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OBJECTIVE


Most of the persons living in urban areas are somehow directly or indirectly affected by the law of rent control which is provincial in nature and it differs from State to State, The law which was applicable to Delhi was Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control Act, 1952 (38 of 1952). During the course of its applicability many difficulties were being faced and it was considered necessary to enact a comprehensive law for Delhi. In order to achieve this objective the Delhi Rent Control Bill was introduced in the Parliament.

(Ps&A) DEALS WITH THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF DELHI RENT CONTROL ACT,1958

ACT NOT TO APPLY TO CERTAIN PREMISES-STANDARD RENT-(NOTE: INS. BY ACT 57 OF W.E.F 1988, SEC.4 (1-12-1988) REVISION OF RENT.-LAWFUL INCREASE OF STANDARD RENT IN CERTAIN CASES AND RECOVERY OF OTHER CHARGES-CONTROLLER TO FIX STANDARD RENT, ETC-NOTICE OF INCREASE OF RENT-FIXATION OF INTERIM RENT-LIMITATION FOR APPLICATION FOR FIXATION OF STANDARD RENT-LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OF MIDDLEMEN-REFUND OF RENT, PREMIUM, ETC. NOT RECOVERABLE UNDER THE ACT-RENT IN EXCESS OF STANDARD RENT NOT RECOVERABLE-UNLAWFUL CHANGES NOT TO BE CLAIMED OR RECEIVED-PROTECTION OF TENANT AGAINST EVICTION-RIGHT TO RECOVER IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF PREMISES TO ACCRUE TO CERTAIN PERSONS-RIGHT TO RECOVER IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF PREMISES TO ACCRUE TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND DELHI ADMINISTRATION EMPLOYEES-RIGHT TO RECOVER IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF PREMISES TO ACCRUE TO A WIDOW-WHEN A TENANT CAN GET THE BENEFIT OF PROTECTION AGAINST EVICTION-RESTRICTIONS ON SUB-LETTING-NOTICE OF CREATION AND TERMINATION OF SUB-TENANCY-VACANT POSSESSION TO LANDLORD-PERMISSION TO CONSTRUCT ADDITIONAL STRUCTURES-SPECIAL PROVISION REGARDING VACANT BUILDING SITES-SPECIAL PROVISION FOR RECOVERY OF POSSESSION IN CERTAIN CASES-RECOVERY OF POSSESSION IN CASE OF TENANCIES FOR LIMITED PERIOD-RECOVERY OF POSSESSION FOR REPAIRS AND RE-BUILDING AND RE-ENTRY-SUB-TENANT TO BE TENANT IN CERTAIN CASES-RECOVERY OF POSSESSION FOR OCCUPATION AND RE-ENTRY-RECOVERY OF POSSESSION IN CASE OF TENANCIES FOR LIMITED PERIOD-SPECIAL PROVISION FOR RECOVERY OF POSSESSION IN CERTAIN CASES-PERMISSION TO CONSTRUCT ADDITIONAL STRUCTURES-SPECIAL PROVISION REGARDING VACANT BUILDING SITES-VACANT POSSESSION TO LANDLORD-PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER TO HAVE OVERRIDING EFFECT-SPECIAL PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF APPLICATIONS FOR EVICTION ON THE GROUND OF BONA FIDE REQUIREMENT-ACT TO HAVE EFFECT IN A MODIFIED FORM IN RELATION TO CERTAIN PERSONS-RECEIPT TO BE GIVEN FOR RENT PAID-TIME LIMIT OF MAKING DEPOSIT AND CONSEQUENCES OF INCORRECT PARTICULARS IS APPLICATION FOR DEPOSIT-DEPOSIT OF RENT BY THE TENANT-SAVING AS TO ACCEPTANCE OF RENT FORFEITURE OF RENT IN DEPOSIT-APPLICATION OF THE CHAPTER-FIXING OF FAIR RATE-REVISION OF FAIR RATE-CHARGES IN EXCESS OF FAIR RATE NOT RECOVERABLE-RECOVERY OF POSSESSION BY MANAGER OR A HOTEL OR THE OWNER OF A LODGING HOUSE-APPOINTMENT OF CONTROLLERS AND ADDITIONAL CONTROLLERS-POWERS OF CONTROLLER-PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED BY CONTROLLER-APPEAL TO THE TRIBUNAL-ADDITIONAL RENT CONTROL TRIBUNALS-POWER OF HIGH COURT TO TRANSFER APPEALS, ETC-AMENDMENT OF ORDERS-CONTROLLER TO EXERCISE POWERS OF A MAGISTRATE FOR RECOVERY OF FINE-FINALITY OF ORDER-CONTROLLER TO EXERCISE POWERS OF CIVIL COURT FOR EXECUTION OF OTHER ORDERS-LANDLORDS DUTY TO KEEP THE PREMISES IN GOOD REPAIR-LANDLORD'S DUTY TO GIVE NOTICE OF NEW CONSTRUCTION TO GOVERNMENT-CUTTING OFF OR WITHHOLDING ESSENTIAL SUPPLY OR SERVICE-LEASES OF VACANT PREMISES TO GOVERNMENT-PENALTIES-COGNIZANCE OF OFFENCES-JURISDICTION OF CIVIL COURTS BARRED IN RESPECT OF CERTAIN MATTERS-CONTROLLERS TO BE PUBLIC SERVANTS-PROTECTION OF ACTION TAKEN IN GOOD FAITH-AMENDMENT OF THE DELHI TENANTS TEMPORARY PROTECTION ACT, 1956-SAVING OF OPERATION OF CERTAIN ENACTMENT'S-SPECIAL PROVISIONS REGARDING DECREES AFFECTED BY THE DELHI TENANTS (TEMPORARY PROTECTION) ACT, 1956-POWER TO MAKES RULES.