The Bombay High Court in a plea by flat buyers has slammed Revenue Authorities for failing to execute Maharashtra RERA orders and granting relief to petitioners, the court ordered the attachment and sale of a builder’s property if settlement is not reached within 15 days.
The Division Bench comprising Justice SV Gangapurwala and Justice MG Sewlikar heard a slew of petitions, all of which was containing with an order in their favor issued by MahaRERA and awaiting execution by the Revenue Authorities.
The Court ordered that the respondent-authority should not be lax in carrying out the Tribunal’s orders. Besides the court Noted that it is up to the parties to settle the matter according to the terms and conditions they have agreed upon,
the Court made following observations:
“If settlement between Petitioner and Respondent Nos. 5 to 8 is not reached within two months, then immediately within 15 days the Tahasildar/Competent Revenue Authority shall execute the recovery warrant in accordance with the provisions of the Maharashtra Land Revenue Code by attaching and selling the Respondents’ property.”