UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

41. Section 29-A of U.P Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 applies to which one of the following category of tenancy :
(a) Fix term tenancy of building
(b) Tenancy of land where tenant has built permanent structure with consent of landlord
(c) Sub-tenancy where Sub-tenant was inducted with consent of landlord
(d) None of above

Answer and Notes Answer is B

Explanation: According to section 29-A (2) of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulations of Letting, Rent & Eviction) Act, 1972 section applies only to land let out either before or after the commencement of this section, where the tenant, with the landlord’s consent has erected any permanent structure and incurred expenses in execution thereof.

UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

42. The tenant of a building governed by U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 can deposit rent before the court, if refused by landlord, under :
(a) Section 16
(b) Section 21
(c) Section 30 (2)
(d) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is D

Explanation : Deposit of rent in court if refused by landlord is provided under section 30 (1) of the U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent & Eviction) Act 1972. It provides that if any person claiming to be a tenant of a building tenders any amount as rent in respect of the building to its alleged landlord and the alleged landlord refuses to accept the same than the former may deposit such amount in the prescribed manner and continue to deposit any rent which he alleges to be due for any subsequent period in respect of such building until the landlord in the meantime signifies by notices in writing to the tenant his willingness to accept it.


UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

92. An application to restore amenities illegally withheld by the landlord would lie before :
(a) Rent Control and Eviction Officer
(b) District Magistrate Officer
(c) Prescribed Authority
(d) District Judge

Answer and Notes Answer is C

Explanation : According to section 27 of the U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Ren &Eviction) Act, 1972 the Prescribed Authority may, on an application of the tenant, serve upon the landlord a notice requiring him, within such period, not exceeding one week, as may be specified in the notice, to restore any amenity alleged to have been cut off, withheld or reduced in contravention of sub-section (1) of Section 26 or to show cause why an order under this section be not passed against him.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

27. In case of bonafide dispute as regards the person entitled to receive rent, the tenant can deposit the rent under the Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 before:

(a) The Prescribed Authority having jurisdiction
(b) The District Magistrate
(c) The District Judge concerned
(d) The Munsif having jurisdiction

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Explanation: Section 30 of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act provides for deposit of rent in court. It provides that if any person claiming to be a tenant of a building tenders any amount as rent in respect of the building to its alleged landlord and the alleged landlord refuses to accept the same then the former may deposit such amount in the Court of Munsif having jurisdiction.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

43. Am application to restore amenities illegally withheld by the landlord would lie before :
(a) Rent Control and Eviction Officer
(b) District Magistrate
(c) Prescribed Authority
(d) District Judge.

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep: An application to restore amenities illegally withheld by the landlord would lie before Prescribed Authority under section 27 of the U.P. Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent & Eviction) Act 1972.

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

46. Tenant"s tight to get water connection, electric connection and sanitary fittings installed in the building under his tenancy is subject to grant of permission by the following :
(a) Landlord
(b) Rent Control and Eviction Officer
(c) District Magistrate
(d) None of the above

Answer and Notes Answer is A


Sandeep : Section 28 B of U.P. Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972 provides that the tenant shall have the right to get water connection, electric connection and sanitary fittings installed in the building under his tenancy at his own cost, and the provisions of sub-section (3) of Section 26 shall apply in relation to every such installation.