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CANTONMENTS RENT RESTRICTION ACT, 1963

Cantonments Rent Restriction Act, 1963 is an Act to make provisions for the control of rent class of buildings within the limits of the cantonment areas and for the eviction of tenants there from. It is expedient to make provision for the control of rents of certain class of buildings within the limits of the cantonment areas, for the eviction of tenants therefrom.

As per definations in the Cantoment Rent Restriction Act, 1963 ‘building’ means any building or part of a building, whether residential or not, together with all fittings and fixtures therein, if any, and includes any gardens, grounds, garages and outhouses attached or appurtenant to such building or part, and vacant land, but does not include any place of religious worship;to.

 

The provisions the of the Cantonments Rent Restriction Act and any rule or order made thereunder shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law for the time being in force, or in any instrument or document.

Every application under the Cantonments Rent Restriction Ac shall be filed with the Controller who shall either hear it himself or assign it to an Additional Controller for hearing and disposal.

 

The Controller shall, on an application by the tenant or landlord of building, fix fair rent for such building after holding such enquiry as he may think fit. The fair rent shall be fixed after taking into consideration the factors i.e.  the rent of the same building or similar accommodation in similar circumstances prevailing in the locality at the time of, and during the period of twelve months prior to the date of, the making of the application. In some cases the rise, if any, in the cost of construction and of the repair and maintenance charges as well as changes in the existing taxes after the commencement of the tenancy; and the rental value of the building as entered in the latest assessment list of the Cantonment Board as proposed under Section 72 of the Cantonments Act, 1924 (II of 1924).
The fair rent fixed shall be payable by the tenant from the date to be fixed by the Controller which shall not be earlier than the date of filing of the application.

Every dispute between a landlord and his tenant relating to the increase of rent shall be decided by the Controller. Provided that the Controller shall in no case allow any increase beyond seven and a half per centum of the cost of the addition, improvement or alteration made in the building or, beyond the amount of the additional tax payable by the landlord, as the case may be.

No landlord shall, without just or sufficient cause cut off or withhold any of the amenities enjoyed by the tenant. A tenant in occupation of a building may, if the landlord has contravened the provisions of this section, make an application to the Controller complaining of such contravention. If the Controller, on inquiry finds that the tenant has been in enjoyment of the amenities and that they were cut off or withheld by the landlord without just or sufficient cause, he shall make an order directing the landlord to restore such amenities, or authorising the tenant to provide the same and to incur such expense thereon as the Controller may specify, and any sum so spent by the tenant shall be adjustable against the rent payable by the tenant in respect of that building.

After the commencement of the Cantonments Rent Restriction Act, no tenant, whether before or after termination of his tenancy, shall be evicted from the building in his possession or occupation in execution of a decree passed after such commencement, except in accordance with the provisions of this section. A landlord who seeks to evict his tenant shall apply to the Controller for an order in that behalf, and the Controller may, after giving the tenant a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the application, make on order directing the tenant to put the landlord in possession, if he is satisfied that the tenant has not paid or tendered the rent to the landlord within fifteen days of the expiry of the time fixed in the agreement of tenancy for payment of rent, or in the absence of such agreement, within sixty days following the period for which the rent is due; or any other order as he deems fit as per law.

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Court Marriage Procedure in Karachi Pakistan

Our Law Firm is commonly engaged by couples in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad and Thatta,  Pakistan for court marriages legal services. Our Support Staff shall facilitate court nikahnama as well as affidavit of Free Will, which is legally recognized and enforceable under Muslim Personal Law.

The procedure for court marriage is to supply copies of National Identity Card, Two copies of photos with white or blue background and proper verification of age and identity. As per principles of Islamic Law the minimum age for a Girl to get married is 16 and for a boy is 18 years. Age verification is necessary and the same can be done by way of producing copies of National Identity Card, Form B or Educational Certificate.

People of different ages contact us for the purpose of court marriage. Majority of people are young and teenage girls and boy. Elder age mature Man and Woman also contact us for court marriage. Some times Elder age mature man and woman want to keep their marriage secret due to personal reasons. It is our policy not to disclose their contract of marriage with any third party without consent and permission of parties of marriage.

We keep the record of our clients confidential and secure and therefore you can trust on our ability to serve you in the best possible manner.

The couple has to take appointment and have to reach in City Court in Karachi and other major cities of Pakistan i.e. Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad and Thatta at settled time. The whole process of Court Marriage is completed within an hour and registration of Marriage Documents will be handed over on next day in our office. Also note we do not charge any hidden costs and charges.

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Environmental Laws and Policies in Pakistan

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanWe are one of the Pakistan’s leading environmental law firms. Unlike many firms, we have a standalone environment group – not a team that is an add-on to a real estate, planning or energy practice.

Our approach is practical and commercial.  We help our clients assess risk and avoid problems. Where they do have problems, we help solve them. Where damage is inevitable, we strive to limit it, with particular emphasis on protecting reputation and, when necessary, individuals.

We usually work with our clients to avoid litigation. But when we can’t avoid it, our combination of in-depth commercial understanding and criminal advocacy know-how makes us a formidable force. We also have an experience of the appeals system and judicial review.

In non-contentious areas, our environment lawyers do a wide variety of ‘pure’ environmental work, as well as advising on risk assessment and apportionment in corporate, property and financing transactions. They also work closely with our specialists in the areas of planning, energy and International law.

Our clients include European and US investors in the Pakistan, government departments and agencies, local authorities, banks, investment funds, landowners, utility operators, property companies, landfill operators, professional bodies and companies from many other sectors, including manufacturing, waste, chemicals, construction, house building, rail, mining, quarrying, oil and energy.

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Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad.

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Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanLaw Firm Founded in 2003, and located in Clifton, Karachi, Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates provides the full range of Complete Legal Services including Corporate Law Services, thus offering a complete relocation package for both individuals and businesses. With a range of qualified speakers of English, French, Sindhi, Urdu as well as other languages at our disposal, we are able to provide timely and accurate guidance to all clients, irrespective of nationality.

We are experienced not only in all types of Trademark, Patent, copyright, Banking, Civil and Corporate Litigation matters, but  able to assist with the complete process of establishing a business or commercial presence in the Karachi, Pakistan, and can assist in relation to all relevant property, tax, company formation and banking procedures.

We also have the capability to undertake Trademark & Patent searches, and carry out enquiries relating to prospective commercial partners in Pakistan, in order to reduce the risk of entering into unsuitable alliances or partnerships.

We aim to provide cost-effective approaches to the needs of individuals, and their families, as well as to businesses and commercial concerns, providing the platform for successful economic activity in Karachi, Pakistani for foreign investors and their associated business ventures.

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Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanLegal expertise in all areas of business and private life with support of Karachi Pakistan Lawyers.

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates is an internationally recognised law firm based in Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan. Our wide range of expertise means that we can provide support for our clients in all areas of their business and private life. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field and our practice areas are highly ranked by the legal directories.

We are known for combining creative solutions with pragmatism and a friendly, sensitive approach. The relationship between lawyer and client is key. We work hard to match clients with lawyers who have the right mix of skills, experience and approach in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

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Woman Lawyer practicing for Women rights, Divorce and Family Law in Karachi Pakistan

Woman Lawyer practising for Women rights, Divorce and Family Law in Karachi Pakistan.

Mrs. Nusrat Irfan, Advocate is Woman Lawyer in the Karachi dealing with divorce, wife rights, child support, wife support, family law, human rights, and Women rights. She has participated in many TV talk shows and seminars arranged by NGOs relating to woman rights.

She passed her LL.B. from Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education in year 2005. She is Advocate High Court actively practising in Family Law and Women Rights matters.

She stands out as one of only a handful Lawyers in the Karachi that sponsors a practice devoted to human rights and Women rights.  She represents individuals who were victims of domestic violence, and other matrimonial issues.

As the head of the Family Law practice, is a leader in the field of Divorce, Child custody, wife and child support. As a Female Lawyer, she has provided maximum legal assistance of deserving women.

Her performance as Family Law and Women rights Advocate has been highly recognized and appreciated for her dedication and success in litigation.

We do not run any fund raising program regularly, but  International and Local Donor agencies are always welcome for starting Human Rights and Woman rights Projects with our collaboration. We are not a N.G.O. (Non Government Organization) but we have dealt many divorce and human rights cases for deserving woman in Karachi, Pakistan without Professional Fees as a Sadqa and Zakkat .

 

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Patent and Design Registration in Karachi Pakistan

 

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanPatent for an invention is grant of exclusive rights to make, use and sell the invention for a limited period of 20 years. The patent grant excludes others from making, using, or selling the invention. Patent protection does not start until the actual grant of a patent owner. Mere idea or suggestion is not a patent.

Lawyer, Attorneys & Advocates at Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates provide following services in the field of Patent:

  • Patent Prosecution, preparing and filing patent applications
  • Patent searches
  • Oppositions
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Drafting and filing petitions for extension of a term of patent
  • Restoration applicants for lapsed patents
  • Licensing
  • Registration  of assignments, transmissions, etc.
  • Infringement Actions

One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of Irfan Mir Halepoa & Associates.

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Copyright Registration in Pakistan

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanIrfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500 and HG. It is also considered as one of the Best Law Chambers and Partners having well reputation in Karachi, Pakistan.

Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, cinematographic, recording and certain other intellectual works.

We provide following services in the field of Copyright:

  • Conducting copyright search
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President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan promulgates Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012

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President Asif Ali Zardari, on 24th April 2012, promulgated the Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012.

 Now IPO will have powers for giving legal cover to local and foreign businesses and bound law enforcement agencies in inflicting and protecting trademark, copyright and patent infringement laws.

Pakistan is currently on the United States’ “Priority Watch List”, regarding protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) and is making efforts to come out of the list to boost foreign businesses, trade and investment in the country.

Last year, the USTR annual ‘Special 301 Report’ that reviewed trading partners’ protection of intellectual property rights, put 12 countries on it Priority Watch List including: China, Russia, Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Israel, Pakistan, Thailand and Venezuela.

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Procedure for Transfer of Property in Defence Housing Authority DHA Karachi Pakistan

  1. To apply for transfer of plot in Defence Housing Authority DHA Karachi Pakistan following documents are required to be submitted: –

    1. Covering letter requesting for transfer of a plot with additional three signatures for signing in the presence of Defence Housing Authority Designated Officers. (Specimen attached).
    2. Affidavit on Rs 20/- Stamp Paper (Specimen Attached) duly attested.
    3. Original Allotment Order / Transfer Order / Division Order / Title document.
    4. 1 x Photocopy of CNIC of both parties duly attested.
    5. Undertaking regarding loan / mortgage of plot (specimen attached).
    6. In case only Intimation Letter has been issued, transfer of plot can be undertaken through an application for Issuance of Allotment Order and Cancellation in name of new owners (Specimen attached).
    7. In case of Transfer of plot in the name of more than one owner, a consent letter from all the co-sharers is required to be attached, indicating / mentioning the name and address of the co-sharer on which the correspondence is to be made (Specimen attached).
    8. GHQ NOC, in case of transfer by Army allottee officer.
  2. Ensure all dues on the plot are cleared.
  3. Attach CVT paid proforma for all size of commercial plots and 500 sq yds or above Residential plots.
  4. After ‘Sign Before’ on the transfer documents, the designated officer will return the documents to the transferor.
  5. Once you (transferor) and the buyer (transferee) have completed your transaction for whatever consideration, then the papers may be handed over to the buyer (Transferee).
  6. The Transferee to pay the transfer fee in the Account Branch. The Account Branch Counter will make necessary endorsement on the covering letter.
  7. The buyer (transferee) to deposit the Transfer Documents at the Reception (veranda) and obtain a receipt. The receipt will indicate the date of collection.

NOTES

  1. All fees are subject to change without notice.
  2. Before making out a Pay Order / Bank Draft please find out the outstanding dues and current rate of Fee from Accounts Branch Counter.
  3. In case you desire your case to be processed on urgent basis, on payment of requisite emergent fee, please contact the Director T&R for necessary endorsement before paying the fees / submitting the documents at the counter.
  4. Attestation of Affidavits:
    • Affidavit executed within Karachi (Pakistan) be got attested by Oath Commissioner / Notary Public / Nazim concerned.

    • Affidavit executed outside Karachi (within Pakistan) be got attested by 1st class Magistrate / Nazim concerned.

    • Affidavits executed outside Pakistan be got attested from authorized officer of Pak Embassy abroad or the Consulate General.

  5. The Buyer may check whether the property is clear or not for transfer by paying Rs. 1000/- in cash at account counter. Information will be given the next day.
  6. For Transfer through court, the Transfer papers to be prepared after getting briefing from Administrative Officer.
  7. Officers (from all svcs) who are original allottees of DHA Karachi and desirous of disposing off / tfr their plots have to obtain NOC from GHQ, AG’s Branch (DHA Cell) Rwp.

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