Developer can avail remedy of Specific Performance with respect to Development Agreement, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan October 9 2018

The Supreme Court has held that Section 14(3)(c) of the Specific Relief Act, 1963 (Act) is not a bar to a suit by a developer for specific performance of a development agreement between himself and the owner of the property. Both owners and developers can avail of the remedy of specific performance under the Act, a Bench comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud held.

Background

The case arose from a judgment of a Division . . .

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