Buyers can now lodge FIR against the Builders

Buyers can lodge fir complaint

By Accommodation Times News Service

Builders can get into more tough times and legal complications as the new circular issued will keep check on them from fleecing flat buyers and flouting norms.

The state Special Inspector General of Police has issued a circular to commissioners of all zones to register complaints against the errant builders/developers and initiate a penal action against them. The circular issued by Prabhat Kumar said, the move was prompted after a delegation of activists made a representation to the DG enumerating the various laws under which the police can initiate action against the builders. The circular issued by Mr. Prabhat Kumar has referred to clause 3 and 4 of the Maharashtra Ownership Flat Act, 1963 that highlights various grounds on which the builder can be held liable.
Explaining it in simplest way all the flat buyers who are suffering from errant developers can lodge a FIR against him in the nearest police station as per the circular on failures of such condition-

1. Failure to Handover flat on time as committed

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