In relation to the Model Tenancy Act, 2019, which of the statements given below is/are correct?

1. Commercial properties are kept outside the purview of this Act.

2. The highest appeal under the Act lies with the High Court of the state where property is registered.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A 1 only Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 2 only Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Both 1 and 2 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Neither 1 nor 2 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


● Statement 1 is incorrect: The Model Tenancy Act, 2019 under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs seeks to reform the tenancy laws for the benefit of both the tenants and the landlords. The law covers the residential, commercial and properties under educational use. The Act also contains provisions regarding security deposits, increase in rent, etc. ● Statement 2 is incorrect: The Act provides the District collector to be the Rent Authority. Any appeal above this lies with the Rent court and then followed by the Rent Tribunal.

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