CHAPTER III, CONTROL OF EVICTION OF TENANTS Section 17 Notice of creation of termination of sub-tenancy

This section outlines the following timelines of notice creation:
Where, after the commencement of this Act, any premises are sub let either in whole or in part by the tenant with the previous consent in writing of the landlord, the tenant or the sub-tenant to whom the premises are sub-let may, in the prescribed manner, give notice to the landlord of the creation of the sub-tenancy within one month of the date of such sub-letting and notify the termination of such sub-tenancy within one month of such terminal.


(2) Where, before the commencement of this Act, any premises have been
lawfully sub-let either in whole or in part by the tenant, the tenant or the subtenant to whom the premises have been sub-let may, in the prescribed manner,
give notice to the landlord of the creation of the sub-tenancy within six months
of the commencement of this Act, and notify the termination of such sub-tenancy
within one month of such termination.


(3) Where in any case mentioned in sub-section (2), the landlord contests that the premises were not lawfully sub-let, and an application is made to the Controller in this behalf, either by the landlord or by the sub-tenant, within two months of the date of the receipt of the notice of sub-letting by the' landlord or the issue of the notice by the tenant or the sub-tenant, as the case may be the Controller shall decide the dispute.