Delhi Rent Act, 1995

(Buyer)

The Rent Act of 1995 provides for the regulation of rents, repairs and maintenance and evictions related to properties in Delhi.

CHAPTER I- Preliminary, Section 4 - Registration of tenancy agreements

CHAPTER I- Preliminary, Section 5 - Inheritability of tenancy

Chapter II- Rent, Section 6 - Rent payable

Chapter II- Rent, Section 7 -  Standard rent

Chapter II- Rent, Section 8 -  Other charges payable

Chapter II- Rent, Section 9 - Revision of rent in certain cases

Chapter II- Rent, Section 10 -  Notice of revision of rent

Chapter II- Rent, Section 11 -  Rent authority to fix standard rent, etc.

Chapter II- Rent, Section 12 -  Fixation of interim rent

Chapter II- Rent, Section 13 - Limitation for application for fixation of standard rent, etc.

Chapter II- Rent, Section 14 -  Limitation of liability of middlemen

Chapter II- Rent, Section 15 -  Receipt to be given for rent paid

Chapter II- Rent, Section 16 - Deposit of rent by tenant

Chapter II- Rent, Section 17 - Time limit for making deposit and consequences of incorrect particulars in application for deposit

Chapter II- Rent, Section 18 - Saving as to acceptance of rent and other charges payable and forfeiture thereof in deposit

CHAPTER III- Repairs of Premises, Section  19 -  Duties of landlord

CHAPTER III- Repairs of Premises, Section 20 -  Duties of tenant

Section 21 -  Cutting off or withholding essential supply or service

Section 22 - Protection of tenant against eviction

Section 23 -  Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to certain persons

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 24 - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to members of the armed forces, etc.

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 25 - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to Central Government and State Government employees

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 26 - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to widows, handicapped persons and old persons

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 27 - Payment of rent during eviction proceedings

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 28 - Restrictions on sub-letting

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 29 - Notice of creation and termination of sub-tenancy

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 30 -  Sub-tenant to be tenant in certain cases

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 31 - Recovery of possession for occupation and re-entry

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 32 -  Recovery of possession for repairs and re-building and re-entry

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 33 - Recovery of possession in case of tenancies for limited period


Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 34 - Special provision for recovery of possession in certain cases

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 35 - Permission to construct additional structures

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 36 - Special provision regarding vacant building sites

Chapter IV- Protection of tenant against eviction, Section 37 -  Vacant possession to landlord

CHAPTER VIII PENALTIES

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