SC Judgement regarding 'Deficiency In Service' under the CPA

Published On: 18/01/2022

Practice Area: Real Estate


The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India (SC), in the case of Samruddhi Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. vs. Mumbai Mahalaxmi Construction Pvt. Ltd. has held that a real estate builder is under an obligation to provide the occupancy certificate to flat owners and failure to do so amounts to deficiency of service. INDUSLAW's Avikshit Moral and Mahek Chheda examine this judgement and its implications on homebuyers in India.