Maharashtra Rent Control Act, 1999
27. State Government or Government allotted to become tenant of premises requisitioned or continued under requisition.
(1) On the 7th December, 1996, that is the date of coming into force of the Bombay Rents, Hotel and Lodging Houses Rates Control, Bombay Land Requisition and Bombay Government Premises (Eviction) (Amendment) Act, 1996 (hereinafter in this section referred to as "the said date"),
(a) the State Government, in respect of the premises requisitioned or continued under requisition and allotted to a Government allotted referred to in sub-clause (a) of clause (2) of section 7; and
(b) the Government allotted, in respect of the premises requisitioned or continued under requisition and allotted to him as referred to in sub-clause (b) of clause (2) of section 7, shall, notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, or in the Bombay Land Requisition Act, 1948, or in any other law for the time being in force, or in any contract, or in any judgment, decree or order of any court passed on or after the 11th June, 1996, or in any order of eviction issued by the Competent Authority, or by the Appellate Authority, under the Bombay Land Requisition Act, 1948, be deemed to have become, for the purposes of this Act, the tenant of the landlord; and such premises shall be deemed to have been let by the landlord to the State Government or, as the case may be, to such Government allotted, on payment of rent and permitted increases equal to the amount of compensation payable in respect of the premises immediately before the said date.
(2) Save as otherwise provided in this section or any other provision of this Act, nothing in this section shall affect,-
(a) the rights of the landlord including his right to recover possession of the premises from such tenant on any of the grounds mentioned in section 16 or in any other section;
(b) the right of the landlord or such tenant to apply to the court for the fixation of standard rent and permitted increases under this Act, by reason only of the fact that the amount of the rent and permitted increases, if any, to be paid by such tenant to the landlord is determined under sub-section (1);
(c) the operation and the application of the other relevant provisions of this Act in respect of such tenancy.