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Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958

(59 of 1958)

[31st December, 1958 ]

Sections Particulars
1 Short title, extent and commencement
2 Definitions
3 Act not to apply to certain premises
Chapter II  
4 Rent in excess of standard rent not recoverable
5 Unlawful changes not to be claimed or received
6 Standard rent
6A (Note: Ins. by Act 57 of w.e.f 1988, sec.4 (1-12-1988) Revision of rent .
7 Lawful increase of standard rent in certain cases and recovery of other charges
8 Notice of increase of rent
9 Controller to fix standard rent, etc
10 Fixation of interim rent
11 Limitation of liability of middlemen
12 Limitation for application for fixation of standard rent
13 Refund of rent, premium, etc., not recoverable under the Act
Chapter III  
14 Protection of tenant against eviction
14A Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to certain persons
14B Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to members of the armed forces, etc
14C Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to Central Government and Delhi Administration employees
14D Right to recover immediate possession of premises to accrue to a widow
15 When a tenant can get the benefit of protection against eviction
16 Restrictions on sub-letting
17 Notice of creation and termination of sub-tenancy
18 Sub-tenant to be tenant in certain cases
19 Recovery of possession for occupation and re-entry
20 Recovery of possession for repairs and re-building and re-entry
21 Recovery of possession in case of tenancies for limited period
22 Special provision for recovery of possession in certain cases
23 Permission to construct additional structures
24 Special provision regarding vacant building sites
25 Vacant possession to landlord
Chapter III A  
25A Provisions of this Chapter to have overriding effect
25B Special procedure for the disposal of applications for eviction on the ground of bona fide requirement
25C Act to have effect in a modified form in relation to certain persons
Chapter IV  
26 Receipt to be given for rent paid
27 Deposit of rent by the tenant
28 Time limit of making deposit and consequences of incorrect particulars is application for deposit
29 Saving as to acceptance of rent forfeiture of rent in deposit
Chapter V  
30 Application of the Chapter
31 Fixing of fair rate
32 Revision of fair rate
33 Charges in excess of fair rate not recoverable
34 Recovery of possession by manager or a hotel or the owner of a lodging house
Chapter VI  
35 Appointment of Controllers and Additional Controllers
36 Powers of Controller
37 Procedure to be followed by Controller
38 Appeal to the Tribunal
38A Additional Rent Control Tribunals
38B Power of High Court to transfer appeals, etc
39 Section 39 omitted by Act 57 of 1988, sec.17 1-12-1988)
40 Amendment of orders
41 Controller to exercise powers of a magistrate for recovery of fine
42 Controller to exercise powers of civil court for execution of other orders
43 Finality of order
Chapter VII  
44 Landlords duty to keep the premises in good repair
45 Cutting off or withholding essential supply or service
46 Landlord's duty to give notice of new construction to Government
47 Leases of vacant premises to Government
48 Penalties
49 Cognizance of offences
Chapter VIII  
50 Jurisdiction of civil courts barred in respect of certain matters
51 Controllers to be public servants
52 Protection of action taken in good faith
53 Amendment of the Delhi Tenants Temporary Protection Act, 1956
54 Saving of operation of certain enactment's
55 Special provisions regarding decrees affected by the Delhi Tenants (Temporary Protection) Act, 1956
56 Power to makes rules
57 Repeal and saving
Schedules The First Schedule
  The Second Schedule
  The Third Schedule
Rules Chapter I
  Chapter II
  Chapter III
  Chapter IV
  Chapter V
  Chapter VI
  Chapter VII
  Chapter VIII

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