RERA

NCLT takes action against Builders under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Corporate Law - Recently, various Real Estate Developers had approached the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the amendment made in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) which deems the status of allottees as ‘financial creditors’ under the Act. Very recently the Supreme Court upheld the said amendment in Insolvency and Bank...

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SC Orders Refund to Home buyer for prolonged delay in possession

Corporate Law - The Hon’ble Supreme Court (SC) in the case of Kolkata West International City Pvt. Ltd. v. Devasis Rudra passed a judgment stating that the homebuyers are allowed to claim refund from the defaulting builders/developers in case there is a prolonged delay in delivery of possession of homes. In the said case, the builder had failed to [&h...

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Key takeaways for Real Estate Stakeholder from recent SC Judgments of Amarpali & Pioneer

Corporate Law - Key takeaways from 2 honourable Supreme Court judgments of 1) Amarpali & 2) Pioneer as pronounced on 23rd July 2019 & 9th Aug 2019 respectively for Real Estate Stakeholders The striking down of Article 370 by our honourable PM and HM at unprecedented speed has similar parallel in honourable Supreme Court also in last fortnight. [&...

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Rera Registration or Exemption of Real Estate Project and Real Estate Agent

Corporate Law - Applicability of RERA registration / Exemption of  Real Estate Project and Real Estate Agent Section 3 & 9 of RERA (Real Estate Regulation and Development Act, 2016) Conditions for Registration / Exemption under RERA  1. The area of land proposed to be developed <= 500 sq meters(5382 sqft) 2. The no. of apartments proposed to be...

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Registered Agreement not mandatory for remedy under RERA

Corporate Law - The RERA Act came into effect from May 2016. Consequent thereto the State of Maharashtra notified the applicability of various provisions of the said Act from 1st May 2017. MahaRERA was constituted by the state of Maharashtra as an authority for enforcing the various provisions of the said Act. As soon as the said authority […]...

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Supreme Court Cancels Registration of Amrapali Group Under RERA

Corporate Law - A number of writ petitions were filed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court against the projects of various Companies of Amrapali Group in Noida and Greater Noida. In 2011, various housing projects were launched in Noida and Greater Noida by Amrapali Group of Companies to construct approximately 42,000 flats and it was assured that the deliv...

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RERA is bringing positive transformative changes in the industry

Corporate Law - As we are in the 2nd year of the implementation of RERA, I am happy to note all the States/UTs have notified Rules under RERA except for 6 North Eastern States and the state of West Bengal...

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IBC, RERA pitted against each other; need reconciliation: ASSOCHAM

Corporate Law - The two laws enacted in 2016 may have the best of intentions, but the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Code) and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act appear to be pitted against each other when it comes resolving interest of bankers and home-buyers, said an ASSOCHAM- Thought Arbitrage paper. ...

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RERA – REITs, GST, rationalising of stamp duty to spur the housing sector

Corporate Law - In order to promote affordable housing, the government has made several efforts to create enabling environment and eco-system.Towards such an end, the Government has granted infrastructure status to affordable housing which will enable these projects to avail the associated benefits such as lower borrowing rates...

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PwCs report on Transactions in Real Estate Sector

Corporate Law - PwC’s comprehensive report on ‘Transactions in the real estate sector’ covers the various tax and regulatory aspects that need to be considered while entering into transactions in the real estate sector....

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Multiple proceedings on same issue not permissible under RERA 2016

Mr. Jatin Mavani Vs M/s. Rare Township Pvt. Ltd (RERA) - Since the complainant is also a party to the said proceeding , he can not separately agitate this complaint before the MahaRERA, as it will amount to agitate multiple proceedings on the same issue, which is not permissible in RERA Act, 2016. In the present case since the MahaRERA has already given j...

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Selling of open car parking space not allowed: Maha-RERA

Sanjeev Dhakar Vs. M/s. Arkade Realty (Maharera Mumbai) - The complainant, who is a resident in a completed building in the above registered project, has filed this complaint seeking directions of MahaRERA to the respondent to allow him to park his vehicle inside the compound wall of the building. The Complainant has further alleged that the Respondent is ...

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Bombay HC Upholds constitutional validity of Penal provisions under RERA

Neelkamal Realtors Suburban Pvt. Ltd. and anr. Vs. Union of India and ors. (Bombay High Court) - Provisions of RERA are prospective in nature. The penalty under Sections 18, 38, 59, 60, 61, 63 and 64 is to be levied on account of contravention of provisions of RERA, prospectively and not retrospectively. These provisions, therefore, cannot be said to be violative of Articles 14, 19(1)(g), 20(1)...

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HC allows withdrawal of Maha-RERA Office Order defining ‘Co-Promoter’

Ismail Ibrahim Patel and ors. Vs. State of Maharashtra and ors. (Bombay High Court) - The petitioner had questioned and challenged the validity of office order dated 11th May, 2017 passed by the Secretary, Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (hereinafter referred to as Maha­ RERA for short). In the impugned order the Maha­ RERA observed that since the term ‘Co­ prom...

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Customs is the King: Maharera, Mumbai’s Landmark Judgement (on Refund of Amount with in Interest for Delayed Possession)

Avinash Saraf, Neha Duggar Saraf Vs Runwal Homes Pvt. Ltd. (Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, Mumbai) - In, Avinash Saraf versus Runwal Homes Private Limited case, the landmark judgement given by MAHARERA, Mumbai, having complaint number 32, Dated 13th October 2017. Final judgement is given by Honorable Shri B. D.KAPADNIS....

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MahaRERA: Procedure for transferring or assigning promoter’s rights and liabilities to a third party

Circular No:  24/2019  - (04/06/2019) - Whereas, in accordance with Section 15 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, the promoter shall not transfer or assign his majority rights and liabilities in respect of a real estate project to a third party without obtaining prior written consent from two-third allottees, excep...

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Procedure for revocation of project registration under MahaRera

MahaRERA Order No: 8119 - (28/03/2019) - Therefore, it is felt necessary to issue necessary direction which shall be followed for revocation of project registration and thereafter- MahaRERA shall only consider those complaints for revocation of project, when Association of Allottees is involved....

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MAHARERA: Approval of Association of Allottees for order U/s. 7(3)

Order No: 07/2019 - (08/02/2019) - In cases, where the promoter of a MahaRERA registered project is unable to complete the project in the extended time of one year, granted under Section 6, further extension may be given only in those cases where the concerned association of allottees resolve that instead of revoking the registration...

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Procedure for referring complaints to MahaRERA Conciliation and Dispute Resolution Forum by MahaRERA or Adjudicating Officer of MahaRERA.

No. MahaRERA/Secy./Order- 6/1126/2018 - (29/11/2018) - When a complaint is being heard by MahaRERA or an Adjudicating Officer of MahaRERA and the said authority is satisfied that there is a possibility of settlement by way of conciliation, then with the consent of both the parties involved, it may refer the complaint to a designated bench of the Maharas...

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MAHARERA: SOP for handling complaint on Non-Registered Projects

Circular No. 23/2018 - (26/11/2018) - SOP for handling complaints against registered projects and for source information of projects, which ought to have been registered but have not registered....

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Recent Posts in "RERA"

NCLT takes action against Builders under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Recently, various Real Estate Developers had approached the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the amendment made in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) which deems the status of allottees as ‘financial creditors’ under the Act. Very recently the Supreme Court upheld the said amendment in Insolvency and Bank...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

SC Orders Refund to Home buyer for prolonged delay in possession

The Hon’ble Supreme Court (SC) in the case of Kolkata West International City Pvt. Ltd. v. Devasis Rudra passed a judgment stating that the homebuyers are allowed to claim refund from the defaulting builders/developers in case there is a prolonged delay in delivery of possession of homes. In the said case, the builder had failed to [&h...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Key takeaways for Real Estate Stakeholder from recent SC Judgments of Amarpali & Pioneer

Key takeaways from 2 honourable Supreme Court judgments of 1) Amarpali & 2) Pioneer as pronounced on 23rd July 2019 & 9th Aug 2019 respectively for Real Estate Stakeholders The striking down of Article 370 by our honourable PM and HM at unprecedented speed has similar parallel in honourable Supreme Court also in last fortnight. [&...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Rera Registration or Exemption of Real Estate Project and Real Estate Agent

Applicability of RERA registration / Exemption of  Real Estate Project and Real Estate Agent Section 3 & 9 of RERA (Real Estate Regulation and Development Act, 2016) Conditions for Registration / Exemption under RERA  1. The area of land proposed to be developed <= 500 sq meters(5382 sqft) 2. The no. of apartments proposed to be...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Supreme Court Cancels Registration of Amrapali Group Under RERA

A number of writ petitions were filed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court against the projects of various Companies of Amrapali Group in Noida and Greater Noida. In 2011, various housing projects were launched in Noida and Greater Noida by Amrapali Group of Companies to construct approximately 42,000 flats and it was assured that the deliv...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Registered Agreement not mandatory for remedy under RERA

The RERA Act came into effect from May 2016. Consequent thereto the State of Maharashtra notified the applicability of various provisions of the said Act from 1st May 2017. MahaRERA was constituted by the state of Maharashtra as an authority for enforcing the various provisions of the said Act. As soon as the said authority […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Real Estate Agents Under RERA

Agents/ property dealers/ brokers play a major role in the Real estate sector, they are the ones who help the homebuyers in choosing the right kind of builder. They are the middlemen between Builders and Homebuyers. As per the RERA Act 2016, it is mandatory for all the agents to be registered withReal Estate Agent […]...

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Rera on Lease Agreements

The Bombay High Court while deciding the case of Lavasa Corporation that is developed under the township project in the Pune stated that RERA needs to apply for the cases based on the long-term agreements. The court has held that RERA applies to the said case wherein the citizens are seeking compensation due to the […]...

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No Execution of RERA Order is No Relief To Home buyer

Till now RERA has been set up in many states of the country. Maharashtra RERA (MahaRERA) leading amonst all, has disposed of the largest number of complaints and issued orders against the developers / builders for non-compliance of the law. MP-RERA, HARYANA RERA (HARERA) and the authority in other states is also leaving no stones [&hellip...

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India – Pre and Post RERA

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development), Act 2016 has been quite effective so far. The Authority has been taking strict actions against builders for non-compliance and violation of law. Pre-RERA, the promoters / builders resorted to unfair trade practices including delay in handing over possession by not delivering the possession on ...

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