The Supreme Court of India defined Section 60(5) of the Code as a residuary jurisdiction vested in the NCLT, allowing the NCLT to decide all questions of law or fact arising out of or in relation to the corporate debtor’s insolvency resolution or liquidation under the Code.
IBC is economic legislation and that when it comes to economic legislation, flexibility should be given to the legislature because no economic law can be fool proof at its inception.
Any person aggrieved by the decision of NCLT, or is not satisfied with the decision or if there is any mistake or error on part of NCLT then such a person can appeal NCLAT u/s 61 of IBC for its corrections and proper disposal of judgement/order.
Hon’ble SC clarified the position of the homebuyers similar to that of a “financial creditor” under the IBC, after this the homebuyers were at a par with banks and financial institutions.
The appeal before the Apex Court was filed by the bunch of employee’s union against the impugned judgment of the Rajasthan High Court whereby, the High Court refused to transfer the winding up proceedings before the NCLT, and further set aside an order passed by the NCLT initiating the CIRP application by virtue of section 7 application filed by the Financial Creditor.
Many Homebuyers are confused between RERA and Reverse Insolvency, and it’s hard to decide which one is better. So here we are explaining the concept of RERA vs Reverse Insolvency.
This article aims to caution and summarize the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process with respect to buyers seeking revival and completion of Project.
If the builder is delaying in giving possession or not giving the property as per the agreements there are some effective legal remedies for the aggrieved homebuyers under the law.
The Adjudicating Authority may allow the withdrawal of application admitted under section 7 or section 9 or section 10 on an application made by the applicant.
An application filed by the homebuyers under section 7 of IBC shall be maintainable. Therefore the homebuyers are advised to approach NCLT under IBC to recover their stuck money in a time-bound manner.
The execution of the orders is still a far fetched process as the RERA has failed to implement the execution mechanism under the RERA.
Approaching RERA has been rightly helpful for the homebuyers who have not received the possession or refund of the amount paid by them to the builders or developers.
The homebuyers who wish to seek refund of their amount are legally entitled to approach National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) under IBC.
If there is no assured return plan incorporated into the builder buyer agreement entered into between the homebuyer and builder then the homebuyer had to approach RERA to seek refund.