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Rights and privileges of members on allotment of plot

(1) Every member of a co-operative housing society, whether registered before or after the commencement of this Act, to whom plots of land or dwelling units have been allotted, shall be issued certificate of allotment by the co-operative housing society under its seal and signature in such form as may be prescribed. 

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 (4 of 1882), or the Registration Act, 1908 (16 of 1908), any allotment (including re-allotment) of a plot of land or dwelling unit in a building of a co-operative housing society to its member as per terms of allotment shall entitle such member to hold such plot of land or dwelling unit with such title or interest. 

(3) A member of a co-operative housing society shall not be entitled to any title or interest in any plot of land or dwelling unit in a building of the co-operative society until he has made such payment as may be specified by the co-operative housing society towards the cost of such plot of land or construction of such dwelling unit, as the case may be, to the co-operative housing society. 

(4) The right, title and interest in a plot of land or dwelling unit in a building of the co-operative housing society (including the undivided interest in common areas and facilities) shall constitute a heritable and transferable immovable property within the meaning of any law for the time being in force :

Provided that notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, such land or building shall not be partitioned for any purpose whatsoever.

(5) Every member of a co-operative housing society shall be entitled to an undivided interest in the common areas and facilities pertaining to the plot of land or dwelling unit allotted to him, which shall be described in the certificate of allotment as provided in sub-section (1). 

(6) Every member of a co-operative housing society in whose favour a plot of land or a dwelling unit has been allotted shall have the right to use the common areas and facilities as prescribed by the co-operative housing society and in case of any violation by a member, the committee shall be competent to recover it at the cost of the encroacher which also be applicable with regard to the common areas under the control of the co-operative housing society. 

(7) The work relating to the maintenance, repair and replacement of the common areas and facilities (including additions or improvements thereto) shall be carried out in accordance with the building rules of the concerned civic authorities, or other competent authority, as the case may be, and the costs thereof shall be apportioned amongst the members of the co-operative housing society in such manner as may be determined and notified by the committee from time to time. 

 

Last Updated Date :- 10-05-2018

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