69 The New Delhi Municipal Council Act

Property tax a first charge on premises on which it is assessed

Property tax due under this Act in respect of any land or building shall, subject to the prior payment of the land revenue, if any, due to the Council or Government or Central Government thereon, be a first charge--

(a) in the case of any land or building held immediately from the Council or Government or Central Government, upon the interest in such land or building of the person liable for such tax and upon the goods and other movable properties, if any, found within or upon such land or building and belonging to such person; and

(b) in the case of any other land or building, upon such land or building and upon the goods and other movable properties, if any, found within or upon such land or building and belonging to the person liable for such tax.

Explanation.--The term "property tax" in this section shall be deemed to include the costs on recovery of property tax and the penalty, if any, payable as specified in the bye-laws.

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