UPHJS2012
Pre. Exam

92.. Under Seen 24 of the U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 a tenant has option of re-entry-
(A ) when the tenant has been evicted on a suit filed by landlord for eviction on any of the grounds as mentioned under sub section (4) of Section 20 of the Act
(B) when the tenant vacates the premises on a promise made by landlord to permit re-entry after reconstruction of the building
(C) when the landlord after release under section 21(1) (b) of the Act demolishes the building and constructs new building
(D) when the tenant vacates the premises temporarily.

Answer and Notes Answer is C



UPHJS2009
Pre. Exam

34. Which amongst the following is not a ground under section 20 of the U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting Rent & Eviction) Act, 1972 for instituting a suit for eviction?
(A) That the tenant is in arrears of rent for not less than four months, and has failed to pay the same to the landlord within one month from the date of service upon him of a notice of demand
(B) That the tenant has without the permission in writing of the landlord made or permitted to be made any such construction or structural alteration in the building as is likely to diminish its value or utility or the disfigure it
(C) That the tenant without the permission of the landlord allowed one of his relatives to live with him in the tenanted accommodation
(D) That the tenant has sub-let, in contraventions of the provisions of section 25, as the case may be, of the old Act the whole or any part of the building

Answer and Notes Answer is C

UPHJS2009
Pre. Exam

35. Amongst the following which is not a ground for release of a building under Section 21 of the U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting Rent & Eviction) Act, 1972?
(A) That the building is bonafide required either in its existing form or after demolition and new construction by the landlord for occupation himself or any member of his family for residential purpose
(B) That the building is bonafide required either in its existing form or after demolition and new construction by the landlord for occupation himself or any member of his family for purposes of any profession, trade or calling
(C) In case of a residential building for occupation for business purposes
(D) That the building is in a dilapidated condition and is required for purposes of demolition and new construction

Answer and Notes Answer is C

UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

91. Which of the following cannot be ground for filing a suit for eviction under Section 20 of U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent & Eviction) Act, 1972 .
(a) tenant has caused substantial damage to the building
(b) tenant has not paid rent for a period of 3 months
(c) tenant has been convicted for an offence of using the building for illegal purpose
(d) tenant has allowed to occupy the building as a part of his contract of employment under the landlord and his employment has seized

Answer and Notes Answer is B

Explanation : Refer quesdon number 40 of U.RH.J.S (Pre) 2016.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

25. Which· is incorrect: Six months notice under the proviso to sub-section·(1) of Section 21 of the Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 is :
(a) Mandatory
(b) Mandatory but could be waived by the tenant
(c) Could be given before or after expiry of the period of three years of the purchase of the premises
(d) Not required to be given if release application is filed after three years of purchase of the premises

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Explanation: According to first proviso of section 21(1) of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act where the building was in the occupation of a tenant since before its purchase by the landlord, such purchase being made after the commencement of the Act, no application shall be entertained on the ground of bona fide requirement unless a period of three years has elapsed since the date of such purchase and the landlord has given the notice in that behalf to the tenant not less than six months before such application, and such notice may be given even before the expiration of period of three years.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

26. Eviction order passed under Section 21 or 22 of the Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 could be enforced through :

(a) District Judge b) Rent Control and Eviction Officer
(c) Prescribed Authority (d) Concerned Police Station

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Explanation: Section 23 of UP. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act provides provision for enforcement of eviction order passed under section 21 and section 22. The Prescribed Authority may use or cause to be used such force as may be necessary for evicting any tenant against whom order under section 21 or 22 has been passed. Every order of Prescribed Authority under this section shall be final.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

28. Which provision of the Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 applies only to land let out where the tenant has erected permanent structure and incurred expense with landlord"s consent?

(a) Section 14 (b) Section 21
(c) Section 20 (2) (d) Section 39

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Explanation: Refer Section 20 (2) of Uttar Pradesh Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

40. Which of the following cannot be ground for filing a suit for eviction under Section 20 of U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent 8c Eviction) Act, 1972 :
(a) tenant has caused substantial damage to the building
(b) tenant has not paid tent for a period of 3 months.
(c) tenant has been convicted for an offence of using the building for illegal purpose.
(d) tenant has allowed to occupy the building as a part of his contract of employment under the landlord and his employment has seized.

Answer and Notes Answer is B


Sandeep: According to section 20 (2) (a) of U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent & Eviction) Act, 1972 a suit for the eviction of a tenant from a building after the determination of his tenancy may be instituted on the ground that the tenant is in arrears of rent for not less than four months, and has failed to pay the same to the landlord within one month from the date of service upon him of a notice of demand.