The Delhi Development Authority (Sealing Of Development) Rules, 1986
Published vide G.S.R. 313 (E), dated 21st February, 1986 published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. II, Sec. 3 (ii), dated 24th February, 1986
(i) 'Act' means the Delhi Development Act, 1957 (61 of 1957);
(ii) 'Authority' means the Delhi Development Authority constituted under section 3 of the Act;
(iii) 'the Competent Authority' means the Competent Authority as defined in the Explanation to section 31D of the Act.3. Order of sealing and its service. - The order of sealing a development shall be made in writing and shall be served upon the owner or the person at whose instance the development has been commenced or is being carried out or has been completed in the manner provided under section 43 of the Act. 4. Manner of sealing unauthorised development. - These sealing under sub- section (1) of section 31A of the Act shall be made in the following manner, namely: -
(i) affixing the office seal on outer door or opening of the development after all other outlets and inlets to the development have been properly bolted, locked, or encircled with rope, wire or wire-mesh;
(ii) where doors and windows have not been fixed to the development or where the development is of such a nature that is cannot be encircled with rope, wire or wire-mesh in that case such development shall be covered by wooden planks, iron or cement sheets and office seal affixed in a manner that no person can enter into or upon the development without tampering the office seal; or
(iii) where any development is found locked, the lock may be broken open or any. door, gate or any other barrier caused to be opened and an inventory of the articles found in the premises shall be taken in the presence.