VIII. LEVY OF CHARGES OF THE SOCIETY
The contribution to be collected from the members of the society towards
outgoings and establishment of its funds, referred to in these bye-laws as
'charges' may be in relation to the following:
(i) Property taxes,
(ii) Water Charges,
(iii) Common Electricity Charges,
(iv) Contribution to Repairs and Maintenance Fund,
(v) Expenses on
repairs and maintenance of the lifts of the Society, including charges for the
running the lift,
(vi) Contribution to the Sinking Fund,
(vii) Service charges,
(viii) Car Parking Charges,
(ix)Interest on the defaulted charges,
Repayment of the installment of the Loan and Interest,
(xii) Insurance Charges,
(xiii) Lease Rent,
(xv) Any Other Charges.
The service charges of the Society referred to at 67 (vii) above shall include
Salaries of the office staff, liftmen, watchmen, gardeners and any
other employees of the Society.
Where the Society has independent office, the property taxes,
electricity charges, water charges etc. for the same,
Printing, Stationery and Postage,
Travelling Allowance and conveyance charges to the staff and the
members of the committee of the Society,
Sitting fees paid to the members of the committee of the Society.
Subscription to the Education Fund of the Maharashtra Rajya
Sahakari Sangh Ltd.
Annual Subscription of the Housing Federation and any other cooperative institution to which the Society is affiliated.
(viii) Entrance Fees for affiliation to the Housing Federation and any other
Audit Fees for internal, statutory and Construction work reaudit, if
Expenses incurred at meetings of the general body, the Committee
and the Sub-Committee, if any.
Retainer fees, legal charges, statutory enquiry fees.
Common electricity charges.
(xiii) Any other charges approved by the General Body at its meeting.
However such charges should not contradict the provisions of the
Act, Rules and bye-laws of the Society.
The Committee shall apportion the Share of each member towards
the charges of the Society on the following basis:
Property taxes: As fixed by the Local Authority.
Water Charges: On the basis of total number and size of inlets
provided in each flat.
(iii) Expenses on repairs and maintenance of the building/
buildings of the Society: At the rate fixed at the General body from
time to time, subject to the minimum of 0.75 per cent per annum of
the construction cost of each flat for meeting expenses of normal
(iv) Expenses on repairs and maintenance of the lift, including
charges for running the lift: Equally by all the members of the
building in which lift is provided, irrespective of the fact whether they
use the lift or not.
Sinking Fund: As provided under the bye-law no. 13(c).
(vi) Service Charges: Equally divided by number of flats.
(vii) Parking Charges: At the rate fixed by the general body of the
Society at its meeting under the bye-law No. 84/85.
(viii) Interest on the delayed payment of charges: At the rate fixed
under the bye-law no. 72 to be recovered from the defaulter member.
(ix) Repayment of the installment of the loan and interest: The
amount of each installment with interest fixed by the financing
Non-Occupancy charges: At the rate fixed under the bye-law
(xi) Insurance Charges: In the proportion the built up carpet areas of
each flat, provided that if there is increase in the insurance premium
due to storing any specific goods in any flat, used for commercial
purposes, the extra burden of insurance premium shall be shared by
those who are responsible for such increased premium in
proportion of the built up areas of their flats.
(xii) Lease Rent: The built up carpet area of each flat.
(xiii) Non-Agricultural Tax: The built -up carpet area of each flat.
(xiv) Any other charges: As may be decided by the General body of
the Society at its meeting.
The Committee shall fix in respect of every flat the Society charges
on the basis laid down as under the bye-law no. 69 (a).
70.The Secretary of the Society, shall prepare bill/demand notice in respect of
the charges of the society payable by members on the basis of the bye-law
no. 69 (a) and issue the same to all the members on or before the date fixed
by the Committee in that behalf. Every member of the Society shall pay the
amount mentioned in the bill/ demand notice in full within such period as
may fixed by the Committee.
71.A member shall be deemed to have committed default in payment of the
charges of the Society, if the payment mentioned in the demand notice/bill
is not made within the period as prescribed under Section 73FF(c) of the
MCS Act, 1960. The Secretary of the society shall bring the cases of
defaults in payment of the Society's charges to the notice of the Committee
for taking further necessary action.
on the Death of the defaulter member of the society, the overdues
can be recovered from the legal heirs of the deceased member or
from the occupant of the flat.
A member shall be required to pay simple interest at such rate as is fixed by
the general body of the society at its meeting, subject to the maximum of 21
percent per annum, on the charges of the Society, from the date the
amount was delayed till its payment not paid by the member within the
period as prescribed under bye-law no. 70.