High Court’s notice to Karnataka Union Govt on Registration under RERA

High Court's notice to Karnataka Union Govt on Registration under RERA

High Court’s notice to Karnataka Union Govt on Registration under RERA

  • A petition is filed in the Karnataka High Court, challenging the Karnataka Real Estate Rules,(RERA) 2017.
  • The petition states that the Karnataka Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Rules have been ‘blatant breach’ of provisions of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) rules.
  • It has been contended in the petition that RERA has not provided any space to the State Governments to exclude ‘ongoing projects’ from compulsory registration.
  • The petition is filed by Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout Site Owners’ and Residents’ Welfare Associations and others.
  • The petitioners are seeking understanding of the “explanation” attached to rule 4(1) of the Karnataka rules.
  • It contends that the Karnataka government has “unlawfully permitted certain ongoing projects to evade the Central statute.”
  • The state government has allowed certain categories of ongoing projects which were permitted to be a fall out of registration under the RERA which has defeated the consumers’ interest which was safeguarded by RERA.
  • The state government has made registration mandatory for all ongoing projects which have not received completion certificate on the date of commencement of RERA.
  • Justice A.S. Bopanna has passed the order on the petitions.

 

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