Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 9
Real property builders of 70-odd initiatives in Haryana could possibly be within the soup in view of the Punjab and Haryana High Court order declaring the Ambience Mall in Gurugram “unauthorised” because it had come up on a de-licensed portion of over 18 acres of land initially meant for a residential complicated.
Sources mentioned the federal government, following the court docket order, had begun to compile an inventory of all such initiatives the place parts have been delicensed and subsequently relicensed to permit a brand new undertaking. A complete of two,000 licences have been issued of which the federal government has to date recognized almost 70 such initiatives. The strategy of figuring out such initiatives is taking time since every file needs to be totally studied. Sources mentioned the whole tally could possibly be 80.
According to sources, most initiatives have been delicensed and relicensed earlier than 2014 and 18 after 2014 when the BJP fashioned authorities in Haryana. Sources within the authorities say the High Court instructions to the federal government within the Ambience Mall case might imply it might need to be demolished, until the builder approaches the Supreme court docket.
However, the federal government maintains that although the Haryana Urban (Regulation and Development) Act doesn’t present for delicensing, the General Clauses Act provides the federal government the facility to undo what it could actually do. “By virtue of that, if the government can issue a licence, it can also delicence a project partially or completely. The big catch is that after doing so, the project should have changed hands. There is no third-party interest in any of the projects identified so far,” sources say, drawing energy from a 2016 order which states that what the legislation doesn’t allow, it doesn’t prohibit both.