RERA



GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA

ABSTRACT  

RULES -

Telangana Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Rules, 2017- Notification – Orders – Issued.  

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (M1) DEPARTMENT  

G.O.Ms.No.202          Dated: 31-07-2017

Read: -   Real Estate (Regulation and Development), Act,2016.   

ORDER: -  

The appended Notification will be published in Telangana Gazette          

Dated:04-08-2017.   

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)  

SUNIL SHARMA

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (TR&B) &

SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (MA&UD) (i/c)

NOTIFICATION 

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 84 red with sub-clause (iv) of clause (g) of section 2 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (Central Act 16 of 2016 ), the Government of Telangana, hereby makes the following rules, namely: —

CHAPTER - I  
PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, applicability and Commencement —  

(1) These rules may be called the Telangana State Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Rules, 2017.  

(2) These Rules are applicable to all Real Estate Projects whose building permissions approved on or after 01.01.2017 by the Competent Authorities viz., UDAs / DTCP / Municipal Corporations / Municipalities / Nagar Panchayats / TSIIC.  

(3) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Telangana Gazette

2. Definitions.—   

(1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-  

(a)  “Act” means the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (Central Act 16 of 2016);

(b) “association of allottees” means a collective of the allottees of a real estate project, by whatever name called, registered under any law for the time being in force, acting as a group to serve the cause of its members, and shall include the authorized representatives of the allottees;  

(c) “authenticated copy” means a self-attested copy of any document;  

(d) “Form” means a Form appended to these rules;  

(e) “appropriate government” means the Government of Telangana;  

(f) “section” means a section of the Read Estate (Regulations and Development) Act, 2016

(g) “Saleable Area” includes Carpet Area plus veranda/balcony/terrace area which are exclusively meant for the Allottee plus the proportionate share of Common Areas and any other area as agreed between the Promoter and Allottee in the agreement of salefor which a proportionate cost has been collected from the Allottees;

(h) Parking area” means a covered or open area which is sufficient in size to park vehicles and which may be provided in the basements and/or stilt and/or podium and/or in the form of independent structure built for providing parking spaces and/or parking provided by the mechanized parking arrangements.

(i) “Land Cost” and Cost of Construction : For the purposes of sub-clause (D) of clause (l) of sub-section (2) of section 4 of the Act and for thepurposes of registration of a real estate project as set out in Rules 3 and 4 of these Rules:

(a) “Land cost” shall include:   

(i). The costs incurred by the Promoter for acquisition of ownership and title of the land parcels proposed for the real estate project, including its lease charges, Interest Costs, which shall also include overhead cost, marketing and/or brokerage costs, legal cost and supervision cost.

(ii). Any security deposits, payments payable to land owner(s) in connection with the Joint development agreement,  

(iii). Amount paid for acquisition of Transferable Development Rights in accordance with applicable laws;  

(iv). Consideration payable to the outgoing developer to relinquish ownership and title rights over the land parcel forming part of the real estate project;  

(v). Amounts payable to State Government or Competent Authority or any other Statutory Authority of the State or Central Government, towards Stamp Duty, Transfer charges, Registration fees, land/zone change conversion charges, NALA charges, any taxes in relation to the land etc.   

(b) “Cost of construction” shall include:   

(i). The cost of construction for the purpose of sub-clause (D) of clause (I) of sub-section (2) of section 4, shall include all such costs, incurred by the Promoter, towards the on-site and off-site expenditure for the development of the Real Estate project such as mobilization advances to contractors, procurement advances to vendors, construction equipment, site preparations and so on and onsite and offsite construction activities, payments/ instalments to local authority, and all other items of expenditure for the construction, marketing and sale of the project;  

(ii). Fees, Charges, Interest etc. and taxes and penalties to any competent authority or statutory or local authority of the Central or State Government under any laws or rules or regulations for the time being in force; and  

 (iii). Principal sums and Interest, paid or payable to any financial institutions including scheduled banks or nonbanking financial companies etc. or any lender for the Real Estate Project.  

(j) “Ongoing Project” means, a Project where development is going on and for which Occupancy Certificate or Completion Certificate has not been issued but excludes such Projects for which building permissions were approved prior to 01.01.2017 by the Competent Authorities viz., UDAs / DTCP / Municipal Corporations / Municipalities / Nagar Panchayats / TSIIC as the case may be.  

(2) Words and expressions used but not defined in these rules, but defined in the Act, shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.   

CHAPTER - II

REAL ESTATE PROJECT  

3. Information and documents to be furnished by promoter for registration of real estate project.—   

(1) A promoter shall furnish the following information and documents along with those specified under section 4 of the Act for registration of the project tothe Competent Authority appointed by the Government by notification or delegated under section 81 of the Act, namely:- 

a) authenticated copy of the PAN card of the promoter;   

b) annual report including audited profit and loss account, balance sheet, cash flow statement, Directors report and the Auditors report of the promoter for the immediately preceding three financial years; and where annual report is not available, the audited profit and loss account, balance sheet, cash flow statement and the Auditors report of the promoter for the immediately preceding three financial years;   

c) the number of open parking areas and the number of covered parking areas available in the real estate project;   

d) authenticated copy of the legal title deed reflecting the title of the promoter to the land on which development of project is proposed along with legally valid documents for chain of title with authentication of such title;   

e) details of encumbrances on the land on which development of project is proposed including details of any rights, title, interest, dues, litigation and name of party in or over such land or non-encumbrance under certificate froman advocate having experience of atleast ten years or from the revenue authority not below the rank of Tahsildar, as the case may be;   

f) where the promoter is not the owner of the land on which development of project is proposed details of the consent of the owner of the land along with a copy of the collaboration agreement, development agreement, joint development agreement or any other agreement, as the case may be, entered into between the promoter and such owner and copies of title and other documents reflecting the title of such owner on the land on which project is proposed to be developed;  

g) name, photograph, contact details and address of the promoter if it is an individual and the name, photograph, contact details and address of the chairman, partners, directors, as the case may be, and the authorised person in case of other entities.   

(2) An application to the Authority for registration of the real estate project shall be made in writing in Form ‘A’, annexed to this order,in triplicate, until the procedure is made web based for filing of such application.   

(3) The promoter shall pay a registration fee at the time of application for registration either  by way of a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on any scheduled bank or through online payment mode, as the case may be, for a sum calculated at the rate of,-   

(a) in case of group housing project,- five rupees per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed does not exceed one thousand square meters; or rupees ten per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed exceeds one thousand square meters, but shall not be more than five lakhs rupees;   

(b) in case of mixed development (residential and commercial) project,- ten rupees per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed does not exceed one thousand square meters; or fifteen rupees per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed exceeds one thousand square meters, but shall not be more than seven lakhs rupees;   

(c) in case of commercial projects,- twenty rupees per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed does not exceed one thousand square meters; or twenty five rupees per square meter for projects where the area of land proposed to be developed exceeds one thousand square meters, but shall not be more than ten lakhs rupees;   

(d) in case of plotted development projects,- five rupees per square meter, but shall not be more than two lakhs rupees.   

(4) The declaration to be submitted under clause (l) of sub-section (2) of       section 4 of the Act, shall be in Form ‘B’ annexed to this order, which shall include a declaration stating that the promoter shall not discriminate against any allottee at the time of allotment of any apartment, plot or building, as the case may be.   

4. Additional disclosure by promoters of ongoing projects —   

(1) Upon the notification for commencement of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Act, or the commencement of these regulations whichever is later, the promoter of an ongoing project who has not received completion certificate (i.e, Occupancy Certificate) shall, within the time specified in the said subsection, make an application to the Authority as provided in rule 3.   

(2) The promoter shall, in addition to disclosures provided in rule 3, disclose the following information, namely:-   

(a) the original sanctioned plan, layout plan and specifications and the subsequent modifications carried out, if any, including the existing sanctioned plan, layout plan and specifications

(b) the total amount of money collected from the allottees and the total amount of money used for development of the project including the total amount of balance money lying with the promoter;   

(c) status of the project (extent of development carried out till date and the extent of development pending) including the original time period disclosed to the allottee for completion of the project at the time of sale including the delay and the time period within which he undertakes to complete the pending project, which shall be commensurate with the extent of development already completed, and this information shall be certified by an engineer, an architect and a chartered accountant in practice.   

(3) The promoter shall disclose the size of the apartment based on carpet area even if earlier sold on any other basis such as super area, super built up area, built up area etc. which shall not affect the validity of the agreement entered into between the promoter and the allottee to that extent.   

(4) In case of plotted development, the promoter shall disclose the area of the plot being sold to the allottees as per the layout plan.   

(5) For projects that are ongoing and have not received completion certificate (i.e, Occupancy Certificate), on the date of commencement of these regulations, the promoter shall, within a period of three months make an application for registration of the project with the Authority, deposit in the separate bank account, seventy per cent of the amounts already realized from the allottees, which have not been utilized for construction of the project or the land cost for the project as required under sub-clause (D) of clause (l) of sub-section (2) of section 4, which shall be used for the purposes specified therein.

5. Grant or rejection of registration of project.—   

(1) Upon the registration of a project as per section 5 of the Act read with rule 3 and 4 of these rules, as the case may be, the Authority shall issue a registration certificate with a registration number as specified in Form ‘C’ annexed to this order to the promoter.   

(2) In case of rejection of the application as per clause (b) of Sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Act, the Authority shall intimate the applicant in Form ‘D’ annexed to this order to grant an opportunity to the applicant to rectify the defects in the application within such time period as may be specified by it.   

6. Extension of registration of project.—  

(a) The registration granted under the Act, may be extended by the Authority, on an application made by the promoter in Form ‘E’annexed to this order, in triplicate until the application procedure is made web based, within three months prior to the expiry of the registration granted.   

(b) The application for extension of registration shall be accompanied with a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on any scheduled bank or through online payment mode, as the case may be, for an amount equivalent to half the registration fees as prescribed under sub-rule (3) of rule 3 along with an explanatory note setting out the reasons for delay in the completion of the project and seeking extension of registration for the project, along with supporting such reasons:   
Provided that where the promoter applies for extension of registration of the project due to force majeure he shall not be liable to pay any fee.   

(c) The extension of registration of the project shall not be beyond the period provided as per local laws for completion of the project or phase thereof, as the case may be.   

(d) In case of extension of registration, the Authority shall issue such extension in Form ‘F’ annexure to this order and in case of rejection of the application for extension of registration the Authority shall issue such rejection in Form ‘D’ annexed to this order.  

Provided that the Authority may grant an opportunity to the promoter to rectify the defects in the application within such time period as may be specified by it.  

7. Revocation of registration of the project.—

Upon the revocation of registration of a project as per section 7 of the Act, the Authority shall issue such revocation in Form ‘D’.   

CHAPTER - III       

REAL ESTATE AGENT   

8. Application for registration by the real estate agent.—   

(1) Every real estate agent required to be registered as per sub-section (2) of section 9 of the Act by making application in writing to the Authority in Form ‘G’ annexed to this order, in triplicate, until the application procedure is made web based, along with the following documents, namely:-   

(a) the brief details of his enterprise including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc.); 

(b) the particulars of registration (whether as a proprietorship, partnership, company, society etc.) including the bye-laws, memorandum of association, articles of association etc. as the case may be;   

(c) name, address, contact details and photograph of the real estate agent, if it is an individual and the name, address, contact details and photograph of the partners, directors etc. in case of other entities;   

(d) the authenticated copy of the PAN card of the real estate agent;   

(e) the authenticated copy of the address proof of the place of business.   

(2) The real estate agent shall pay a registration fee at the time of application for registration either by way of a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on any scheduled bank or through online payment, as the case may be, for a sum of ten thousand rupees in case of the applicant being an individual or fifty thousand rupees in case of the applicant other than an individual.   

9. Grant of registration to the real estate agent.—   

(1) On receipt of the application under rule 8, the Authority shall within a period of thirty days either grant registration to the real estate agent or reject the application, as the case may be:   

Provided that the Authority may grant an opportunity to the real estate agent to rectify the defects in the application within such time period as may be specified by it before rejecting the application.  

(2) Upon the registration of a real estate agent, the Authority shall issue a registration certificate with a registration number in Form ‘H’ annexed to this order to the real estate agent.   

(3) In case of rejection of the application, the Authority shall intimate the applicant in Form ‘I’.  

(4) The registration granted under this rule shall be valid for a period of five years.  

10. Renewal of registration of real estate agent.—   

(1) The registration granted to a real estate agent under the Act, may be renewed, on an application made by the real estate agent in Form ‘J’ annexed to this order, in triplicate, until the application procedure is made web based, which shall not be less than three months prior to the expiry of the registration granted.   

(2) The application for renewal of registration shall be accompanied with a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on any scheduled bank or through online payment, as the case may be, for a sum of five thousand rupees in case of the real estate agent being an individual or twenty five thousand rupees in case of the real estate agent other than an individual.   

(3) The real estate agent shall also submit all the updated documents set out in clauses (a) to (e) of sub-rule (1) of rule 8 at the time of application for renewal.   

(4) In case of renewal of registration, the Authority shall issue renewal certificate of registration in Form ‘K’ and in case of rejection of the application for renewal of registration, the Authorityshall issue rejection of application in Form ‘I’: Provided that no application for renewal of registration shall be rejected, unless the applicant has been given an opportunity of being heard in the matter:   

Provided further that the Authority may grant an opportunity to the real estate agent to rectify the defects in the application within such time period as may be specified by it.   

(5) The renewal granted under this rule shall be valid for a period of five years.   

11. Revocation of registration of real estate agent.—   

The Authority may, for the reasons specified under sub-section (7) of section 9 of the Act, revoke the registration granted to the real estate agent or renewal thereof, as the case may be, and intimate the real estate agent of such revocation in Form ‘I’.   

12. Books of accounts, records and documents.—   

The real estate agent shall maintain and preserve its books of account, records and documents in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), as amended from time to time, and the rules made thereunder.   

13. Functions of a real estate agent.-  

The real estate agent shall provide assistance to enable the allottee and promoter to exercise their respective rights and fulfil their respective obligations at the time of booking and sale of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be and other functions mentioned in Section 10 of the Act.   

CHAPTER – IV  
DETAILS TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE AUTHORITY
 

14. Details to be published on website.—  

(1) The Authority shall ensure that the following information, as applicable, shall be made available on its website in respect of each project registered under the Act, namely:-   

(a) details of the promoter including the following, namely:-   

(i) promoter or group profile,-   

(A) a brief detail of his enterprise including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (proprietorship, limited liability partnership, society, partnership, company, competent authority) and the particulars of registration as such enterprise and in case of a newly incorporated or registered entity, brief details of the parent entity including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (whether as proprietorship, societies, limited liability partnership, partnership, company, competent authority);   

(B) background of promoter:- work experience of the promoter and in case of a newly incorporated or registered entity work experience of the chairman, directors, partners, as the casemay be and that of the authorised persons of the parent entity;(C) name, address, contact details and photograph of the promoter in case of an individual and the name, address, contact details and photograph of the chairman, directors, partners, as the case may be and that of the authorised persons.   

(ii) track record of the promoter,-   

(A) number of years of experience of the promoter or parent entity, as the case may be, in real estate development in the State of Telangana;   

(B) number of years of experience of the promoter or parent entity, as the case may be, in real estate development in other States or Union territories;   

(C) number of completed projects and area constructed till date in the past five years including the status of the projects, delay in its completion, details of type of land and payments pending;   

(D) number of ongoing projects and proposed area to be constructed launched in the past five years including the status of the said projects, delay in its completion, details of type of land and payments pending;   

(E) details and profile of ongoing and completed projects for the last five years as provided under clause (b) of sub-section (2) of section-4.   

(iii) litigations,-

Details of litigation in the past five years in relation to the real estate projects developed or being developed by the promoter.   

(iv) website,-   

(A) web link of the promoter or parent entity, as the case may be;   

(B) web link of the project;   

(v) details of the real estate project including the following, namely:-   

(A) advertisement and prospectus issued in regard to the project;   

(B) compliance and registration,-   

(i). authenticated copy of the approvals and commencement certificate received from the competent authority as provided under clause (c) of sub-section (2) of section 4;   

(ii). the sanctioned plan, layout plan and specifications of the project or the phase thereof, and the whole project as sanctioned by the competent authority as provided under clause (d) of subsection (2) of section 4;   

(iii). details of the registration granted by the Authority under the Act;   

(C) apartment, plot and garage related details,-   

(i). details of the number, type and carpet area of apartments for sale in the project along with the area of the exclusive balcony or verandah areas and the exclusive open terrace areas with the apartment, if any, or details of the number, type and area of plots for sale in the project or both, as the case may be;  

(ii). details of the number and area of garage for sale in the project;   

(iii). details of the number of open parking areas and covered parking areas available in the real estate project;   

(D) Registered Agents,- names and addresses of real estate agents for the project.   

(E) consultants,- Details, including name and addresses, of contractors, architect, structural engineers and other persons concerned with the development of the real estate project such as-   

(i). name and address of the person;  

(ii). names of promoters;   

(iii). year of establishment;   

(iv). names and profile of key projects completed;   

(vi) location,-

the details of the location of the project, with clear demarcation of land dedicated for the project along with its boundaries including the latitude and longitude of the end points of the project;   

(vii) development Plan,-   

(A) the plan of development works to be executed in the proposed project and the proposed facilities to be provided thereof including fire fighting facilities, drinking water facilities, emergency evacuation services, use of renewable energy etc.;   

(B) amenities:- a detailed note explaining the salient features of the proposed project including access to the project, design for electric supply including street lighting, water supply arrangements and site for disposal and treatment of storm and sullage water, and any other facilities and amenities or public health services proposed to be provided in the project;   

(C) Gantt charts or milestone charts and project schedule:- the plan of development works to be executed in the project and the details of the proposed facilities to be provided thereof and the timelines to achieve the same;   (D) The stage wise time schedule of completion of the project, including the provisions for civic infrastructure like water, sanitation and electricity etc.   

(b) the authenticated copy of the PAN card of the promoter  

(c) promoter shall upload the following updates on the webpage for the project, within fifteen days from the expiry of each quarter, namely:-

(i) list of number and types of apartments or plots, offered for sale;   

(ii) list of number of garages / parking slots offered for sale;  

(iii) status of the project,-   

(A) status of construction of each building with photographs;   

(B) status of construction of each floor with photographs;   

(C) status of construction of internal infrastructure and common areas with photographs.   

(iv) status of approvals,-   

(A) approvals received;   

(B) approvals applied and expected date of receipt;   

(C) approvals to be applied and date planned for application;   

(D) modifications, amendment or revisions, if any, issued by the competent authority with regard to any sanctioned plans, layout plans, specifications, license, permit or approval for the project;   

(d)  the details of approvals, permissions, clearances, legal documents,-   

(i)  approvals-   

(A) authenticated copy of the license or land use permission, building sanction plan and the commencement certificate from the competent authority obtained in accordance with the laws applicable for the project, and where the project is proposed to be developed in phases, an authenticated copy of the license or land use permission, building sanction plan and the commencement certificate for each of such phases;   

(B) authenticated copy of the site plan or site map showing the location of the project land along with names of revenue estates, survey numbers, cadastral numbers, khasra numbers and area of each parcels of the project land;   

(C) authenticated copy of the layout plan of the project or the phase thereof, and also the layout plan of the whole project as sanctioned by the competent authority and other specifications of the project;   

(D) floor plans for each tower and block including clubhouse, amenities and common areas;   

(E) any other permission, approval, or license that may be required under applicable law including fire no-objection certificate, permission from water and sewerage department etc.;   

(F) authenticatedcopy of occupancy certificate and completion certificate including its application.

(ii)  legal documents-   

(A) the details including the proforma of the application form, allotment letter, agreement for sale and the conveyance deed;   

(B) authenticated copy of the legal title deed reflecting the title of the promoter to the land on which development of project is proposed along with legally valid documents for chain of title with authentication of such title;   

(C) land title search report from an advocate having experience of at least ten years;   

(D) details of encumbrances on the land on which development of project is proposed including details of any rights, title, interest, dues, litigation and name of any party in or over such land or non- encumbrancecertificate from an advocate having experience of atleast ten years or the revenue authority not below the rank of Tahsildar;   

(E) where the promoter is not the owner of the land on which development is proposed, a copy of the collaboration agreement, development agreement, joint development agreement or any other agreement, as the case may be, entered into between the promoter and such owner and copies of title and other documents reflecting the title of such owner on the land proposed to be developed;   

(F) details of mortgage or charge, if any, created on the land and the project;   

(e) Contact details-

contact address, contact numbers and email-id of thepromoter, authorised person and other officials related to the project.   

(2) The Authority shall maintain a database and ensure that the information specified therein shall be made available on its website in respect of each project revoked or penalized, as the case may be.   

(3) The Authority shall ensure that the following information shall be made available on its website in respect of each real estate agent registered with it or whose application for registration has been rejected or revoked, namely:-   

(a) For real estate agents registered with the Authority:-   

(i) registration number and the period of validity of the registration of the real estate agent with the Authority;   

(ii) brief details of his enterprise including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (whether as proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc.);   

(iii) particulars of registration as proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc. including the bye-laws, memorandum of association, articles of association etc. as the case may be;   

(iv) name, address, contact details and photograph of the real estate agent, if it is an individual and the name, address, contact details and photograph of the partners, directors etc. in case of other persons;   

(v) authenticated copy of the PAN card of the real estate agent;  (vi) authenticated copy of the address proof or the place of business and the contact address, contact numbers and email-id of the real estate agent and its other officials;   

(b) In case of applicants whose application for registration as a real estate agent have been rejected or real estate agents whose registration has been revoked by the Authority-   

(i) registration number and the period of validity of the registration of the real estate agent with the Authority;   

(ii) brief details of his enterprise including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (whether as proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc.);   

(iii) name, address, contact details and photograph of the real estate agent if it is an individual and the name, address, contact details and photograph of the partners, directors etc. in case of other persons;   

(c) such other documents or information as may be specified by the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

(4) The Authority shall maintain a back-up, in digital form, of the contents of its website in terms of this rule, and ensure that such back-up is updated on the last day of each month.   

CHAPTER – V  
INTEREST PAYABLE BY PROMOTER AND ALLOTTEE AND TIMELINES FOR REFUND
 

15. Interest payable by promoter and allottee.—   

The rate of interest payable by the promoter to the allottee or by the allottee to the promoter, as the case may be, shall be highest Marginal Cost of Lending Rate of State Bank of India plus two per cent.  

Provided that in case the Marginal Cost of Lending Rate of State Bank of India is not in use it would be replaced by such benchmark lending rates which the State Bank of India may fix from time to time for lending to the general public.   

16. Timelines for refund.—   

Any refund of monies along with the applicable interest and compensation, if any, payable by the promoter in terms of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, shall be payable by the promoter to the allottee within ninety days from the date on which such refund along with applicable interest and compensation, as the case may be, becomes due.   

CHAPTER – VI  
REAL ESTATE REGULATORY AUTHORITY  

17. Selection of Chairperson and other Members of Authority.—   

(1) As and when vacancies of Chairperson or any other Member in the Authority exist or arise, or are likely to arise, the appropriate Government may make a reference to the Selection Committee appointed as per section 22 of the Act, in respect of the vacancies to be filled.   

(2) The Selection Committee may, for the purpose of selection of the Chairperson or Member of the Authority, follow such procedure as deemed fit including the appointment of a Search Committee consisting of such persons as the Selection Committee considers appropriate to suggest a panel of names for appointment as Chairperson or Member of the Authority.   

(3) The Selection Committee shall send the panel of two names for each vacancy to the appropriate Government.   

(4) The Selection Committee shall make its recommendation to the appropriate Government within a period of sixty days from the date of reference made under sub-rule (1).   

(5) The appropriate government shall, within thirty days from the date of receipt of the recommendation by the Selection Committee, appoint one of the two names  recommended by the Selection Committee for the vacancy of the Chairperson or other Member, as the case may be.  

18. Salary and allowances payable and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and other Members of Authority.—   

(1) The salaries and allowances payable to the Chairperson and other Members of the Authority shall be as follows-   

(a) the Chairperson shall be paid a consolidated monthly salary of one lakh fifty thousand rupees and shall be entitled to 50,000/- per month towards allowance relating to house

plus an amount as fixed by Government for hiringa vehicle from time to time;   

(b) the Member shall be paid a consolidated monthly salary of one lakh rupees and shall be entitled to Rs. 50,000/- per month towardsallowance relating to houseplus an amount as fixed by Government for hiringa vehicle from time to time;   

(2) The Chairperson and other Member shall be entitled to thirty days of earned leave for every completed year of service.   

(3) The other allowances and conditions of service of the Chairperson and the Members shall be such as may be determined by the appropriate government from time to time.   

19. Administrative powers of the Chairperson of Authority.—   

(1) The Chairperson of the Authority shall exercise the administrative powers in respect of-   

(a) matters pertaining to staff strength, wages and salary structures, emoluments, perquisites and personnel policies;   

(b) matters pertaining to creation and abolition of posts;   

(c) matters pertaining to appointments, promotions and confirmation for all posts;

(d) acceptance of resignations by any Member, officer or employee of the Authority;  

(e) officiating against sanctioned posts;   

(f) authorisation of tours to be undertaken by any Member, officer or employee of the Authority within and outside India;   

(g) matters in relation to reimbursement of medical claims;   

(h) matters in relation to grant or rejection of leaves;   

(i) permission for hiring of vehicles for official use;   

(j) nominations for attending seminars, conferences and training courses in India or abroad;   

(k) permission for invitation of guests to carry out training course;   

(l) matters pertaining to staff welfare expenses;   

(m) sanction or scrapping or write-off of capital assets which due to normal wear and tear have become unserviceable or are considered beyond economical repairs;   

(n) matters relating to disciplinary action against any Member, officer or employee of the Authority.   

(2) The Chairman of the Authority shall also exercise such other powers that may be required for the efficient functioning of the Authority and enforcement of the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

20. Salary and allowances payable to and the other terms and conditions of service of the officers and of the employees of Authority.—   

(1) The conditions of service of the officers and employees of the Authority in the matter of pay, allowances, leave, joining time, joining time pay, age of superannuation and other conditions of service, shall be regulated in accordance with such rules and regulations as are, from time to time, applicable to officers and employees of the appropriate Government and drawing the corresponding scales of pay.   

(2) The appropriate Government shall have power to relax the provisions of any of these rules in respect of any class or category of officers or employees.  

21. Functioning of Authority —   

(1) The office of the Authority shall be located at such place as may be determined by the appropriate Government by notification.   

(2) The working days and office hours of the Authority shall be the same as that of the normal working days and office hours of the other offices of the appropriate Government.   

(3) The official common seal and emblem of the Authority shall be such as the appropriate Government may specify. 

(4) Every notice, order and direction of the Authority shall bear the seal of the Authority which shall be in custody with the person designated by the Chairperson.  

(5) The Authority shall ordinarily have sittings at its headquarters and at such other places as the Chairperson may by general or special order specify.   

22. Additional powers of Authority.—   

(1) In addition to the powers specified in clause (iv) of sub-section (2) of section 35, the Authority shall exercise the following additional powers,-   

(a) require the promoter, allottee or real estate agent to furnish in writing such information or explanation or produce such documents within such reasonable time, as it may deemnecessary;   

(b) Requisitioning, subject to the provisions of sections 123 and 124 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872), any public record or document or copy of such record or document from any office.   

(2) The Authority may call upon such experts or consultants from the fields of economics, commerce, accountancy, real estate, competition, construction, architecture, law or engineering or from any other discipline as it deems necessary, to assist the Authority in the conduct of any inquiry or proceedings before it.   

(3) The Authority may in the interest of the allottees, inquire into the payment of amounts imposed as penalty, interest or compensation, paid or payable by the promoter, in order to ensure that the promoter has not,-   

(a) withdrawn the said amounts from the account maintained under subclause (D) of clause (l) of sub-section (2) of section 4; or   

(b) used any amounts paid to such promoter by the allottees for that real estate project for which the penalty, interest or compensation is payable, or any other real estate project; or   

(c) recovered the amounts paid as penalty, fine or compensation from the allottees of the relevant real estate project or any other real estate project.   

23. Recovery of interest, penalty and compensation.—   

The recovery of the amounts due such as interest, penalty or compensation shall be recovered as arrears of land revenue in the manner provided under applicable local laws.   

CHAPTER – VII  
CENTRAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
 

24. Recommendation of the Central Advisory Council.—   

(1) The Central Advisory Council shall, at such intervals as it may deem necessary, make recommendation on the matters set out in sub-section (1) of section 42 of the Act.   

(2) The Central Advisory Council shall prepare draft recommendation and invite comments on the same from stakeholders, experts, civil society etc.  

(3) Upon receipt of comments on the draft recommendation as per sub-rule (2), the Central Advisory Council shall finalise its recommendation after incorporating such comments as it may deem appropriate and refer the same to the Central Government, who shall have the authority,-   

(a) to accept such recommendation in entirety;   

(b) to accept such recommendation with such amendments as it may deem fit and proper;   

(c) to refer back such recommendation to the Central Advisory Council with its comments for consideration; and   

(d) to reject such recommendation.   

(4) Pursuant to acceptance of the recommendations or part thereof the Central Government may share the recommendation of the Central Advisory Council with the appropriate Government of States and Union territories with Legislature for further necessary action to give effect to the said recommendation.   

(5) As regards, the Union territories without Legislature, the Central Government may, if it deems fit, by notification, make rules to give effect to such recommendations of the Central Advisory Council.   

CHAPTER – VIII  
TELANGANA REAL ESTATE APPELLATE TRIBUNAL  

25. Appeal and the fees payable.—   

(1) Every appeal filed under sub-section (1) of section 44 of the Act, shall be accompanied by a fees of five thousand rupees in the form of a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on a scheduled bank in favour of the Appellate Tribunal and payable at the branch of that Bank at the station where the seat of the said Appellate Tribunal is situated or through online payment, as the case may be.   

(2) Every appeal shall be filed in Form ‘L’, in triplicate, until the application procedure is made web based, along with the following documents, namely:-   

(a) true copy of the order against which the appeal is filed;   (b) copies of the documents relied upon by the appellant and referred to in the appeal; and   (c) an index of the documents.   

(3) Every appeal shall be either filed at the filing counter of the Registry of the Appellate Tribunal or through a registered post or through online system, as applicable.   

(4) In case of an appeal sent by post under sub-rule (3), it shall be deemed to have been presented to the Appellate Tribunal on the day on which it is received in its office.   

(5) Where a party to the appeal is represented by an authorised person, as provided under section 56, a copy of the authorisation to act as such and the written consent thereto by such authorised person, both in original, shall be appended to the appeal or the reply to the notice of the appeal, as the case may be.   

(6) On the date of hearing or any other date to which hearing could be adjourned, it shall be obligatory on the parties or their agents, as the case may be, to appear before the Appellate Tribunal: Provided that where the appellant or his authorised person, as the case may be, fails to appear before the Appellate Tribunal on such days, the Appellate Tribunal may in its discretion either dismiss the appeal for default or decide it on merits and where the opposite party or his authorised person fails to appear on the date of hearing, the Appellate Tribunal may decide the appeal ex-parte.   

(7) The procedure for day to day functioning of the Appellate Tribunal, which have not been provided by the Act or the rules made thereunder, shall be as specified by the Appellate Tribunal.   

26. Selection of Members of Appellate Tribunal.—   

(1) As and when vacancies of a Member in the Appellate Tribunal exist or arise, or are likely to arise, the appropriate Government may make a reference to the Selection Committee in respect of the vacancies to be filled.   

(2) The Selection Committee may, for the purpose of selection of the Member of the Appellate Tribunal, follow such procedure as deemed fit including the appointment of a Search Committee consisting of such persons as the Selection Committee considers appropriate to suggest a panel of names for appointment as Member of the Appellate Tribunal.   

(3) The Selection Committee shall send the panel of two names for each vacancy to the appropriate Government.   

(4) The Selection Committee shall make its recommendation to the appropriate Government within a period of sixty days from the date of reference made under sub-rule (1).   

(5) The appropriate Government shall within thirty days from the date of the receipt of the recommendation by the Selection Committee, appoint one of the two persons recommended by the Selection Committee for the vacancy of the Member.   

27. Salary and allowances payable and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members of Appellate Tribunal.—  

(1) The salaries and allowances payable to the Chairperson and Members of the Appellate Tribunal shall be as follows,-   

(a) the Chairperson shall be paid a monthly salary equivalent to the last drawn salary by such person, as a Judge of a High Court;   

(b) the Member shall be paid a monthly salary equivalent to the salary drawn at the maximum of the scale of pay of Additional Secretary to the Government of India:  Provided that any person who has held a post in the Government, senior than that of Additional Secretary to the Government of India, prior to becoming a Member, he shall be paid a monthly salary corresponding to the post at which he retired.   

(2) The Chairperson and every other Member shall be entitled to thirty days of earned leave for every completed year of service. (3) The other allowances and conditions of service of the Chairperson and the other Member shall be such as may be determined by the appropriate Government from time to time.   

28. Inquiry of the charges against Chairperson or Member of Authority or Appellate Tribunal.—  

(1) The appropriate Government shall on the occurrence of any of the circumstances specified in clause (d) or clause (e) of sub-section (1) of section 26 in case of a Chairperson or Member of the Authority or as specified under subsection (1) of section 49 in case of a Chairperson or Member of the Appellate Tribunal, either by receipt of a complaint in this regard or suo-moto, as the case may be, make a preliminary scrutiny with respect to such charges against the Chairperson or any Member of the Authority or Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be.   

(2) If, on preliminary scrutiny, the appropriate Government considers it necessary to investigate into the allegation, it shall place the complaint, if any, together with supporting material as may be available, before Chief Justice of the High Court to appoint a sitting or retired Judge of the High Court.   

(3) The appropriate Government shall forward to the Judge appointed under          sub-rule (2), copies of,-   

(a) the statement of charges against the Chairperson or Member of the Authority or Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be; and   

(b) material documents relevant to the inquiry.   

(4) The Chairperson or Member of the Authority or Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be, shall be given a reasonable opportunity of being heard with respect to the charges within the time period as may be specified in this behalf by the Judge conducting the inquiry in the matter.   

(5) Where it is alleged that the Chairperson or Member of an Appellate Tribunal is unable to discharge the duties of his office efficiently due to any physical or mental incapacity and the allegation is denied, the Judge may arrange for the medical examination of the Chairperson or Member of the Appellate Tribunal.   

(6) After the conclusion of the investigation, the Judge shall submit his report to the appropriate Government stating therein his findings and the reasons thereof on each of the articles of charges separately with such observations on the whole case as he thinks fit.   

(7) After receipt of the report under sub-rule (6), the appropriate Government shall in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court decide to either remove or not to remove the Chairperson or Member of the Authority or Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be.   

29. Salary and allowances payable and other terms and conditions of service of officers and other employees of Appellate Tribunal.—   

(1) The conditions of service of the officers and employees of the Appellate Tribunal and any other category of employees in the matter of pay, allowances, leave, joining time, joining time pay, age of superannuation and other conditions of service, shall be regulated in accordance with such rules and regulations as are, from time to time, as applicable to officers and employees of the appropriate Government and drawing the corresponding scales of pay.   

(2) The appropriate Government shall have power to relax the provisions of any of these rules in respect of any class or category of officers or employees, as the case may be.   

30. Additional powers of Appellate Tribunal.—   

(1) In addition to the powers specified in clause (g) of sub-section (4) of section 53, the Appellate Tribunal shall exercise the following additional powers,-   

(a) require the promoter, allottee or real estate agent to furnish in writing such information or explanation or produce such documents within such reasonable time, as it may deem necessary;   

(b) requisitioning, subject to the provisions of sections 123 and 124 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872), any public record or document or copy of such record or document from any office.   

(2) The Appellate Tribunal may call upon such experts or consultants from the fields of economics, commerce, accountancy, real estate, competition, construction, architecture, law or engineering or from any other discipline as it deems necessary, to assist the Appellate Tribunal in the conduct of any inquiry or proceedings before it.  

31. Administrative powers of Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal.—  

(1) The Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal shall exercise the administrative powers in respect of-   

(a) matters pertaining to staff strength, wages and salary structures, emoluments, perquisites and personnel policies;   

(b) matters pertaining to creation and abolition of posts;   

(c) matters pertaining to appointments, promotions and confirmation for all posts;   

(d) acceptance of resignations by any Member, officer or employee;   

(e) officiating against sanctioned posts;   

(f) authorization of tours to be undertaken by any Member, officer or employee: within and outside India;   

(g) matters in relation to reimbursement of medical claims;   

(h) matters in relation to grant or rejection of leaves;   

(i) permission for hiring of vehicles for official use;   

(j) nominations for attending seminars, conferences and training courses in India or abroad;   

(k) permission for invitation of guests to carry out training course;   

(l) matters pertaining to staff welfare expenses; 

(m) sanction or scrapping or write-off of capital assets which due to normal wear and tear have become unserviceable or are considered beyond economical repairs;   

(n) all matters relating to disciplinary action against any Member, officer or employee.   

(2) The Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal shall also exercise such other powers that may be required for the efficient functioning of the Appellate Tribunal and enforcement of the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder. 

32. Functioning of Appellate Tribunal.—   

(1) The office of the Appellate Tribunal shall be located at such place as may be determined by the appropriate Government by notification.   

(2) The working days and office hours of the Appellate Tribunal shall be the same as that of the normal working days and office hours of the other offices of the appropriate Government.  

(3) The official common seal and emblem of the Appellate Tribunal shall be such as the appropriate Government may specify.   

(4) Every notice, order and judgment of the Appellate Tribunal shall bear the seal of the Appellate Tribunal which shall be in custody with the person designated by the Chairperson.   

(5) The Appellate Tribunal shall ordinarily have sittings at its headquarters and at such places as the Chairperson may by general or special order specify.   

CHAPTER - IX

OFFENCES AND PENALTIES  

33. Terms and conditions and the fine payable for compounding of offence.—  

(1) The court shall, for the purposes of compounding any offence punishable with imprisonment under the Act, accept an amount as specified in the Table below:

Offence Amount to be paid for compounding the offence 
Punishable with imprisonment under sub section (2) of section59 ten per cent. of the estimated cost of the real estate project. 
Punishable with imprisonment under section64 ten per cent. of the estimated cost of the real estate project
Punishable with imprisonment under section66.  ten per cent. of the estimated cost of the plot, apartment or building, as the case may be, of the real estate project, for which the sale or purchase has been facilitated. 
Punishable with imprisonment under section68 ten per cent. of the estimated cost of the plot, apartment or building, as the case may be.

(2) The promoter, allottee or real estate agent, as the case may be, shall comply with the orders of the Authority or the Appellate Tribunal, within the period specified by the court, which shall not be more than thirty days from the date of compounding of the offence. 

(3) On payment of the sum of money in accordance with sub-rule (1) and subsequent to compliance of the orders of the Authority or the Appellate Tribunal as provided in sub-rule (2), any person in custody in connection with that offence shall be set at liberty and no proceedings shall be instituted or continued against such person in any court for that offence.   

(4) The acceptance of the sum of money for compounding an offence under sub-rule (1), by the Court shall be deemed to be an acquittal within the meaning of section 300 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974).   

CHAPTER – X  
FILING OF COMPLAINT WITH THE AUTHORITY AND THE ADJUDICATING OFFICER  

34. Filing of complaint with the Authority and inquiry by Authority.—   

(1) Any aggrieved person may file a complaint with the Authority for any violation under the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, save as those provided to be adjudicated by the adjudicating officer, in Form ‘M’ annexed to this order, in triplicate, until the application procedure is made web based, which shall be accompanied by a fees of one thousand rupees in the form of either a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on a scheduled bank in favour of Authority and payable at the branch of that bank at the station where the seat of the said Authority is situated or through online payment, as the case may be.   

(2) The Authority shall for the purposes of deciding any complaint as specified under sub-rule (1), follow summary procedure for inquiry in the following manner, namely:-   

(a) upon receipt of the complaint, the Authority shall issue a notice along with particulars of the alleged contravention and the relevant documents to the respondent;   

(b) the respondent against whom such notice is issued under clause (a) of sub-rule (2), may file his reply in respect of the complaint within the period as specified in the notice;   

(c) the notice may specify a date and time for further hearing and the date and time for the hearing shall also be communicated to the complainant;   

(d) on the date so fixed, the Authority shall explain to the respondent about the contravention alleged to have been committed in relation to any of the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder and if the respondent,-   

(i) pleads guilty, the Authority shall record the plea, and pass such orders including imposition of penalty as it thinks fit in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations, made thereunder;   

(ii) does not plead guilty and contests the complaint, the Authority shall demand an explanation from the respondent;   

(e) incase the Authority is satisfied on the basis of the submissions made that the complaint does not require any further inquiry it may dismiss the complaint;  

(f) in case the Authority is satisfied on the basis of the submissions made that there is need for further hearing into the complaint it may order production of documents or other evidence on a date and time fixed by it;   

(g) the Authority shall have the power to carry out an inquiry into the complaint on the basis of documents and submissions;   

(h) the Authority shall have the power to summon and enforce the attendance of any person acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case to give evidence or to produce any documents which in the opinion of the adjudicating officer, may be useful for or relevant to the subject matter of the inquiry, and in taking such evidence, the Authority shall not be bound to observe the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (11 of 1872);   

(i) on the date so fixed, the Authority upon consideration of the evidence produced before it and other records and submissions is satisfied that,-   

(i) the respondent is in contravention of the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, it shall pass such orders including imposition of penalty as it thinks fit in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder;   

(ii) the respondent is not in contravention of the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, the Authority may, by order in writing, dismiss the complaint, with reasons to be recorded in writing;   

(j) if any person fails, neglects or refuses to appear, or present himself as required before the Authority, the Authority shall have the power to proceed with the inquiry in the absence of such person or persons after recording the reasons for doing so.   

(3) The procedure for day to day functioning of the Authority, which have not been provided by the Act or the rules made thereunder, shall be as specified by regulations made by the Authority  
(4) Where a party to the complaint is represented by an authorised person, as provided under section 56, a copy of the authorisation to act as such and the written consent thereto by such authorised person, both in original, shall be appended to the complaint or the reply to the notice of the complaint, as the case may be.   

35. Filing of complaint with the adjudicating officer and inquiry by adjudicating officer.—   

(1) Any aggrieved person may file a complaint with the adjudicating officer for interest and compensation as provided under section 12, 14, 18 and 19 in Form ‘N’, in triplicate, until the application procedure is made web based, which shall be accompanied by a fees of one thousand rupees either in the form of a demand draft or a bankers cheque drawn on a scheduled bank in favour of the Authority and payable at the branch of that bank at the station where the seat of the said Authority is situated or through online payment, as the case may be.   

(2) The adjudicating officer shall for the purposes of adjudging interest and compensation follow summary procedure for inquiry in the following manner, namely:- 

(a) Upon receipt of the complaint, the adjudicating officer shall issue a notice along with particulars of the alleged contravention and the relevant documents to the respondent;   

(b) The respondent against whom such notice is issued under clause (a) of sub-rule (2) may file his reply in respect of the complaint within the period as specified in the notice;   

(c) The notice may specify a date and time for further hearing and the date and time for the hearing shall also be communicated to the complainant;   

(d) On the date so fixed, the adjudicating officer shall explain to the respondent about the contravention alleged to have been committed in relation to any of the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder and if the respondent,-   

(i) pleads guilty, the adjudicating officer shall record the plea, and by order in writing, order payment of interest as specified in rule 15 and such compensation as he thinks fit, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations, made thereunder;   

(ii) does not plead guilty and contests the complaint, the adjudicating officer shall demand and explanation from the respondent;   

(e) incase the adjudicating officer is satisfied on the basis of the submissions made that the complaint does not require any further inquiry it may dismiss the complaint;   

(f) in case the adjudicating officer is satisfied on the basis of the submissions made that the there is need for further hearing into the complaint it may order production of documents or other evidence on a date and time fixed by him;   

(g) the adjudicating officer shall have the power to carry out an inquiry into the complaint on the basis of documents and submissions;   

(h) the adjudicating officer shall have the power to summon and enforce the attendance of any person acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case to give evidence or to produce any documents which in the opinion of the adjudicating officer, may be useful for or relevant to the subject matter of the inquiry, and in taking such evidence, the adjudicating officer shall not be bound to observe the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (11 of 1872);   

(i) on the date so fixed, the adjudicating officer upon consideration of the evidence produced before him and other records and submissions is satisfied that the respondent is,-   

(i) liable to pay interest and compensation, as the case may be, the adjudicating officer may, by order in writing, order payment of interest as specified in rule 15 and such compensation as he thinks fit, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations, made thereunder; or   

(ii) not liable to any interest and compensation, as the case may be, the adjudicating officer may, by order in writing, dismiss the complaint, with reasons to be recorded in writing;

(j) if any person fails, neglects or refuses to appear, or present himself as required before the adjudicating officer, the adjudicating officer shall have the power to proceed with the inquiry in the absence of such person or persons after recording the reasons for doing so.   

(3) The procedure for day to day functioning of the adjudicating officer, which have not been provided by the Act or the rules made thereunder, shall be as specified by regulations made by the Authority.   

(4) Where a party to the complaint is represented by an authorised person, as provided under section 56, a copy of the authorisation to act as such and the written consent thereto by such authorised person, both in original, shall be appended to the complaint or the reply to the notice of the complaint, as the case may be.   

CHAPTER – XI  
BUDGET AND REPORT  

36. Budget, accounts and audit.—   

(1) At the end of the financial year of every year, the Authority shall prepare a budget, maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts in Form ‘O’ annexed to this order.   

(2) The Authority shall preserve the accounts and other relevant records prepared under sub-rule (1) for a minimum period of five years.   

(3) The accounts and other relevant records under sub-rule (1) shall be signed by the Chairperson, Members, Secretary and the officer in-charge of Finance and Accounts.   

(4) The accounts of the Authority and the audit report shall, as soon as possible, be submitted to the appropriate Government for laying before the Parliament.   

37. Annual Report.—   

(1) The Authority shall prepare its annual report in Form ‘P’.   

(2) The Authority may also include in the Annual Report such other matters as deemed fit by the Authority for reporting to the appropriate Government.   

(3) The annual report shall, after adoption at a meeting of the Authority and signed by the Chairperson and Members and authenticated by affixing the common seal of the Authority, with requisite number of copies thereof, be submitted to the appropriate Government within a period of one hundred and eighty days immediately following the close of the year for which it has been prepared.  

CHAPTER – XII  

38. Agreement for sale. —   

(1) The Agreement for Sale to be executed between the promoter and the allottee shall be in the form as per Annexure.   

(2) Any application letter, allotment letter, agreement, or any other document signed by the allottee, in respect of the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, prior to the execution and registration of the Agreement for Sale for such apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, shall not be construed to limit the rights and interests of the allottee under the Agreement for Sale or under the Act or the rules or the regulations made thereunder.   
 

SUNIL SHARMA

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (TR&B) &

SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (MA&UD) (i/c)

         FORM ‘A’

[See rule 3(2)]

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF PROJECT 

To  

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Name of Place)  ____________________  ____________________  

Sir,   

 [I/We] hereby apply for the grant of registration of [my/our] project to be set up at _________ Village _______ Mandal __________ District _________ State of __________.   

1.   The requisite particulars are as under:-

(i)   Status of the applicant - [individual / company / proprietorship firm / societies / partnership firm / competent authority etc.];

(ii)  In case of individual –  

(a) Name

 (b) Father’s Name

 (c) Occupation

 (d) Address

 (e) Contact Details (Phone number, E-mail, Fax Number etc.)  

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of the promoter  

OR  

In case of [firm / societies / trust / company / limited liability partnership / competent authority etc.] –   

(a) Name

(b) Address  

(c) Copy of registration certificate as [firm / societies / trust / company / limited liability partnership / competent authority etc.]  

(d) Main objects  

(e) Contact Details (Phone number, E-mail, Fax Number etc.)

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of [chairman / partners / directors] and authorised person etc.   

(iii)  PAN No. _________ of the promoter;  

(iv)  Name and address of the bank or banker with which account in terms of sub-clause (D) of clause (l) of subsection (2) of section 4 will be maintained __________;  

(v)  Details of project land held by the applicant ____________;  

(vi)  Brief details of the projects launched by the promoter in the last five years, whether already completed or being developed, as the case may be, including the current status of the said projects, any delay in its completion, details of cases pending, details of type of land and payments pending etc. __________________________________;   

(vii)  Agency to take up external development works ___________ [Local Authority / Self Development];  

(viii)  Registration fee by way of a demand draft / bankers cheque dated ________drawn on _____________________ bearing no. ______ for an amount of Rs._______________/- calculated as per sub-rule (3) of rule 3 or through online payment as the case may be _____________________ (give details of online payment such as date paid, transaction no. etc.);  

(ix)  Any other information the applicant may like to furnish.   

2.  [I/We] enclose the following documents, namely:-   

(i)  authenticated copy of the PAN card of the promoter;(ii)  annual report including audited profit and loss account, balance sheet, cash flow statement, directors report and the auditors report of the promoter for the immediately preceding three financial years and where annual report is not available, the audited profit and lost account, balance sheet, cash flow statement and the auditors report of the promoter for the immediately preceding three financial years;   

(iii)  authenticated copy of the legal title deed reflecting the title of the promoter to the land on which development of project is proposed along with legally valid documents for chain of title with authentication of such title;   

(iv)  details of encumbrances on the land on which development of project is proposed including details of any rights, title, interest, dues, litigation and name of any party in or over such land or no encumbrance certificate from an advocate having experience of atleast ten years or from the revenue authority not below the rank of tehshildar, as the case may be;   

(v)  where the promoter is not the owner of the land on which development of project is proposed details of the consent of the owner of the land along with a copy of the collaboration agreement, development agreement, joint development agreement or any other agreement, as the case may be, entered into between the promoter and such owner and copies of title and other documents reflecting the title of such owner on the land on which project is proposed to be developed;   

(vi)  an authenticated copy of the approvals and commencement certificate from the competent authority obtained in accordance with the laws as may be applicable for the real estate project mentioned in the application, and where the project is proposed to be developed in phases, an authenticated copy of the approvals and commencement certificate from the competent authority for each of such phases;   

(vii)  the sanctioned plan, layout plan and specifications of the proposed project or the phase thereof, and the whole project as sanctioned by the competent  authority;   

(viii)  the plan of development works to be executed in the proposed project and the proposed facilities to be provided thereof including firefighting facilities, drinking water facilities, emergency evacuation services, use of renewable energy;   

(ix)  the location details of the project, with clear demarcation of land dedicated for the project along with its boundaries including the latitude and longitude of the end points of the project;   

(x)  proforma of the allotment letter, agreement for sale, and the conveyance deed proposed to be signed with the allottees;   

(xi)  the number, type and the carpet area of apartments for sale in the project along with the area of the exclusive balcony or verandah areas and the exclusive open terrace areas with the apartment, if any;   

(xii)  the number and areas of garage for sale in the project;   

(xiii)  the number of open parking areas and the number of covered parking areas available in the real estate project;

(xiv)  the names and addresses of his real estate agents, if any, for the proposed project;   

(xv)  the names and addresses of the contractors, architect, structural engineer, if any and other persons concerned with the development of the proposed project;   

(xvi)  a declaration in Form ‘B’.   

3.  [I/We] enclose the following additional documents and information regarding ongoing projects, as required under rule 4, and under other provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder, namely:-  

(i)  

(ii)  

(iii) ……..    

4.  [I/We] solemnly affirm and declare that the particulars given herein are correct to [my/our] knowledge and belief and nothing material has been concealed by [me/us] therefrom.

Dated:  

Place:          

Yours faithfully,  

Signature and seal of the applicant(s) 

FORM ‘B’

[See rule 3(4)]

DECLARATION, SUPPORTED BY AN AFFIDAVIT, WHICH SHALL BE SIGNED BY THE PROMOTER OR ANY PERSON AUTHORISED BY THE PROMOTER   
Affidavit cum Declaration   

Affidavit cum Declaration of [Mr./Ms.] _________ [promoter of the project / duly authorised by the promoter of the project, vide its/his/their authorisation dated ______];   

I, _________ [promoter of the project / duly authorised by the promoter of the project] do hereby solemnly declare, undertake and state as under:   

1.  That [I / promoter] [have / has] a legal title to the land on which the development of the project is proposed or __________________ [have/has] a legal title to the land on which the development of the proposed project is to be carried out and a legally valid authentication of title of such land along with an authenticated copy of the agreement between such owner and promoter for development of the real estate project is enclosed herewith.   

2. That the said land is free from all encumbrances.  or  That details of encumbrances ________________ including details of any rights, title, interest, dues, litigation and name of any party in or over such land.   

3. That the time period within which the project shall be completed by [me / the promoter] is _________.   

4. That seventy per cent. of the amounts realised by [me / the promoter] for the real estate project from the allottees, from time to time, shall be deposited in a separate account to be maintained in a scheduled bank to cover the cost of construction and the land cost and shall be used only for that purpose.   

5. That the amounts from the separate account, to cover the cost of the project, shall be withdrawn by [me / the promoter] in proportion to the percentage of completion of the project.   

6. That the amounts from the separate account shall be withdrawn by [me / the promoter] after it is certified by an engineer, an architect and a chartered accountant in practice that the withdrawal is in proportion to the percentage of completion of the project.   

7. That [I / the promoter] shall get the accounts audited within six months after the end of every financial year by a chartered accountant in practice, and shall produce a statement of accounts duly certified and signed by such chartered accountant and it shall be verified during the audit that the amounts collected for a particular project have been utilised for the project and the withdrawal has been in compliance with the proportion to the percentage of completion of the project.   

8. That [I / the promoter] shall take all the pending approvals on time, from the competent authorities.

9. That [I / the promoter] [have / has] furnished such other documents as have been prescribed by the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

10. That [I / the promoter] shall not discriminate against any allottee at the time of allotment of any apartment, plot or building, as the case may be.   

Deponent   

Verification 

The contents of my above Affidavit cum Declaration are true and correct and nothing material has been concealed by me therefrom. Verified by me at ________ on this ____ day of _______.   

Deponent  

FORM ‘C’

[See rule 5(1)]

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE OF PROJECT  

This registration is granted under section 5 to the following project under project registration number ______________________________ ________________________________________________ [Specify Details of Project including the project address];   

1. [in the case of an individual] [Mr./Ms.] __________________________ son of [Mr./Ms.]____________________________ Village ______________ Mandal _____________District________________ State of _____________________;   

OR   

[in the case of a firm / society / company / competent authority etc.] ______________ [firm / society / company / competent authority etc.] __________________ having its [registered office / principal place of business] at ______________.   

2.  This registration is granted subject to the following conditions, namely:-  

(i)  The promoter shall enter into an agreement for sale with the allottees as prescribed by the appropriate Government;  

(ii)  The promoter shall execute and register a conveyance deed in favour of the allottee or the association of the allottees, as the case may be, of the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, or the common areas as per section 17;   

(iii)  The promoter shall deposit seventy per cent. of the amounts realised by the promoter in a separate account to be maintained in a schedule bank to cover the cost of construction and the land cost to be used only for that purpose as per sub-clause (D) of clause (l) of sub-section (2) of section 4;   

(iv)  The registration shall be valid for a period of ______ years commencing from _____________and ending with ________________________unless extended by the Authority in accordance with the Act and the rules made thereunder;   

(v)  The promoter shall comply with the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder;   

(vi)  The promoter shall not contravene the provisions of any other law for the time being in force as applicable to the project.   

3.  If the above mentioned conditions are not fulfilled by the promoter, the Authority may take necessary action against the promoter including revoking the registration granted herein, as per the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

Dated:  

Place:  

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer  

Real Estate Regulatory Authority

FORM ‘D’  
[See rule 5(2), rule 6(d); rule 7]  
INTIMATION OF REJECTION OF APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF PROJECT / REJECTION OF APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF REGISTRATION OF PROJECT / REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION OF PROJECT  

From:   

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Name of place)

_______________________  

_______________________    

To  

_______________________  

_______________________  

_______________________   

[Application/Registration] No.: _______________   

Dated: _______________   

You are hereby informed that your application for registration of your project is rejected.  or  You are hereby informed that your application for extension of the registration of your project is rejected.  or  You are hereby informed that the registration granted to your project is hereby revoked.   

for the reasons set out:- __________________________   

Place:  

Dated:  

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer  

Real Estate Regulatory Authority

FORM ‘E’

[See rule 6(a)]

APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF REGISTRATION OF PROJECT   

From:  

_______________________  

_______________________  

_______________________    

To  

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Name of Place)  

_______________________  

_______________________   

Sir,   

[I/We] hereby apply for extension of registration of the following project: ..

registered with the Authority vide project registration certificate bearing No.________________, which expires on_______________.   

As required [I/We] submit the following documents and information, namely:-   

(i)  A demand Draft No. / Bankers Cheque No. _______________ dated _______________ for rupees ___________ in favour of ___________ drawn on _______________________ bank as extension fee as provided under subrule (2) of rule 6 or through online payment as the case may be _____________________ (give details of online payment such as date paid, transaction no. etc.);   

(ii)  Authenticated Plan of the project showing the stage of development works undertaken till date;   

(iii)  Explanatory note regarding the state of development works in the project and reason for not completing the development works in the project within the period declared in the declaration submitted in Form ‘B’ at the time of making application for the registration of the project __________________________;   

(iv) Authenticated copy of the [permission/approval] from the competent authority which is valid for a period which is longer than the proposed term of extension of the registration sought from the Authority;   

(v) The authenticated copy of the project registration certificate; and   any other information as may be specified by regulations.  

Place:  

Dated:  

Yours faithfully,  

Signature and seal of the applicant(s)

FORM ‘F’  

[See rule 6(d)]  

CERTIFICATE FOR EXTENSION OF REGISTRATION OF PROJECT  

This extension of registration is granted under section 6, to the following project:...   registered with the Authority vide project registration certificate bearing No._____ of:-   

1.  [in the case of an individual] [Mr./Ms.] _______________________son of [Mr./Ms.]____________________________Village _______________ Mandal _____________District______________ State of_____________________;  

OR   

[in the case of a firm / society / company / competent authority etc.] __________ [firm / society / company / competent authority etc.] ________________having its [registered office/principal place of business] at ______________.   

2.  This extension of registration is granted subject to the following conditions, namely:-   

(i) The promoter shall execute and register a conveyance deed in favour of the allottee or the association of the allottees, as the case may be, of the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, or the common areas as per section 17;  

(ii) The promoter shall deposit seventy per cent. of the amounts realised by the promoter in a separate account to be maintained in a schedule bank to cover the cost of construction and the land cost to be used only for that purpose as per sub-clause (D) of clause (l) of sub-section (2) of section 4;  

(iii) The registration shall be extended by a period of ______ [days / weeks / months] and shall be valid until ________________;  

(iv)  The promoter shall comply with the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder;   

(v)  The promoter shall not contravene the provisions of any other law for the time being in force as applicable to the project;  

(iv) If the above mentioned conditions are not fulfilled by the promoter, the Authority may take necessary action against the promoter including revoking the registration granted herein, as per the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

Dated:  

Place:  

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer  

Real Estate Regulatory Authority

FORM ‘G’

[See rule 8(1)]

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT  

To   

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority  (Name of Place)  ____________________  ____________________  Sir,   

[I/We] apply for the grant of registration as a real estate agent to facilitate the sale or purchase of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be, in real estate projects registered in the State of Telangana in terms of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder,   

1. [in the case of an individual] [Mr./Ms.] _________________ ______son of [Mr./Ms.]__________________________ Village _______ Mandal _____________District________________ State of _____________________.  OR [in the case of a firm / society / company etc.] ______________ [firm / society / company etc.] __________________having its [registered office / principal place of business] at ______________.   

2. The requisite particulars are as under:-

(i) Status of the applicant, whether [individual / company / proprietorship firm / societies / partnership firm / limited liability partnership etc.];   
(ii) In case of individual –

(a) Name of [Individual / Proprietorship firm]

(b) Father’s Name

(c) Occupation

(d) Address

(e) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.)

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of the proprietor  

OR

In case of [firm / societies / company etc.] –  

(a) Name  

(b) Address  

(c) Copy of registration certificate as [firm / societies / company etc.]  

(d) Major activities  

(e) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.)  

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of [partners / directors etc.]   

(iii) Particulars of registration as [proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc.] including the bye-laws, memorandum of association, articles of association etc. as the case may be;  (iv) Authenticated copy of the address proof or the place of business;  (v) Details of registration in any other State or Union Territory;  (vi) Any other information as specified by regulations.  

3. [I/We] enclose the following documents along with, namely:-  

(i) Demand Draft / Bankers Cheque No. ____________ dated _____________ for a sum of Rs. ____________, in favour of __________, drawn on _______________ bank as registration fee as per sub-rule (2) of rule 8 or through online payment as the case may be ___________________ (give details of online payment such as date paid, transaction no. etc.);  

(ii) Authenticated copy of the PAN card of the real estate agent; and  

(iii) Authenticated copy of the registration as a real estate agent in any other State or Union Territory, if applicable.   

4. [I/We] solemnly affirm and declare that the particulars given in herein are correct to [my /our] knowledge and belief and nothing material has been concealed by [me/us] therefrom.

Dated:  

Place:  

Yours faithfully,  

Signature and seal of the applicant(s)

FORM ‘H’

[See rule 9(2)]

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE OF REAL ESTATE AGENT  

1.  This registration is granted under section 9 with registration certificate bearing No........ to - [in the case of an individual]  [Mr./Ms.] ......... son  of  [Mr./Ms.]....Tehsil ..... District ......Telangana State  

OR  

[in the case of a firm /society/company etc.] ______________ [firm / society / company etc.] __________________having its [registered office / principal place of business] at ______________.  
to act as a real estate agent to facilitate the sale or purchase of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be, in real estate projects registered in the State of Telangana in terms of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.   

2.  This registration is granted subject to the following conditions, namely:-  

(i) The real estate agent shall not facilitate the sale or purchase of any plot, apartment or building, as the case  may be, in a real estate project or part of it, being sold by the promoter which is required but not registered with the Authority;  

(ii) The real estate agent shall maintain and preserve such books of account, records and documents as provided under rule 12;  

(iii) The real estate agent shall not involve himself in any unfair trade practices as specified under clause (c) of section 10;  

(iv) The real estate agent shall facilitate the possession of all information and documents, as the allottee is entitled to, at the time of booking of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be;  

(v) The real estate agent shall provide assistance to enable the allottee and promoter to exercise their respective rights and fulfil their respective obligations at the time of booking and sale of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be;  

(vi) The real estate agent shall comply with the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder;  

(vii) The real estate agent shall not contravene the provisions of any other law for the time being in force as applicable to him;  

(viii)The real estate agent shall discharge such other functions as may be specified by the Authority by regulations.   

3.  The registration is valid for a period of five years commencing from _____________ and ending with________________________ unless renewed by the Authority in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder. 

4.  If the above mentioned conditions are not fulfilled by the real estate agent, the Authority may take necessary action against the real estate agent including revoking the registration granted herein, as per the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.    

Dated:   
Place:    

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer

Real Estate Regulatory Authority

FORM ‘I’

[See rule 9(3), 10(4), 11]

INTIMATION OF REJECTION OF APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT / REJECTION OFAPPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT / REVOCATION OFREGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT  

From 

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Name of Place)

_______________________

_______________________  

To 

_______________________

_______________________

_______________________  
[Application / Registration] No.: _______________________

Dated: _______________________  

You are hereby informed that your application for registration as real estate agent is rejected. or You are hereby informed that your application for the renewal of the registration as real estate agent is rejected. or You are hereby informed that the registration granted to you as real estate agent is hereby revoked. for the reasons set out:- ________________________________________________  

Place:

Dated: 

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer

Real Estate Regulatory Authority

FORM ‘J’

[See rule 10(1)]

APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT  

From: 

_______________________

_______________________

_______________________  

To 

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Name of Place)

_______________________

_______________________

_______________________ 

Sir,  

[I/We] apply for renewal my/our registration as a real estate agent under registration certificate bearing No._______, which expires on______________.  

1. As required [I/We] submit the following documents and information, namely:-  

(i)  A demand draft / bankers cheque no._______________ dated _______________ for rupees___________ infavour of ___________drawn on_______________________ bank as renewal fee as per sub-rule (2) of rule 10 or through online payment as the case may be ____________ (give details of online payment such as date paid, transaction no. etc.);  

(ii) The authenticated copy of the registration certificate; and  

(iii) Status of the applicant, whether [individual / company / proprietorship firm / societies / partnership firm / limited liability partnership etc.];  

(iv) In case of individual –  

(a) Name of [Individual / Proprietorship Firm]

(b) Father’s Name

(c) Occupation

(d) Address

(e) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.)

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of the proprietor  

OR  

In case of [firm / societies / company etc.] -

(a) Name

(b) Address

(c) Copy of registration certificate as [firm / societies / company etc.]

(d) Major activities

(e) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.)

(f) Name, photograph, contact details and address of [partners / directors etc.];  

(v) particulars of registration as [proprietorship, societies, partnership, company etc.] including the bye-laws, memorandum of association, articles of association etc. as the case may be;

(vi) authenticated copy of the address proof of the place of business;  

(vii) authenticated copy of the PAN card of the real estate agent; 

(viii) authenticated copy of the registration as a real estate agent in any other State or Union Territory, if applicable;  

(ix) Any other information as specified by regulations.  

2.  [I/We] solemnly affirm and declare that the particulars given in herein are correct to [my /our] knowledge and belief and nothing material has been concealed by [me/us] therefrom.

Dated:  
Place:          

Yours faithfully,  

Signature and seal of the applicant(s)

FORM ‘K’

[See rule 10(4)]

CERTIFICATE FOR RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENT  

1. This renewal of registration is granted under section 9 to - 

[in the case of an individual] [Mr./Ms.] ....... son of  [Mr./Ms. ..... Tehsil ..... District ..... Telangana State.

OR

[in the case of a firm / society / company etc.] ....[firm / society / company etc.] .... having its [registered office / principal place of business] at ... in continuation to registration certificate bearing No...., of .....  

2. This renewal of registration is granted subject to the following conditions, namely:-  

(i) The real estate agent shall not facilitate the sale or purchase of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be, in a real estate project or part of it, being sold by the promoter which is required but not registered with the Authority;  

(ii) The real estate agent shall maintain and preserve such books of account, records and documents as provided under rule 12;  

(iii) The real estate agent shall not involve himself in any unfair trade practices as specified under clause (c) of  section 10;  

(iv) The real estate agent shall facilitate the possession of all information and documents, as the allottee is entitled to, at the time of booking of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be;  

(v) The real estate agent shall provide assistance to enable the allottee and promoter to exercise their respective rights and fulfil their respective obligations at the time of booking and sale of any plot, apartment or building, as the case may be;  

(vi) The real estate agent shall comply with the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder;  

(vii) The real estate agent shall not contravene the provisions of any other law for the time being in force as applicable to him;  

(viii) The real estate agent shall discharge such other functions as may be specified by the Authority by regulations.  

3.  The registration is valid for a period of five years commencing from _____________ and ending with________________________ unless renewed by the Authority in accordance with the provisions of the Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder.  

4.  If the above mentioned conditions are not fulfilled by the real estate agent, the Authority may take necessary action against the real estate agent including revoking the registration granted herein, as per the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.  

Dated:

Place: 

Signature and seal of the Authorised Officer

Real Estate Regulatory Authority 

FORM ‘L’ 
[See rule 25(2)]

APPEAL TO APPELLATE TRIBUNAL

Appeal under section 44  

For use of Appellate Tribunal's office:  

Date of filing: .....

Date of [receipt at the filing counter of the Registry / receipt by post / online filing]:.....

Appeal No.: ....

Signature: ......

Registrar: ....

IN THE REAL ESTATE APPELLATE TRIBUNAL (Name of place)

Between ..... Appellant(s) And ...... Respondent(s)  

Details of appeal:

1. Particulars of the appellants:

(i) Name(s) of the appellant:

(ii) Address of the existing office / residence of the appellant:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.):

2. Particulars of the respondents:

(i) Name(s) of respondent:

(ii) Office address of the respondent:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.):  

3. Jurisdiction of the Appellate Tribunal: The appellant declares that the subject matter of the appeal falls within the jurisdiction of the Appellate Tribunal.  

4. Limitation: The appellant declares that the appeal is within the limitation specified in subsection (2) of section 44 OR If the appeal is filed after the expiry of the limitation period specified under subsection (2) of section 44 specify reasons for delay.......  

5. Facts of the case: (give a concise statement of facts and grounds of appeal against the specific order of the Authority or the adjudicating officer, as the case may be, passed under section(s) ..... or rule(s) ....... or regulation(s) .......).  

6. Relief(s) sought:  

In view of the facts mentioned in paragraph 5 above, the appellant prays for the following relief(s) ............. [Specify below the relief(s) sought explaining the grounds of relief(s) and the legal provisions (if any) relied upon]  

7. Interim order, if prayed for: Pending final decision on the appeal the appellant seeks issue of the following interim order: [Give here the nature of the interim order prayed for with reasons]

8. Matter not pending with any other court, etc.: The appellant further declares that the matter regarding which this appeal has been made is not pending before any court of law or any other authority or any other tribunal(s).  

9. Particulars of [demand draft / bankers cheque or online payment] in respect of the fee in terms of sub-rule (1) of rule 25:  

(i) Amount:

(ii) Name of the bank on which drawn:

(iii) [Demand draft number / bankers cheque / online payment transaction no.]: 

10. List of enclosures:

(i) An attested true copy of the order against which the appeal is filed

(ii) Copies of the documents relied upon by the appellant and referred to in the appeal

(iii) An index of the documents

(iv) Other documents as annexed along with the complaint  

Signature of the appellant(s) 

Verification

I....... (name in full block letters) [son / daughter] of ...... the appellant do hereby verify that the contents of  paragraphs [1 to 10] are true to my personal knowledge and belief and that I have not suppressed any material fact(s).  

Place:

Date:  

Signature of the appellant(s)  

Instructions:

(1) Every appeal shall be filed in English and in case it is in some other Indian language, it shall be accompanied by a copy translated in English and shall be fairly and legibly type-written, lithographed or printed in double spacing on one side of standard petition paper with an inner margin of about four centimetres width on top and with a right margin on 2.5 cm, and left margin of 5 cm, duly paginated, indexed and stitched together in paper book form.  

(2) Every appeal shall be presented along with an empty file size envelope bearing full address of the respondent and where the number of respondents are more than one, then sufficient number of extra empty file size envelopes bearing full address of each respondent shall be furnished by the party preferring the appeal.  

FORM ‘M

[See rule 34(1)]

COMPLAINT TO AUTHORITY

Complaint under section 31

For use of Regulatory Authority(s) office:

Date of filing: ...... Date of [receipt at the filing counter of the Registry / receipt by post / online filing]: ...... Complaint No.: .....Signature: ...... Registrar:.....  

IN THE REGULATORY AUTHORITIES OFFICE (Name of place)  

Between...... Complainant(s) And ....... Respondent(s)  

Details of claim:

1. Particulars of the complainant(s):  

(i) Name(s) of the complainant:

(ii) Address of the existing office / residence of the complainant:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.): 

2. Particulars of the respondents:

(i) Name(s) of respondent:

(ii) Office address of the respondent:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.):

3. Jurisdiction of the Authority: The complainant declares that the subject matter of the claim falls within the jurisdiction of the Authority.  

4. Facts of the case: [give a concise statement of facts and grounds for complaint]  

5. Relief(s) sought:  In view of the facts mentioned in paragraph 4 above, the complainant prays for the following relief(s) ........ [Specify below the relief(s) claimed explaining the grounds of relief(s) and the legal provisions (if any) relied upon]  

6. Interim order, if prayed for: Pending final decision on the complaint the complainant seeks issue of the following interim order: [Give here the nature of the interim order prayed for with reasons]  

7. Complainant not pending with any other court, etc.: The complainant further declares that the matter regarding which this complaint has been made is not pending before any court of law or any other authority or any other tribunal(s).  

8. Particulars of [demand draft / bankers cheque or online payment] in respect of the fee in terms of sub-rule (1) of rule 34: 

(i) Amount

(ii) Name of the bank on which drawn 

(iii) [Demand draft number / bankers cheque / online payment transaction no.]  

9. List of enclosures:  

(i) Copies of the documents relied upon by the complainant and referred to in the complaint

(ii) An index of documents

(iii) Other documents as annexed along with the complaint  

Signature of the complainant(s) 

Verification  

I..... (name in full block letters) [son / daughter] of ...... the complainant do hereby verify that the contents of  paragraphs [1 to 9] are true to my personal knowledge and belief and that I have not suppressed any material fact(s).  

Place:

Date: 

Signature of the complainant(s)  

Instructions:

(1) Every complaint shall be filed in English and in case it is in some other Indian language, it shall be accompanied by a copy translated in English and shall be fairly and legibly type-written, lithographed or printed in double spacing on one side of standard petition paper with an inner margin of about four centimetres width on top and with a right margin on 2.5 cm, and left margin of 5 cm, duly paginated, indexed and stitched together in paper book form.  

(2) Every complaint shall be presented along with an empty file size envelope bearing full address of the respondent and where the number of respondents are more than one, then sufficient number of extra empty file size envelopes bearing full address of each respondent shall be furnished by the party preferring the complaint

FORM ‘N’

[See rule 35(1)]

COMPLAINT TO ADJUDICATING OFFICER 

Claim for interest and compensation under section 31 read with section 71  

For use of Adjudicating Officers office:  

Date of filing: ......

Date of [receipt at the filing counter / receipt by post / online filing]: ......

Complaint No.: ......

Signature: ......

Authorised Officer: ......

IN THE ADJUDICATING OFFICERS OFFICE (Name of place)  

Between ...... Complainant(s) And ...... Respondent(s)  

Details of claim:  

1. Particulars of the complainant(s):  

(i) Name(s) of the complainant:

(ii) Address of the existing office / residence of the complainant:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.):

(v) Details of allottees apartment, plot or building, as the case may be:  

2. Particulars of the respondents:

(i) Name(s) of respondent:

(ii) Office address of the respondent:

(iii) Address for service of all notices:

(iv) Contact Details (Phone number, e-mail, Fax Number etc.):

(v) Registration no. and address of project:  

3. Jurisdiction of the adjudicating officer: The complainant declares that the subject matter of the claim falls within the jurisdiction of the adjudicating officer.  

4. Facts of the case: [give a concise statement of facts and grounds of claim against the promoter]  

5. Compensation(s) sought: In view of the facts mentioned in paragraph 4 above, the complainant prays for the following compensation(s)...... [Specify below the compensation(s) claimed explaining the grounds of claim(s) and the legal provisions (if any) relied upon] 

6. Claim not pending with any other court, etc.: The complainant further declares that the matter regarding which this complaint has been made is not pending before any court of law or any other authority or any other tribunal(s).  

7. Particulars of [demand draft / bankers cheque or online payment] in respect of the fee in terms of sub-rule (1) of rule 35: (i) Amount: (ii) Name of the bank on which drawn: (iii) [Demand draft number / bankers cheque / online payment transaction no]:  

8. List of enclosures: 

(i) Copies of the documents relied upon by the complainant and referred to in the complaint

(ii) An index of documents

(iii) Other documents as annexed along with the complaint   

Signature of the complainant(s) 

Verification  

I...... (name in full block letters) [son / daughter] of...... the complainant do hereby verify that the contents of  paragraphs [1 to 8] are true to my personal knowledge and belief and that I have not suppressed any material fact(s).  

Place:

Date: 

Signature of the complainant(s)  

Instructions:

(1) Every complaint shall be filed in English and in case it is in some other Indian language, it shall be accompanied by a copy translated in English and shall be fairly and legibly type-written, lithographed or printed in double spacing on one side of standard petition paper with an inner margin of about four centimetres width on top and with a right margin on 2.5 cm, and left margin of 5 cm, duly paginated, indexed and stitched together in paper book form.  

(2) Every complaint shall be presented along with an empty file size envelope bearing full address of the respondent and where the number of respondents are more than one, then sufficient number of extra empty file size envelopes bearing full address of each respondent shall be furnished by the party preferring the complaint.

FORM ‘O’

[See rule 36(1)]

ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS

Receipts and Payments Account

For the year ended...... (In Rupees) 

A/c Code  Receipts  Current Year As on Previous Year As on  A/c Code  Payments  Current Year As on Previous Year As on 
1 To Balance Brought down      13 By Chairperson and Members:     
1.1 To Bank     13.1 By Pay and Allowances     
1.2 To Cash in hand     13.2 By Other benefits    
2 To Fee, Charges and Fine       13.3 By Travelling expenses:    
2.1 To Fees     13.3.1 By Overseas     
2.2 To Charges     13.3.2 By Domestic     
2.3 To Fines      14 By Officers:    
2.4 To Others (specify)      14.1 By Pay and Allowances     
3 To Grants     14.2 By Retirement benefits     
3.1 To Accounts with Government     14.3 By Other benefits     
3.2 To Others (specify)     14.4 By Travelling expenses     
4 To Gifts      14.4.1 By Overseas    
5 To Seminars andConferences      14.4.2 By Domestic    
6 To Sale of Publications      15 By Staff:     
7 To Income on investments and deposits:      15.1 By Pay and Allowances     
7.1 To Income on Investments     15.2 By Retirement benefits     
7.2 To Income on Deposits     15.3 By Other benefits     
8 To Loans:     15.4 By Travelling expenses    
8.1 To Government      15.4.1 By Overseas     
8.2 To Others (specify)     15.4.2 By Domestic     
9 To Sale of Assets      16 By Hire of Conveyance    
10 To Sale of Investments      17 By Wages    
11 To Recoveries from pay bills     18 By Overtime     
11.1 To Loans and Advances Principal Amount      19 By Honorarium    
11.2 To Interest on Loans and Advances     20 By Other office expenses    
11.3 To Miscellaneous     21 By Expenditure on Research     
51 To Others (specify)     22 By Consultation expenses     
        23 By Seminars and conferences     
        24 By Publications of Authority     
        25 By Rent and Taxes     
        26 By Interest on Loans     
        27 By Promotional Expenses     
        28 By Membership fee     
        29 By Subscription     
        30 By Purchase of Fixed Assets (specify)    
        31 By Investments and Deposits    
        31.1  By Investments     
        31.2 By Deposits     
        32 By Security Deposits     
        33 By Loans and Advances to:     
        33.1 By Employees    
        33.1.1 By bearing Interest    
        33.1.2 By Not bearing Interest    
        33.2 By Suppliers /Contractors     
        33.3 By others (specify)    
        34 By Suppliers /Contractors     
        35 By Others     
        35.1 By Leave Salary and Pension     
        35.2 Contribution    
        35.3 By Audit Fee     
        35.4 By Misc:     
        36 By Balance carried down:     
        36.1 By Bank     
        36.2 By Cash in hand     
  Total       Total    

Chairperson (Signature)

Member(s) (Signature)

Secretary (Signature)

Officer In-charge (Finance and Accounts) 

Income and Expenditure Account 

For the period 1st ...... to 31st ...... (In Rupees)

A/c Code  Expenditure Schedule Current Year As on Previous Year As on  A/c Code  Income Schedule Current Year As on Previous Year As on 
13 To Chairperson 
and Members 
      2  By Fee, Charges and 
Fine 
A    
13.1 To Pay and 
Allowances 
      2.1 By Fee       
13.2 To Other benefits  C     2.2 By Charges       
13.3 To Travelling Expenses        2.3 By Fines      
13.3.1 To Overseas        2.4 By Others (specify)      
13.3.2 To Domestic        3  By Grants  B    
14 To Officers        3.1 By Account with Government       
14.1 To Pay and Allowances        3.2 By Others (Specify)       
14.2 To retirement Benefits  D     4 By Gifts       
14.3 To Other Benefits  C     5 By Seminars and conference      
14.4 To Traveling Expenses        6 By Sale of  Publications       
14.4.1 To Overseas        7 By Income on investments and Deposits       
14.4.2 To Domestic        7.1 By Income on investments       
15 To Staff        7.2 By Income on Deposits       
15.1 To Pay and Allowances        11.2  By Interest on Loan and Advances       
15.2 To Retirement Benefits  D     12 By Miscellaneous Income       
15.3 To Other Benefits  C     12.1 By Gain on Sales of Assets       
15.4 To Travelling expenses          By Excess of expenditure over income       
15.4.1 To Overseas          (Transferred to Capital Fund Account)       
15.4.2 To Domestic                 
16  To hire of Conveyance                 
17 To Wages                 
18 To Overtime                 
19 To Honorarium                 
20 To Other office expenses  E              
21 To expenditure on  Research                 
22 To Consultation expenses                 
23 To Seminars and conferences                 
24 To Publications of Authority                 
25 To Rent and Taxes                 
26 To Interest on loans                 
27 To Promotional Expenses                 
28 To membership fee  F              
29 To Subscription  G              
35 To Others                 
35.1 To Leave Salary and Pension                 
35.2 Contribution                
35.3 To Audit Fee                 
35.4 To Misc                
37 To Depreciation H              
48 To Loss on sale of assets                 
49 To Bad Debts written off                 
50 To Provision for bad and doubtful debts                
  To Excess of income over expenditure                 
  (Transferred to 
Capital Fund 
Account) 
               
  Total         Total      

Chairperson (Signature)

Member(s) (Signature)

Secretary (Signature)

Officer In-charge (Finance and Accounts)

Balance Sheet as on 31st (Month) (Year) __________ (In Rupees) 

A/c Code  Liabilities Schedule Current Year As on Previous Year As on  A/c Code  Assets  Schedule Current Year As on  Previous Year As on 
40 Funds I     43 Fixed Assets H    
40.1 Capital Fund        43.1 Gross Block at cost      
  Add Excess of 
Income over 
Expenditure / less 
excess of 
Expenditure 
over Income
        Less 
Cumulative 
depreciation
     
40.2 Other Funds 
(Specify
      42.2 Net Block       
41 Reserves J     44 Capital Work-inprogress  M    
8 Loans       31 Investments & Deposits  N    
8.1 Government        31.1 Investment       
8.2 Others        31.2 Deposits      
42 Current Liabilities and Provisions  L     33 Lones and Advances O    
          3.1 Account with Government S    
          45 Sundry Debtors  P    
          36 Cash and Bank 
Balances 
Q    
          46 Other Current Assets  R    
  Total         Total      
  Accounting 
Policies and 
Notes  to 
T              

Instructions:

(1) The Schedules referred / referenced above shall be prepared by the Authority based on accounting principles followed by the appropriate Government or by other regulatory authorities or as suggested by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India from time to time.  

(2) The Schedules referred to above shall form an integral part of the Income and Expenditure Account or the Balance Sheet, as the case may be. 

Chairperson (Signature)

Member(s) (Signature)

Secretary (Signature)

Officer In-charge (Finance and Accounts)

FORM ‘P’

[See rule 37(1)]

ANNUAL REPORT TO BE PREPARED BY AUTHORITY

A. Introduction:

(i) Chairman’s statement:

(ii) Objectives:

(iii) Important achievements:

(iv) The year in review:        

a. Landmark decisions:      

b. Legislative work:        

c. Outreach programme:

(v) Capacity building:

(vi) International engagements:

(vii) Impact on:        

a. Allottees:        

b. Promoters:        

c. Real Estate Agents:      

d. Economy:  

B. Registration of promoters and real estate agents under the Act:

I. In relation to Promoters: 

Serial Number  Name of Promoter Address of promoter  Description of project for which registration has been issued  Fee paid  Registration Number 
           
1 2 3 4 5 6

 

Date of issue of registration  Date on which registration Expires  Date of extension of registration with period of extension  Remark
       
7 8 9 10

II. In relation to Real Estate Agents: 

Serial Numb er  Nam e of Real Estat e Agent Address of Real Estate Agent Registrati on Fee paid Registrati on Number  Date of issue of registration certificate  Date on which registration certificate expires Date and period of renewal of registration certificate Remark
                 
                 

C. Number of cases filed before the Authority and the adjudicating officer for settlement of disputes and number of cases disposed: 

SI. No No. of cases pending in the last quarter with the Authority  No. of cases received during the quarter by the Authority  No. of cases disposed of by the Authority 
       
       

 

SI. No No. of cases pending in the last quarter with the adjudicating officer  No. of cases received during the quarter by the adjudicating officer  No. of cases disposed of by the adjudicating officer
       
       

D.  Statement on the periodical survey conducted by the Authority to monitor the compliance of the provisions of the Act by the promoters, allottees and real estate agents: 

SI. No Survey conducted during the quarter with details  Observation of Authority  Remedial steps taken 
       
       

E.  Statement on steps taken to mitigate any non-compliance of the provisions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder by the promoters, allottees and real estate agents: 

Sl.No Subject Steps Taken Results achieved 
       
       

F. Statements on directions of the Authority and the penalty imposed for contraventions of the Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder and statement on interest and compensations ordered by the adjudicating officer: 

Sl.N o Name of the promoter  Details of the directions issued by the Authority /adjudicating officer  Penalty / interest / compensations imposed  Whether paid 
         
         

 

Sl.N o Name of the allotee  Details of the directions issued by the Authority /adjudicating officer  Penalty / interest / compensations imposed  Whether paid 
         
         

 

Sl.N o Name of the real estate agent  Details of the directions issued by the Authority /adjudicating officer  Penalty / interest / compensations imposed  Whether paid 
         
         

G.   Investigations and inquiries ordered by the Authority or the adjudicating officer: A brief narrative of investigations and inquiries taken up by the Authority or the adjudicating officers and references received from the competent authority or the appropriate Government.  

H.     Orders passed by the Authority and the adjudicating officer: A brief narrative of orders passed by the Authority or the adjudicating officers separately for where no offence is made out, and in case offence is proved, category-wise for each category of orders passed along with a tabular statement indicating the sections under which the order was passed and brief particulars of the orders.  

I. Execution of the orders of the Authority and imposition of penalties:

(i) monetary penalties – details of recovery of penalty imposed, details of penalty imposed but not recovered, total number of matters and total amount of monetary penalty levied, total amount realized by resorting to rule 23;

(ii) matters referred to court under section 59 – total number of matters referred to the court during the year, total number of matters disposed of by the court during the year, total number of matters pending with the court at the end of the year;

(iii) matters referred to court for execution of order under section 40 – total number of matters referred to the court during the year, total number of matters disposed of by the court during the year, total number of matters pending with the court at the end of the year.   

J.Execution of the orders of the adjudicating officer and imposition of interest and compensation:

(i) interest and compensations – details of interest and compensation imposed, details of interest and compensation imposed but not paid, total number of matters and total amount of interest and compensations imposed, total amount realized by resorting to rule 23; and

(ii) matters referred to court for execution of order under section 40 – total number of matters referred to the court during the year, total number of matters disposed of by the court during the year, total number of matters pending with the court at the end of the year.   

K.Appeals:

(i) Number of appeals filed against the orders of the Authority or the adjudicating officer in the year:

(ii) Number of appeals pending at the beginning of the year:

(iii) Appeals filed during the year:

(iv) Number of appeals allowed by the Appellate Tribunal during the year:

(v) Number ofappeals disallowed by the Appellate Tribunal during the year:

(vi) Brief write up on the appeals allowed by the Appellate Tribunal:  

L.References received from the appropriate Government under section 33: a brief narrative on references received from the appropriate Government under section 33 providing for number of references received during the year, number of references disposed of during the year, number of references pending at the end of the year.   

M.Advocacy measures under sub-section (3) of section 33: a brief narrative on activities undertaken under subsection (3) of section 33 –

(i) workshops, seminars and other interactions with public / experts / policy-makers / regulatory bodies on laws and polices relating to the real estate sector and for creating awareness on the same;

(ii) papers and studies published for advocacy on laws and policies relating to the real estate sector and for creating awareness on the same;

(iii) consultation papers published/placed on website of the Authority;

(iv) analytical papers prepared and examined;

(v) others. 

N. Administration and establishment matters:

(i) report of the Secretary;

(ii) composition of the Authority;

(iii) details of Chairperson and Members appointed in the year and of those who demitted office

(iv) details of adjudicating officers appointed in the year and those who demitted office;

(v) organizational structure;

(vi) a tabular statement containing information on personnel in the Authority, category-wise: sanctioned posts, posts filled up, vacancies, appointments made in the year etc.  

O.  Experts and consultants engaged: details of number of experts and consultants appointed in the year and of those who demitted office.  

P.  Employee welfare measures, if any, beyond the regular terms and conditions of employment, undertaken by the Authority.  

Q.  Budget and Accounts:

(i) budget estimates and revised estimates, under broad categories;

(ii) receipts under broad categories in the Real Estate Regulatory Fund established under sub-section (1) of section 75;

(iii) actual expenditure under broad categories;

(iv) balance available in the Real Estate Regulatory Fund under sub-section (1) of section 75; (v) any other information.  

R.  International cooperation: A brief narrative of international cooperation, if any, undertaken by the Authority.  

S.  Capacity Building: A brief narrative of capacity building initiative undertaken including

(i) number of employees (category wise and grade wise) trained in house with details of such programmes like content, duration and faculty;

(ii) number of employees (category wise and grade wise) trained by outside institutions (separately within Indian and outside India) with details of names of institutions and duration also to specify whether training was under internship, exchange programme, fellowships, study leave, special arrangements with foreign universities/institutions;

(iii) expenditure of capacity building initiatives.   

T.  Ongoing programmes: A brief narrative of ongoing programmes.   

U.  Right to Information: A brief narrative of

(i) number of applications received by CPIO/ACPIO seeking information under RTI Act;

(ii) Number of applications for which information has been provided by CPIO;

(iii)  number of applications pending with CPIO;

(iv) number of appeals filed before the First Appellate Authority against the order of CPIO;

(v) number of appeals which have been disposed of by First Appellate Authority;

(vi) number of appeals pending with the First Appellate Authority;

(vii) number of applications/appeals not disposed of in the stipulated time frame.  

Chairperson (Signature)  
Member(s) (Signature) 

 

ANNEXURE

[See rule 38]

AGREEMENT FOR SALE

This Agreement for Sale (“Agreement”) executed on this ..... (Date) day of ..... (Month), 20.....,  By and Between

[If the promoter is a company]   
..... (CIN no. .....), a company incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, [1956 or 2013, as the case may be], having its registered office at ..... and its corporate office at ..... (PAN .....), represented by its authorized signatory ..... (Aadhar no. ..... ) authorized vide board resolution dated ..... hereinafter referred to as the “Promoter” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include its successorin-interest, and permitted assigns).  

[OR]

[If the promoter is a Partnership firm]

....., a partnership firm registered under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932, having its principal place of business at ....., (PAN.....), represented by its authorized Partner ....., (Aadhar no......) authorized vide ....., hereinafter referred to as the “Promoter” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include the partners or partner for the time being of the said firm, the survivor or survivors of them and their heirs, executors and administrators of the last surviving partner and his/her/their assigns).   

[OR] 

[If the promoter is an Individual]

 Mr. / Ms. ....., (Aadhar no. .....) son / daughter of ....., aged about ....., residing at ....., (PAN .....), hereinafter called the “Promoter” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors-in-interest and permitted assigns).  

AND

 [If the Allottee is a company]

 ....., (CIN no. .....) a company incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, [1956 or 2013, as the case may be], having its registered office at....., (PAN .....), represented by its authorized signatory, ....., (Aadhar no. .....) duly authorized vide board resolution dated ....., hereinafter referred to as the “Allottee” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include its successor-in-interest, and permitted assigns).

[OR]

[If the Allottee is a Partnership]

..... , a partnership firm registered under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932, having its principal place of business at ....., (PAN .....), represented by its authorized partner, ....., (Aadhar no. .....) authorized vide ....., hereinafter referred to as the “Allottee” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include the partners or partner for the time being of the said firm, the survivor or survivors of them and their heirs, executors and administrators of the last surviving partner and his/her/their assigns).   

[OR]   

[If the Allottee is an Individual]   
Mr. / Ms. ....., (Aadhar no. .....) son / daughter of ....., aged about ....., residing at ....., (PAN .....), hereinafter called the “Allottee” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors-in-interest and permitted assigns).  

[OR]

[If the Allottee is a HUF]

 Mr......, (Aadhar no. .....) son of ..... aged about ..... for self and as the Karta of the Hindu Joint Mitakshara Family known as ..... HUF, having its place of business / residence at ....., (PAN .....), hereinafter referred to as the “Allottee” (which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and the members or member for the time being of the said HUF, and their respective heirs, executors, administrators and permitted assigns).  [Please insert details of other allottee(s), in case of more than one allottee]  The Promoter and Allottee shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as the “Parties” and individually as a “Party”.   

DEFINITIONS:  

For the purpose of this Agreement for Sale, unless the context otherwise requires,-

  1.  “Act” means the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (16 of 2016);
  2. “appropriate Government” means the Government of Telangana;
  3.  “Rules” means the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016 made under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016;  
  4. “Regulations” means the Regulations made under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016;
  5. “section” means a section of the Act.   

WHEREAS:  

A. The Promoter is the absolute and lawful owner of [khasra nos./ survey nos.] [Please insert land details as per local laws] ..... totally admeasuring ..... square meters situated at .....in Tehsil & District ..... (“Said Land”) vide sale deed(s) dated ..... registered as documents no...... at the office of the Sub-Registrar;

[OR]

 ..... (“Owner”) is the absolute and lawful owner of [khasra nos./ survey nos.] [Please insert land details as per local laws] ..... totally admeasuring ..... square meters situated at .....in Tehsil & District..... (“Said Land”) vide sale deed(s) dated ..... registered as documents no. ..... at the office of the Sub-Registrar. The Owner and the Promoter have entered into a [collaboration / development / joint development] agreement dated ..... registered as document no. ..... at the office of the Sub-Registrar;   

B. The Said Land is earmarked for the purpose of building a [commercial/residential/any other purpose] project, comprising ..... multistoried apartment buildings and [insert any other components of the Projects] and the said project shall be known as ‘.....’ (“Project”);

 [OR]

The Said Land is earmarked for the purpose of plotted development of a [commercial/residential/any other purpose] project, comprising ..... plots and [insert any other components of the Projects] and the said project shall be known as ‘.....’ (“Project”):  

Provided that where land is earmarked for any institutional development the same shall be used for those purposes only and no commercial/residential development shall be permitted unless it is a part of the plan approved by the competent authority;   

C. The Promoter is fully competent to enter into this Agreement and all the legal formalities with respect to the right, title and interest of the Promoter regarding the Said Land on which Project is to be constructed have been completed;   

D. The ..... [Please insert the name of the concerned competent authority] has granted the commencement certificate to develop the Project vide approval dated ..... bearing registration no. .....;   

E. The Promoter has obtained the final layout plan, sanctioned plan, specifications and approvals for the Project and also for the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, from ______________________________________ [Please insert the name of the concerned competent authority]. The Promoter agrees and undertakes that it shall not make any changes to these approved plans except in strict compliance with section 14 of the Act and other laws as applicable;   

F. The Promoter has registered the Project under the provisions of the Act with the Telangana Real Estate Regulatory Authority at ___________ on _____________under registration no._______________;   

G. The Allottee had applied for an apartment in the Project vide application no. ___________ dated __________ and has been allotted apartment no. ___________ having carpet area of ______ square feet, exclusive verandahs, balconies, terrace area of ________ sq. feet, totally having a saleable area of ________ sq. feet type ________, on ____ floor in [tower/block/building] no._______ (“Building”) along with garage/covered parking no. __________ admeasuring ________ square feet in the _______________[Please insert the location of the garage/covered parking], as permissible under the applicable law and of pro rata share in the common areas (“Common Areas”) as defined under clause (n) of Section 2 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Apartment” more particularly described in Schedule A and the floor plan of the apartment is annexed hereto and marked as Schedule B);  

[OR]

The Allottee had applied for a plot in the Project vide application no. ___________ dated ___________ and has been allotted plot no. ___________ having area of ______ square feet and plot for garage/covered parking admeasuring __________ square feet (if applicable)] in the _______________ [Please insert the location of the garage/covered parking], as permissible under the applicable law and of pro rata share in the common areas (“Common Areas”) as defined under clause (n) of Section 2 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the “Plot” more particularly described in Schedule A);   

H. The Parties have gone through all the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement and understood the mutual rights and obligations detailed herein;   

I. ________________________________[Please enter any additional disclosures/details];J. The Parties hereby confirm that they are signing this Agreement with full knowledge of all the laws, rules, regulations, notifications, etc., applicable to the Project;   

K. The Parties, relying on the confirmations, representations and assurances of each other to faithfully abide by all the terms, conditions and stipulations contained in this Agreement and all applicable laws, are now willing to enter into this Agreement on the terms and conditions appearing hereinafter;   

L. In accordance with the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement and as mutually agreed upon by and between the Parties, the Promoter hereby agrees to sell and the Allottee hereby agrees to purchase the [Apartment/Plot] and the garage/covered parking (if applicable) as specified in para G. 

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual representations, covenants, assurances, promises and agreements contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, the Parties agree as follows:  

1. TERMS:  

1.1. Subject to the terms and conditions as detailed in this Agreement, the Promoter agrees to sell to the Allottee and the Allottee hereby agrees to purchase, the [Apartment/Plot] as specified in para G.  

1.2. The Total Price for the [Apartment/Plot] based on the Saleable area is Rs. __________________________ (Rupees _______________________ only ("Total Price") (Give break up and description): 

Block/Building/Tower no. ___   
Apartment no. ___________   
Type ________   
Floor________ 
Rate of Apartment per square feet*
Total price (in rupees) ____________________

*Provide break up of the amounts such as cost of apartment, cost of exclusive balcony or verandah areas, cost of exclusive open terrace areas, proportionate cost of common areas, preferential location charges, taxes, maintenance charges as per para 11 etc., if/as applicable. [AND] [if/as applicable] 

Garage/Covered parking – 1

 

 

 

Price for 1

Garage/Covered parking – 2

Price for 2

Total price (in rupees)

_______________

[OR]

Plot no. ___________

 

 

 

Rate of Plot per square feet*

Type ________

 

Total price (in rupees)

_______________

*Provide break up of the amounts such as cost of plot, proportionate cost of common areas, taxes, maintenance charges as per para 11 etc., if/as applicable.  [AND] [if/as applicable] 

Garage/Covered parking – 1

Price for 1

Garage/Covered parking – 2

Price for 2

Total price (in rupees)

_______________

Explanation:  

(i) The Total Price above includes the booking amount paid by the allottee to the Promoter towards the [Apartment/Plot];  

(ii) The Total Price above includes Taxes (consisting of tax paid or payable by the Promoter by way of Value Added Tax, Service Tax, and Cess or any other similar taxes which may be levied, in connection with the construction of the Project payable by the Promoter, by whatever name called) up to the date of handing over the possession of the apartment/plot to the allottee and the project to the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be, after obtaining the completion certificate: Provided that in case there is any change / modification in the taxes, the subsequent amount payable by the allottee to the promoter shall be increased/reduced based on such change / modification: Provided further that if there is any increase in the taxes after the expiry of the scheduled date of completion of the project as per registration with the Authority, which shall include the extension of registration, if any, granted to the said project by the Authority, as per the Act, the same shall not be charged from the allottee provided that Stamp Duty, Registration fee, mutation charges shall be paid by the allottee as per actuals over and above the total price.

(iii) The Promoter shall periodically intimate in writing to the Allottee, the amount payable as stated in (i) and (ii) above and the Allottee shall make payment demanded by the Promoter within the time and in the manner specified therein. In addition, the Promoter shall provide to the Allottee the details of the taxes paid or demanded along with the acts/rules/notifications together with dates from which such taxes/levies etc. have been imposed or become effective;  

(iv) The Total Price of [Apartment/Plot] includes recovery of price of land, construction of [not only the Apartment but also] the Common Areas, internal development charges, external development charges, taxes, cost of providing electric wiring, electrical connectivity to the apartment, lift, water line and plumbing, finishing with paint, marbles, tiles, doors, windows, fire detection and firefighting equipment (as per law)in the common areas, maintenance charges as per para 11 etc. and includes cost for providing all other facilities, amenities and specifications to be provided as per the agreementwithin the [Apartment/Plot] and the Project.  

1.3  The Total Price is escalation-free, save and except increases which the Allottee hereby agrees to pay, due to increase on account of development charges payable to the competent authority and/or any other increase in charges which may be levied or imposed by the competent authority from time to time. The Promoter undertakes and agrees that while raising a demand on the Allottee for increase in development charges, cost/charges imposed by the competent authorities, the Promoter shall enclose the said notification/ order/rule/regulation to that effect along with the demand letter being issued to the Allottee, which shall only be applicable on subsequent payments. Provided that if there is any new imposition or increase of any development charges after the expiry of the scheduled date of completion of the project as per registration with the Authority, which shall include the extension of registration, if any, granted to the said project by the Authority, as per the Act, the same shall not be charged from the allottee.

1.4 The Allottee(s) shall make the payment as per the payment plan set out in Schedule C (“Payment Plan”).

1.5 The Promoter may allow, in its sole discretion, a rebate for early payments of installments payable by the Allottee by discounting such early payments @ _____% per annum for the period by which the respective installment has been preponed. The provision for allowing rebate and such rate of rebate shall not be subject to any revision/withdrawal, once granted to an Allottee by the Promoter.  

1.6 It is agreed that the Promoter shall not make any additions and alterations in the sanctioned plans, layout plans and specifications and the nature of fixtures, fittings and amenities described herein at Schedule ‘D’ and Schedule ‘E’ (which shall be in conformity with the advertisement, prospectus etc., on the basis of which sale is effected) in respect of the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, without the previous written consent of the Allottee as per the provisions of the Act. Provided that the Promoter may make such minor additions or alterations as may be required by the Allottee, or such minor changes or alterations as per the provisions of the Act, on such terms as may be agreed. The Promoter shall not be liable for any manufacturing or other defects of any branded inputs or fixtures or services of any third party mentioned in the schedule/annexure to this agreement, unless it results in structural defect. The Association of Allottees shall take the responsibility for proper safety, maintenance (including continuance of annual maintenance/insurance contracts/agreements) and upkeep of all the fixtures, equipment and machinery provided by the Promoter, for which the Promoter shall not be liable after handing over.

1.7 [Applicable in case of an apartment] The Promoter shall confirm to the final carpet and Saleable area that has been allotted to the Allottee after the construction of the Building is complete and the occupancy certificate* is granted by the competent authority, by furnishing details of the changes, if any, in the carpet area or the Saleable Area. The total price payable for the carpet area shall be recalculated upon confirmation by the Promoter. If there is reduction in the carpet area or the Saleable Area then the Promoter shall refund the excess money paid by Allottee within forty-five days with annual interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules, from the date when such an excess amount was paid by the Allottee. If there is any increase in the carpet area or the Saleable Area, which is not more than three percent of the carpet area of the apartment, allotted to Allottee, the Promoter may demand that from the Allottee as per the next milestone of the Payment Plan as provided in Schedule C. All these monetary adjustments shall be made at the same rate per square feet as agreed in para 1.2 of this Agreement.  

1.8 Subject to para 9.3 the Promoter agrees and acknowledges, the Allottee shall have the right to the [Apartment/Plot] as mentioned below:  

(i) The Allottee shall have exclusive ownership of the [Apartment/Plot];

(ii) The Allottee shall also have undivided proportionate share in the Common Areas. Since the share / interest of Allottee in the Common Areas is undivided and cannot be divided or separated, the Allottee shall use the Common Areas along with other occupants, maintenance staff etc., without causing any inconvenience or hindrance to them. It is clarified that the promoter shall hand over the common areas to the association of allottees after duly obtaining the completion certificate from the competent authority as provided in the Act;  

(iii) That the computation of the price of the [Apartment/Plot] includes recovery of price of land, construction of [not only the Apartment but also] the Common Areas, internal development charges, external development charges, taxes, cost of providing electric wiring, electrical connectivity to the apartment, lift, water line and plumbing, finishing with paint, marbles, tiles, doors, windows, fire detection and firefighting equipment (as per law)in the common areas, maintenance charges as per para 11 etc. and includes cost for providing all other facilities, amenities and specifications to be provided as per the agreementwithin the [Apartment/Plot] and the Project;  

(iv) The Allottee has the right to visit the project site to assess the extent of development of the project and his apartment/plot, as the case may be.  

1.9 It is made clear by the Promoter and the Allottee agrees that the [Apartment/Plot] along with ____ garage/covered parking shall be treated as a single indivisible unit for all purposes. It is agreed that the Project is an independent, self-contained Project covering the said Land and is not a part of any other project or zone and shall not form a part of and/or linked/combined with any other project in its vicinity or otherwise except for the purpose of integration of infrastructure for the benefit of the Allottee (like club house). It is clarified that Project’s facilities and amenities shall be available only for use and enjoyment of the Allottees of the Project.  

1.10 The Promoter agrees to pay all outgoings before transferring the physical possession of the apartment to the Allottees, which it has collected from the Allottees, for the payment of outgoings (including land cost [either directly or by way of share in the project], ground rent, municipal or other local taxes, charges for water or electricity, maintenance charges, including mortgage loan and interest on mortgages or other encumbrances and such other liabilities payable to competent authorities, banks and financial institutions, which are related to the project). If the Promoter fails to pay all or any of the outgoings collected by it from the Allottees or any liability, mortgage loan and interest thereon before transferring the apartment to the Allottees, the Promoter agrees to be liable, even after the transfer of the property, to pay such outgoings and penal charges, if any, to the authority or person to whom they are payable and be liable for the cost of any legal proceedings which may be taken therefor by such authority or person.  

1.11 The Allottee has paid a sum of Rs. __________________ (Rupees ______________________________only) as booking amount being part payment towards the Total Price of the [Apartment/Plot] at the time of application the receipt of which the Promoter hereby acknowledges and the Allottee hereby agrees to pay the remaining price of the [Apartment/Plot] as prescribed in the Payment Plan [Schedule C] as may be demanded by the Promoter within the time and in the manner specified therein:   

Provided that if the allottee delays in payment towards any amount which is payable, he shall be liable to pay interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules.   

2. MODE OF PAYMENT:

Subject to the terms of the Agreement and the Promoter abiding by the construction milestones, the Allottee shall make all payments, on written demand by the Promoter, within the stipulated time as mentioned in the Payment Plan [Schedule C] through A/c Payee cheque/demand draft/bankers cheque or online payment (as applicable) in favour of ‘________________________’ payable at _________.    

3. COMPLIANCE OF LAWS RELATING TO REMITTANCES:  

3.3 The Allottee, if resident outside India, shall be solely responsible for complying with the necessary formalities as laid down in Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder or any statutory amendment(s) modification(s) made thereof and all other applicable laws including that of remittance of payment acquisition/ sale/transfer of immovable properties in India etc. and provide the Promoter with such permission, approvals which would enable the Promoter to fulfill its obligations under this Agreement. Any refund, transfer of security, if provided in terms of the Agreement shall be made in accordance with the provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 or the statutory enactments or amendments thereof and the Rules and Regulations of the Reserve Bank of India or any other applicable law. The Allottee understands and agrees that in the event of any failure on his/her part to comply with the applicable guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India, he/she may be liable for any action under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 or other laws as applicable, as amended from time to time.  

3.4 The Promoter accepts no responsibility in regard to matters specified in para 3.1 above. The Allottee shall keep the Promoter fully indemnified and harmless in this regard. Whenever there is any change in the residential status of the Allottee subsequent to the signing of this Agreement, it shall be the sole responsibility of the Allottee to intimate the same in writing to the Promoter immediately and comply with necessary formalities if any under the applicable laws. The Promoter shall not be responsible towards any third party making payment/remittances on behalf of any Allottee and such third party shall not have any right in the application/allotment of the said apartment applied for herein in any way and the Promoter shall be issuing the payment receipts in favour of the Allottee only.   

4. ADJUSTMENT/APPROPRIATION OF PAYMENTS:

The Allottee authorizes the Promoter to adjust/appropriate all payments made by him/her under any head(s) of dues against lawful outstanding of the allottee against the [Apartment/Plot], if any, in his/her name and the Allottee undertakes not to object/demand/direct the Promoter to adjust his payments in any manner.   

5. TIME IS ESSENCE:

The Promoter shall abide by the time schedule for completing the project as disclosed at the time of registration of the project with the Authority and towards handing over the [Apartment/Plot] to the Allottee and the common areas to the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be.   

6. CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT/ APARTMENT:

The Allottee has seen the proposed layout plan, specifications, amenities and facilities of the [Apartment/Plot] and accepted the floor plan, payment plan and the specifications, amenities and facilities [annexed along with this Agreement] which has been approved by the competent authority, as represented by the Promoter. The Promoter shall develop the Project in accordance with the said layout plans, floor plans and specifications, amenities and facilities. Subject to the terms in this Agreement, the Promoter undertakes to strictly abide by such plans approved by the competent Authorities and shall also strictly abide by the bye-laws, FAR and density norms and provisions prescribed by the ___________ [Please insert the relevant State laws] and shall not have an option to make any variation /alteration / modification in such plans, other than in the manner provided under the Act, and breach of this term by the Promoter shall constitute a material breach of the Agreement.   

7. POSSESSION OF THE APARTMENT/PLOT:  

7.1 Schedule for possession of the said [Apartment/Plot] - The Promoter agrees and understands that timely delivery of possession of the [Apartment/Plot] to the allottee and the common areas to the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be, is the essence of the Agreement. The Promoter assures to hand over possession of the [Apartment/Plot] along with ready and complete common areas with all specifications, amenities and facilities of the project in place on _________________, unless there is delay or failure due to war, flood, drought, fire, cyclone, earthquake or any other calamity caused by nature or any Court stay or Government orderaffecting the regular development of the real estate project (“Force Majeure”). If, however, the completion of the Project is delayed due to the Force Majeure conditions then the Allottee agrees that the Promoter shall be entitled to the extension of time for delivery of possession of the [Apartment/Plot], provided that such Force Majeure conditions are not of a nature which make it impossible for the contract to be implemented. The Allottee agrees and confirms that, in the event it becomes impossible for the Promoter to implement the project due to Force Majeure conditions, then this allotment shall stand terminated and the Promoter shall refund to the Allottee the entire amount received by the Promoter from the allotment within 90 days from that date. The promoter shall intimate the allottee about such termination at least thirty days prior to such termination. After refund of the money paid by the Allottee, the Allottee agrees that he/ she shall not have any rights, claims etc. against the Promoter and that the Promoter shall be released and discharged from all its obligations and liabilities under this Agreement.   

7.2 Procedure for taking possession - The Promoter, upon obtaining the occupancy certificate* from the competent authority shall offer in writing the possession of the [Apartment/Plot], to the Allottee who has paid all the amountsin terms of this Agreement to be taken within two months from the date of issue of occupancy certificate. If the allottee fails to take delivery within the time specified in the notice, he shall be liable for payment of all ongoings including maintenance charges from the date of notice. [Provided that, in the absence of local law, the conveyance deed in favour of the allottee shall be carried out by the promoter within 3 months from the date of issue of occupancy certificate]. The Promoter agrees and undertakes to indemnify the Allottee in case of failure of fulfillment of any of the provisions, formalities, documentation on part of the Promoter. The promoter shall not be liable for any defect or deficiency occasioned on account of any act or omission on the part of the allottee or any authority or third party on whom the promoter has no control.The Allottee, after taking possession, agree(s) to pay the maintenance charges as determined by the Promoter/association of allottees. The promoter shall hand over the occupancy certificate of the apartment/plot, as the case may be, to the allottee at the time of conveyance of the same.   

7.3 Failure of Allottee to take Possession of [Apartment/Plot] - Upon receiving a written intimation from the Promoter as per para 7.2, the Allottee shall take possession of the [Apartment/Plot] from the Promoter by executing necessary indemnities, undertakings and such other documentation as prescribed in this Agreement, and the Promoter shall give possession of the [Apartment/Plot] to the allottee. In case the Allottee fails to take possession within the time provided in para 7.2, such Allottee shall continue to be liable to pay maintenance charges as specified in para 7.2.   

7.4 Possession by the Allottee - After obtaining the occupancy certificate* and handing over physical possession of the [Apartment/Plot] to the Allottees, it shall be the responsibility of the Promoter to hand over the necessary documents and plans, including common areas, to the association of Allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be, as per the local laws. [Provided that, in the absence of any local law, the promoter shall handover the necessary documents and plans, including common areas, to the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be, within thirty days after obtaining the completion certificate].   

7.5 Cancellation by Allottee – The Allottee shall have the right to cancel/withdraw his allotment in the Project only as provided in the Act: Provided that where the allottee proposes to cancel/withdraw from the project without any fault of the promoter, the promoter herein is entitled to forfeit the booking amount paid for the allotment. The balance amount of money paid by the allottee shall be returned by the promoter to the allottee within three months of such cancellation or at the time that the Promoter is able to resell the said Apartment/Plot to another purchaser, whichever is later.   7.6 Compensation – The Promoter shall compensate the Allottee in case of any loss caused to him due to defective title of the land, on which the project is being developed or has been developed, in the manner as provided under the Act and the claim for interest and compensation under this provision shall not be barred by limitation provided under any law for the time being in force.   

Except for occurrence of a Force Majeure event, if the promoter fails to complete or is unable to give possession of the [Apartment/Plot]

(i) in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, duly completed by the date specified in para 7.1; or

(ii) due to discontinuance of his business as a developer on account of suspension or revocation of the registration under the Act; or for any other reason; the Promoter shall be liable, on demand to the allottees, in case the Allottee wishes to withdraw from the Project, without prejudice to any other remedy available, to return the total amount received by him in respect of the [Apartment/Plot], with interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules including compensation in the manner as provided under the Act within ninety days of it becoming due. Provided that where if the Allottee does not intend to withdraw from the Project, the Promoter shall pay the Allottee interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules for every month of delay, till the handing over of the possession of the [Apartment/Plot], which shall be paid by the promoter to the allottee within ninety days of it becoming due.   

8. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE PROMOTER:

1. The Promoter hereby represents and warrants to the Allottee as follows:

 (ii) The [Promoter] has absolute, clear and marketable title with respect to the said Land; the requisite rights to carry out development upon the said Land and absolute, actual, physical and legal possession of the said Land for the Project;  

(iii) The Promoter has lawful rights and requisite approvals from the competent Authorities to carry out development of the Project;  

(iv) There are no encumbrances upon the said Land or the Project; [in case there are any encumbrances on the land provide details of such encumbrances including any rights, title, interest and name of party in or over such land]  

(v) There are no litigations pending before any Court of law or Authority with respect to the said land or Project except those disclosed in the title report.

(vi) All approvals, licenses and permits issued by the competent authorities with respect to the Project, said Land and [Apartment/Plot] are valid and subsisting and have been obtained by following due process of law. Further, the Promoter has been and shall, at all times, remain to be in compliance with all applicable laws in relation to the Project, said Land, Building and [Apartment/Plot] and common areas;

 (vii) The Promoter has the right to enter into this Agreement and has not committed or omitted to perform any act or thing, whereby the right, title and interest of the Allottee created herein, may prejudicially be affected;  

(viii) The Promoter has not entered into any agreement for sale and/or development agreement or any other agreement / arrangement with any person or party with respect to the said Land, including the Project and the said [Apartment/Plot] which will, in any manner, affect the rights of Allottee under this Agreement;

 (ix) The Promoter confirms that the Promoter is not restricted in any manner whatsoever from selling the said [Apartment/Plot] to the Allottee in the manner contemplated in this Agreement;  

(x) At the time of execution of the conveyance deed the Promoter shall handover lawful, vacant, peaceful, physical possession of the [Apartment/Plot] to the Allottee and the common areas to the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be;

(xi) The Promoter has duly paid and shall continue to pay and discharge all governmental dues, rates, charges and taxes and other monies, levies, impositions, premiums, damages and/or penalties and other outgoings, whatsoever, payable with respect to the said project to the competent Authorities till the completion certificate has been issued and possession of apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, along with common areas (equipped with all the specifications, amenities and facilities) has been handed over to the allottee and the association of allottees or the competent authority, as the case may be;  

(xii) No notice from the Government or any other local body or authority or any legislative enactment, government ordinance, order, notification (including any notice for acquisition or requisition of the said property) has been received by or served upon the Promoter in respect of the said Land and/or the Project except those disclosed in the title report.

2. The Allottee/s or himself/themselves with intention to bring all persons into whosoever hands the Apartment may come, hereby covenants with the Promoter as follows :-  

i. To maintain the Apartment at the Allottee's own cost in good and tenantable repair and condition from the date that of possession of the Apartment is taken and shall not do or suffer to be done anything in or to the building in which the Apartment is situated which may be against the rules, regulations or bye-laws or change/alter or make addition in or to the building in which the Apartment is situated and the Apartment itself or any part thereof without the consent of the local authorities, if required.

ii. Not to store in the Apartment any goods which are of hazardous, combustible or dangerous nature or are so heavy as to damage the construction or structure of the building in which the Apartment is situated or storing of which goods is objected to by the concerned local or other authority and shall take care while carrying heavy packages which may damage or likely to damage the staircases, common passages or any other structure of the building in which the Apartment is situated, including entrances of the building inwhich the Apartment issituated and in case any damage is caused to the building in which the Apartment is situated or the Apartment on account of negligence or default of the Allottee in this behalf, the Allottee shall be liable for the consequences of the breach.  

iii. To carry out at his own cost all internal repairs to the said Apartment and maintain the Apartment in the same condition, state and order in which it was delivered by the Promoter to the Allottee and shall not do or suffer to be done anything in or to the building in which the Apartment is situated or the Apartment which may be contrary to the rules and regulations and bye-laws of the concerned local authority or other public authority. In the event of the Allottee committing any act in contravention of the above provision, the Allottee shall be responsible and liable for the consequences thereof to the concerned local authority and/or other public authority.  

iv. Not to demolish or cause to be demolished the Apartment or any part thereof, nor at any time make or cause to be made any addition or alteration of whatever nature in or to the Apartment or any part thereof, nor any alteration in the elevation and outside colour scheme of the building in which the Apartment is situated and shall keep the portion, sewers, drains and pipes in the Apartment and the appurtenances thereto in good tenantable repair and condition, and in particular, so as to support shelter and protect the other parts of the building in which the Apartment is situated and shall not chisel or in any other manner cause damage to columns, beams, walls, slabs or RCC, Pardis or other structural members in the Apartment without the prior written permission of the Promoter and/or the Society or the Limited Company.  

v. Not to do or permit to be done any act or thing which may render void or voidable any insurance of the project land and the building in which the Apartment is situated or any part thereof or whereby any increased premium shall become payable in respect of the insurance.  

vi. Not to throw dirt, rubbish, rags, garbage or other refuse or permit the same to be thrown from the said Apartment in the compound or any portion of the project land and the building in which the Apartment is situated.  

vii. Pay to the Promoter within fifteen days of demand by the Promoter, his share of security deposit demanded by the concerned local authority or Government for giving water, electricity or any other service connection to the building in which the Apartment is situated.  

viii. To bear and pay increase in local taxes, water charges, insurance and such other levies, if any, which are imposed by the concernedlocal authority and/or Government and/or other public authority, on account of change of user of the Apartment by the Allottee for any purposes other than for purpose for which it is sold.  

ix. The Allottee shall observe and perform all the rules and regulations which the Society or the Limited Company or Apex Body or Federation or Association may adopt at its inception and the additions, alterations or amendments thereof that may be made from time to time for protection and maintenance of the said building and the Apartments therein and for the observance and performance of the Building Rules, Regulations and Bye-laws for the time being of the concerned local authority and of Government and other public bodies. The Allottee shall also observe and perform all the stipulations and conditions laid down by the Society/Limited Company/Apex Body/Federation/Association regarding the occupancy and use of the Apartment in the Building and shall pay and contribute regularly and punctually towards the taxes, expenses or other outgoings in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.  

x. Till a conveyance of the common areas, services and amenities of the building/Project in which Apartment is situated is executed in favour of Society/Limited Company/Association and till all the total builtup area/units are sold off, the Allottee shall permit the Promoter and their surveyors and agents, with or without workmen and others, at all reasonable times, to enter into and upon the said buildings or any part thereof to view and examine the state and condition thereof.  

xi. Till a conveyance of the common areas, services and amenities of the building/project in which Apartment is situated is executed in favour of Apex Body/Federation/Association and till all the total builtup area/units are sold off, the Allottee shall permit the Promoter and their surveyors and agents, with or without workmen and others, at all reasonable times, to enter into and upon the project or any part thereof to view and examine the state and condition thereof.  

9. EVENTS OF DEFAULTS AND CONSEQUENCES:  

9.1 Subject to the Force Majeure clause, the Promoter shall be considered under a condition of Default, in the following events:  (i) Promoter fails to provide ready to move in possession of the [Apartment/Plot] to the Allottee within the time period specified in para 7.1 or fails to complete the project within the stipulated time disclosed at the time of registration of the project with the Authority. For the purpose of this para, 'ready to move in possession' shall mean that the apartment shall be in a habitable condition which is complete in all respects including the provision of all specifications, amenities and facilities, as agreed to between the parties, and for which occupation certificate and completion certificate, as the case may be, has been issued by the competent authority;  (ii) Discontinuance of the Promoter’s business as a developer on account of suspension or revocation of his registration under the provisions of the Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder.   

9.2 In case of Default by Promoter under the conditions listed above, Allottee is entitled to the following:  (i) Stop making further payments to Promoter as demanded by the Promoter. If the Allottee stops making payments, the Promoter shall correct the situation by completing the construction milestones and only thereafter the Allottee be required to make the next payment without any interest; or  (ii) The Allottee shall have the option of terminating the Agreement in which case the Promoter shall be liable to refund the entire money paid by the Allottee under any head whatsoever towards the purchase of the apartment, along with interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules within ninety days of receiving the termination notice: Provided that where an Allottee does not intend to withdraw from the project or terminate the Agreement, he shall be paid, by the promoter, interest at the rate prescribed in the Rules, for every month of delay till the handing over of the possession of the [Apartment/Plot], which shall be paid by the promoter to the allottee within ninety days of it becoming due.   

9.3 The Allottee shall be considered under a condition of Default, on the occurrence of the following events:  

(i) In case the Allottee fails to make payments for ____ consecutive demands made by the Promoter as per the Payment Plan annexed hereto, despite having been issued notice in that regard the allottee shall be liable to pay interest to the promoter on the unpaid amount at the rate prescribed in the Rules;  

(ii) In case of Default by Allottee under the condition listed above continues for a period beyond ____ consecutive months after notice from the Promoter in this regard, the Promoter may cancel the allotment of the [Apartment/Plot] in favour of the Allottee and refund the money paid to him by the allottee by deducting the booking amount and the interest liabilities and this Agreement shall thereupon stand terminated. Provided that the promoter shall intimate the allottee about such termination at least thirty days prior to such termination. The amount shall be repaid by the Promoter within a period of ninety days after termination or the date on which the Promoter is able to resell the Apartment/Plot to another purchaser, whichever is later. 

10. CONVEYANCE OF THE SAID APARTMENT:  

The Promoter, on receipt of Total Price of the [Apartment/Plot] as per para 1.2 under the Agreement from the Allottee, shall execute a conveyance deed and convey the title of the [Apartment/Plot] together with proportionate indivisible share in the Common Areas within 3 months from the date of issuance of the occupancy certificate* and the completion certificate, as the case may be, to the allottee. [Provided that, in the absence of local law, the conveyance deed in favour of the allottee shall be carried out by the promoter within 3 months from the date of issue of occupancy certificate]. However, in case the Allottee fails to deposit the stamp duty and/or registration charges within the period mentioned in the notice, the Allottee authorizes the Promoter to withhold registration of the conveyance deed in his/her favour till payment of stamp duty and registration charges to the Promoter is made by the Allottee.   

11. MAINTENANCE OF THE SAID BUILDING / APARTMENT / PROJECT:  

1. The Promoter shall be responsible to provide and maintain essential services in the Project till the taking over of the maintenance of the project by the association of allottees and the cost of maintenance shall be borne by the Promoter and the Allottees, proportionate to the plots/apartments/buildings in their respective occupation. The facilities like Club House and service connections, like water and sewerage supply, which are common to the entire project undertaken in phases, shall be jointly maintained by the Promoter and the Association till the entire project is completed.  The Club House and its services shall be subject to user charges as may be fixed by the Management of the Club House or as the case may be the service provider, from time to time.  
2. All other infrastructural facilities, including the equipment like lift, elevator, mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment, STP, etc., shall always be covered by appropriate annual maintenance agreements and insurance agreements with the authorized service providers and the costs of such AMC and Insurance shall be part of the maintenance charges payable by the occupants.  Unless the possession is delivered to the allottee, the Promoter shall be the occupant in respect of any plot/apartment/building.  

12. DEFECT LIABILITY:  

1. It is agreed that in case any structural defect or any other defect in workmanship, quality or provision of services or any other obligations of the Promoter as per the agreement for sale relating to such development is brought to the notice of the Promoter within a period of 5 (five) years by the Allottee from the date of handing over possession, it shall be the duty of the Promoter to rectify such defects without further charge, within 30 (thirty) days, and in the event of Promoter’s failure to rectify such defects within such time, the aggrieved Allottees shall be entitled to receive appropriate compensation in the manner as provided under the Act.

 2. Notwithstanding anything contained in the above clause the following exclusions are made  

a. Equipment (lifts, generator, motors, STP, transformers, gym equipment etc) which carry manufacturer’s guarantees for a limited period. Thereafter the welfare association society shall take annual maintenance contract with the suppliers. The Promoter shall transfer manufacturers guarantees/warrantees to the allottee or association of allottees as the case may be.

b. Fittings related to plumbing, sanitary, electrical, hardware, etc. having natural wear and tear.

c. Allowable structural and other deformations including expansion quotient. d. The terms of work like painting etc. which are subject to wear and tear.

 3. The allottees shall maintain the apartments in good tenantable conditions and carry out the internal repairs for the upkeep of the apartments. The association of the allottees or its assigns shall maintain the services and amenities in good condition and covered with proper AMC and insurance.The obligation of the developers shall be subject to proper maintenance and upkeep of theapartments/services and amenities by the allottee or the association of the allottees as the case may be.  

13. RIGHT TO ENTER THE APARTMENT FOR REPAIRS:

The Promoter / maintenance agency /association of allottees shall have rights of unrestricted access of all Common Areas, garages/covered parking and parking spaces for providing necessary maintenance services and the Allottee agrees to permit the association of allottees and/or maintenance agency to enter into the [Apartment/Plot] or any part thereof, after due notice and during the normal working hours, unless the circumstances warrant otherwise, with a view to set right any defect.   

14. USAGE:

Use of Basement and Service Areas: The basement(s) and service areas, if any, as located within the __________________________________ (project name), shall be earmarked for purposes such as parking spaces and services including but not limited to electric sub-station, transformer, DG set rooms, underground water tanks, pump rooms, maintenance and service rooms, fire fighting pumps and equipment’s etc. and other permitted uses as per sanctioned plans. The Allottee shall not be permitted to use the services areas and the basements in any manner whatsoever, other than those earmarked as parking spaces, and the same shall be reserved for use by the association of allottees formed by the Allottees for rendering maintenance services.   

15. GENERAL COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO THE APARTMENT:  

15.1 Subject to para 12 above, the Allottee shall, after taking possession, be solely responsible to maintain the [Apartment/Plot] at his/her own cost, in good repair and condition and shall not do or suffer to be done anything in or to the Building, or the [Apartment/Plot], or the staircases, lifts, common passages, corridors, circulation areas, atrium or the compound which may be in violation of any laws or rules of any authority or change or alter or make additions to the [Apartment/Plot] and keep the [Apartment/Plot], its walls and partitions, sewers, drains, pipe and appurtenances thereto or belonging thereto, in good and tenantable repair and maintain the same in a fit and proper condition and ensure that the support, shelter etc. of the Building is not in any way damaged or jeopardized.   

15.2 The Allottee further undertakes, assures and guarantees that he/she would not put any sign-board / name-plate, neon light, publicity material or advertisement material etc. on the face / facade of the Building or anywhere on the exterior of the Project, buildings therein or Common Areas. The Allottees shall also not change the colour scheme of the outer walls or painting of the exterior side of the windows or carry out any change in the exterior elevation or design. Further the Allottee shall not store any hazardous or combustible goods in the [Apartment/Plot] or place any heavy material in the common passages or staircase of the Building. The Allottee shall also not remove any wall, including the outer and load bearing wall of the [Apartment/Plot].    

15.3 The Allottee shall plan and distribute its electrical load in conformity with the electrical systems installed by the Promoter and thereafter the association of allottees and/or maintenance agency appointed by association of allottees. The Allottee shall be responsible for any loss or damages arising out of breach of any of the aforesaid conditions.   

16. COMPLIANCE OF LAWS, NOTIFICATIONS ETC. BY PARTIES:  

The Parties are entering into this Agreement for the allotment of a [Apartment/Plot] with the full knowledge of all laws, rules, regulations, notifications applicable to the project.   

17. ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTIONS:

The Promoter undertakes that it has no right to make additions or to put up additional structure(s) anywhere in the Project after the building plan, layout plan, sanction plan and specifications, amenities and facilities has been approved by the competent authority(ies) and disclosed, except for as provided in the Act.   

18. MORTGAGE OR CREATE A CHARGE:  

Notwithstanding any other term of this Agreement, the Allottee hereby authorizes and permits the Promoter to raise finance/loan from any institution / company / bank by any mode or manner by way of charge/mortgage/securitization of the Apartment / Project / Building or the land underneath or the receivables, subject to the condition that the Apartment shall be made free from all encumbrances at the time of execution of Sale Deed in favour of the Allottee(s). The allottee shall be informed about the same at the time of agreement.  

19. FORMATION OF ASSOCIATION OF ALLOTTEES AND CONSENT OF ALLOTTEES):  

The Promoter shall take the following steps to enable formation of an   Association of Allottees under section 11(4)(e) of the Act:-   

a) with respect to a real estate project, the Promoter shall submit an application to the Registrar for registration of the Association of Allottees as a society under the A.P. Societies Registration Act, 2001 (as applicable to the state of Telangana), within two months from the date on which the occupation certificate in respect of such project is issued   and a minimum of sixty per cent of the total Allottees in such a project have taken possession and the Promoter has received the full consideration from such Allottees. All the Allottees on payment of full consideration shall become members of such Association of Allottees formed by the Promoter.   

b) If the promoter fails to form the Association of Allottees, the Authority shall by an order direct the Promoter to apply for formation of such Association or may authorize the Allottees to apply for formation of the said Association.   

c) Notwithstanding any other rule, after conveying the title to the Association of Allottees under Section 17, the Promoter shall continue to have the rights and entitlement to advertise, market, book, sell or offer to sell or allot to person to purchase any apartment or building or plot which is still not sold or allotted and shall be deemed to have been allowed to do so by the Association of Allottees without any restriction or entry of the building and development of common areas.   

20. BINDING EFFECT:

Forwarding this Agreement to the Allottee by the Promoter does not create a binding obligation on the part of the Promoter or the Allottee until, firstly, the Allottee signs and delivers this Agreement with all the schedules along with the payments due as stipulated in the Payment Plan within 30 (thirty) days from the date of receipt by the Allottee and secondly, appears for registration of the same before the concerned Sub-Registrar __________ (specify the address of the Sub Registrar) as and when intimated by the Promoter. If the Allottee(s) fails to execute and deliver to the Promoter this Agreement within 30 (thirty) days from the date of its receipt by the Allottee and/or appear before the SubRegistrar for its registration as and when intimated by the Promoter, then the Promoter shall serve a notice to the Allottee for rectifying the default, which if not rectified within 30 (thirty) days from the date of its receipt by the Allottee, application of the Allottee shall be treated as cancelled and all sums deposited by the Allottee in connection therewith including the booking amount shall be returned to the Allottee without any interest or compensation whatsoever.   

21. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This Agreement, along with its schedules, constitutes the entire Agreement between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all understandings, any other agreements, allotment letter, correspondences, arrangements whether written or oral, if any, between the Parties in regard to the said apartment/plot/building, as the case may be.   

22. RIGHT TO AMEND:

This Agreement may only be amended through written consent of the Parties.   

23. PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT APPLICABLE ON ALLOTTEE / SUBSEQUENT ALLOTTEES:

It is clearly understood and so agreed by and between the Parties hereto that all the provisions contained herein and the obligations arising hereunder in respect of the [Apartment/Plot] and the Project shall equally be applicable to and enforceable against and by any subsequent Allottees of the [Apartment/Plot], in case of a transfer, as the said obligations go along with the [Apartment/Plot] for all intents and purposes.   

24. WAIVER NOT A LIMITATION TO ENFORCE:  

24.1 The Promoter may, at its sole option and discretion, without prejudice to its rights as set out in this Agreement, waive the breach by the Allottee in not making payments as per the Payment Plan [Annexure C] including waiving the payment of interest for delayed payment. It is made clear and so agreed by the Allottee that exercise of discretion by the Promoter in the case of one Allottee shall not be construed to be a precedent and /or binding on the Promoter to exercise such discretion in the case of other Allottees.  

24.2 Failure on the part of the Parties to enforce at any time or for any period of time the provisions hereof shall not be construed to be a waiver of any provisions or of the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision.   

25. SEVERABILITY:

If any provision of this Agreement shall be determined to be void or unenforceable under the Act or the Rules and Regulations made thereunder or under other applicable laws, such provisions of the Agreement shall be deemed amended or deleted in so far as reasonably inconsistent with the purpose of this Agreement and to the extent necessary to conform to Act or the Rules and Regulations made thereunder or the applicable law, as the case may be, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable as applicable at the time of execution of this Agreement. ]  

26. METHOD OF CALCULATION OF PROPORTIONATE SHARE WHEREVER REFERRED TO IN THE AGREEMENT:

Wherever in this Agreement it is stipulated that the Allottee has to make any payment, in common with other Allottee(s) in Project, the same shall be the proportion which the carpet area of the [Apartment/Plot] bears to the total carpet area of all the [Apartments/Plots] in the Project.

27. FURTHER ASSURANCES:

Both Parties agree that they shall execute, acknowledge and deliver to the other such instruments and take such other actions, in additions to the instruments and actions specifically provided for herein, as may be reasonably required in order to effectuate the provisions of this Agreement or of any transaction contemplated herein or to confirm or perfect any right to be created or transferred hereunder or pursuant to any such transaction.   

28. PLACE OF EXECUTION:

The execution of this Agreement shall be complete only upon its execution by the Promoter through its authorized signatory at the Promoter’s Office, or at some other place, which may be mutually agreed between the Promoter and the Allottee, in ____________________ after the Agreement is duly executed by the Allottee and the Promoter or simultaneously with the execution the said Agreement shall be registered at the office of the Sub-Registrar at ______________ (specify the address of the Sub-Registrar). Hence this Agreement shall be deemed to have been executed at ____________________.   

29. NOTICES:

That all notices to be served on the Allottee and the Promoter as contemplated by this Agreement shall be deemed to have been duly served if sent to the Allottee or the Promoter by Registered Post at their respective addresses specified below:   
_________________Name of Allottee  _________________ (Allottee Address)  M/s _____________Promoter name  _________________ (Promoter Address)  
It shall be the duty of the Allottee and the Promoter to inform each other of any change in address subsequent to the execution of this Agreement in the above address by Registered Post failing which all communications and letters posted at the above address shall be deemed to have been received by the promoter or the Allottee, as the case may be.   

30. JOINT ALLOTTEES:

That in case there are Joint Allottees all communications shall be sent by the Promoter to the Allottee whose name appears first and at the address given by him/her which shall for all intents and purposes to consider as properly served on all the Allottees.   

31. SAVINGS:

Any application letter, allotment letter, agreement, or any other document signed by the allottee, in respect of the apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, prior to the execution and registration of this Agreement for Sale for such apartment, plot or building, as the case may be, shall not be construed to limit the rights and interests of the allottee under the Agreement for Sale or under the Act or the rules or the regulations made thereunder.   

32. GOVERNING LAW:

That the rights and obligations of the parties under or arising out of this Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the Act and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder including other applicable laws of India for the time being in force.   

33. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:

All or any disputes arising out or touching upon or in relation to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including the interpretation and validity of the terms thereof and the respective rights and obligations of the Parties, shall be settled amicably by mutual discussion, failing which the same shall be settled through the adjudicating officer appointed under the Act.

[Please insert any other terms and conditions as per the contractual understanding between the parties, however, please ensure that such additional terms and conditions are not in derogation of or inconsistent with the terms and conditions set out above or the Act and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder.]   

IN WITNESS WHEREOF parties hereinabove named have set their respective hands and signed this Agreement for Sale at ___________________________ (city/town name) in the presence of attesting witness, signing as such on the day first above written.   

SIGNED AND DELIVERED BY THE WITHIN NAMED: 

Allottee: (including joint buyers)  

(1) Signature__________________________  

Name_____________________________ 

Address ___________________________ 

(2) Signature __________________________ 

Name_____________________________  

Address ___________________________      

SIGNED AND DELIVERED BY THE WITHIN NAMED:

Promoter:  

(1) Signature (Authorised Signatory) _______  

Name _____________________________  

Address ___________________________  

At ________________on ______ in the presence of:   

WITNESSES:

1. Signature__________________________  

Name_____________________________ 

Address___________________________  

2. Signature__________________________  

Name______________________________ 

Address ___________________________   

SCHEDULE ‘A’-PLEASE INSERT DESCRIPTION OF THE [APARTMENT/PLOT] AND THE GARAGE/COVERED PARKING (IF APPLICABLE) ALONG WITH BOUNDARIES IN ALL FOUR DIRECTIONS

SCHEDULE ‘B’ -FLOOR PLAN OF THE APARTMENT SCHEDULE ‘C’ - PAYMENT PLAN

SCHEDULE ‘D’ – SPECIFICATIONS, AMENITIES, FACILITIES (WHICH ARE PART OF THE APARTMENT/PLOT)

SCHEDULE ‘E’ – SPECIFICATIONS, AMENITIES, FACILITIES (WHICH ARE PART OF THE PROJECT)

[The ‘Schedules’ to this Agreement for Sale shall be as agreed to between the Parties] 

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