Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Comprehensive definition of word rent given by Supreme Court

 In the case Abdul Kader (supra), the Court has taken view that the Supreme Court has held that the term 'rent' has not been defined in the Act. "The terms 'rent' is comprehensive enough to include all payments agreed by the tenant to be paid to his landlord for the use and occupation not only of the building and its appurtenances but also furnishing, electric installations and other amenities agreed between the parties to be provided by and at the cost of the landlord".

13. In view of this, reliefs claimed and evidence of the parties to be taken into account. The landlord has admitted that he was charging ` 10/- towards rent of the rooms and ` 30/- p.m. towards water charges, which were using by the tenants for washing clothes.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY

First Appeal No. 104 of 1994 and Civil Revision Application No. 788 of 2011

Decided On: 25.04.2018

 Ramdhiraj Laxman Dhobi Vs Ramdas Behari Dhobi


Hon'ble Judges/Coram:
Mridula Bhatkar, J.

Citation: 2019(3) MHLJ 444.
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