The Allahabad High Court has given an important ruling on the increasing cases of dispute between flat buyers and promoters. It has directed the competent authorities under the 'UP Apartment Act, 2010' and 'UP Industrial Area Development Act, 1976' or any other law to settle the complaint of the house buyers or their unions within three months.
The court said that apart from this, the competent officer will ensure that the concerned parties are given an opportunity to present their case before taking any decision.
While giving a ruling on the writ petition filed by Shipra Srishti Apartment in Ghaziabad, a division bench of Justice Pankaj Naqvi and Justice Piyush Aggarwal further directed that a gazetted officer should be allowed to visit that (disputed) apartment at least once in six months. Will visit and in this regard information will be given in advance to the union registered there so that members can express their grievances. The court said, "Any violation will be immediately brought to the notice of the concerned officer who will take immediate remedial steps."
The court said - people buy flats with hard earned money
Passing the order, the court said, 'We get to see that a large number of cases are coming from the buyers of the house in this court. These buyers buy flats with their hard-earned money and have to face arbitrariness from the promoters, builders, development authorities and instead of resolving such disputes, they become silent spectators.