UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

24. Rent under the Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 would, in the absence of any contract in writing to the contrary, include:
(a) House Tax (b) Water Tax
(c) Sewerage Tax (d) Electricity Charge

Answer and Notes Answer is B


Explanation: According to section 7 of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act tenant shall be liable to pay to the landlord, in addition to rent, water tax as applicable. This provision is however, subject to the contract to the contrary.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

48. A landlord is entitled to receive following additional payment over and above the amount of rent for admitting a tenant:
(a) Premium up to Rs. 1 lac
(b) Rent up to 3 months
(c) Any amount as premium equivalent to agreed rent
(d) No additional amount or premium other than agreed rent.

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Sandeep : According to section 4 of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 no landlord shall take or receive for admitting a tenant to any building any premium or additional payment over and above the rent payable therefore, nor shall a tenant take or receive any premium for admitting a sub-tenant or any other person.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

50. Authority competent to determine standard rent under U.P. Act No. 13 of 1972 or dispute in respect thereof is
(a) District Magistrate
(b) Rent Control and Eviction Officer
(c) Prescribed Authority
(d) District Judge.

Answer and Notes Answer is A


Sandeep : Under Section 9 of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting Rent & Eviction) Act 1972 District Magistrate is the competent authority.