BETTERMENT CHARGES/IMPROVEMENT CHARGES BY BBMP ORDER QUASHED BY HIGH COURT


THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA HAS QUASHED THE ORDER OF THE BBMP REGARDING THE COLLECTION OF IMPROVEMENT CHARGES AS UNFAIR AND DIRECTED THE BBMP TO DEVISE A MECHANISM TO LEVY IT SYSTEMATICALLY.  THE BBMP SUB COMMITTEE RESOLVED TO LEVY RS550/- A SQUARE METER AS IMPROVEMENT CHARGE BASED ON THE OBSERVATION MADE ON 28-09-2012 BY THE COURT, THE COURT HAS TERMED IT AS UNFAIR AND HAS DIRECTED THE BBMP TO REVISE IT SYSTEMATICALLY.