NDMC Act not a special enactment, cannot override Delhi Rent Act: Supreme Court

Bar & Bench December 7 2017
Disproportionate Assets

Aditya AK and Chandan Goswami

The Supreme Court has held that the rent recovered from a tenant under the provisions of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Act cannot be considered as part of the rent for the purpose of seeking eviction of the tenant.

The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Justices J Chelameswar and Abdul Nazeer, which addressed an important question of law as to whether property tax recoverable from the tenant under Section 67(3) of the . . .

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