Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 has been notified and will come into force from May 1, 2016. It will set in motion the process of making necessary operational rules and creation of institutional infrastructure for protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the growth of real estate sector.
The information was released by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in a PIB press release.
Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has notified 69 of the total 92 sections of the Act on Wednesday this week bringing the Act into force from May 1,2016 culminating the eight year long efforts in this regard.
As per the notification announcing the commencement of the Act on May 1,2016, Rules under the Act have to be formulated by the Central and State Governments within a maximum period of six months i.e by October 31,2016 under Section 84 of the Act. Ministry of HUPA would make Rules for Union Territories without legislatures while the Ministry of Urban Development would do so for Delhi.