Section 7 : Revocation of registration - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

What is Revocation of registration under section 7 of The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016). Revocation of registration is defined under Section 7 of the Act. Provisions under Section 7 are:

Section 7 "Revocation of registration" - The Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act, 2016)


 (1) The Authority may, on receipt of a complaint or suo motu in this behalf or on the recommendation of the competent authority, revoke the registration granted under section 5, after being satisfied that-

(a) the promoter makes default in doing anything required by or under this Act or
the rules or the regulations made thereunder;

(b) the promoter violates any of the terms or conditions of the approval given by
the competent authority;

(c) the promoter is involved in any kind of unfair practice or irregularities.

Explanation.-For the purposes of this clause, the term "unfair practice means" a practice which, for the purpose of promoting the sale or development of any real estate project adopts any unfair method or unfair or deceptive practice including any of the following practices, namely:-

(A) the practice of making any statement, whether in writing or by visible representation which,-

(i) falsely represents that the services are of a particular standard or grade;

(ii) represents that the promoter has approval or affiliation which such promoter does not have;

(iii) makes a false or misleading representation concerning the services;

(B) the promoter permits the publication of any advertisement or prospectus whether in any newspaper or otherwise of services that are not intended to be offered;

(d) the promoter indulges in any fraudulent practices.

(2) The registration granted to the promoter under section 5 shall not be revoked
unless the Authority has given to the promoter not less than thirty days notice, in writing, stating the grounds on which it is proposed to revoke the registration, and has considered any cause shown by the promoter within the period of that notice against the proposed revocation.

(3) The Authority may, instead of revoking the registration under sub-section (1),
permit it to remain in force subject to such further terms and conditions as it thinks fit to impose in the interest of the allottees, and any such terms and conditions so imposed shall be binding upon the promoter.

(4) The Authority, upon the revocation of the registration,-

(a) shall debar the promoter from accessing its website in relation to that project
and specify his name in the list of defaulters and display his photograph on its website and also inform the other Real Estate Regulatory Authority in other States and Union territories about such revocation or registration;

(b) shall facilitate the remaining development works to be carried out in accordance with the provisions of section 8;

(c) shall direct the bank holding the project back account, specified under sub-clause (D) of clause (I) of sub-section (2) of section 4, to freeze the account, and thereafter take such further necessary actions, including consequent de-freezing of the said account, towards facilitating the remaining development works in accordance with the provisions of section 8;

(d) may, to protect the interest of allottees or in the public interest, issue such directions as it may deem necessary.

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

Section 2 : Definitions



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




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


Section 19 : Rights and duties of allottees


Section 20 : Establishment and incorporation of Real Estate Regulatory Authority

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