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Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958 [Repealed] Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - DELHI RENT CONTROL ACT, 1958
Chapter I
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Definitions
Section3 - Act not to apply to certain premises
Chapter II
Section4 - Rent in excess of standard rent not recoverable
Section5 - Unlawful changes not to be claimed or received
Section6 - Standard rent
Section6A - Revision of rent
Section7 - Lawful increase of standard rent in certain cases and recovery of other charges
Section8 - Notice of increase of rent
Section9 - Controller to fix standard rent, etc.
Section10 - Fixation of interim rent
Section11 - Limitation of liability of middlemen
Section12 - Limitation for application for fixation of standard rent
Section13 - Refund of rent, premium, etc., not recoverable under the Act
Chapter III
Section14 - Protection of tenant against eviction
Section14A - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to certain persons
Section14B - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to members of the armed forces, etc.
Section14C - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to Central Government and Delhi Administration employees
Section14D - Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to a widow
Section15 - When a tenant can get the benefit of protection against eviction
Section16 - Restrictions on sub-letting
Section17 - Notice of creation and termination of sub-tenancy
Section18 - Sub-tenant to be tenant in certain cases
Section19 - Recovery of possession for occupation and re-entry
Section20 - Recovery of possession for repairs and re-building and re-entry
Section21 - Recovery of possession in case of tenancies for limited period
Section22 - Special provision for recovery of possession in certain cases
Section23 - Permission to construct additional structures
Section24 - Special provision regarding vacant building sites
Section25 - Vacant possession to landlord
Section25A - Provisions of this Chapter to have overriding effect
Section25B - Special procedure for the disposal of applications for eviction on the ground of bona fide requirement
Section25C - Act to have effect in a modified form in relation to certain persons
Chapter IV
Section26 - Receipt to be given for rent paid
Section27 - Deposit of rent by the tenant
Section28 - Time limit of making deposit and consequences of incorrect particulars in application for deposit
Section29 - Saving as to acceptance of rent and forfeiture of rent in deposit
Chapter V
Section30 - Application of the Chapter
Section31 - Fixing of fair rate
Section32 - Revision of fair rate
Section33 - Charges in excess of fair rate not recoverable
Section34 - Recovery of possession by manager or a hotel or the owner of a lodging house
Chapter VI
Section35 - Appointment of Controllers and Additional Controllers
Section36 - Powers of controller
Section37 - Procedure to be followed by Controller
Section38 - Appeal to the Tribunal
Section38A - Additional Rent Control Tribunals
Section38B - Power of High Court to transfer appeals, etc.
Section39 - [Omitted]
Section40 - Amendment of orders
Section41 - Controller to exercise powers of a magistrate for recovery of fine
Section42 - Controller to exercise powers of civil court for execution of other orders
Section43 - Finality of order
Chapter VII
Section44 - Landlord's duty to keep the premises in good repair
Section45 - Cutting off or withholding essential supply or service
Section46 - Landlord's duty to give notice of new construction to Government
Section47 - Leases of vacant premises to Government
Section48 - Penalties
Section49 - Cognizance of offences
Chapter VIII
Section50 - Jurisdiction of civil courts barred in respect of certain matters
Section51 - Controllers to be public servants
Section52 - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section53 - Amendment of the Delhi Tenants Temporary Protection Act, 1956
Section54 - Saving of operation of certain enactments
Section55 - Special provision regarding decrees affected by the Delhi Tenants (Temporary Protection) Act, 1956
Section56 - Power to make rules
Section57 - Repeal and saving
Repealing Act1 - DELHI RENT ACT, 1995

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