1. If the purchaser breaches any of the terms of the sale contract of the Real Property Unit concluded with the developer, the developer must notify the Department of such breach, and the Department must give a thirty (30) days' notice to the purchaser, in person, by registered mail or by email, to fulﬁl his contractual obligations.
2. If the notice period mentioned in in paragraph (1) of this Article expires and the purchaser fails to perform his contractual obligations, the following provisions will apply:
3. For the purposes of items (c) and (d) of paragraph (2) above, "construction works" will mean the developer taking possession of the real estate development project site and starting construction works in accordance with plans approved by Competent Entities.
4. For the purposes of items (b) and (c) of paragraph (2) above, the developer must return any amounts payable to the purchaser within a period not exceeding one year of the termination date or within a period not exceeding sixty (60) days of selling the Real Property Unit, whichever is earlier.
5. Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article, RERA may, based on a reasoned report, decide to revoke the real estate development project, in which case the developer must return all payments received from purchasers, in accordance with the procedure and provisions stipulated in Law No. (8) of 2007 Concerning Escrow Accounts of Real Estate Development in the Emirate of Dubai.
6. The provisions of this Article will not apply to sale contracts for land which is not diposed of by of Off-plan Sale. Those contracts will be governed by the terms of the contract concluded by the parties.
This Law will be published in the Ofﬁcial Gazette and will come into force on the day on which it is published.
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