Seepage problem in dda flats from neighbours house what action


I reside on the 1st floor and the person who is on the 2nd floor had constructed a bathroom around 1 year back. There has been a continuos seepage problem. The plaster on my bathrooms terrace is starting to fall off. Kindly advise what should my legal recourse be.

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142 votes

You can get a legal notice issued to your neighbour through a lawyer asking him for repairing the same and can further claim damages or cost of repairs from him.
In case he still fails to comply you will have to file a suit before the Court concerned of your àrea.


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170 votes

Sir . You may file , a criminal complaint against said persons to concern police station being it's a Mischief and thereby causing damage to the amount of Rs 50 or more. and second option is to file a civil case before the court of law for damages and recovery

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157 votes

You can try talking to person who is in on 2nd floor to get the problem repaired. If he does not pay heed than it is a case of Private nuisance for which you can take civil action against the wrongdoer and ask for relief and compensation amount too.

189 votes

Send him a legal notice informing your concern with some time for corrective action. File a complaint under the applicable municipal act to the concerned Municipal commissoner about the problem you are facing.

223 votes

In that case you should issued a show cause notice and followed later file a suit for specific performance either to remove the pipe line of water or shifted ur bathroom or otherwise fix my ceiling problem forever.

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