(r) that the premises let for residential or nonresidential purposes are required, whether in the same form or after re- construction, or re- building, by the landlord for Occupation for residential or nonresidential purpose for himself or for any member of his family if he is the owner thereof, or for any person for whose benefit the Premises are held and that the landlord or such person has no other reasonably suitable accommodation: Provided that where the landlord has acquired the premises by transfer, no application for the recovery of possession of such premises shall lie under this clause unless a period of three years has elapsed from the date of the acquisition: Provided further that where an order for the recovery of possession of any premises is made on the ground specified in this clause, the landlord shall be entitled to obtain possession thereof on the expiration of a period of six months in the case of residential premises and one year in the case of non- residential premises from the date of passing of eviction order. Explanation I.- For the purposes of this clause and sections 23 to 26,-
where the landlord in his application supported by an affidavit submits that the premises are required by him' for occupation for himself or for any member of his family dependent on him, the Rent Authority shall presume that the premises are so required;
premises let for a particular use may be required by the landlord for a different use if such use is permissible under law. Explanation II.- For the purposes of this clause or section 23, section 24, section 25 or section 26, an occupation by the landlord of any part of a building of which any premises let out by him forms a part shall not disentile him to recovery the possession of such premises, Explanation III.- For the purposes of this clause," owner of the premises" includes a person 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.