Attached please find an important piece of information which was published in the ‘The Times of India’ dated 14th August 2012.
Under Section 160 of Criminal Procedure Code, a person under the age of 15 years or a woman cannot be called to a Police station to record their statement. The police will have to go to their residence for the same.
This piece of information is being forwarded to you for general awareness.
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The basic features of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986
-Puneet Chaturvedi, Advocate
The Constitution of India, which is divided into different parts, has two very important parts . Part III Fundamental Rights and Part IV Directive Principles of State Policy. These two parts denote two important features of our constitution. The former denotes the existing and enforceable legal rights and the latter denotes the targeted social and economic goals which our founding fathers desired, our successive governments to achieve.
That in pursuance of achieving one such goal, Consumer Protection Act came into force in the year 1986. That as per the preamble of the Act it was brought to provide for the better protection of the interests of consumers and for settlement of consumers’ disputes. Although there were remedies in other laws like Contract Act, Sales of Goods Act, Torts, IPC and procedure prescribed in C.P.C. and Cr.P.C., the purpose o f enactment of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was to provide specialized redressal to the consumer grievances.
That the Act provides for the Central Consumer Protection Council, State Consumer Protection Council and three tiers of the Consumer Redressal Authorities i.e. District Consumer Forum, State Consumer Commission and the National Consumer Commission. The Councils were assigned with the job to promote and protect interest of the consumers at the Central and State levels and the redressal authorities were established to provide speedy and simple remedy to consumer disputes through a quasi-judicial machinery. Continue reading Basics of Consumer Protection Act, 1986
An increase in Floor Space Index (FSI) and the ratio of permissible built up are to plot area and the ever increasing property prices are making developers approach residents asking for permission to demolish their old structure and put up a new building with more apartments for a big house and more money
There are some facts you definitely need to check before you put your society for Redevelopment with a developer
Documents Required by the society :
– Conveyance deed
– Society Registration Certificate
– General Body Resolution to go for redevelopment
– List of member with their respective carpet areas
– C.T.S. plan & property card for the plot.
– D.P. remarks, If the property is under TPS scheme then T.P. remarks
– Copy of municipal approval plans
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CHS Guru is meant for resources for Co-operative Societies in Mumbai and Thane. You have lots of information, articles and a special section where you can ask questions and have your queries resolved.
Click Here for list of common co-operative society problems and solutions including :
- How to register your society in Mumbai
- Contact Details of State Co-operative departments in Mumbai
- Maharashtra Co-operative Society Act, 1960 and Rules
- etc. etc.
by J.B.Patel (Jeby)
Housing Society Activist!
ONE BOLD MAN / WOMAN IS MAJORITY !
FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT !
Join It’s My Right Group on Google Groups – https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/its-my-right
This is an important document. Please go through it carefully. The money offered by the Mobile Operators for putting up cell towers on tall buildings is very attractive and many a society fall for it. Members also feel they are gaining as their monthly society charges considerably come down. But once you read this , I am sure you will reject any such proposal for putting up cell tower in your building. Also educate neighboring buildings so that they also discourage such proposals.
Please circulate to your friends and relatives to create general awareness. If your children are going to high school or college tell them to make a presentation on this issue in their respective schools/colleges.
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Radiation Hazards from Cell Phones/Cell Towers
Prof. Girish Kumar
Electrical Engineering Department
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
(022) 2576 7436
To survey radiation levels from mobile towers near your house, you can email email@example.com or call 2857 4300 or fax 28573535