Penalties for no RERA Filing for Developers in Tamil Nadu


With the onset of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act, the State government of Tamil Nadu alleged that developers must register their ongoing projects before selling or advertising. In case developers fail to register under the RERA Act he will face heavy penalty

With reference to the rules notified by State government on June 22, 2017 projects in the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), for which application for completion certificate has been filed with Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) along with a certificate from the architect/licensed surveyor/structural engineer associated with the project, are exempted from the act. For projects outside the CMA limits, where construction is structurally completed with all the columns, beams and slabs and certified by the architect or structural engineer/licensed surveyor associated with the project supported with photographs, are out of the ambit of RERA.

In a trail to RERA Registration, developers who fail to register under will have to face a whale of penalty. The disciplinary provisions for a fine of 10% of the project cost and/or 3 year jail. The final statement is not clear as on what wrongdoing on part of the builder will attract the punishment.

Note – Please note that the above article is for education purpose only. This is based on our interpretation of laws which may differ person to person. Readers are expected to verify the facts and laws.

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