Arrears of Rent Under Sindh Rent Law

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Arrears of Rent Under Sindh Rent Law

Unread postby Admin » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:18 pm

Arrears of rent.
(1) Where a case for eviction of the tenant has been filed, the Controller shall, on application by the landlord and after such summary inquiry as he deems fit to make, determine the arrears of the rent due and order the tenant to deposit the same within such period as the Controller may fix in this behalf and further direct the tenant to deposit monthly rent regularly on or before the tenth of every month, until final dis¬posal of the case.

(2) Where the tenant has failed to deposit the arrears of rent or to pay monthly rent under subsection (1), his defence shall be struck off and the landlord shall be put into possession of the premises within such period as may be specified by the Controller in the order made in this behalf.

(3) Where the rent has been deposited under this section, it shall, subject to such order as the Controller may make in this behalf, be paid to the land. lord at the conclusion of the case or on such earlier date as may be specified by the Controller.
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