9.

Controller to fix standard rent, etc.

10.

Fixation of interim rent

11.

Limitation of liability of middlemen

12.

Limitation for application for fixation of standard rent

13.

Refund of rent, premium, etc., not recoverable under the Act

   
  CHAPTER-III CONTROL OF EVICTION OF TENANTS
14.

Protection of tenant against eviction

14A.

Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to certain persons

14B.

Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to members of the armed forces, etc.

14C.

Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to Central Government and Delhi Administration employees

14D.

Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to a widow

15.

When a tenant can get the benefit of protection against eviction

16.

Restrictions on sub-letting

17.

Notice of creation and termination of sub-tenancy

18.

Sub-tenant to be tenant in certain cases

19.

Recovery of possession for occupation and re-entry

20.

Recovery of possession for repairs and re-building and re-entry

21.

Recovery of possession in case of tenancies for limited period

22.

Special provision for recovery of possession in certain cases

23.

Permission to construct additional structures

24.

Special provision regarding vacant building sites

25.

Vacant possession to landlord

   
  CHAPTER III-A SUMMARY TRIAL OF CERTAIN APPLICATIONS
25A.

Provisions of this Chapter to have overriding effect

25B.

Special procedure for the disposal of applications for eviction on the ground of bona fide requirement

25C.

Act to have effect in a modified form in relation to certain

   
  CHAPTER-IV DEPOSIT OF RENT
26.

Receipt to be given for rent paid

27.

Deposit of rent by the tenant

28.

Time limit of making deposit and consequences of incorrect particulars is application for deposit

29.

Saving as to acceptance of rent forfeiture of rent in deposit

   
  CHAPTER-V HOTELS AND LODGING HOUSES
30.

Application of the Chapter

31.

Fixing of fair rate

32.

Revision of fair rate

33.

Charges in excess of fair rate not recoverable

34.

Recovery of possession by manager or a hotel or the owner of a lodging house

   
  CHAPTER- VI APPOINTMENT OF CONTROLLERS AND THEIR POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND APPEALS
35.

Appointment of Controllers and Additional Controllers

36.

Powers of Controller

37.

Procedure to be followed by Controller

38.

Appeal to the Tribunal

38A.

Additional Rent Control Tribunals

38B.

Power of High Court to transfer appeals, etc.

39.

Section 39 omitted by Act 57 of 1988, sec.17 (w.e.f. 1-12-1988)

40.

Amendment of orders

41.

Controller to exercise powers of a magistrate for recovery of fine

42.

Controller to exercise powers of civil court for execution of other orders

43.

Finality of order

   
  CHAPTER-VII PROVISIONS REGARDING SPECIAL OBLIGATIONS OF LANDLORDS AND PENALTIES
44.

Landlords duty to keep the premises in good repair

45.

Cutting off or withholding essential supply or service

46.

Landlord’s duty to give notice of new construction to Government

47.

Leases of vacant premises to Government

48.

Penalties

49.

Cognizance of offences

   
  CHAPTER-VIII MISCELLANEOUS
50.

Jurisdiction of civil courts barred in respect of certain matters

51.

Controllers to be public servants

52.

Protection of action taken in good faith

53.

Amendment of the Delhi Tenants Temporary Protection Act, 1956. - Rep.

54.

Saving of operation of certain enactment’s

55.

Special provisions regarding decrees affected by the Delhi Tenants (Temporary Protection ) Act, 1956

56.

Power to makes rules

57.

Repeal and saving

   
 

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