CONTENTTHE DELHI RENT CONTROL ACT, 1958CHAPTER I PRELIMINARYCHAPTER II PROVISIONS REGARDING RENTCHAPTER III CONTROL OF EVICTION OF TENANTSCHAPTER IV DEPOSIT OF RENTCHAPTER V HOTELS AND LODGING HOUSESCHAPTER VI APPOINTMENT OF CONTROLLERS AND THEIR POWERS AND FUNCTIONS AND APPEALSCHAPTER VII PROVISIONS REGARDING SPECIAL OBLIGATIONS OF LANDLORD AND PENALTIESCHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS ABOUT THE AUTHORShri Rameshwar Dial was born in Narnaul, Haryana on 21st December, 1906. After early education at Narnaul. he obtained the degree of Bachelor of Arts from Christian College. Lahore in the Firs.1Division in 1926 Thereafter he obtained the degree of Bachelor of Laws in the First Division in 1928 from the University of Punjab. In 1931 he stood first in the order of merit in the examination for Sub-Judgeship held at Lahore in November. 1930. He joined as a Sub-Judge at Panipat in 1932 and in 1954 he was appointed as the District Judge at Ludhiana. He retired as the District Judge of Barnala, Punjab in December. 1961 and joined the Bar a1 Delhi. ,. here be practiced successfully till his death in September. 1986. During his long career. first as a judge and then at the Bar, he was known for his learning. legal acumen. integrity and uprighmess. He wrote a number’of commen;.mes on legal subjects; Law of Urban Land Ceiling, Election Law. Hindu Succession Act, Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, Insurance Law. etc. All his workers have been appreciated by the critics and in legal circles. 8hri Adarsh B. Dial was born in Delhi on 10th July. 1952. After obtaining a degree of Bachelor of Science m Physics. and of Bachelor of Laws. both from University of Delhi. he joined the Bar at-Delhi in October. 1974. The Delhi High Coon designated him as Senior Advocate in 2001. He assisted his father Shri Rameshll.ar Dial. in writing the first edition of the Book on ‘Law of Urban Land Ceiling’ in 1976. And then in revising the books on the Γ* Hindu Succession Act. 1956′ and on .E1ection Law’ in 1979 and 1985 respectively. He also brought out the second edition of the ‘ Law of Urban Land Ceiling’ in 1990. Presently he is practicing in the Supreme Court and the High Court of Delhi. The outstanding importance of the subject of Control of Rent and Eviction is evident from the quantity of litigation in courts on this subject. Due to rapid urbanization, the pressure on the housing accommodation in cities is increasing day by day. Thus such legislation is bound to be continuously involved in litigation. In this new third edition, all effons have been made to include latest cases with commentary and all the changes that have taken place in this subject of Rent Control. The book is not a digest of cases; rather it is a complete section-wise commentary on the Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958. This book will prove useful not only to practicing lawyers and judiciary but also to law students as well as general public who would like to know about the legal position on rent disputes.