The number of cases against builders has been piling up in recent times with no action being taken under the law. Delayed possession, zero response from builder and bad construction quality is some of the highlighted issues by a consumer.
Under such circumstances, a common man not well worst with legal actions and their powers are left clueless about necessary step they may take against their grievance. This easy DIY to file case against your builder shall make your legal course easy.
To be noted, builders are amendable under Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The judgment says, “All builders/contractor(s)/all concerned authorities of any State engaged in Housing Construction activity in any manner is amenable to Consumer Protection Act, 1986 for any act or omission relating to housing activity such as : Delay in delivery of possession, non-completion of construction within the stipulated time, defective and faulty construction and more”.
Clearly stating, the builder or construction company engaged in the act is providing service to the consumer. Any delay in the service or loss to the consumer makes them eligible to get compensated monetarily.
To protect the interest of consumer, The International Consumer Rights Protection Council has laid down certain rights for the consumer. Following are the powers given to a consumer on the grounds of which they can file a case against a builder:
Initial Steps of Legal Proceeding
Follow these simple steps to file a case against defaulter builder at consumer court.