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Section 4 : Application for registration of real estate projects - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

How to file Application for registration of real estate projects under section 4 of The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016). Application for registration of real estate projects is defined under Section 4 of the Act. Provisions under Section 3 are:

Section 4 "Application for registration of real estate projects" - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016)

 

(1) Every promoter shall make an application to the Authority for registration of the real estate project in such form, manner, within such time and accompanied by such fee as may be specified by the regulations made by the Authority.

(2) The promoter shall enclose the following documents along with the application referred to in sub-section (1), namely:-

(a) a brief details of his enterprise including its name, registered address, type of enterprise (proprietorship, societies, partnership, companies, competent authority), and the particulars of registration, and the names and photographs of the promoter;

(b) a brief detail of the projects launched by him, in the past five years, whether
already completed or being developed, as the case may be, including the current status of the said projects, any delay in its completion, details of cases pending, details of type of land and payments pending;

(c) an authenticated copy of the approvals and commencement certificate from the competent authority obtained in accordance with the laws as may be applicable for the real estate project mentioned in the application, and where the project is proposed to be developed in phases, an authenticated copy of the approvals and commencement certificate from the competent authority for each of such phases;

(d) the sanctioned plan, layout plan and specifications of the proposed project or the phase thereof, and the whole project as sanctioned by the competent authority;

(e) the plan of development works to be executed in the proposed project and the proposed facilities to be provided thereof including fire fighting facilities, drinking water facilities, emergency evacuation services, use of renewable energy;

(f) the location details of the project, with clear demarcation of land dedicated for the project along with its boundaries including the latitude and longitude of the end points of the project;

(g) proforma of the allotment letter, agreement for sale, and the conveyance deed proposed to be signed with the allottees;

(h) the number, type and the carpet area of apartments for sale in the project along with the area of the exclusive balcony or verandah areas and the exclusive open terrace areas apartment with the apartment, if any;

(i) the number and areas of garage for sale in the project;

(j) the names and addresses of his real estate agents, if any, for the proposed project;

(k) the names and addresses of the contractors, architect, structural engineer, if
any and other persons concerned with the development of the proposed project;

(l) a declaration, supported by an affidavit, which shall be signed by the promoter or any person authorised by the promoter, stating:-

(A) that he has a legal title to the land on which the development is proposed along with legally valid documents with authentication of such title, if such land is owned by another person;

(B) that the land is free from all encumbrances, or as the case may be details of the encumbrances on such land including any rights, title, interest or name of any party in or over such land along with details;

(C) the time period within which he undertakes to complete the project or phase thereof, as the case may be;

(D) that seventy per cent of the amounts realised for the real estate project from the allottees, from time to time, shall be deposited in a separate account to be maintained in a scheduled bank to cover the cost of construction and the land cost and shall be used only for that purpose:

Provided that the promoter shall withdraw the amounts from the separate account, to cover the cost of the project, in proportion to the percentage of completion of the project:

Provided further that the amounts from the separate account shall be withdrawn by the promoter after it is certified by an engineer, an architect and a chartered accountant in practice that the withdrawal is in proportion to the percentage of completion of the project:

Provided also that the promoter shall get his accounts audited within six months after the end of every financial year by a chartered accountant in practice, and shall produce a statement of accounts duly certified and signed by such chartered accountant and it shall be verified during the audit that the amounts collected for a particular project have been utilised for the project and the withdrawal has been in compliance with the proportion to the percentage of completion of the project.

Explanation.- For the purpose of this clause, the term "schedule bank" means a bank included in the Second Scheduled to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934;

(E) that he shall take all the pending approvals on time, from the competent authorities;

(F) that he has furnished such other documents as may be prescribed by the rules or regulations made under this Act; and

(m) such other information and documents as may be prescribed.

(3) The Authority shall operationalise a web based online system for submitting applications for registration of projects within a period of one year from the date of its establishment.

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

Section 2 : Definitions

CHAPTER - II

REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE PROJECT AND REGISTRATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS

Section 3 : Prior registration of real estate project with Real Estate Regulatory Authority

Section 4 : Application for registration of real estate projects

Section 5 : Grant of registration

 

 

Section 6 : Extension of registration

Section 7 : Revocation of registration

Section 8 : Obligation of Authority consequent upon lapse of or on revocation of registration

Section 9 : Registration of real estate agents

Section 10 : Functions of real estate agents

 

 

CHAPTER III
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF PROMOTER

Section 11 : Functions and duties of promoter

Section 12 : Obligations of promoter regarding veracity of the advertisement or prospectus

Section 13 : No deposit or advance to be taken by promoter without first entering into agreement for sale

Section 14 : Adherence to sanctioned plans and project specifications by the promoter

Section 15 : Obligations of promoter in case of transfer of a real estate project to a third party

 

 

Section 16 : Obligations of promoter regarding insurance of real estate project

Section 17 : Transfer of title

Section 18 : Return of amount and compensation

CHAPTER IV
RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF ALLOTTEES

Section 19 : Rights and duties of allottees

CHAPTER V
THE REAL ESTATE REGULATORY AUTHORITY

Section 20 : Establishment and incorporation of Real Estate Regulatory Authority

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