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Delhi Maintenance and welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2009.

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Rules under The Maintenance & Welfare of Parents & Senior Citizens Act, 2007

Table of Contents
Chapter Title Rules
I Preliminary 1
II Procedure for Maintenance Tribunals & Conciliation Officers
III Scheme for Management of Old Age Homes
Schedule Norms of Physical Facilities and Operational
Standards for an Old Age Home for Indigent
Senior Citizens established u/s 19 of the Act
Forms A-K 13-20


Chapter I
Preliminary
1. Short title and commencement. –
(1) These Rules may be called the Delhi Maintenance and welfare of Parents and
Senior Citizens Rules, 2009.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their notification \in the Official Gazette.


2. Definitions.-
(1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) “Act” means the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act,
2007 (56 of 2007);
(b) “application” means an application made to a tribunal under section 5;

(c) “Blood Relations” in the context of a male and a female inmate, mean
father-daughter, mother-son, and brother-sister (not cousins);

(d) “Form” means a form appended to these rules;
(e) “Government” means the Lt. Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi
appointed by the president under article 239 and delegated as such under article
239 of the constitution;
(f) “inmate”, in relation to an old age home, means a senior citizen duly admitted to
reside in such a home;
(g) “Opposite Party” means the party against whom an application for maintenance
has been filed under section 4;
(h) “Presiding Officer” means an officer appointed to preside over a Maintenance
Tribunal referred to under sub-section (2) of section 7 or an Appellate Tribunal
under sub-section (2) of section 15;
(i) “Schedule” means a Schedule appended to these Rules;
(j) “section” means a section of the Act;
(2) Words and expressions defined in the Act but not defined in these rules shall have the
meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.


Chapter II
Procedure for Maintenance Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and Conciliation Officers

3. Constitution of Maintenance Tribunal
(1) The Government of NCT of Delhi shall, by notification in the official Gazette,
Constitute for each sub-division one or more Tribunals as may be specified in the
notification for the purpose of adjudicating and deciding upon the order for
maintenance under section 5.
(2) The Tribunal shall consist of an ADM or SDM of the sub-division, as the case may
be and two other members, of whom one shall be a women.
(3) The maintenance tribunal shall have all the powers a civil court for all purposes of
section 195 and chapter XXVI of the CrPC 1973.
(a) The ADM shall be designated as the Presiding Officer of the
Tribunal.
(b) Two other non-official members, one of whom shall be a woman,
Shall have the following qualifications, namely:-
(i) he should not be less than 35 years of age.
(ii) He should possess a post graduate degree from a
recognized university.
(iii) he should be a person of ability, integrity and standing and
should have adequate knowledge and experience of at least
10 years of working with an organization working for the
welfare of senior citizen in the area of health, woman
empowerment and social welfare.
(iv) He should be resident of a National Capital Territory of Delhi
for not less than three years.
Provided that a person shall be dis-qualified for appointment
as a member if he-
(a) has been convicted and sentenced to imprisonment
for an offence which, in the opinion of the state
Government involves moral turpitude; or
(b) is an undischarged insolvent; or
(c) is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a
competent court; or
(d) has been removed or dismissed from the service of  the Government or a body corporate owned or controlled by the Government;
(c) Every appointment in clause (b) shall be made by the State
Government on the recommendation of a Selection Committee
consisting of the following, namely-
(i) Retired Secretary of the Government-Chairman.
(ii) Secretary In charge of the Department of the State
Government.
(iii) One representative from the Sate Counsel for the senior
Citizens – Member.
(iv) One representative from academic bodies concerned with
social work, psychology and sociology with experience of
working on the issues of aged persons – Member.
(v) Any officer, not below the rank of Dy. Director, of the
concerned department – Member Secretary.
The Selection Committee at the time of recommending names for
appointment as Members of the Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal shall also prepare
a panel of names for each Tribunal to fill in vacancies which may arise during the
tenure.
(d) The two non-official members shall hold office for a term of three years from the date on which they join the office or up to the age of 65, whichever is earlier.
Provided that a member shall be eligible for re-appointment for another term of
three years or up to the age of 65, whichever is earlier, subject to the condition that
he fulfills the qualification and other conditions for appointment as prescribed and
such re-appointment is also made on the basis of the recommendation of Selection
Committee.
(e) A member can resign any time, by giving one month advance notice
in writing under his hand, or he may be removed from his office, after
holding enquiry by the State Government, if
(a) he has been found guilty of misuse of power vested
under this Act
(b) he has been convicted of an offence involving moral
turpitude.
(c) He fails to attend the proceeding of the tribunal for
consecutive four weeks without any valid reasons.
(f) Any vacancy in the Tribunal may be filled by appointment of
another person from the panel of names prepared by the selection
committee constituted under rule 3 (4) (c).
(g) The non-official members of the Tribunal shall be paid sitting allowance as
the State Government may determine, but it shall not be less than Rupees
Five Hundred per sitting per member
(h) The Tribunal shall hold its sittings for a minimum of two days a week which
may be increased by the State Government depending on cases and
pendency of work.
(i) The Tribunal shall perform the functions of adjudicating and disposing off
cases of maintenance to achieve the objects of the Act and in this respect
shall be guided by the provisions laid down under Chapter 2 of the Act.
(j) The procedure for the enquiry to be adopted by the Tribunal shall be
guided by the provisions of the Section 5, 6 and 8 of the Act…

4. Panel for appointment as Conciliation Officers:-
(1) Every Tribunal shall prepare a panel of persons suitable for appointment as
Conciliation Officer under sub-section (6) of section 6, which shall include the
Maintenance Officers designated under section 18.
(2) Every Conciliation Officer shall have the following qualifications namely:-
(a) he should be associated with an organization which is working for the
welfare of senior citizens and/or weaker sections, or in the area of
education, health, poverty-alleviation, women’s empowerment, social
welfare, or related fields, for at least two years with an unblemished record
of service;
(b) he should be a senior office-bearer of the organization; and
(c) he should possess good knowledge of law;
Provided that a person who is now associated with an organization of the kind mentioned
above, may also be included in the panel mentioned in sub-rule (1) if he fulfills the following
conditions namely:
(i) he has a good and unblemished record of public service in one or more of
the areas mentioned in clause (a); and
(3) The Tribunal shall publish the panel mentioned in sub-rule (1) for general
information at least twice every year, on 1st January and 1st July, respectively, and
every, time any change is effected therein.
(4) Conciliation Officer shall be paid such honorarium and allowances as may be
prescribed by the Sate Government.
5. Procedure for filling an application for maintenance, and its registration.-
(1) An application for maintenance under section 4 shall be made in Form ‘A’, in the
manner laid down in clauses (a) and (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5.
(2) On receipt of an application under sub-rule (1), the Presiding Officer shall cause –
Its essential details to be entered in a Register of Maintenance Claim Cases, to be
maintained by the Maintenance Tribunal.
Its acknowledgment in Form ‘B’ to be given, notwithstanding anything contained in
rule 5, to the applicant or his authorized representative in case of hand delivery,
and its dispatch by post in other cases and the acknowledgement shall specify,
inter alia, the registration number of the application.
(3) Where a Tribunal takes cognizance of a maintenance claim, suo motu, the
Presiding Officer shall, after ascertaining facts, get Form ‘A’ completed as
accurately as possible, through the staff of the Tribunal, and shall, as far as
possible, get it authenticated by the concerned senior citizen or parent, or any
person or organization authorized by him and shall cause the same to be
registered in accordance with clause (a) of sub-rule (2) above.

6. Preliminary Scrutiny of the application
(1) On receipt of an application under sub-section (1) of section 5, the Tribunal shall
satisfy itself that-
(a) The application is complete; and
(b) The opposite party has, prima facie, an obligation to maintain the applicant
in terms of section 4.
(2) In case where the Tribunal finds any lacunae in the application, it may direct the
applicant to rectify such lacunae within 15 days of filling the application.
(3) Every application shall be heard and decided, within 3 months of the date of its
presentation.


7. Notice to the Opposite Party.-
(1) Once the Tribunal is satisfied on the points mentioned in sub-rule (1) of rule 5, it
shall cause to be issued to each person against whom an application for
maintenance has been filed, a notice in Form ‘C’ directing them to show cause why
the application should not be granted, along
with a copy of the application and its enclosures, in the following manner:-

(a) by hand delivery (Dasti) through the applicant if he so desires, else through a
process server; or
(b) by registered post with acknowledgement due.
(2) The notice shall require the opposite party to appear in person, on the date to be specified in the notice and to show cause, in writing, as to why the application should not be granted and shall also inform that, in case he fails to respond to it, the Tribunal shall proceed ex parte.
(3) Simultaneously with the issue of notice under sub-rules (1) and (2), the applicants (s) shall
also be informed of the date mentioned in sub-rule (2), by a notice issued in Form ‘D’. *
(4) The provisions of Order V of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, shall apply, mutatis
mutandis, for the purpose of service of notice under sub-rules (2) and (3).
(5) The Tribunal shall have all the powers of a Civil Court for the purpose of taking evidence on
oath and of enforcing the attendance of witnesses of compelling the discovery and
production of documents and material objects and for such other purposes as may be
prescribed; and the Tribunal shall be deemed to be a Civil Court for all the purposes of
section 195 and Chapter XXVI of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

8. Procedure in case of non-appearance by the Opposite Party.-
In case, despite service of notice, the opposite party fails to show cause in
response to a notice, the Tribunal shall proceed ex parte, by taking evidence of the
applicant and making such other inquiry as it deems fit, and shall pass an order
disposing of the application.

9. Procedure in case of admission of claim.-
In case, on the date fixed in the notice issued under rule 6, the opposite party
appears and accepts his liability to maintain the applicant, and the two parties arrive at
a mutually agreed settlement, the Tribunal shall pass an Order accordingly.

10. Procedure for impleading children or relatives.-
(1) An application by the opposite party, under the proviso to sub-section (5) of section
5, to implead any other child or relative of the applicant shall be filed on the first
date of hearing as specified in the notice issued under sub-rule (2) of rule 10:
Provided that no such application shall be entertained after such first hearing,
unless the opposite arty shows sufficient cause for filling it at
a later stage.
(2) On receipt of an application under sub-rule (1), the Tribunal shall, if it is prima facie
01satisfied, after hearing the parties, about the reasonableness of such application, issue
notice to such other child or relative to show cause why they should not be impleaded as a party, and shall after giving them an opportunity of being heard, pass an order regarding their implement or otherwise.
(3) In case the Tribunal passes an order of implement under sub-rule (2), it shall cause a
notice to be issued to such impleaded party in Form “C” in accordance with rule 10.

11. Reference to Conciliation Officer.-
(1) In case, on the date fixed in the notice issued under rule 6, the opposite party appears
and shows cause against the maintenance claim, the Tribunal shall seek the opinion of
both the parties as to whether they Tribunal shall seek the opinion of both the parties
as to whether they like the matter to be referred to a Conciliation Officer and if they
express their willingness in this behalf, the Tribunal shall ask them whether they would
like the matter to be referred to a person included in the panel prepared under rule 4, or
to any other person acceptable to both parties.
(2) If both the parties agree on any person, whether included in the panel under rule 4 or
otherwise, the Tribunal shall appoint such person as the Conciliation Officer in the
case, and shall refer the matter to him, through a letter in Form ‘E’, requesting the
Conciliation Officer to try and work out a settlement acceptable to both parties, within a
period not exceeding one month from the date of receipt of the reference.
(3) The reference in Form ‘E’ shall be accompanied with copies of the application and
replies of the opposite party thereto.

12. Proceedings by Conciliation Officer.-
(1) Upon receipt of a reference under rule 10, the Conciliation Officer shall hold
meetings with the two parties as necessary, and shall try to work out a settlement
acceptable to both the parties, within a period of one month from the date of receipt
of the reference.
(2) If the Conciliation Officer succeeds in working out a settlement acceptable to both
the parties, he shall draw up a memorandum of settlement in Form ‘F’, get it signed
by both parties, and forward it, with a report in Form ‘G’, along with all records of
the case received from the Tribunal, back to the Tribunal within a month from the
receipt of the reference.
(3) If the Conciliation Officer is unable to arrive at a settlement within one month of
receipt of a reference under rule (12), he shall return the papers received from the
Tribunal along with a report in From ‘H’,
Showing efforts made to bring about a settlement and the points of difference between
the two parties which could not be reconciled.

13. Action by the Tribunal in case of settlement before a Conciliation Officer.-
(1) In case, the Tribunal receives a report from the Conciliation Officer under sub-rule
(2) of Rule 11, along with a memorandum of settlement, it shall give notice to both
parties to appear before it on a date to be specified in the notice, and confirm the
settlement.
(2) In case on the date specified in the notice as above, the parries appear before the
Tribunal and confirm the settlement arrived at before the Conciliation Officer, the
Tribunal shall pass a final order as agreed in such settlement.

14 Action by the Tribunal in other cases.-
(4) In case,-
(i) the applicant (s) and the opposite parties do not agree for reference of their
dispute to a Conciliation Officer as per rule 11, or
(ii) the Conciliation Officer appointed under rule 11 sends a report under subrule
(3) of rule 11, conveying inability to work out a settlement acceptable
to both the parties, or
(iii) no report is received from a Conciliation Officer within the stipulated timelimit
of one month, or
(iv) in response to the notice issued under sub-rule (1) of rule 13, one or both
the parties decline to confirm the settlement worked out by the Conciliation
Officer, the Tribunal shall give to both the parties an opportunity of leading evidence in support of their respective claims, and shall, after a summary inquiry as provided in sub section (1) of section 8, pass such order as it deems fit.

(2) An order passed under rule 8, rule 9 or under sub-rule (1) above shall be a
speaking one, spelling out the facts of the case as ascertained by the Tribunal, and
the reasons for the order.
(3) While passing an order under sub-rule (1), directing the opposite party to pay
maintenance to an applicant, Tribunal shall take the following into consideration:-
(a) amount needed by the applicant to meet his basic needs, especially food,
clothing, accommodation, and healthcare,
(b) income of the opposite party, and
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(c) value of, and actual and potential income from the property, if any, of the
applicant which the opposite party would inherit and/or is in possession of.

(4) A copy of every order passed, whether final or interim, on an application, shall be
given to the applicant (s) and the opposite party or their representatives, in person,
or shall be sent to them through a process server or by registered post.

15 Maximum maintenance allowance.-
The maximum maintenance allowance which a Tribunal may order the opposite party to
pay shall, subject to maximum of rupees ten thousand per month.


16. Establishment and Procedure of Appellate Tribunal
The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi shall, by notification in the official
Gazettte, constitute for each District one Appellate Tribunal as may be specified in the
notification to hear the appeal against the order of Tribunal under section 15 (1) of the Act.

17. Form of appeal.-
And appeal under sub-section (1) of section 16 shall be filed before the appellate Tribunal in Form ‘I’, and shall be accompanied by a copy of the impugned order of the Maintenance Tribunal.

18. Registration and acknowledgement of appeal.-
On receipt of an appeal, the Appellate Tribunal shall register it in a register to be
maintained for the purpose in such form as the State Government may direct, and shall,
after registering such appeal, give an acknowledgement to the appellant, specifying the
appeal number and the next date of hearing, in From ‘J’.

19. Notice of hearing to the respondent.-
(1) On receipt of an appeal, the Appellate Tribunal shall, after registering the case and
assigning an appeal number, cause notice to be served upon the respondent under
its seal and signature in Form ‘K’.
(2) The notice under sub-rule (1) shall be issued through registered post with
acknowledgement due, or through a process server.
(3) The provisions of Order V of the Civil Procedure Code shall apply mutatis mutandis
for the purposes of service of notice issued under sub-rule (1). CHAPTER III

20. Scheme for Management of old age homes established under section 19

Scheme for management of old age homes for indigent senior citizens.-
(1) Old age homes established under section 19 shall be run in accordance with the
following norms and standards:-
(A) The home shall have physical facilities and shall be run in accordance with
the operational norms as laid down in the Schedule.
(B) Inmates of the home shall be selected in accordance with the following
procedure:-
(a) applications shall be invited at appropriate intervals, but at least
once each year, from indigent senior citizens, as defined in
section 19 of the Act, desirous of living in the home;
(b) in case the number of eligible applicants on any occasion is
more than the number of places available in a home for
admission, selection of inmates will be made in the following
manner:-
(i) the more indigent and needy will be given preference over
the less indigent applicants,
(ii) other things being equal, older senior citizens will be given
preference over the less ole, and
(iii) other things being equal, female applicants will be given
preference over male applicants.
Illiterate and/or very infirm senior citizens may also be admitted without any formal
application if the competent authority, is satisfied that the senior citizen is not in a position
to make a formal application, but is badly in need of shelter;

(C) While considering applications or cases for admission, no distinction shall be made
on the basis of religion or caste;
(D) The home shall provide separate lodging for men and women inmates, unless a
male and a female inmate are either blood relations or a married couple endevour
shall be made to accommodate the married couple as far as possible;
(E) Day-to-day affairs of the old age home shall be managed by a Management
Committee, such that inmates are also suitably represented on the Committee.
(2) State Government may issue detailed guidelines/orders from time to time for admission into
and management of old age homes in accordance with the norms and standards laid down
in sub-rule (1) and the Schedule.
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SCHEDULE
(See Rule 20)
NORMS OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND OPERATIONAL STANDARDS
FOR AN OLD AGE HOME FOR INDIGENT SENIOR CITIZENS
ESTABLISHED U/S 19 OF THE ACT
I. Physical Facilities
1. Land: The land for the old age home should be adequate to comply with the
Floor-Area Ratio (FAR) as prescribed by the relevant urban body/State
Government. In the case of semi-urban/rural areas, the State Government
shall provide adequate land for setting up of an old age home of requisite
capacity such that there is adequate land for recreation, gardening, further
expansion, etc.
2. Living Space: The old age home shall, as far as possible, have minimum area per
inmate as per the following norms:-
(i) area of bedroom/dormitory per inmate 7.5 sq. metres

(ii) living area or carpet area per inmate i.e. including (i) above plus
ancillary areas like kitchen, dining hall, recreation room, medical
room, etc. but excluding verandahs, corridors, etc. 12 sq. metres

3. Facilities: (1) The old age home shall have the following facilities:-

(i) residential area comprising rooms/dormitories-separately
for men and women;
(ii) adequate water for drinking and ancillary purposes;
(iii) electricity, fans and heating arrangement for inmates (as
necessary);
(iv) kitchen-cum-store and office;
(v) dining hall;
(vi) adequate number of toilets and baths, including toilets
suitable for disabled persons;
(vii) recreation facilities, television, newspaper and an
adequate collection of books; and (viii) first aid, sick bay,
and primary healthcare facilities.
(2) The old age home should be barrier-free with provision of ramps
and handrails, and where necessary, lifts, etc.
II. Operational Standards
1. Supply of nutritious and wholesome diet as per scale to be fixed by the State
Government.
2. Adequate clothing and linen for the inmates, including for the winter season.
3. Adequate arrangements for sanitation, hygiene, and watch and ward/security.
4. Arrangements with the nearest Government hospital for emergency medical care,
and with the nearest Police Station for security requirements.
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Form-A
(see rule-5)
Application under section 4 of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act 2007.
Before the Presiding Officer,
Maintenance Tribunal,
Sub Division______________________
Delhi.
I, ____________________________________________________ a parent/Senior Citizen
(strike out whichever is not applicable) aged __________________________ presently residing at
____________________________________________________________ have children/relatives
(specify nature of relationship) (strikeout whichever is not applicable) named
as_____________________________________________________________________________
a) _______________________________________________________________aged__________
b) _______________________________________________________________aged__________
c) _____________________________________________________________ aged___________
respectively. My children/relative/s mentioned above at a), b), c) (strikeout whichever is not
applicable) are in possession of my property are entitled to inherit my property in the event of my
death. I am not in a position to maintain myself from my earnings or out of the property owned by
me.
Hence I am applying before this tribunal to pass suitable orders directing the above named
person (s) to maintain me by giving me maintenance allowance to the tune of Rs. ____________or
any amount deemed fit by the Tribunal. The above mentioned person (s) be also directed to provide
me interim maintenance to the tune of Rs. _____________ to meet my needs and expenditure of
proceedings during the pendency of the matter before the Tribunal.
Signature:
Name of the Applicant:
Date:
Verification
I _________________________________________________________________ Father/Mother/
Relative of Sh. _____________________________________ Aged ________________________
Resident of ______________________________________________________________ do herby
verify that the contents of paras _________________to __________________________________
are true to my personal knowledge.
I herby authorized Sh. /Smt. _______________________________________________ of
Organization _________________________________________________ to represent this matter
On my behalf before the Tribunal.
Signature:
Name of the Applicant:
Date:

Form ‘B’
[See Rule-6 (2) (b)]
Receipt of Application
Received application of Parent/Senior Citizen Sh. ________________________________
_____________________ R/o _______________________________________________
for grant of Maintenance Allowance. Registration No. of the Application is _____________
_________________________________
(Authorized Signatory)
Maintenance Tribunal
(To be maintained by the Tribunal)
Register of Maintenance claim Cases: The Register shall have the following columns:-
S.No.

(1) Registration No of
Application
(2) Name of the Applicant
(3) Age
(4) Resident of
(5) Application filed
against (name of the Party)
(6) Relationship to Applicant
(7) Resident of
(8)
Amount of
Maintenance
allowance
claimed
(9) Date of
Referral of
case to
conciliation
Officer
(10) Date Receipt of Report from conciliation Officer
(11) Date of
granting of
interim
maintenance
allowance
and the
amount
granted
(12) Date of
granting the
final
maintenance
Order (13)

Form ‘C’
(See Rule 10 (3) of the Act)
Show Cause Notice
To

(Name)
(Description)
(Place of residence)

 

Whereas an application has been filed before me by
Sh./Smt._______________________________________________________aged____________
R/o_____________________________________________________________________on (date)
__________________________ bearing registration No. __________________________ claiming
Maintenance Allowance to be paid to him/her by his/her child/children/relative(s) namely a)
____________________________________________b) _________________________________
c)_____________________________________R/o_____________________________________,
therein are herby directed to appear before me in person or through your authorized representative
on the_________________________________________________________day of ___________
__________200 at ________________O’ clock in the forenoon/afternoon and show cause in
writing as to why the application should not be granted.
Take notice that, any default of your appearance on the day before mentioned, the case will
be heard in your absence.
Signature of presiding officer of Tribunal
Date:
Stamp & seal:
Form ‘D’
[(See Rule 10 (3)]
Notice to Applicant
Whereas the applicant Sh./Smt _______________________________________________
R/o _________________________________________________________has applied to this
Tribunal for grant of Maintenance allowance. The registration No. of his/ her application is
________________________. He/She is directed to appear before the Tribunal on the date of
hearing in this case fixed on the ________________________________________________day of
_________________________200________at______________ O’ clock in the forenoon
/afternoon
Signature of Presiding officer
Date:
Stamp/Seal:
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Form ‘D’
(see Rule 11 (2))
To
(Name)
(Description)
(Place of residence)
Whereas an application has been filed before me by Sh./Smt.
_______________________________________________________aged____________________
R/o_____________________________________________________________________on (date)
__________________________ bearing Registration No. _________________________ claiming
Maintenance Allowance to be paid to him/her by his/her child/children/relative(s) namely a)
____________________________________________b)_________________________________
c)_____________________________________R/o_____________________________________,
______________________________________________________________________________,
________________________________respectively. You have been agreed upon as the
conciliation officer by both the parties. You are requested to try and work out a settlement
acceptable to both parties, within a period not exceeding one month from the date of receipt of the
reference.
The documents concerning the matter are being forwarded herby for further action.
Signature of presiding officer of Tribunal
Date:
Stamp & seal:

Form ‘F’
[ see Rule 12 (2)]

(Memorandum of Settlement)
Whereas an agreement has been arrived in r/o _________________________________________
(applicant) and ___________________________ (respondent) and the respondent have agreed to
pay a monthly allowance to the applicant Sh./Smt._______________________________________
(Specify relationship) ______________________________________________amounting to
Rs___________________________
The matter is referred back to the Tribunal for final orders.
Signature of applicant Signature of respondents
1.
2.
3.
Signature of the Conciliation officer
Date:
Stamp/ Seal :
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Form ‘G’
[ see Rule 12 (2)]
The presiding Officer
Maintenance Tribunal
Subdivision___________________
Delhi.
REPORT
Whereas an agreement dated of Sh./Smt.______________________________________________
R/o _______________________________________________________the Registration No
.________________________________of which is ________________was referred for
conciliation now the report regarding the action taken in the matter is hereby submitted along with
the records received.
Signature of Conciliation Officer
Date
Stamp/Seal:

Form ‘H’
[see Rule 12 (3)]
The presiding Officer
Maintenance Tribunal
Subdivision___________________
Delhi.
Returning of reference

Whereas no agreement has been arrived on the application of
Sh./Smt.__________________________________(applicant) and_____________________ the
respondent(s) (specify the relationship) due to reasons given in the report enclosed herewith the
matter is referred back to the Tribunal for further orders.
Signature of the Applicant
Signature of the Respondent
Signature of Conciliation Officer
Date
Stamp/Seal:

Form –I
(see Rule 17)
Before the Appellate Tribunal,
Sub Division______________________________,
Sub: Application for grant of Maintenance allowance u/s 16(1) of the Maintenance and
Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act, 2007.
I, _____________________________________________________a parent/Senior Citizen (strike
out whichever is not applicable) aged ______________presently residing at
__________________________________________________have children/relatives (specify
nature of relationship) (strikeout whichever is not applicable) named as namely
a)____________________________________________aged_____________________________
b)____________________________________________aged_____________________________
c)____________________________________________aged_____________________________
respectively. My children relatives mentioned above at a),b),c) (strikeout whichever is not
applicable)are in possession of my property are entitled to inherit my property in the event of my
death. I am not in a position to maintain my self from my earning or out of the property owned by
me.
Hence I applied before the maintenance tribunal_______________________________
To pass suitable orders directly the above named person(s) to maintain me by giving me
maintenance allowance, which was granted only for Rs._______________________________
Being aggrived by the order of the maintenance tribunal, I am preferring this appeal on the
following grounds:
1.
2.
3.
Certified that, the above stated facts are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and
belief. (strikeout if not applicable) I hereby authorized Sh ._______________of organization
_______________________________to represent this matter on my behalf before the Appellate
Tribunal.
Signature
Name of the Applicant:
Date:
Verification
I___________________________________________________Father/Mother/Relative of
Sh._____________________________Aged______________________resident of_____________
________________________do hereby verify that the contents of paras
_____________________to ___________________________are true to my personnel knowledge.
I herby authorized Sh. / Smt _________________________of organization
_____________________to represent this matter on my behalf before the Tribunal.
Signature
Name of the Applicant:
Date:

Form ‘J’
(see Rule 18)
Received the appeal of Parent/Senior Citizen Sh._____________________________________
R/o______________________________________________________________________against
the impugned order of the maintenance Tribunal. Registration No. of the Application is
____________________________________________.
(Authorised Signatory)
Appellate Tribunal
(To be maintained by the appellate Tribunal)
Register of Maintenance Claim Cases: The Register shall have the following columns:-
S. No
(1)
Registration
No. of
Application
(2)
Name of the
Applicant
(3)
Age
(4)
Resident
of
(5)
Application filed against
(name of the Party)
(6)
Relation
ship to
Applicant
(7)
Resident
of
(8)
Amount of
Maintenance
allowance
claimed
(9)
Date of
passing of
interim
maintenance
allowance
and
amount
granted
(10)
Date of
Passing
of final
Maintenance
Order
(11)
Date of
Appeal
(12)
Date of
Final
Order
(13)
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Form ‘K’
[(see Rule 19(1)]
Whereas an appeal, the registration No. of which is _____________________________________
Has been filed before me by Sh./ Smt.________________________________________________
Aged____________________R/o___________________________________________________
on (date)_______________ claiming Maintenance Allowance to be paid to him/her by his/her
children/relative(s) named as a)______________________________________________________
b)__________________________________c)__________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________ respectively, you having been named there in are
hereby directed to appear before me in person or though your authorized representative on
the_______________ day of _________200______at ___________________________________
O’ clock in the forenoon/afternoon, and show cause in writing as to why this appeal should be
granted. Take notice that, any default of your appearance on the day before mentioned, the case
will be heard in your absence/
Signature of presiding officer
Date:
Stamp & seal:
(To be published in Part IV of Delhi Gazettee Extraordinary)
GOVT. OF NCT OF DELHI
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE &
WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT
GLNS COMPLEX, DELHI GATE, NEW DELHI-110002
No. F JD (A)/WO/Sr/Citizen Maint.Bill/DSW/2005-06/ 5447-70 Dated: 30th June.2009
NOTIFICATION
No. F JD(A)/WO/Sr/Citizen Maint.Bill/DSW/2005-06:- In exercise of powers conferred by
section 32 of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007, the Lt.
Governor of NCT of Delhi makes the following rules namely “Delhi Maintenance and
Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2009”. The said rules shall come in to force
from the date of Notification.
THE ORDER IN THE NAME OF
THE LT. GOVERNOR OF THE NCT OF DELHI
(DEBASHREE MUKHERJEE)
SECRETARY (SOCIAL WELFARE)
No. F JD(A)/WO/Sr/Citizen Maint.Bill/DSW/2005-06/ 5447-70 Dated: 30th June.2009
Copy forwarded for information to:
1. Secretary to the LT. Governor of NCT OF Delhi
2. Secretary to the Chief Minister of Govt. of NCT OF Delhi
3. Secretary to the Speaker of Delhi Legislative Assembly, Delhi
4. Secretary to the Ministry of Food & Supply, Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
5. Secretary to the Dy. Speaker of, Delhi Legislative Assembly Delhi
6. Secretary to the Minister-Finance, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
7. Secretary to the Minister Industries, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
8. Secretary to the Minister Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
9. Secretary to the Minister Health, Social Welfare &Women & Child Development
Govt. of NCT of Delhi
10. Secretary to the Minister Urban Development, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
11. Development Commissioner, Govt. of NCT OF Delhi, 5, Sham Nath Marg, Delhi.
12. P.S. to the Chief Secretary, Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
13. Advisor (L&J), Govt. of NCT of Delhi.
14. All the Deputy Commissioners (Revenue), Govt. of NCT of Delhi
(DEBASHREE MUKHERJEE)
SECRETARY (SOCIAL WELFARE)
DISTRICTWISE ADDRESSES OF THE MAINTENANCE TRIBUNALS
1. Additional District Magistrate(North) 1-Kripa Narain Marg,
Delhi-110054
Ph. : 23968716
2. Additional District Magistrate(Central) Old Employment Exchange
Building, Daryaganj, Delhi Ph.:
2953577/26855031
3. Additional District Magistrate(South) M.B.Road (Near Anupam
Apartment), Saket, New Delhi-
110068
Ph.:29535774/26855031
4. Additional District Magistrate(New Delhi) 12/1, Jam Nagar House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-
110001 Ph.;23071144
5. Additional District Magistrate(South West) Old Terminal Tax Building,
Kapashera, New Delhi-11037
Ph.:25069488 (Ext. 12)
25066416
6. Additional District Magistrate(West ) Old Middle School Building,
Rampura, Delhi-110035
Ph.:27151541
7. Additional District Magistrate(North East) DSIDC Complex, Nand Nagri,
Delhi. Ph.:22115490/22115513
8. Additional District Magistrate(East) L.M. Bundh, Kishan Kunj, Delhi
Ph.:22047073/22457227 (Fax)
9. Additional District Magistrate(Northwest) Village Kanjhawala, Delhi-
110081 Ph.:25953786