Central Government Act
Section 3(1)(i) in The Delhi Rent Act, 1995
(i) to any tenancy, whether entered before or after the commencement of this Act, for a period of twenty years or more and registered under the Registration Act, 1908 (16 of 1908 .) and not terminable before its expiration at the option of the landlord. Explanation I.- For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that the provisions of this Act shall apply to any premises, not being a premises mentioned in sub- section (1),- (a) let out to the Government or a local authority; (b) let out by a hire- purchaser, lessee or sub- lessee, by whatever name called, who has been allotted such premises by, the Delhi Development Authority or any other local authority by way of an agreement of hire- purchase, lease or sub- lease, even before the full ownership rights accrue to such hire- purchaser, lessee or sublessee, as the case may be. Explanation II.-" Premises belonging to the Government or a local authority" shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any judgement, decree or order of a court, not include a building' erected on any land held by any person from the Government or a local authority by virtue of an agreement, a lease, licence or grant although such land under the conditions of such agreement, lease, licence or grant may continue to belong to the Government or a local authority. Explanation III.-" Deemed rent on the date of commencement of this Act" shall be the rent calculated in the manner provided in section 7, together with revision, if any, as provided in section on 9 and decreased in the case of premises constructed after the commencement of this Act at the same rate as the rate of enhancement stipulated in Schedule I to reflect the position on the date of the commencement of this Act. Explanation IV.-" Date of completion of construction" shall be the date of completion as intimated to the concerned authority or of assessment to property tax, whichever is earlier, and, where the premises have been constructed in stages, the date on which the initial building was completed and an intimation thereof was sent to the concerned authority or was assessed to property tax, whichever is earlier. Explanation V.-" Premises constructed" shall include- (i) re- building of more than seventy- five per cent, of an existing building; (ii) additional construction to an existing building.