Dear Mr. Das,
My first advice to you is that you make a rent agreement for 11 months to avoid registration and stamp duty. Furthermore, you need to add proper provisions regarding force majeure, enhancement of rent, security deposit etc. You can also provide for settlement of diputes by negotiation and then arbitration to avoid court based litigation.
Adv. Meenal Garg
You want to let your shop on rent and you want to make a commercial agreement for tenancy.
Note that, if you go for an tenancy agreement for 11 months then you don't need to pay any stamp duty to the Government. Moreover it can be notarised.
If you go for a tenancy agreement for more than 12 months then it should be compulsorily registered at the Sub-Registrar's office and you need to pay stamp duty to the government. If you don't register it at the Subregistrar Office then the Tenancy Agreement has no legal sanctity as it violates the Registration Act.
My suggestion to you is that make a house rent agreement for 11 months. Put all the mandatory and required clauses in the agreement. Got it signed along with passport sized photos of the landlord and tenant. Got it signed by 2 witnesses.
You need to sign also in the register of the Notary. You so also the tenant. So if any dispute arises, the Notarial Register can be used in evidence.
If you need any further assistance you can contact me.
Mr Amiya Ranjan