Thursday, December 10, 2009

Redevelopment only if all members agree: HC

Mumbai: In a path-breaking judgment, the Bombay high court has held that even a single dissenting member of a cooperative housing society cannot be thrown out by a builder based on a mere development agreement with the society and a majority of the flat owners in it for redevelopment of the building.

Expressing serious concern at the “disturbing trend of developers approaching the court and seeking eviction and dispossession of noncooperating members of housing societies’’, Justice S C Dharmadhikari held that any redevelopment activity “should not compromise the rights of members and must safeguard the existence of the society’’.

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