Ejectment of Tenant under Sindh Rent Law

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Ejectment of Tenant under Sindh Rent Law

Unread postby Admin » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:24 pm

Application to Controller.
(1) Where a landlord seeks to evict the tenant otherwise than in accordance with section 14, he shall make such appli¬cation to the Controller.

(2) The Controller shall, make an order directing the tenant to put the landlord in possession of the premises within such period as may be specified in the order, if he is satisfied that

(I) the tenancy has ceased to be valid under section 6 ;

(ii) the tenant has failed to pay rent in respect of the premises in his possession within. fifteen days after the expiry of the period fixed by mutual agreement between the tenant and landlord for payment of the rent, or in the absence of which agreement, within sixty days after the rent has become due for payment;

(iii) the tenant has, without the written consent of the landlord

(a) handed over the possession of the premises to some other person ;

(b) used the promises for the purpose other than that for which it was let out ;

(c) infringed the conditions on which the premises was let out;

(iv) the tenant has committed such acts as are likely to impair the material value or utility of the premises ;

(v) the tenant has indulged in such activities as are causing nuisance to the neighbours ;

(vi) the premises is required by the landlord for reconstruction or erection of a new building at the site and landlord has obtained necessary sanction for such reconstruction or erection from the authority competent under any law for the time being in force to give such sanction ;

(vii) the landlord requires the premises in good faith for his own occu¬pation or use or for the occupation or use of his spouse or any of his children.

(3) Where the landlord who has obtained the possession of the premises for the purpose of reconstruction of the building or erection of a new building shall demolish the existing building within six months of the taking over of the possession of the premises or, as the case may be, commence the erection of the new building within two years of the taking over of the possession of the premises, and in case the landlord fails to demolish the building as aforesaid, the tenant shall be entitled to be put into possession of the premises.
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