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THE DELHI APARTMENT OWNERSHIP ACT, 1986

No.58 OF 1986
[23rd December, 1986.]

An Act to provide for the oner!hip of "n individ#"$ "p"rtment in " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din& "nd of "n
#ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment "nd to m"'e
!#ch p"(ment "nd intere!t herit"b$e "nd tr"n!fer"b$e "nd for m"tter! connected thereith or
incident"$ thereto.
)*+,+A- ith " vie to !ec#rin& th"t the oner!hip "nd contro$ of the m"teri"$, re!o#rce! of
the comm#nit( "re !o di!trib#ted "! to !#b!erve the common &ood, it i! e.pedient to provide for
the oner!hip of "n individ#"$ "p"rtment in " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din& "nd of "n #ndivided intere!t in
the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment, "nd to m"'e !#ch "p"rtment "nd
intere!t herit"b$e "nd tr"n!fer"b$e "nd to provide for m"tter! connected thereith or incident"$
thereto/
0+ it en"cted b( 1"r$i"ment in the 2hirt(%!eventh (e"r of the ,ep#b$ic of 3ndi" "! fo$$o!4%
CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY
1.-hort tit$e, e.tent "nd commencement.% 516 2hi! Act m"( be c"$$ed the De$hi Ap"rtment
Oner!hip Act, 1986.
526 3t e.tend! to the ho$e of the 7nion territor( of De$hi.
536 3t !h"$$ come into force on !#ch d"te "! the Admini!tr"tor m"(, b( notific"tion in the Offici"$
8"9ette, "ppoint.
2.App$ic"tion.% 2he provi!ion! of thi! Act !h"$$ "pp$( to ever( "p"rtment in " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din&
hich "! con!tr#cted m"in$( for re!identi"$ or commerci"$ or !#ch other p#rpo!e! "! m"( be
pre!cribed, b(%
5"6 "n( &ro#p ho#!in& co%oper"tive !ociet(/ or
5b6 "n( other per!on or "#thorit(,
before or "fter the commencement of thi! Act, "nd on " free ho$d $"nd, or " $e"!e ho$d $"nd, if the
$e"!e for !#ch $"nd i! for " period of thirt( (e"r! or more4
1rovided th"t, here " b#i$din& con!tr#cted, hether before or "fter the commencement of thi!
Act, on "n( $"nd cont"in! on$( to or three "p"rtment!, the oner of !#ch b#i$din& m"(, b( "
dec$"r"tion d#$( e.ec#ted "nd re&i!tered #nder the provi!ion! of the ,e&i!tr"tion Act, 19:8516 of
19:86, indic"te hi! intention to m"'e the provi!ion! of thi! Act "pp$ic"b$e to !#ch b#i$din&, "nd on
!#ch dec$"r"tion bein& m"de, !#ch oner !h"$$ e.ec#te "nd re&i!ter " Deed of Ap"rtment in
"ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of thi! Act, "! if !#ch oner ere the promoter in re$"tion to !#ch
b#i$din&.
3.Definition!.% 3n thi! Act, #n$e!! the conte.t otheri!e re;#ire!%
5"6 <Admini!tr"tor< me"n! the Admini!tr"tor of the 7nion territor( of De$hi "ppointed b( the
1re!ident #nder "rtic$e 239 of the =on!tit#tion/
5b6 <"$$otted<, in re$"tion to "n "p"rtment, me"n! the per!on to hom !#ch "p"rtment h"! been
"$$otted, !o$d or otheri!e tr"n!ferred b( the promoter/
5c6 <"p"rtment< me"n! " p"rt of "n( propert(, intended for "n( t(pe of independent #!e, inc$#din&
one or more room! or enc$o!ed !p"ce! $oc"ted on one or more f$oor! or "n( p"rt or p"rt! thereof,
in " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din& to be #!ed for re!idence or office or for the pr"ctice of "n( profe!!ion,
or for the c"rr(in& on of "n( occ#p"tion tr"de or b#!ine!! or for !#ch other t(pe of independent
#!e "! m"( be pre!cribed,"nd ith " direct e.it to " p#b$ic !treet, ro"d or hi&h"(, or to "
common "re" $e"din& to !#ch !treet, ro"d or hi&h"(, "nd inc$#de! "n( &"r"&e or room 5hether
or not "d>"cent to the m#$ti%!toried b#i$din& in hich !#ch "p"rtment i! $oc"ted6 provided b( the
promoter for #!e b( the oner of !#ch "p"rtment for p"r'in& "n( vehic$e or, "! the c"!e m"( be,
for the re!idence of "n( dome!tic "ide emp$o(ed in !#ch "p"rtment/
5d6 <"p"rtment n#mber< me"n! the n#mber $etter or combin"tion thereof, de!i&n"tin& "n
"p"rtment/
5e6 <"p"rtment oner< me"n! the per!on or per!on onin& "n "p"rtment "nd "n #ndivided
intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment in the percent"&e
!pecified in the Deed of Ap"rtment/
5f6 <A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner!<,
5i6 in re$"tion to " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din& not f"$$in& ithin !#b%c$"#!e 5ii6 me"n! "$$ the oner! of
the "p"rtment! therein/
5ii6 in the c"!e of the m#$ti%!toried b#i$din&! in "n( "re", de!i&n"ted "! " b$oc', poc'et or
otheri!e, me"n! "$$ the oner! of the "p"rtment! in !#ch b$oc', poc'et or other de!i&n"ted
"re",
"ctin& "! " &ro#p in "ccord"nce ith the b(e%$"!/
5&6 <"#thorit(< inc$#de! "n( "#thorit( con!tit#ted or e!t"b$i!hed b( or #nder "n( $" for the time
bein& in force/
5h6 <0o"rd< me"n! the 0o"rd of ?"n"&ement of "n A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! e$ected b(
it! member! #nder the b(e%$"!/
5i6 <b(e%$"!< me"n! the b(e%$"! m"de #nder thi! Act/
5>6 <common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!<, in re$"tion to " m#$ti%!toried b#i$din&, me"n!%
5i6 the $"nd on hich !#ch b#i$din& i! $oc"ted "nd "$$ e"!ement! ri&ht! "nd "pp#rten"nce!
be$on&in& to the $"nd "nd the b#i$din&/
5ii6 the fo#nd"tion!, co$#mn!, &irder!, be"m!, !#pport!, m"in "$$!, roof!, h"$$!, corridor!, $obbie!,
!t"ir!, !t"ir"(!, fire e!c"pe! "nd entr"nce! "nd e.it! of the b#i$din&/
5iii6 the b"!ement!, ce$$"r!, ("rd!, &"rden!, p"r'in& "re"!, !hoppin& center!, !choo$! "nd !tor"&e
!p"ce!/
5iv6 the premi!e! for the $od&in& of >"nitor! or per!on! emp$o(ed for the m"n"&ement of the
propert(/
5v6 in!t"$$"tion! of centr"$ !ervice!, !#ch "!, poer, $i&ht, &"!, hot "nd co$d "ter, he"tin&,
refri&er"tion, "ir conditionin&, inciner"tin& "nd !eer"&e/
5vi6 the e$ev"tor!, t"n'!, p#mp!, motor!, f"n!, compre!!or!, d#ct! "nd in &ener"$ "$$ "pp"r"t#!
"nd in!t"$$"tion! e.i!tin& for common #!e/
5vii6 !#ch other comm#nit( "nd commerci"$ f"ci$itie! "! m"( be pre!cribed/ "nd
5viii6 "$$ other p"rt! of the propert( nece!!"r( or convenient to it! e.i!tence, m"inten"nce "nd
!"fet(, or norm"$$( in common #!e/
5'6 <common e.pen!e!< me"n!%
5i6 "$ !#m! $"f#$$( "!!e!!ed "&"in!t the "p"rtment oner! b( the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment
Oner! for meetin& the e.pen!e! of "dmini!tr"tion, m"inten"nce, rep"ir or rep$"cement of the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!/
5ii6 e.pen!e! dec$"red "! common e.pen!e! b( the provi!ion! of thi! Act or b( the b(e%$"!, or
"&reed #pon b( the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner!/
5$6 <common profit!< me"n! the b"$"nce of "$$ income, rent!, profit! "nd reven#e! from the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! rem"inin& "fter the ded#ction of the common e.pen!e!/
5m6 <competent "#thorit(< me"n!,%
5i6 " -ecret"r( in the De$hi Admini!tr"tion, or
5ii6 the @ice%=h"irm"n of the De$hi Deve$opment A#thorit(, or
5iii6 the A"nd "nd Deve$opment Officer of the =entr"$ 8overnment,
ho m"( be "#thori!ed b( the Admini!tr"tor, b( notific"tion in the Offici"$ 8"9ette, to perform the
f#nction! of the competent "#thorit( #nder thi! Act/
5n6 <Deed of Ap"rtment< me"n! the Deed of Ap"rtment refereed to in !ection 13/
5o6 <De$hi< me"n! the 7nion territor( of De$hi/
5p6 <>oint f"mi$(< me"n! " *ind# #ndivided f"mi$(, "nd in the c"!e of other per!on!, " &ro#p or
#nit, other member! of hich "re b( c#!tomer, >oint in po!!e!!ion or re!idence/
5;6 <$imited common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!< me"n! tho!e common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! hich "re
de!i&n"ted in ritin& b( the promoter before the "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer of "n( "p"rtment
"! re!erved for #!e of cert"in "p"rtment or "p"rtment! to the e.c$#!ion of the other "p"rtment!/
5r6 <?"n"&er< me"n! the ?"n"&er of "n A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "ppointed #nder the
b(e%$"!/
5!6 <m#$ti%!toried b#i$din&< me"n! " b#i$din& con!tr#cted on "n( $"nd, cont"inin& fo#r or more
"p"rtment!, or to or more b#i$din&! in "n( "re" de!i&n"ted "! b$oc', poc'et or otheri!e, e"ch
cont"inin& to or more "p"rtment!, ith ". tot"$ of fo#r or more "p"rtment! in "$$ !#ch b#i$din&!,
"nd inc$#de! " b#i$din& cont"inin& to or three "p"rtment! in re!pect of hich " dec$"r"tion h"!
been m"de #nder the provi!o to !ection/
5t6 <oner<, in re$"tion to "n "p"rtment, inc$#de!, for the p#rpo!e! of thi! Act, " $e!!ee of the $"nd
on hich the b#i$din& cont"inin& !#ch "p"rtment h"! been con!tr#cted, here the $e"!e of !#ch
$"nd i! for " period of thirt( (e"r! or more/
5#6 <per!on< inc$#de! " firm "nd " >oint f"mi$(, "nd "$!o inc$#de! " &ro#p ho#!in& co%oper"tive
!ociet(/
5v6 <pre!cribed< me"n! pre!cribed b( r#$e! m"de #nder thi! Act/
56 <promoter< me"n! the "#thorit(, per!on or co%oper"tive !ociet(, "! the c"!e m"( be, b(
hich, or b( hom, "n( m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& h"! been con!tr#cted/
5.6 <propert(< me"n! the $"nd, the m#$ti%!toried b#i$din&, "$$ improvement "nd !tr#ct#re! thereon,
"nd "$$ e"!ement!, ri&ht "nd "pp#rten"nce! be$on&in& thereto, "nd "$$ "rtic$e! of per!on"$
propert( intended for #!e in connection thereith.

CHAPTER II OWNERSHIP, HERITABILITY AND TRANSFERABILITY OF APARTMENTS
B.Oner!hip of "p"rtment!.% 516 +ver( per!on to hom "n( "p"rtment i! "$$otted, !o$d or
otheri!e tr"n!ferred b( the promoter, on or "fter the commencement of thi! Act !h"$$, !"ve "!
otheri!e provided in !ection 6, "nd !#b>ect to the other provi!ion! of thi! Act, be entit$ed to the
e.c$#!ive oner!hip "nd po!!e!!ion of the "p"rtment !o "$$otted !o$d or otheri!e tr"n!ferred to
him.
526 +ver( per!on to hom "n( "p"rtment "! "$$otted, !o$d or otheri!e tr"n!ferred b( the
promoter before the commencement of thi! Act !h"$$, !"ve "! otheri!e provided #nder !ection 6
"nd !#b>ect to the other provi!ion! of thi! Act, be entit$ed, on "nd from !#ch commencement, to
the e.c$#!ive oner!hip "nd po!!e!!ion of the "p"rtment !o "$$otted, !o$d or otheri!e
tr"n!ferred to him.
536 +ver( per!on ho become! entit$ed to the e.c$#!ive oner!hip "nd po!!e!!ion of "n
"p"rtment #nder !#b%!ection 516 or !#b%!ection 526 !h"$$ be entit$ed to !#ch percent"&e of
#ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "! m"( be !pecified in the Deed of
Ap"rtment "nd !#ch percent"&e !h"$$ be comp#ted b( t"'in&, "! " b"!i!, the v"$#e of the
"p"rtment in re$"tion to the v"$#e of the propert(.
5B6 5"6 2he percent"&e of the #ndivided intere!t of e"ch "p"rtment oner in the common "re"!
"nd f"ci$itie! !h"$$ h"ve " perm"nent ch"r"cter, "nd !h"$$ not be "$tered itho#t the ritten
con!ent of "$$ the "p"rtment oner!.
5b6 2he percent"&e of the #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! !h"$$ not be
!ep"r"ted from the "p"rtment to hich it "ppert"in! "nd !h"$$ be deemed to be conve(ed or
enc#mbered ith the "p"rtment, even tho#&h !#ch intere!t i! not e.pre!!$( mentioned in the
conve("nce or other in!tr#ment.
556 2he common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! !h"$$ rem"in #ndivided "nd no "p"rtment oner or "n( other
per!on !h"$$ brin& "n( "ction for p"rtition or divi!ion of "n( p"rt thereof, "nd "n( coven"nt to the
contr"r( !h"$$ be void.
566 +"ch "p"rtment oner m"( #!e the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! in "ccord"nce ith the
p#rpo!e! for hich the( "re intended itho#t hinderin& or encro"chin& #pon the $"f#$ ri&ht! of
the other "p"rtment! oner!.
5C6 2he nece!!"r( or' re$"tin& to m"inten"nce, rep"ir "nd rep$"cement of the common "re"!
"nd f"ci$itie! "nd the m"'in& of "n( "ddition! or improvement! thereto, !h"$$ be c"rried o#t on$( in
"ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of thi! Act "nd the b(e%$"!.
586 2he A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! !h"$$ h"ve the irrevoc"b$e ri&ht, to be e.erci!ed b( the
0o"rd or ?"n"&er, to h"ve "cce!! to e"ch "p"rtment from time to time d#rin& re"!on"b$e ho#r!
for the m"inten"nce rep"ir! or rep$"cement of "n( of the common "re"! or f"ci$itie! therein, or
"cce!!ib$e therefrom, or for m"'in& emer&enc( rep"ir! therein nece!!"r( to prevent d"m"&e to
the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! or to "n( other "p"rtment or "p"rtment!.
5.Ap"rtment to be herit"b$e "nd tr"n!fer"b$e.% -#b>ect to the provi!ion! of !ection 6, e"ch
"p"rtment, to&ether ith the #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to
!#ch "p"rtment, !h"$$, for "$$ p#rpo!e! con!tit#te "! " herit"b$e "nd tr"n!fer"b$e immov"b$e
propert( ithin the me"nin& of "n( $" for the time bein& in force, "nd "ccordin&$(, "n "p"rtment
oner m"( tr"n!fer hi! "p"rtment "nd the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"!
"nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment b( "( of !"$e, mort&"&e, $e"!e, &ift , e.ch"n&e or in
"n( other m"nner h"t!oever in the !"me m"nner, to the !"me e.tent "nd !#b>ect to the !"me
ri&ht!, privi$e&e! ob$i&"tion!, $i"bi$itie!, inve!ti&"tion!, $e&"$ proceedin&!, remed( "nd to pen"$t(
forfeit#re or p#ni!hment "! "n( other immov"b$e propert( or m"'e " be;#e!t of three !"me #nder
the $" "pp$ic"b$e to the tr"n!fer "nd !#cce!!ion of immov"b$e propert(/
1rovided th"t here the "$$otment, !"$e, or other tr"n!fer of "n( "p"rtment h"! been m"de b( "n(
&ro#p ho#!in& co%oper"tive !ociet( in f"vor of "n( member thereof, the tr"n!fer"bi$it( of !#ch
"p"rtment "nd "$$ other m"tter! !h"$$ be re&#$"ted b( the $" "pp$ic"b$e to !#ch &ro#p ho#!in&
co%oper"tive !ociet(.
6.Oner!hip of "p"rtment !#b>ect to condition!.% )here "n( "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer of
"n( "p"rtment h"! been m"de, hether before or "fter the commencement of thi! Act, in
p#r!#"nce of "n( promi!e of p"(ment, or p"rt p"(ment, of the con!ider"tion thereof, the "$$otted
or tr"n!feree, "! the c"!e m"( be, !h"$$ not become entit$ed to the oner!hip "nd po!!e!!ion of
th"t "p"rtment or to " percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t! in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!
"pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment, #nti$ f#$$ p"(ment h"! been m"de of the con!ider"tion thereof
to&ether ith intere!t, if "n( d#e thereon, "nd here "n( !#ch "$$otted or tr"n!feree h"! been
ind#cted into the po!!e!!ion of !#ch "p"rtment or "n( p"rt thereof in p#r!#"nce of !#ch "$$otment
or tr"n!fer, he !h"$$, #nti$ the f#$$ p"(ment of the con!ider"tion h"! been m"de, contin#e to
rem"in in po!!e!!ion thereof on the !"me term! "nd condition! on hich he "! !o ind#cted into
po!!e!!ion of !#ch "p"rtment or p"rt thereof.
C.=omp$i"nce ith the coven"nt! "nd b(e%$"!.% +"ch "p"rtment oner !h"$$ comp$( !trict$( ith
the b(e%$"! "nd ith the coven"nt!, condition! "nd re!triction! !et forth in the Deed of
Ap"rtment, "nd f"i$#re to comp$( ith "n( of them !h"$$ be " &ro#nd for "ction to recover !#m!
d#e for d"m"&e!, or for ind#ctive re$ief, or both, b( the ?"n"&er or 0o"rd on beh"$f of the
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! or, in " proper c"!e, b( "n "&&rieved "p"rtment oner.
8.,i&ht of re%entr(.% 516 )here "n( $"nd i! &iven on $e"!e b( " per!on 5here"fter in thi! !ection
referred to "! the $e!!or6 to "nother per!on 5here"fter in thi! !ection referred to "! the $e!!ee,
hich term !h"$$ inc$#de " per!on in ho!e f"vor " !#b%$e"!e of !#ch $"nd h"! been &r"nted6 ,
"nd "n( m#$ti!tore(ed b#i$din& h"! been con!tr#cted on !#ch $e"!e%ho$d $"nd b( the $e!!ee or b(
"n( other per!on, "#thori9ed b( him or c$"imin& thro#&h him, !#ch $e!!ee !h"$$ &r"nt in re!pect of
the $"nd "! m"n( !#b%$e"!e! "! there "re "p"rtment! in !#ch m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& "nd !h"$$
e.ec#te !ep"r"te deed! of !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of !#ch $"nd in f"vor of e"ch "p"rtment oner,%
5"6 in the c"!e of " m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& con!tr#cted before the commencement of thi! Act,
ithin three month! from !#ch commencement, or
5b6 in the c"!e of " m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& con!tr#cted "fter the commencement of thi! Act, ithin
three month! from the d"te on hich the po!!e!!ion of "n( "p"rtment in !#ch m#$ti%!tore(ed
b#i$din& i! de$ivered to him4
1rovided th"t no !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of "nd $"nd !h"$$ be &r"nted e.cept on the !"me term! "nd
condition! on hich the $e"!e in re!pect of the $"nd h"! been &r"nted b( the $e!!or "nd no
"ddition"$ term! "nd condition! !h"$$ be impo!ed b( the $e!!ee e.cept ith the previo#! "pprov"$
of the $e!!or.
526 )here the $e!!ee h"! "n( re"!on to !#!pect th"t thee h"d been "n( bre"ch of the term! "nd
condition! of the !#b%$e"!e referred to in !#b%!ection 516 , he m"( him!e$f in!pect the $"nd on
hich the m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& cont"inin& the concerned "p"rtment h"! been con!tr#cted or
m"( "#thori!e one or more per!on to in!pect !#ch $"nd "nd m"'e " report "! to hether there
h"d been "n( bre"ch of the term! "nd condition! of "n( !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of !#ch $"nd "nd, if
!o, the n"t#re "nd e.tent of !#ch bre"ch, "nd for thi! p#rpo!e, it !h"$$ be $"f#$ for the $e!!ee or
"n( per!on "#thori!ed b( him to enter into, "nd to be, in, the $"nd in re$"tion to hich !#ch bre"ch
h"! been or i! !#!pected to h"ve been committed.
536 )here the $e!!ee or "n( per!on "#thori!ed b( him m"'e! "n in!pection of the $"nd referred to
in !#b%!ection 516 , he !h"$$ record in ritin& hi! findin&! on !#ch in!pection [" tr#e cop( of hich
!h"$$ be f#rni!hed to the "p"rtment oner b( hom !#ch bre"ch of the term! "nd condition! of
!#b%$e"!e in re!pect of the $"nd "pp#rten"nt to the "p"rtment oned b( him h"! been committed
5herein"fter referred to "! the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner6 ] "nd here !#ch findin&! indic"te th"t
there h"d been "n( bre"ch of the item! "nd condition! of the !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of !#ch $"nd,
the $e!!ee m"(, b( " notice in ritin&, re;#ire the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner to refr"in from
committin& "n( bre"ch of the term! "nd condition! of the !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of !#ch $"nd, or to
p"( in $ie# thereof !#ch compo!ition fee! "! m"( be !pecified in the notice in "ccord"nce ith
!#ch !c"$e! of compo!ition fee! "! m"( be pre!cribed.
5B6 2he def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner ho i! "&&rieved b( "n( notice, !erved on him b( the $e!!ee
#nder !#b%!ection 536 m"(, ithin thirt( d"(! from the d"te of !ervice of !#ch notice, prefer "n
"ppe"$ to the =o#rt of the Di!trict D#d&e h"vin& >#ri!diction 5herein"fter referred to "! the Di!trict
=o#rt6 , either ch"$$en&in& the findin& of the $e!!ee or "n( per!on "#thori!ed b( him or di!p#tin&
the "mo#nt of compo!ition fee! "! !pecified in the notice, "nd the Di!trict =o#rt m"(, "fter &ivin&
the p"rtie! " re"!on"b$e opport#nit( of bein& he"rd, confirm, "$ter or rever!e tho!e findin&! or
m"( confirm red#ce or incre"!e the "mo#nt of compo!ition fee! or !et "!ide the notice.
556 )here, on the bre"ch of "n( term! "nd condition! of "n(, !#b$e"!e in re!pect of "n( $"nd, "n(
compo!ition fee! become p"("b$e, the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner !h"$$ be deemed to h"ve been
&#i$t( of !#ch bre"ch "nd in def"#$t of p"(ment thereof it !h"$$ be $"f#$ for the $e!!ee to recover
the "mo#nt of the compo!ition fee! from the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner "! "n "rre"r! of $"nd
reven#e.
566 )here "n( compo!ition fee! "re p"id hether in p#r!#"nce of the notice !erved #nder !#b%
!ection 536 or in "ccord"nce ith the deci!ion of the Di!trict =o#rt or " hi&her co#rt on "ppe"$, no
f#rther "ction !h"$$ be t"'en b( the $e!!ee for the bre"ch of the term! "nd condition! of the !#b%
$e"!e n re!pect of the $"nd in re$"tion to hich p"(ment of !#ch compo!ition fee! h"! been m"de
5C6 3f the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner omit! or f"i$! to refr"in from committin& "n( bre"ch of the
term! "nd condition! of the !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of the $"nd or, "! the c"!e m"( be, omit! or f"i$!
to p"( the compo!ition fee! in $ie# thereof%
5i6 in "ccord"nce ith the notice i!!#ed b( the $e!!ee #nder !#b%!ection 536 , or
5ii6 here the findin&! of the $e!!ee or the per!on "#thori!ed to in!pect the $"nd "bo#t "n( bre"ch
of the term! "nd condition! of "n( !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of the $"nd or the "mo#nt of compo!ition
fee! !pecified in the notice i!!#ed b( the $e!!ee "re "$tered b( the Di!trict =o#rt on "ppe"$ or b(
"n( hi&her co#rt on f#rther "ppe"$, in "ccord"nce ith the deci!ion of the Di!trict =o#rt or !#ch
hi&her co#rt, "! the c"!e m"( be,
the $e!!ee !h"$$ be entit$ed,%
5"6 here no "ppe"$ h"! been preferred #nder !#b%!ection 5B6 , ithin !i.t( d"(! from the d"te of
!ervice of the notice #nder !#b%!ection 536 , or
5b6 here "n "ppe"$ h"! been preferred #nder !#b%!ection 5B6 ithin !i.t( d"(! from the d"te on
hich the "ppe"$ i! fin"$$( di!po!ed of b( the Di!trict =o#rt or, here "n( f#rther "ppe"$ i!
preferred to " hi&her co#rt, b( !#ch hi&her co#rt,
to e.erci!e the ri&ht of re%entr( in re!pect of the #ndivided intere!t of the $e!!ee in the $"nd
"pp#rten"nt to the "p"rtment oned b( the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner, "nd here !#ch ri&ht of
re%entr( c"nnot be e.erci!ed e.cept b( the e>ectment of the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner from hi!
"p"rtment!, !#ch ri&ht of re%entr( !h"$$ inc$#de " ri&ht to e>ect the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner
from the concerned "p"rtment4
1rovided th"t no !#ch e>ectment !h"$$ be m"de #n$e!! the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner h"! been
p"id b( $e!!ee !#ch "mo#nt "! compen!"tion for !#ch e>ectment "! m"( be determined in
"ccord"nce ith the pre!cribed !c"$e! of compen!"tion.
586 No "ppe"$ preferred #nder !#b%!ection 5B6 !h"$$ be "dmitted, #n$e!! tent(%five per cent.of the
compo!ition fee! !pecified in the notice !erved on the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner h"! been
depo!ited to the credit of the Di!trict =o#rt in !"vin&! b"n' "cco#nt to be opened b( the Di!trict
=o#rt in "n( br"nch of "n "pproved b"n'4
1rovided th"t the Di!trict =o#rt m"(, on !#fficient c"#!e bein& !hon, either remit or red#ce the
"mo#nt of !#ch depo!it, "nd the intere!t "ccr#in& on !#ch depo!it, !h"$$ end#re to the credit of
def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner b( hom !#ch depo!it h"! been m"de4
1rovided f#rther th"t the "mo#nt of !#ch depo!it to&ether ith the intere!t d#e thereon !h"$$ be
di!trib#ted b( the Di!trict =o#rt in "ccord"nce ith the deci!ion in !#ch "ppe"$, or here "n(
f#rther "ppe"$ h"! been preferred "&"in!t !#ch deci!ion, in "ccord"nce ith the deci!ion in !#ch
f#rther "ppe"$.
596 2he def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner, ho i! "&&rieved b( the "mo#nt offered to be p"id to him
#nder the provi!o to !#b%!ection 5C6 "! compen!"tion for e>ectment from hi! "p"rtment m"(,
ithin thirt( d"(! from the d"te of !#ch offer, prefer "n "ppe"$ to the Di!trict =o#rt "nd the Di!trict
=o#rt m"(, "fter &ivin& the p"rtie! " re"!on"b$e opport#nit( of bein& he"rd, m"int"in incre"!e or
red#ce the "mo#nt of compen!"tion.
51:6 On the e>ectment of the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner from the "p"rtment #nder !#b%!ection
5C6 the $e!!ee b( hom !#ch e>ectment h"! been m"de m"( m"'e " fre!h "$$otment of the
concerned "p"rtment to "n( other per!on on !#ch term! "nd condition! "! he m"( th"n' fit4
1rovided th"t the con!ider"tion for !#ch fre!h "$$otment !h"$$ not be more th"n the "mo#nt hich
h"! been p"id to the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner "! compen!"tion.
5116 )here "n( $e!!ee omit! or f"i$! to t"'e "n( "ction either in "ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of
!#b%!ection 526 or !#b%!ection 536 or !#b%!ection 5C6 , the $e!!or m"(, in the fir!t in!t"nce, re;#ire
the $e!!ee b( " notice in ritin& to t"'e "ction "&"in!t the def"#$tin& "p"rtment oner #nder !#b%
!ection 526 or !#b%!ection536 or, "! the c"!e m"( be, #nder !#b%!ection 5C6 , ithin " period of
ninet( d"(! from the d"te of !ervice of !#ch notice, "nd in the event of the omi!!ion or f"i$#re of
the $e!!ee to do !o ithin !#ch period, the $e!!or m"( him!e$f t"'e "ction "! cont"ined in !#b%
!ection526 or !#b%!ection 536 or !#b%!ection 5C6 , "nd the provi!ion! of !#b%!ection 5B6 to !#b%
!ection 566 "nd !#b%!ection 586 to !#b%!ection 51:6 , !h"$$, "! f"r "! m"( be, "pp$( to "n( "ction
t"'en b( him "! if !#ch "ction h"d been t"'en b( the $e!!ee.
5126 For the remov"$ of do#bt!, it i! hereb( dec$"red th"t no or' in "n( "p"rtment b( the oner
thereof !h"$$ be deemed to be " bre"ch of the term! of the !#b%$e"!e in re!pect of the $"nd on
hich the m#$ti!tore(ed b#i$din& cont"inin& !#ch "p"rtment h"! been con!tr#cted #n$e!! the
or' i! prohibited b( !ection 11.
+.p$"n"tion.%3n thi! !ection, <"pproved b"n'< me"n! the -t"te 0"n' of 3ndi" con!tit#ted #nder
!ection 3 of the -t"te 0"n' of 3ndi" Act, 1955523 of 19556, or " !#b!idi"r( b"n' con!tit#ted #nder
!ection 3 of the -t"te 0"n' of 3ndi" 5-#b!idi"r( 0"n'!6 Act, 1959538 of 19596, or " corre!pondin&
ne b"n' con!tit#ted #nder !ection 3 of the 0"n'in& =omp"nie! 5Ac;#i!ition "nd 2r"n!fer of
7ndert"'in&!6 Act, 19C:55 of 19C:6 or " corre!pondin& ne b"n' con!tit#ted #nder !ection 3 of
the 0"n'in& =omp"nie! 5Ac;#i!ition "nd 2r"n!fer of 7ndert"'in&!6 Act, 198:5B: of 198:6.
9.1#rch"!e! or per!on! t"'in& $e"!e of "p"rtment! from "p"rtment oner! to e.ec#te "n
#ndert"'in&.% Notith!t"ndin& "n(thin& cont"ined in the 2r"n!fer of 1ropert( Act, 18825B of
18826, or in "n( other $" for the time bein& in force, "n( per!on "c;#irin& "n( "p"rtment from
"n( "p"rtment oner b( &ift, e.ch"n&e, p#rch"!e or otheri!e, or t"'in& $e"!e of "n "p"rtment
from "n "p"rtment oner for " period of thirt( (e"r! or more, !h"$$,%
5"6 in re!pect of the !"id "p"rtment, be !#b>ect to the provi!ion! of thi! Act/ "nd
5b6 e.ec#te "nd re&i!ter "n in!tr#ment in !#ch form, in !#ch m"nner "nd ithin !#ch period "!
m"( be pre!cribed &ivin& "n #ndert"'in& to comp$( ith the coven"nt!, condition! "nd
re!triction!, !#b>ect to hich !#ch "p"rtment i! oned b( the "p"rtment oner "fore!"id.
1:.0en"mid"r of the "p"rtment to be deemed to be the re"$ oner.% 3f "n( "p"rtment i! "c;#ired
b( "n( per!on, hether b( "$$otment, !"$e or otheri!e ith the con!ider"tion thereof p"id or
provided b( "nother per!on, the "c;#irer !h"$$, notith!t"ndin& "n(thin& cont"ined in the
2r"n!fer of propert( Act, 18825B of 18826, or in the 3ndi"n 2r#!t! Act, 188252 of 18826 or in "n(
other $" for the time bein& in force, be deemed to be the re"$ oner of !#ch "p"rtment, "nd no
co#rt !h"$$ entert"in "n( c$"im of the per!on p"(in& or providin& !#ch con!ider"tion for tit$e to
!#ch "p"rtment on the &ro#nd th"t the "c;#i!ition of the "p"rtment "! m"de on beh"$f of !#ch
per!on or on beh"$f of !omeone thro#&h hom !#ch per!on c$"im!.
11.=ert"in or'! prohibited.% No "p"rtment oner !h"$$ do "n( or' hich o#$d be pre>#dici"$ to
the !o#ndne!! or !"fe$( of the propert( or red#ce the v"$#e thereof or imp"ir "n( e"!ement or
heredit"ment or !h"$$ "dd "n( m"teri"$ !tr#ct#re or e.c"v"te "n( "ddition"$ b"!ement or ce$$"r
itho#t fir!t obt"inin& the con!ent of "$$ the other "p"rtment oner!.
+.p$"n"tion.%3n thi! !ection, reference to "p"rtment oner! !h"$$ be con!tr#ed, in re$"tion to "
m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& in "n( b$oc', poc'et or other de!i&n"ted "re", the "p"rtment oner! of
the concerned m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& in !#ch b$oc', poc'et or other de!i&n"ted "re".
12.+nc#mbr"nce! "&"in!t "p"rtment!.% 516 2he oner of e"ch "p"rtment m"( cre"te "n(
enc#mbr"nce, on$( "&"in!t the "p"rtment oned b( him "nd the percent"&e of the #ndivided
intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment in the !"me m"nner
"nd to the !"me e.tent "! m"( be cre"ted in re$"tion to "n( other !ep"r"te p"rce$ of propert(
!#b>ect to individ#"$ oner!hip.
1rovided th"t here "n( !#ch enc#mbr"nce i! cre"ted, the "p"rtment in re$"tion to hich !#ch
enc#mbr"nce h"! been cre"ted !h"$$ not be p"rtitioned or !#b%divided.
526 No $"bo#r performed or m"teri"$ f#rni!hed ith the con!ent, or "t the re;#e!t, of "n "p"rtment
oner or hi! "&ent or hi! contr"ctor or !#b%contr"ctor, !h"$$ be the b"!i! for " ch"r&e or "n(
enc#mbr"nce #nder the provi!ion! of the 2r"n!fer of 1ropert( Act, 18825B of 18226, "&"in!t the
"p"rtment or propert( of "n( other "p"rtment oner not e.pre!!$( con!entin& to, or re;#e!tin&
the !"me, e.cept th"t !#ch e.pre!! con!ent !h"$$ be deemed to be &iven b( the other "p"rtment
oner in the c"!e of emer&enc( rep"ir! thereto.
536 2he $"bo#r performed "nd m"teri"$ f#rni!hed for the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!, if d#$(
"#thori!ed b( the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! in "ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of thi! Act
or the b(e%$"!, !h"$$ be deemed to be performed or f#rni!hed ith the e.pre!! con!ent of e"ch
"p"rtment oner "nd !h"$$ be the b"!i! for " ch"r&e or enc#mbr"nce #nder the Act "fore!"id
"&"in!t e"ch of the "p"rtment! "nd !h"$$ be !#b>ect to the provi!ion! of !#b%!ection 5B6.
5B6 3n the event of " ch"r&e or "n( enc#mbr"nce "&"in!t to or more "p"rtment! becomin&
effective, the "p"rtment oner! of the !ep"r"te "p"rtment! m"( remove their "p"rtment! "nd the
percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch
"p"rtment! from the ch"r&e or enc#mbr"nce on p"(ment of the fr"ction"$ or proportion"$
"mo#nt! "ttrib#t"b$e to e"ch of the "p"rtment! "ffected "nd on !#ch p"(ment, the "p"rtment "nd
the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt thereto !h"$$
be free of the ch"r&e or enc#mbr"nce !o removed4
1rovided th"t !#ch p"rti"$ p"(ment !h"$$ not prevent the per!on h"vin& " ch"r&e or "n( of the
enc#mbr"nce! from proceedin& to enforce the ri&ht! in re$"tion to the "mo#nt not !o p"id, "&"in!t
"n( other "p"rtment "nd the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!
"pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment.
556 On "n( !#ch p"(ment, di!ch"r&e or other !"ti!f"ction, referred to in !#b%!ection 5B6 , the
"p"rtment "nd the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!
"pp#rten"nt thereto !h"$$ be free "nd c$e"r of the ch"r&e or enc#mbr"nce, !o p"id, !"ti!fied or
di!ch"r&ed.CHAPTER III DEED OF APARTMENT AND ITS REGISTRATION
13.=ontent! of Deed of Ap"rtment.% 516 )henever "n( "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer of "n(
"p"rtment i! m"de, the promoter !h"$$,%
5"6 in the c"!e of "n "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer m"de "fter the commencement of thi! Act,
ithin three month! from the d"te of !#ch "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer, or
5b6 in the c"!e of "n( "$$otment, !"$e or other tr"n!fer m"de before the commencement of thi!
Act, ithin !i. month! from the d"te of !#ch commencement.
e.ec#te " Deed of Ap"rtment cont"inin& the fo$$oin& p"rtic#$"r!, n"me$(4%
5i6 the n"me! of the "$$otted,
5ii6 de!cription of the $"nd on hich the b#i$din& "nd the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "re $oc"ted,
"nd hether the $"nd i! freeho$d or $e"!e%ho$d, "nd if $e"!e%ho$d, the period of !#ch $e"!e,
5iii6 " !et of f$oor p$"n! of the mi$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din& !hoin& the $"(%o#t "nd $oc"tion, n#mber of
"p"rtment! "nd be"rin& " certified !t"tement of "n "rchitect certif(in& th"t it i! "n "cc#r"te cop(
of the portion! of the p$"n! of the b#i$din& "! fi$ed ith, "n "pproved b(, the $oc"$ "#thorit( ithin
the >#ri!diction of hich "re b#i$din& i! $oc"ted,
5iv6 de!cription of the m#$ti%!tore(ed b#i$din&, !t"tin& the n#mber of !tore(! "nd b"!ement!, the
n#mber of "p"rtment! in th"t b#i$din& "nd the princip"$ m"teri"$! of hich it i! con!tr#cted,
5v6 the "p"rtment n#mber, or !t"tement of the $oc"tion of the "p"rtment, it! "ppro.im"te "re",
n#mber "nd dimen!ion of room!, "nd immedi"te common "re" to hich it h"! "cce!!, "nd "n(
other d"t" nece!!"r( for it! proper identific"tion,
5vi6 de!cription of the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "nd the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t
"ppert"inin& to the "p"rtment in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!,
5vii6 de!cription of the $imited common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!, if "n(, !t"tin& to hich "p"rtment!
their #!e i! re!erved,
5viii6 v"$#e of the proper$( "nd of e"ch "p"rtment, "nd " !t"tement th"t the "p"rtment "nd !#ch
percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t "nd not enc#mbered in "n( m"nner h"t!oever on the d"te of
e.ec#tion of the Deed of Ap"rtment.
5i.6 !t"tement of the p#rpo!e! for hich the b#i$din& "nd e"ch of the "p"rtment! "re intended "nd
re!tricted "! to #!e,
5.6 the n"me of the per!on to receive of proce!!, to&ether ith the p"rtic#$"r! of the re!idence or
p$"ce of b#!ine!! of !#ch per!on,
5.i6 provi!ion "! to the percent"&e of vote! b( the "p"rtment oner! hich !h"$$ be deterior"tive
of hether to reb#i$d, rep"ir, re!tore, or !e$$ the propert( in the event of d"m"&e or de!tr#ction of
"$$ or "n( p"rt of the propert(.
1rovided th"t the competent "#thorit( m"(, if it i! !"ti!fied th"t the promoter "! prevented b(
!#fficient c"#!e from e.ec#tin& the Deed of Ap"rtment in re$"tion to "n( "p"rtment ithin the
period of three month!, or !i. month! "! the c"!e m"( be, permit the promoter to e.ec#te !#ch
Deed of Ap"rtment ithin !#ch f#rther period, not e.ceedin& !i. month!, "! it m"( !pecif(.
526 2he promoter !h"$$%
5"6 fi$e in the office of the competent "#thorit(/ "nd
5b6 de$iver to the concerned "$$otter or tr"n!feree, "! the c"!e m"( be,
" certified cop( of e"ch Deed of Ap"rtment "! re&i!tered #nder !ection 1B.
536 )henever "n( tr"n!fer of "n( "p"rtment i! m"de b( the oner thereof, hether b( !"$e,
$e"!e, mort&"&e, e.ch"n&e,E &ift or otheri!e, the tr"n!ferer !h"$$ de$iver to the tr"n!feree the
certified cop( of the Deed of Ap"rtment de$ivered to him #nder !#b%!ection 526 "fter m"'in& "n
endor!ement thereon "! to the n"me, "ddre!! "nd other p"rtic#$"r! of the tr"n!feree, to en"b$e
the tr"n!feree to &et the endor!ement on the certified cop( of the Deed of Ap"rtment re&i!tered in
"ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of !ection 1B.
5B6 )henever "n( !#cce!!ion t"'e! p$"ce to "n( "p"rtment or p"rt thereof, the !#cce!!or !h"$$,
ithin " period of !i. month! from the d"te of !#ch !#cce!!ion, m"'e "n "pp$ic"tion to the
competent "#thorit( for recordin& !#ch !#cce!!ion on the certified cop( of the Deed of Ap"rtment
in re$"tion to the concerned "p"rtment, "nd, if there i! "n( di!p#te "! to the !#cce!!ion to the
"p"rtment, the competent "#thorit( !h"$$ decide be !"me, "nd for thi! p#rpo!e, !#ch "#thorit(
!h"$$ h"ve the poer! of " civi$ co#rt, hi$e tr(in& " !#it, "nd it! deci!ion !h"$$ h"ve effect of "
decree "nd !h"$$ be "ppe"$"b$e "! if it ere " decree p"!!ed b( the princip"$ civi$ co#rt of ori&in"$
>#ri!diction.
556 )henever "n( !#cce!!ion to "n "p"rtment h"! been recorded b( the competent "#thorit(
#nder !#b%!ection 5B6 , !#ch "#thorit( !h"$$ !end " tr#e cop( of !#ch record, to the concerned
,e&i!tr"r for re&i!tr"tion thereof in "ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of !ection 1B.
566 For the remov"$ of do#bt!, it i! hereb( dec$"red th"t the provi!ion! of thi! !ection !h"$$ be in
"ddition to "nd not in dero&"tion of, the provi!ion! of "n( other $", for the time bein& in force,
re$"tin& to the tr"n!fer of immov"b$e propert(.
1B.,e&i!tr"tion of Deed of Ap"rtment.% 516 +ver( Deed of Ap"rtment "nd ever( endor!ement
thereon re$"tin& to the tr"n!fer of the "p"rtment !h"$$ be deemed to be " doc#ment hich i!
comp#$!ori$( re&i!tr"b$e #nder the ,e&i!tr"tion Act, 19:8516 of 19:86 "nd !h"$$ be re&i!tered ith
the ,e&i!tr"r "ccordin&$(, "nd the ord! "nd e.pre!!ion! #!ed in thi! !ection b#t not defined in
thi! Act, !h"$$ h"ve the me"nin& re!pective$( "!!i&ned to them in the ,e&i!tr"tion Act, 19:8.
526 3n "$$ re&i!tr"tion office!, " boo' c"$$ed <,e&i!ter of Deed! of Ap"rtment! #nder the De$hi
Ap"rtment Oner!hip Act, 1986< "nd "n inde. re$"tin& thereto !h"$$ be 'ept in !#ch form "nd
!h"$$ cont"in !#ch p"rtic#$"r! "! m"( be pre!cribed.
536 )henever "n( endor!ement on " Deed of Ap"rtment i! re&i!tered, the concerned ,e&i!tr"r
!h"$$ for"rd " certified cop( thereof to the competent "#thorit( to en"b$e th"t "#thorit( to m"'e
nece!!"r( entrie! in the certified cop( of the concerned Deed of Ap"rtment fi$ed ith it #nder !#b%
!ection 526 of !ection 13.
5B6 An( per!on "c;#irin& "n( "p"rtment !h"$$ be deemed to h"ve notice of the content! of the
Deed of Ap"rtment "nd the endor!ement, if "n(, thereon "! from the d"te of it! re&i!tr"tion #nder
thi! !ection.

CHAPTER IV ASSOCIATION OF APARTMENT OWNERS AND BYE-LAWS FOR THE
REGULATION OF THE AFFAIRS OF SUCH ASSOCIATION
15.A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "nd b(e%$"! re$"tin& thereto.% 516 2here !h"$$ be "n
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! for the "dmini!tr"tion of the "ff"ir! in re$"tion to the "p"rtment!
"nd the propert( "ppert"inin& thereto "nd for the m"n"&ement of common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!4
1rovided th"t here "n( "re" h"! been dem"rc"ted for the con!tr#ction of m#$ti%!tore(ed
b#i$din&!, hether !#ch "re" i! c"$$ed " b$oc' or poc'et or b( "n( other n"me, there !h"$$ be "
!in&$e A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! in !#ch dem"rc"ted "re".
526 2he Admini!tr"tor m"(, b( notific"tion in the Offici"$ 8"9ette, fr"me mode$ b(e%$"! in
"ccord"nce ith hich the propert( referred to in !#b%!ection 516 !h"$$ be "dmini!tered b( the
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "nd ever( !#ch A!!oci"tion !h"$$, "t it! fir!t meetin&, m"'e it!
b(e%$"! in "ccord"nce ith the mode$ b(e%$"! !o fr"med, "nd in m"'in& it! b(e%$"! the
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! !h"$$ not m"'e "n( dep"rt#re from, v"ri"tion of, "ddition to, or
omi!!ion from, the mode$ b(e%$"! "fore!"id e.cept ith the prior "pprov"$ of the Admini!tr"tor
"nd no !#ch "pprov"$ !h"$$ be &iven if in the opinion of the Admini!tr"tor, !#ch dep"rt#re,
v"ri"tion, "ddition or omi!!ion i$$ h"ve the effect of "$terin& the b"!ic !tr#ct#re of the mode$ b(e
$"! fr"med b( him.
536 2he mode$ b(e%$"! fr"med #nder !#b%!ection 526 !h"$$ provide for the fo$$oin&, "mon& other
m"tter!, n"me$(4%
5"6 the m"nner in hich the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! i! to be formed/
5b6 the e$ection, from "mon& "p"rtment oner!, of " 0o"rd of ?"n"&ement b( the member! of
the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner!/
5c6 the n#mber of "p"rtment oner! con!tit#tin& the 0o"rd, the compo!ition of the 0o"rd "nd th"t
one%third of member! of the 0o"rd !h"$$ retire "nn#"$$(/
5d6 the poer! "nd d#tie! of the 0o"rd/
5e6 the honor"ri#m, if "n(, of the member! of the 0o"rd/
5f6 the method of remov"$ from office of the member! of the 0o"rd/
5&6 the poer! of the 0o"rd to en&"&e the !ervice! of " ?"n"&er/
5h6 de$e&"tion of poer! "nd d#tie! of the 0o"rd to !#ch ?"n"&er/
5i6 method of c"$$in& meetin&! of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "nd the n#mber of
member! of !#ch A!!oci"tion ho !h"$$ con!tit#te " ;#or#m for !#ch meetin&!/
5>6 e$ection of " 1re!ident of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! from "mon& the "p"rtment
oner!, ho, !h"$$ pre!ide over the meetin&! of the 0o"rd "nd of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment
Oner!/
5'6 e$ection of " -ecret"r( to the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! from "mon& the "p"rtment
oner!, ho !h"$$ be "n e. officio member of the 0o"rd "nd !h"$$ 'eep to !ep"r"te min#te!
boo'!, one for the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "nd the other for the 0o"rd, p"&e! of e"ch
of hich !h"$$ be con!ec#tive$( n#mbered "nd "#thentic"ted b( the 1re!ident of the A!!oci"tion
of Ap"rtment Oner!, "nd !h"$$ record, in the re!pective min#te! boo'!, the re!o$#tion! "dopted
b( the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! or the 0o"rd, "! the c"!e m"( be/
5$6 e$ection of " 2re"!#rer from "mon& the "p"rtment oner!, ho !h"$$ 'eep the fin"nci"$ record!
of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "! "$!o of the 0o"rd/
5m6 m"inten"nce, rep"ir "nd rep$"cement of the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "nd p"(ment
therefore/
5n6 m"nner of co$$ectin& from the "p"rtment oner! or "n( other occ#p"nt of "p"rtment!, !h"re of
the common e.pen!e!/
5o6 re!i&n"tion "nd remov"$ of per!on! emp$o(ed for the m"inten"nce, rep"ir "nd rep$"cement of
the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!/
5p6 re!triction! ith re&"rd to the #!e "nd m"inten"nce of the "p"rtment! "nd the #!e of the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!, "! m"( be nece!!"r( to prevent #nre"!on"b$e interference in the
#!e of e"ch "p"rtment "nd of the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! b( the !ever"$ "p"rtment oner!4
5;6 "n( m"tter hich m"( be re;#ired b( the Admini!tr"tor to be provided for in b(e%$"! for the
proper or better "dmini!tr"tion of the propert(/
5r6 !#ch other, m"tter! "! "re re;#ired to be, or m"( be, provided for in the b(e%$"!.
5B6 2he b(e%$"! fr"med #nder !#b%!ection 526 m"( "$!o cont"in provi!ion!, not incon!i!tent i$$
thi! Act,%
5"6 en"b$in& the 0o"rd to ret"in "re"! of the b#i$din& for commerci"$ p#rpo!e "nd to &r"nt $e"!e of
the "re"! !o ret"ined, "nd to "pp$( the proceed! of !#ch $e"!e for the red#ction of the common
e.pen!e! for m"int"inin& the b#i$din&, common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!, "nd if "n( !#rp$#! i! $eft "fter
meetin& !#ch e.pen!e!, to di!trib#te !#ch !#rp$#! to the "p"rtment oner! "! income/
5b6 re$"tin& to the "#dit of the "cco#nt! of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! "nd of the 0o"rd,
"nd of the "dmini!tr"tion of the propert(/
5c6 !pecif(in& the time! "t hich "nd the m"nner in hich "nn#"$ &ener"$ meetin&! "nd !peci"$
&ener"$ meetin&! of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! !h"$$ be he$d "nd cond#cted/
5d6 !pecif(in& the time "t hich "nd the m"nner in hich, the "nn#"$ report re$"tin& to the
"ctivitie! of the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! !h"$$ be !#bmitted/
5e6 !pecif(in& the m"nner in hich the income derived "nd e.pendit#re inc#rred b( the
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! !h"$$ be de"$t ith, or "! the c"!e m"( be, "cco#nted for.
16.3n!#r"nce.% 516 2he 0o"rd or ?"n"&er%
5"6 !h"$$ h"ve, if re;#e!ted !o to do b( " mort&"&ee h"vin& " fir!t mort&"&e coverin& "n
"p"rtment, the "#thorit( to, "nd
5b6 !h"$$, if re;#ired !o to do b( the b(e%$"! or b( " m">orit( of the "p"rtment oner!,
obt"in in!#r"nce for the propert( "&"in!t $o!! or d"m"&e! b( fire or other h"9"rd! #nder !#ch
term! "nd for !#ch "mo#nt! "! !h"$$ b !o re;#e!ted or re;#ired.
526 -#ch in!#r"nce cover"&e !h"$$ be ritten on the propert( in the n"me of !#ch 0o"rd or
?"n"&er "! tr#!tee for e"ch of the "p"rtment oner! in the percent"&e! !pecified in the b(e%
$"!.
536 2he prim" p"("b$e in re!pect of ever( !#ch in!#r"nce !h"$$ be common e.pen!e!.
5B6 2he provi!ion! of !#b%!ection! 516 to 536 !h"$$ be itho#t pre>#dice to the ri&ht of e"ch of the
"p"rtment oner to in!#re hi! on "p"rtment for hi! benefit.
1C.Di!po!ition of propert(, de!tr#ction or d"m"&e.% 3f ithin !i.t( d"(! of the d"te of d"m"&e or
de!tr#ction to "$$, or p"rt of "n( propert(, or ithin !#ch f#rther time! "! the competent "#thorit(
m"(, h"vin& re&"rd to the circ#m!t"nce! of the c"!e, "$$o, the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner!
doe! not determine to rep"ir, recon!tr#ct or re%b#i$d propert(, then, "nd in th"t event,%
5"6 the proper$( !h"$$ be deemed to be oned in common b( the "p"rtment oner!/
5b6 the #ndivided intere!t in the propert( oned in common hich !h"$$ "ppert"in to e"ch
"p"rtment oner, !h"$$ be the percent"&e of the #ndivided intere!t previo#!$( oned b( !#ch
oner in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!/
5c6 "n( inc#mbencie! "ffectin& "n( of the "p"rtment! !h"$$ be deemed to b tr"n!ferred in
"ccord"nce ith the e.i!tin& priorit( to the percent"&e of the #ndivided intere!t of the "p"rtment
oner in the propert(/
5d6 the propert( !h"$$ be !#b>ect to "n "ction for p"rtition "t the !#it of "n( "p"rtment oner in
hich event, the net proceed! of !"$e to&ether ith the net proceed! of the in!#r"nce on the
propert(, if "n(, !h"$$ be con!idered "! one f#nd "nd !h"$$ be divided "mon&!t "$$ the "p"rtment
oner! in the percent"&e e;#"$ to the percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t oned b( e"ch "p"rtment
oner in the propert( "fter p"(in& o#t, "$$ the re!pective !h"re! of the p"(ment oner! to the
e.tent !#fficient for the p#rpo!e "nd "$$ ch"r&e on the #ndivided intere!t in the propert( oned b(
e"ch "p"rtment oner.
18.Action.% 516 )itho#t pre>#dice to the ri&ht! of "n( "p"rtment oner, "ction m"( be bro#&ht b(
the 0o"rd or ?"n"&er, in either c"!e in the di!cretion of the 0o"rd on beh"$f of to or more of the
"p"rtment oner! "! their re!pective intere!t m"( "ppe"r, ith re!pect to "n( c"#!e of "ction
re$"tin& to the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! or more th"n one "p"rtment.
526 2he !ervice of proce!! on to more "p"rtment oner! in "n( "ction re$"tin& to the common
"re"! "nd f"ci$itie! or more th"n one "p"rtment m"( be m"de on the per!on, de!i&n"ted in the
b(e%$"! to receive !ervice of proce!!.

CHAPTER V COMMON PROFITS, COMMON EXPENSES AND OTHER MATTERS
19.=ommon profit!, common e.pen!e! "nd other m"tter!.% 516 2he common profit! of the
propert( !h"$$ be di!trib#ted "mon&, "nd the common e.pen!e! !h"$$ be ch"r&ed to, the
"p"rtment oner! "ccordin& to the percent"&e of the #ndivided intere!t of the "p"rtment oner!
in the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!.
526 )here the "p"rtment oner i! not in the occ#p"tion of the "p"rtment oned b( him, the
common e.pen!e! p"("b$e b( !#ch "p"rtment oner m"( be recovered from the per!on in the
occ#p"tion of the "p"rtment.
2:.Ap"rtment oner not to be e.empt from $i"bi$it( for contrib#tion b( "iver of the #!e of the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!.% No "p"rtment oner m"( e.empt him!e$f from $i"bi$it( for hi!
contrib#tion to"rd! the common e.pen!e! b( "vier of the #!e of en>o(ment of "n( of the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie!, or b( the "b"ndonment of hi! "p"rtment.
21.=ommon e.pen!e! to be " ch"r&e on the "p"rtment.% A$$ !#m! "!!e!!ed b( the A!!oci"tion of
Ap"rtment Oner!, b#t #np"id for the !h"re of the common e.pen!e! ch"r&e"b$e to "n(
"p"rtment, !h"$$ con!tit#te " ch"r&e on !#ch "p"rtment prior to "$$ other ch"r&e e.cept on$(%
5i6 the ch"r&e, if "n(, on the "p"rtment for p"(ment of 8overnment "nd m#nicip"$ t".e!/ "nd
5ii6 "$$ the !#m! #np"id on " fir!t mort&"&e of the "p"rtment.
22.-ep"r"te "!!e!!ment!.% 516 Notith!t"ndin& "n(thin& to the contr"r( cont"ined in "n( $"
re$"tin& to $oc"$ "#thoritie!, e"ch "p"rtment "nd it! percent"&e of #ndivided intere!t in the
common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt to !#ch "p"rtment 5inc$#din& "n "p"rtment in re!pect of
hich the provi!ion! of thi! Act ere "pp$ied #nder the provi!o to !ection 2 !h"$$ be deemed to be
!ep"r"te propert( for the p#rpo!e of "!!e!!ment of t". on $"nd! "nd b#i$din& $iv"b$e #nder !#ch
$" "nd !h"$$ be "!!e!!ed "nd t".ed "ccordin&$(/ "nd for thi! p#rpo!e " $oc"$ "#thorit( !h"$$
m"'e !#it"b$e re&#$"tion! to c"rr( o#t the provi!ion! of thi! !ection.
526 Neither the m#$ti%!tored b#i$din& nor the propert( nor the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! referred
to in !#b%!ection 516 , !h"$$ be deemed to be !ep"r"te propertie! for the p#rpo!e of the $ev( of
!#ch t".e!.
23.Doint "nd !ever"$ $i"bi$it( of vendor, etc., for #np"id common e.pen!e!.% 516 7pon the !"$e,
be;#e!t or other tr"n!fer of "n "p"rtment, the p#rch"!er of the "p"rtment or the &r"ntee or
$e&"tee or the tr"n!feree, "! the c"!e m"( be, !h"$$ be >oint$( "nd !ever"$$( $i"b$e ith the vendor
or the tr"n!ferer for "$$ #np"id "!!e!!ment! "&"in!t the vendor or tr"n!ferer for hi! !h"re of the
common e.pen!e! #p to the time of the !"$e, be;#e!t or other tr"n!fer, itho#t pre>#dice to the
ri&ht of the p#rch"!er, &r"ntee, $e&"tee or tr"n!feree to recover from the vendor or the tr"n!ferer
"n( "mo#nt p"id b( the p#rch"!er, &r"ntee, $e&"tee or tr"n!feree thereof.
526 An( p#rch"!er, &r"ntee, $e&"tee or tr"n!feree referred to in !#b!ection 516 !h"$$ be entit$ed to
" !t"tement from the 0o"rd or ?"n"&er !ettin& forth the "mo#nt of the #np"id "!!e!!ment
"&"in!t the vendor or tr"n!ferer, "! the c"!e m"( be, "nd !#ch p#rch"!er, &r"nt, $e&"tee or
tr"n!feree! h"$$ not be $i"b$e for, nor !h"$$ the "p"rtment be !o$d !#b>ect to " ch"r&e for "n(
#np"id !h"re of common e.pen!e! "&"in!t !#ch "p"rtment "cc#r!ed prior to !#ch !"$e, be;#e!t!
or other tr"n!fer, in e.ce!! of the "mo#nt !et forth in the !t"tement.

CHAPTER VI MISCELLANEOUS
2B.Act to be bindin& on "p"rtment oner!, ten"nt!, etc.% 516 2he provi!ion! of thi! Act !h"$$ h"ve
effect notith!t"ndin& "n(thin& incon!i!tent thereith cont"ined in "n( other $" for the time
bein& in force or in "n( contr"ct, #ndert"'in& or other in!tr#ment nd "$$ "p"rtment oner!, ten"nt!
of oner!, emp$o(ee! of oner! "nd ten"nt!, or "n( other per!on ho m"(, in "n( m"nner, #!e
the propert( or "n( p"rt thereof to hich thi! Act "pp$ie!, !h"$$ be !#b>ect to the provi!ion! of thi!
Act "nd the b(e%$"! "nd the r#$e! m"de there#nder4
1rovided th"t nothin& cont"ined in thi! !#b%!ection "ffect the ri&ht, tit$e or intere!t "c;#ired b( "n(
"$$otted or other per!on in common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! from "n( promoter! on or before the 28th
d"( of Febr#"r(, 1986.
526 A$$ "&reement!, divi!ion! "nd determin"tion! $"f#$$( m"de b( the A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment
Oner! in "ccord"nce ith the provi!ion! of thi! Act "nd the b(e%$"! !h"$$ be deemed to be
bindin& on "$$ "p"rtment oner!.
25.1oer to e.empt !t"mp d#t(, re&i!tr"tion fee "nd co#rt fee! "nd poer to ref#nd.% 516 2he
=entr"$ 8overnment m"(, b( notific"tion in the Offici"$ 8"9ette, red#ce or remit, hether
pro!pective$( or retro!pective$( from " d"te not e"r$ier th"n the d"t" of commencement of thi!
Act,%
5"6 the !t"mp d#t( ith hich, #nder "n( $" re$"tin& to !t"mp d#t( for the time beepin& in force,
in!tr#ment! or doc#ment! e.ec#ted b( or on beh"$f of " promoter, "p"rtment oner or
A!!oci"tion of Ap"rtment Oner! re$"tin& to "n( of the p#rpo!e! of thi! Act "re re!pective$(
ch"r&e"b$e/
5b6 "n( fee p"("b$e b( or on beh"$f of "n( promoter, "p"rtment oner or A!!oci"tion of
Ap"rtment Oner! i! re$"tion to in!tr#ment! or doc#ment! referred to in c$"#!e 5"6 #nder "n( $"
re$"tin& to re&i!tr"tion of doc#ment! or to co#rt fee!, for the time bein& in force,
"nd hich the =entr"$ 8overnment i! competent to $ev(.
526 2he =entr"$ 8overnment m"( ref#nd the "mo#nt of "n( d#t( or fee p"id in p#r!#"nce of "n(
$" referred to in !#b%!ection 516 in !#ch circ#m!t"nce!, to !#ch e.tent "nd !#b>ect to !#ch term!
"nd condition!, if "n(, "! th"t 8overnment m"(, b( order, determine.
26.,emov"$ of do#bt!.% For the remov"$ of do#bt!, it i! hereb( dec$"red th"t the provi!ion! of the
2r"n!fer of 1ropert( Act, 18825B of 18826, !h"$$, in !o f"r "! the( "re not incon!i!tent ith the
provi!ion! of thi! Act, "pp$( to the tr"n!fer of "n( "p"rtment, to&ether ith it! #ndivided intere!t in
the common "re"! "nd f"ci$itie! "pp#rten"nt thereto, m"de b( the oner of !#ch "p"rtment,
hether !#ch tr"n!fer i! m"de b( !"$e, $e"!e, mort&"&e, e.ch"n&e, &ift or otheri!e, "! the(
"pp$( to the tr"n!fer of "n( immov"b$e propert(.
2C.1oer to m"'e r#$e!.% 516 2he =entr"$ 8overnment m"(, be notific"tion in the offici"$ 8"9ette,
m"'e r#$e! to c"rr( o#t the provi!ion! of thi! Act.
526 3n p"rtic#$"r, "nd itho#t pre>#dice to the &ener"$it( of the fore&oin& poer, !#ch r#$e! m"(
provide for "$$ or "n( of the fo$$oin& m"tter!, n"me$(4%
5"6 the p#rpo!e!, other th"n the p#rpo!e! !pecified in !ection 2, for hich "n( m#$ti%!tore(ed
b#i$din& m"( be #ti$i!ed/
5b6 the t(pe of independent #!e!, other th"n the #!e! !pecified in c$"#!e 5c6 of !ection 3, hich
m"( be m"de of "n "p"rtment/
5c6 the comm#nit( "nd commerci"$ f"ci$itie! hich m"( be inc$#ded in common "re"! "nd
f"ci$itie! #nder !#b%c$"#!e 5vii6 of c$"#!e 5>6 of !ection 3/
5d6 the !c"$e! of compo!ition fee! hich m"( be p"id #nder !ection 8 for the bre"ch of the term!
"nd condition of "n( $e"!e or !#b%$e"!/
5e6 the !c"$e! in "ccord"nce ith hich compen!"tion, to be p"id for the e>ectment of "n
"p"rtment oner from hi! "p"rtment, !h"$$ be determined "! re;#ired b( !#b%!ection 5C6 of
!ection 8/
5f6 the form "nd m"nner in hich, "nd the period ithin hich, "n in!tr#ment referred to in c$"#!e
5b6 of !ection 9, !h"$$ be e.ec#ted "nd re&i!tered/
5&6 the form in hich the ,e&i!ter of Deed! of Ap"rtment! #nder the De$hi Ap"rtment Oner!hip
Act, 1986 "nd the inde. re$"tin& thereto !h"$$ be 'ept "nd the p"rtic#$"r! hich !#ch ,e&i!ter
!h"$$ cont"in "! re;#ired b( !#b%!ection 526 of !ection 1B/
5h6 "n( other m"tter hich i! re;#ired to be, or m"( be, pre!cribed.
536 +ver( r#$e m"de #nder thi! Act !h"$$ be $"id, "! !oon "! m"( be "fter it i! m"de, before e"ch
*o#!e of 1"r$i"ment, hi$e it i! in !e!!ion, for " tot"$ period of thirt( d"(! hich m"( be
compri!ed in one !e!!ion or in to or more !#cce!!ive !e!!ion!, "nd if, before the e.pir( of the
!e!!ion immedi"te$( fo$$oin& the !e!!ion or the !#cce!!ive !e!!ion! "fore!"id, both *o#!e!
"&ree in m"'in& "n( modific"tion in the r#$e, or both *o#!e! "&ree th"t the r#$e !ho#$d not be
m"de, the r#$e !h"$$ there"fter h"ve effect on$( in !#ch modified form or be of no effect, "! the
c"!e m"( be/ !o, hoever, th"t "n( !#ch modific"tion or "nn#$ment !h"$$ be itho#t pre>#dice to
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