The Supreme Court has also reaffirmed the importance of the sales contract between the contracting authority and the buyer, since it recently decided that the period of allocation of a housing unit to a buyer of a house must be taken into account from the date of the project-buyer contract and not from the date of registration of the project under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act. 2016. The court also ordered the RERA authorities to order the payment of compensation by the contracting authority under the contract of sale, the sanctity of which was confirmed by that order. The contract of sale may, or may not, lead to an actual sale of the property in question. Some stamp duty laws, such as the Maharashtra Stamp Act, provide for an agreement to sell real estate as an appropriate deed of transfer and are therefore subject to the same stamp duty as that applicable to the deed of transfer or deed of sale of real estate. Under these provisions, which require payment of stamp duty on a contract of sale, persons wrongly perceive a contract of sale as a deed of sale in due form. 10. Part 1 may not in the future infringe any of the terms of this Agreement, failing which Party 2 shall have the right to enforce that Agreement by a court having jurisdiction by legal action for a particular benefit or otherwise at the expense, risk and consequences of Part 1. .