Maharashtra Rent Control Act, 1999
(1) This Act shall, in the first instance, apply to premises let for the purposes of residence, education, business, trade or storage in the areas specified in Schedule 1 and Schedule 11.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), it shall also apply to the premises or, as the case may be, houses let out in the areas to which the Bombay Rents, Hotel and Lodging House Rates Control Act, 1947 or the Central Provinces and Berar Letting of Houses and Rent Control Order, 1949 issued under die Central Provinces and Berar Regulation of Letting of Accommodation Act, 1946 and The Hyderabad Houses (Rent, Eviction and Lease) Control Act, 1954 were extended and applied before the date of commencement of this Act and such premises or houses continue to be so let on that date in such areas which are specified in Schedule 1 to this Act, notwithstanding that the area ceases to be of the description therein specified.
(3) It shall also apply to the premises let for the purposes specified in sub-section (1) in such of the cities or towns as specified in Schedule Il.
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained hereinabove, the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that -
(a) this Act shall not apply to any of the areas specified in Schedule 1 or Schedule II or that it shall not apply to any one or all purposes specified in sub-section (1);
(b) this Act shall apply to any premises let for any or all purposes specified in sub-section (1) in the areas other than those specified in Schedule 1 and Schedule II.