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Cabinet approves Model Tenancy Act

Union Cabinet has approved “Model Tenancy Act” for circulation to all States and Union Territories for adaptation by enacting fresh legislation or amending existing rental laws as required. Highlights Approved act will help in rebuilding legal framework on rental housing in India which in turn boost overall growth. Act was passed with the aim of ..

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Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance 2021

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet recently approved the Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance, 2021. The ordinance will reduce the tenancy disputes. Key Features of the Ordinance The ordinance makes it mandatory to sign contract will to rent out a property. This is being done to safeguard the interests of both the tenant ..

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Land Ceiling and Consolidation of Land Holdings in India

The land ceiling acts define the size of land that an individual/family can own. In India, by 1961-62, all the state governments have passed the land ceiling acts. But the ceiling limits varied from state to state. To bring uniformity across states, a new land ceiling policy was evolved in 1971. In 1972, national guidelines ..

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Tenancy Reforms in India

After passing the Zamindari Abolition Acts, the next major problem was of tenancy regulation. Tenancy reforms aim to regulation of rent, provide security of tenure and conferring ownership to tenants. The tenancy reforms laws provide the provisions for registration of tenants, or giving ownership rights to the former tenants to bring them directly under the ..

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