Allotment procedure

Goa Housing Board

(Regulations governing Registrations, Allotment and sale of Plots, for construction of Residential Houses under the Housing Scheme)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 129 of the Goa Housing Board Act, 1968(Act 12 of 1968)and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Goa Housing Board, with the previous approval of the Government, hereby makes the following regulations, namely:-

Short title and commencement, Definitions, Conditions of eligibility , Reservation of plots, Notice of Registration, Application for Registration , The Allotment Committee , Drawal of lots for the purpose of allotment , Allotment of plots , Cost calculation and construction of house,etc , Panalty for mis-representation, suppression of facts or for breach or contravention of any of the conditions of the regulations , Other conditions , Savings

Notification

2/5-5/84-HSG (PART)/61

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 129 of the Goa housing Board Act, 1968 (Act 12 of 1968) and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Goa Housing Board with the previous approval of government, hereby makes the following regulations, so as to amend the Goa, Daman and Diu Housing Board (registration, allotment and Sale of Tenements) regulations, 1982, namely :

Short title and commencement , Amendment of Regulation 1, Amendments of Regulation 2, Amendment to Regulations 4, Amendment to Regulations 9, Amendment to Form I

GOA HOUSING BOARD (Regulations governing registration, Allotment and Sale of tenements constructed under any Housing Scheme)

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 129 of the Goa Daman and Diu Housing Board Act, 1968, (Act 12 of 1968) and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Goa, Daman and Diu Housing Board with previous approval of the government and in supersession of all other regulations, in this regard thereby makes the following regulations, namely:-

Short title and commencement , Definitions, Conditions of eligibility, Reservation of tenements, Notice of Registration, Application for Registration, Allotment Committee, Drawal of lots of the purpose of Allotment, Allotment of tenements, Cost, Calculation, etc. of Tenement, Penalty for misrepresentation / suppression of facts or for breach of contravention of any of the conditions of the regulations, Other conditions, Savings:

 

1.Short title and commencement:

  1. These regulations may be called the Goa Housing Board (registration, allotment and sale of plots) regulations, 1982 as amended by regulations, 2001.  
  2. They shall apply to the registration of intending purchases of plots developed by the Goa Housing Board for construction of residential house/flat/bunglow  
  3. They shall come into force at once.
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2.Definitions:

  1. In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires “ Act” means the Goa Housing Board act,1968(12 of 1968)

     

  2. “Allotment committee” means a committee constituted under regulation 7 for the purpose of allotment under sub-section (1) of section 19 of the act

     

  3. “Allottee” means a person to whom allotment of a plot is made;

     

  4. “Applicant “means a person who has applied to the board for a plot for the construction of a residential house/flat/bunglow under the scheme specified in these regulation;

     

  5. “Blind and physically handicapped” means those who are blind or where permanent physically disability impairment of either upper or lower limb is 50% and certified by the competent authority of Goa medical college;

     

  6. “Board” means the Goa Housing Board;

     

  7. “Ex-servicemen and their dependents” means the former members of the armed forces of the union not being persons who have ceased to be members of the armed forces as a result of their being duly dismissed or discharged after a Court Martial or a result of desertion or who have been arrested;

     

  8. “Family” in relation to applicant means the applicant and if married, wife or husband as the case may be, dependent upon applicant and widowed sisters if dependent on applicant;

     

  9. “Form” means a form appended to these regulations;  
  10. “Freedom Fighter” means a person who has been recognised as such by the Government;

     

  11. “Government” means the Government of Goa;

     

  12. “Income” in relation to allottee or applicant means or applicant means the total annual income regularly derived by him/her from occupation, trade, business, employment or calling source constituting normal means of livelihood during the preceding financial/calendar year;

     

  13. “Other Backward Classes” are those communities which have been notified as such by the Government from time to time;

     

  14. “Para-military Forces” include personnel of border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Police, Assam Rifles, ect. Who have been killed or disabled or declared missing in 1962 Sino-Indian Conflict and 1965 and1971 Indo-Pak Conflict or any other combat thereafter on production of a certificate from the defence or similar Authorities, as the case may be;

     

  15. “Plot” means a developed plot of land having specified dimension and boundaries allotted for the purpose of construction of a residential house/flat/ bunglow;

     

  16. “Scheduled Castes” are those classes which have been notified as such under constitution (Goa) Scheduled Castes Order, 1968;

     

  17. “Schedule Tribes” are those which have been notified as such under the Constitution (Goa) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1968;
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3.Conditions of eligibility:

 

  1. The applicant must be domicile of the State of Goa, with residency period of not less than ten years or a person parents or grandparents are of the origin of the state. Further the applicants shall not own or possess a tenement or plot under the Housing Board Scheme anywhere in the state of Goa

  2. The applicant shall be entitled to fill in only one application form either in his or her own name or in the name or any other member of his or her family and to apply only in one of the category to which he or she may belong, namely either as a member of the general public or in any of the reserved categories specified hereunder,

  3. Only such classes of persons whose annual income exceeds Rs. 12,600/- but does not exceed Rs 2,00,000/-shall be eligible to apply for registration.

    Provided that the Board may dispose of plots by public auction in accordance with the procedure notified from time to time in which case the ceiling limit of annual income of Rs. 2,00,000/- shall not apply for intending bidders.

  4. The applicant should have attained the age of majority at the time of application;  
  5. No applicant shall be eligible for allotment of plot on the second occasion by the board.
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4.Reservation of plots:

The reservation of plots for persons belonging to different categories shall be as under.

i Scheduled Castes/ Schedule Tribes 2%
ii Other Backward classes 5%
iii Freedom Fighters 1%
iv Ex-Serviceman including personnel of Para –military forces and widows of defence personnel killed in action, if any 2%
v Blind and Physically Handicapped persons 3%

The minimum number of plots for each of the above reserved categories shall be one irrespective of the number of plots in the scheme.

(2) The Housing Board shall set apart not less than 25% of the plots foe sale by open auction on cash down basis.

Note: Where there are no applicants from any particular reserved category, the quote earmarked for such category shall be added to the general category.

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5.Notice of Registration:
  1. The Board shall issue an advertisement in the form of a notice in the local newspapers with wide circulation inviting applications for registration of plots by such date which shall not be less than 15 days from the date of issue of the advertisement.  
  2. The notice shall indicate the reserved percentage for schedule Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Freedom Fighters, Ex-Servicemen and Blind and Physically Handicapped and shall also specify the location, size, cost, eligibility etc. Of plots available for allotment both for general and reserved categories as specifies in regulation 4 and also the amount of initial deposit, subsequent amount payable, etc. And the particulars of the co-operative Banks, or Commercial Banks where the application forms, pamphlets and other relevant information may be obtained and where such application forms with challans are to be handed over. All applications along with one copy of the challans in token of the necessary deposit made in bank and so received by registered post with acknowledgments due shall be entertained by the Board. After receipt of such applications, each applicant shall receive a post card indicating a serial number allocated to his/her application. All applications from persons belonging to the reserved category shall be subscribed as “Reserved” indicating the category on the cover and on the top of the application.
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6.Application for Registration:
  1. The application for registration of a plot in pursuance of notice issued under regulation 5 above shall be in From ‘I’ and shall be subject to fulfilling the conditions of eligibility specified in regulation 3.  
  2. The Deposit payable shall be Rs. 5000/-
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7.The Allotment committee shall consist of the following:
i The Housing Board Chairman or in his absence any one member of the Board present chairman
ii Collector, North Goa District/Collector, south, Goa District, as the case may be, or any other representative nominated by the Collector but not below the rank of deputy Collector Member
iii Managing director of the Housing Board or in his absence the Housing Engineer of the Board Member

The allotment Committee may co-opt. any one member from the Board.

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8.Drawal of lots for the purpose of allotment:

 

  1. Every application on the receipt shall be given a serial number and shall be entered in the register alongwith the name of the applicant, address, income and occupational status. This serial number shall be communicated to the applicant by post card from the Board within seven days of receipt of the application.
  2. Within ten days after the expiry of the last date for receipt of applications, a draw shall be held, wherein all the serial numbers given to the application shall be fed into a draw/ lottery machine for the purpose of determing the successful applicants.
  3. The 1st draw of serial numbers shall be equal to the number of plots to be allotted minus the percentage/number which is coverd by reservation for Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe, Other Backward Classes, Freedom Fighters, Ex-Servicemen and Blind and Physically Handicapped persons, ex-servicemen including para-military personnel and widows of Defence Personnel killed in action, if any.

    This shall form the first or main list.  

  4. To cover the possibility of some applications in the first list being rejected on srutiy, an equal number of serial numbers i.e applications, shall be drawn and this shall comprise of the second or stand by list.  
  5. All applications received from the Reserved percentage of persons, shall be kept separate, categorywise. Separate lots shall be drawn categorywise if sufficient applications are received. Otherwise all applications shall be considered for allotment, after scrutiny. The percentage quota under any category not applied for and hence not considered for allotment shall be added to the general pool.  
  6. Thereafter, the Allotment Committee shall Scrutinise the applications from the first list and for every application that is rejected, take up the topmost serial number/ application from the second list as the substitute and scrutinise the same till the first list and corresponding total number of quota/plots are exhausted. That is to say, if ten application in the first list were rejected, these ten shall be substituted by the fist ten or more serial numbers/applications in the second list after due scrutiny. Thereafter, the allotment committee shall scrutinise and keep ready (in the serial order of lots picked up) 10 to 15 or more applications from the standby list to adjust against the allotment in the event of some applicants from the main list withdrawing from the scheme.

    “Provided that if any allottee after scrutiny is found to be ineligible as per the regulations, the number of the said allottee shall be cancelled and shall not be eligible for the second drawal of lots as laid down under regulations 8 (8).”  

  7. The scrutiny shall as far as possible be held immediately after lots are drawn on the basis of the two lists. While the draw of lots for allotment may be a public function, the scrutiny by the Allotment Committee, which is to follow immediately thereafter, is to be in strict seclusion. Soon after the scrutiny, the eligible serial numbers (from the applications received and picked in the draw accordingly) shall be announced by display on the notice board at the venue where lots were drawn and on the premises of the Housing Board.  
  8. On the working day following the announcement of the eligible numbers, these eligible serial numbers inclusive of those Reserved Categories (as per 5 above) shall be written on small bits of paper and rolled up/ crushed and put in a small drum or container. Any applicant or a child may start picking these paper bits from the container and the first serial number so picked up shall be allotted plot number 1 in that order till the entire allotment is complete.  
  9. The reserved categories shall not maintain a separate identity in the final allotment of plots and that these serial numbers shall be merged with the rest. This final allotment indicating serial number of application and plot number allotted is to be published on the notice board and by announcement in the press. Within 30 days of publication of this final result, it will be separately announced that the present Scheme is closed and all applicants who did not get a plot may withdraw their deposit and that no waiting list etc. Shall be maintained to accommodate them in future.
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9.Allotment of plots:
  1. After publication of allotment indicating serial number of the application and plot number allotted to the applicant, an offer of allotment shall be issued to him/ her within a period of 8 days in Form “II”  
  2. On receipt of the offer of allotment, the allottee shall within a period of 8 days convey his or her acceptance of the plot on form “III”.  
  3. The order of allotment of plot shall be issued in Form “IV” as and when the plot is ready for allotment.  
  4. Failure to convey the acceptance within the period stipulated in clause (2) above the allotment shall be cancelled and 5% of the money deposited by the applicant shall be forfeited to the board and the balance shall be refunded without any interest.  
  5. The decision of the chairman in the matter of allotment of the plots shall be final and binding on the allottees.  
  6. The plot offered shall been as in where in basis and the allottee shall not have any right to complain or raise any objection about nature, condition or planning etc. or to claim any damage or compensation or any account from the board.  
  7. If an applicant withdraws from the scheme after depositing the initial deposit money, 5% of the money deposited by the applicant shall be forfeited to the board and the balance amount shall be refunded without any interest.
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10.Cost calculation and constructions of house, etc:
  1. The cost of the plot allotted shall be final and payment thereof made in one lump-sum within a period of 25 days of receipt of the order of allotment under the forgoing regulations. Delayed payment shall be subject to penal interest at such rate as may be decided by the board.  
  2. The allotte shall construct a house or flat or bunglow over the allotted plot within a period of three years from the date of allotment, failing which the plot shall be reverted to the Board and the cost refunded to the allottee without payment of any interest thereof. Provided that on an application made in this behalf and for reasons to be recorded in writing, the Secretary of the Board may extend the period to construct a house to a maximum period of 10 years on payment of compositions fee/ penalty for delayed construction as under: 
    a) After 3 years and less than 5 years ½% of the cost of the plot
    b) After 5 years and less than 7 years 1% of the cost of the plot
    c) After 7 years and less than 8 years 2% of the cost of the plot
    d) After 8 years and less than 10 years 3 % of the cost of the plot

    If the allottee fails to complete the construction of the house/ bunglow within 10 years, the plot shall stand reverted to the Board and the initial deposit paid by the allottee shall be forfeited and the balance to be paid to the allottee without any interest.

    • The allottee shall prepare the construction plan of the house/ bungalow with minimum 30% ground coverage of the plot area, keeping in mind these aesthetic point of view, on the basis of ground coverage, control of height and roof, rather then on the basis of Floor Area Ratio as prescribed for such area by the Board and obtain a "No Objection Certificate" from Board before submission of plans to the Municipal Council or the Village Panchayat as the case may be:

      Provided that the Board may consider execution of sale deed towards the transfer of the allotted plot after violation of the condition of obtaining "No Objection Certificate" from the Board before submission of plan to the Municipal Council or Village Panchayat, if the construction carried out is as per the approved building by laws, on payment of penalty of 5% of the cost of the plot.  

    • The construction of house/ flat/ bunglow shall be in accordance with the plans approved by the Muncipal Council or the Village Panchayat, as the may be, under the rules and regulations enforced in the locality concerned.  
    • The allottee shall execute a conveyance deed towards the transfer of the allotted plot within 30 days of the construction of the house/ flat/ bunglow. Till such time as the conveyance deed is not executed, the allotment of plot shall for all intents and purpose, be allotment simplicator for the purpose of construction of house.
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    11.Panalty for mis-representation, suppression of facts or for breach or contravention of any of the conditions of the regulations:

    if it is found at any stage that the applicant has given false information or has suppressed any material facts pr has committed breach or contravened any of the conditions of these regulations the application shall be rejected and the allotment of the plot if already made shall be liable for cancellation and the amount deposited or paid by the applicant towards registration, allotment or purchase of a plot shall be liable for forfeiture to the board without prejudice to the right of the Board to take any action under the laws in force.

     

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    12.Other conditions
    1. The powers to relax and or to amend any of the provisions of these regulations shall rest with the government.  
    2. The Board shall have the right to impose any terms and conditions not specifically covered by the aforesaid regulations, as may be decided in this behalf from time to time after obtaining prior concurrence of the Government.  
    3. The Board may devise a special scheme for allotment of plots to the officers and other employees of the Board, Members of the Board, Journalists who are accredited to the Government and such other classes of persons as may be decided from time to time after obtaining prior concurrence of the Govt.
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    13.Savings:

    The repeal of the earlier regulations shall not affect:

     

    1. The operation of any scheme actually taken up under any of the earlier regulations or anything duly done or suffered there under, or  
    2. Any right, privilege, obligation or liabilities acquired, accrued or incurred under any earlier regulation, or  
    3. Any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against any regulation, or  
    4. Any investigation, prosecution, legal proceedings or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as a foresaid and any such investigation, prosecution, legal proceedings or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed as if this regulation had not been made.

      Provided that anything done or action taken including assessments or transfers made, orders, notice, warrants or proclamation issued or other records framed or confirmed, right acquired, liabilities incurred shall in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this regulation be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Regulation and shall continue to be done accordingly unless and until superseded by anything done or action taken under this Regulation.

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    Short title and commencement:

     

    1. These regulations may be called the Goa, Daman and Diu Housing Board ( Registration, Allotment ) and sale of Tenements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2001.  
    2. They shall come into force at once.
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    Amendment of Regulation 1

    (1) in sub-Regulation (1) and (2) the words “ daman and Diu” shall be omitted.

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    Amendments of Regulation 2
    1. In Sub-Regulation (i), (vi) the words and figures “Daman and Diu” shall be omitted.  
    2. Sub- Regulation (vii) shall be substituted by the following: “Economically Weaker Section of the Society” means such class of people whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for each scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from the time to time.  
    3. Sub – regulation (xiv) shall be substituted by the following: “ Income” in relation to allottee or applicant means the total annual income regularly derived by him/ her from occupation, trade, business, employment or in calling or source constituting normal means of livelihood during the preceding financial / calendar year.  
    4. Sub – regulation( xv) shall be substituted by the following: “ Low Income Group” means such class of people whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for the respective scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from the time to time.  
    5. Sub – regulation (xvi) shall be substituted by the following: “ Middle Income Group” means such class of people whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for the respective scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from time to time.
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    Amendment to Regulations 4Sub – Regulation (1) of Regulation (4) shall be substituted by the following :
    1. The reservation of tenements for persons belonging to different categories shall be as under:
      Scheduled caste/ Scheduled tribes 2%
      Other Backward classes 5%
      Freedom fighters 1%
      Ex- Servicemen including personnel or Para- Military forces and Widows of Defence Personnel killed in action if any 2%
      Blind and Physically handicapped persons 3%
    2. Sub – Regulation (2) of Regulation 4 shall be substituted by the following :

      The Housing Board may be place 10% of the tenement at the disposal of the Government, on the payment , for the allotment ti dispose of 10% of the tenements reserved thereto within a period of 6 months then the Goa Housing Board may sell the unsold tenements subject to the provision of Regulation 3.

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    Amendment to Regulations 9

    After Sub - regulation (5) of Regulation 9 the following words and figures shall be inserted:

    9(6) If an applicant withdraws from the scheme after depositing the initial deposit money, 5% of the money deposited by the applicant shall be forfeited to the Board and the Balance Amount shall be refunded without any interest.

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    Amendment to Form I

     

    1. Sr. No. 4(B) of the Form I shall be substituted by the following:

      Total annual income of the applicant for the last financial / calendar year (Certificate to be enclosed).  

    2. Sr. No. 8 of Form I shall be substituted by the following:

      Mode of payment of tenements is allotted (whether outright or hire purchase) shall be as fixed by the Board.

      By order and in the name of the Government of Goa.

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    G.H. Kenaudekar, Joint Secretary (Housing) Panaji , 6th December, 2001

    1.Short title and commencement:

    1. These regulations may be called the Goa, Housing Board (Registration, Allotment and Sale of tenements) Regulations, 1982 and as amended by regulations 2001.  
    2. They shall apply to the registration of intending purchasers of houses , flats and bungalows constructed by Goa , Housing board under low Income Group ,Middle Income group and higher Income group schemes, scheme for economically Weaker Section of the Society or under any other Scheme approved by the Government for the purpose of these regulation in the state of Goa.  
    3. They shall come in to force at once.
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    2.Definitions:

    In these regulations. Unless the context otherwise requires :

    1. "Act" means the Goa Housing Board Act, 1968, (Act 12 of 1968) ;  
    2. "Allotment committee" means a committee constituted under regulation 7 for the purpose of allotment of a tenement under sub- section (1) of Section 19 of the Act  
    3. "Allottee" means a  person to whom allotment of a tenement is made;  
    4. "Applicant" means a person who has applied to the Board for allotment of a tenement under any of the scheme specified in these regulations;  
    5. "Blind and Physical Handicapped "means those who are blind or whose permanent physical disability / impairment of either upper or lower limbs is 50% and above as certified by the competent authority of Goa Medical College;  
    6. "Board "means the Goa Daman and Diu Housing Board;  
    7. "Economically Weaker Section of the Society "means such class of people whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for each scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from time to time.  
    8. "Ex- servicemen" means the former members of the armed forces of the Union not being persons who have ceased to be members of the armed forces as a result of their being duly dismissed or discharged after a Court Martial or as a result of desertion or who have been arrested;  
    9. "Family" in relation of applicant means the applicant and if married , wife or husband as the case may be dependent brothers, unmarried sisters actually dependent upon the applicant and widowed sister if dependent on applicant;  
    10. "Form" means a form appended to these regulations;
    11. "Freedom Fighter" means a person who has been recognised as such by the Government.  
    12. "Government" means the Government of Goa;  
    13. "Higher Income Group" means such class of persons whose monthly income exceeds Rs 10000/- and above or such amount or such norms as may be followed by HUDCO from time to time;  
    14. "Income" in relation to an allottee or applicant, means the total annual income regularly derived by his/her family from occupation, trade, business, employment or in calling or source constituting normal means of livelihood during the preceding financial/calendar year.  
    15. "Low Income group" means such class of persons whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for the respective scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from time to time.  
    16. "Middle Income Group" means such class of people whose monthly income does not exceed the limit fixed by the Board for the respective scheme or such norms as may be followed by the HUDCO from time to time.  
    17. "Other Backward Classes" are those communities which have been notified as such by the Government from time to time;  
    18. "Para Military Force" includes personnel of Border Security Forces. Indo – Tibetan Police Forces, Assam Rifles, etc. who have been killed or disabled or declared missing in 1962, Sino- Indian Conflict and 1965 and 1971 Indo- Pak conflict or any other Combat thereafter and their families on production of a certificate from Defence or Similar authorities , as the case may be;  
    19. "Scheduled Castes" are those classes which have been notified as such under the Constitution (Goa) scheduled Castes order, 1968;  
    20. "Scheduled Tribes" are those classes which have been notified as such under the Constitution (Goa) scheduled Castes order, 1968;  
    21. "Tenement" means a house, flat or bungalow built by the Board or by Agencies entrusted by the Board.

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    3.Conditions of eligibility :

     

    1. The applicant must be a domicile of the state of Goa, with a residency period of not less than ten years or a person whose parents or grand- parents are of the origin of the Goa state. Further, the applicant should not own or possess a tenement or plot under the Housing Board Scheme anywhere in the State of Goa.  
    2. The applicant shall be entitled to fill in only one application from either in his or her own name or in the name of any other member of his or her family and to apply only in one category to which he or she may belong, namely, either as a member of the general public or in any of the reserved categories specified hereunder, and for he schemes to which he or she is entitled as per his or her declared income group.  
    3. The applicant shall have attained the age of majority at the time of application.  
    4. No applicant shall be eligible for allotment of a tenement on the second occasion by the Board.
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    4.Reservation of tenements :

    1. The reservation of tenements for persons belonging to different categories shall be as under:
      i Scheduled caste/ Scheduled tribes 2%
      ii Other backward Classes 5%
        Freedom fighters 1%
      ii Ex- Servicemen including personnel or Para- Military forces and Widows of Defence Personnel killed in action if any 2%
      iii Blind and Physically handicapped persons 3%

      The minimum number of tenements for each of the above reserved categories shall be one, irrespective of the number of tenements in the scheme.  

    2. The Housing Board may place 10% of the tenement at the disposal of the Government, on payment, for allotment to dispose of 10% of the tenements reserved thereto within a period of 6 months then the Goa Housing Board may sell the unsold tenements subject to the provision of Regulation 3.  
    3. The eligibility criteria for the disposal of the remaining tenements shall be the income of the applicants who shall be categorised as follows:
      i Economically weaker sections,
      ii Low income groups
      iii Middle income groups
      iv Higher income groups
    4. The percentage of allotment amongst the aforesaid categories may be decided by the Board.
      1. Where there are no applicants from any particular reserved category , the quota earmarked for such category shall be added to the general category;  
      2. The following income certificates may be considered admissible:
        i

        Higher income group and middle income group

        Income Certificates from employer / copy of income tax return / tax assessments order.

        ii

        Low income group economically weaker sections

        Income certificates from the employer or from any Revenue Authority prescribed to issue such certificate under the rules in force.

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    5.Notice of Registration:

     

    1. The Board shall issue an advertisement in the form of a notice in the local newspapers with wide circulation inviting applications for registration of tenements by such date which shall not be less then15 days from the date of issue of the advertisement.  
    2. The notice shall include the reserved percentage for scheduled caste/ tribes, other backward classes, Freedom Fighters, ex- servicemen and blind and physically handicapped and shall also specify the location, size, cost, eligibility, etc. of tenements available for allotment both for general and reserved categories as specified in regulations 4 and of the amount of initial deposit subsequent amount payable etc. and the particulars of the Co-Operative Banks/ Commercial Banks where application form pamphlets and other relevant information may be obtained and where such application form with chalan are to be handed over. All applications along with one copy of the chalan in token of the necessary deposit made in the bank and so received by registered post acknowledgement due shall be entertained by the Board. After receipt of such applications each applicant shall receive a post card indicating a serial number allocated to his/ her application. All application from persons belonging to the reserved categories shall be subscribed as “Reserved” indicating the category on the cover and on the top of applications;
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    6.Application for Registration:

    1. The application for registration of a tenement in pursuance of a notice issued under regulation 5 above shall be in Form ‘I’ and shall be subject to fulfilling the conditions of eligibility specified in regulation 3.  
    2. The deposit payable shall be Rs.8000/- for Low income Group, Rs. 10,000 for Middle income Group, Rs 15000/- for Higher Income Group and Rs. 800/- for Economically Weaker sections of Community provided that in case of schemes financed with the assistance of HUDCO, the said deposit will be Rs. 500/- if the applicant belongs to the Middle Income Group, Rs 250/- for Low Income Group , and Rs 100/- for Economically Weaker Sections of Community or as may be specified by HUDCO from time to time.

      Explanation: “HUDCO” means the Housing and Urban Development Corporation of India Ltd.

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    7.Allotment Committee:The Allotment Committee shall consist of the following :
    1 Housing Board chairman or in his absence any one member of the Board present  Chairman
    2 The Collector of the concerned District or his subordinate officer who is not lower in rank than Dy. Collector Member
    3 Secretary of the Housing Board or in his absence the Housing Engineer of the Board. The allotment Committee may co-opt any one member from the Board Member
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    8.Drawal of lots for the purpose of Allotment:

     

    1. Every application on receipt shall be given a serial number and shall be entered in the register along with the name of the applicant, address, income and occupational status. This serial number shall be communicated by post card to the applicant by the Board within 7 days of receipt of the application.  
    2. Within 10 days after the expiry of the last date for the receipt of the application, a draw shall be held. Wherein the serial numbers given to the application shall be fed in a draw / lottery machine.  
    3. The 1st draw of serial number shall be equal to the number of tenements to the allotted minus the percentage/ numbers which is covered by reservation for Scheduled castes/ Schedule Tribes , Other Backward Classes, freedom fighters , Blind and Physically Handicapped persons , Ex- servicemen including Para- Military personnel and Widows of Defence Personnel killed in action , if any. This shall form the first or main list.  
    4. To cover the possibility of some applications in the first list being rejected on scrutiny, an equal number of serial numbers, i.e. applications shall be drawn and this shall comprise of the second or stand by list;  
    5. All applications received from the reserved percentage of persons, shall be kept separate category- wise. Separate lots shall be drawn category – wise if sufficient applications shall be considered for allotment, after scrutiny. The percentage quota under any category not applied for and hence not considered for allotment shall be added to the general pool.  
    6. Thereafter, the Allotment Committee would scrutinise the applications from the first list and for every application that is rejected, take up the top- most serial number / application from the second list as a substitute and scrutinise the same till the first list and corresponding total number of tenements is exhausted. That is to say, if 10 applications in the first list were rejected, these 10 shall be substituted by the first 10 or more serial number/ applications in the second list after the scrutiny. Thereafter, the Allotment Committee shall scrutinise and keep ready (in the serial order of lots picked up) 10 to 15 or more applications fro the stand by list to adjust against an allotment in the event of some applicant from the main list, withdrawing from the scheme.  
    7. The scrutiny shall as far as possible be held immediately after lots are drawn on the basis of two lists. While the draw of lots for allotments on the basis of two lists. While the draw of lots for allotments may be a public function, the scrutiny by the Allotment Committee which is to follow immediately thereafter is to be in strict seclusion. Soon after the scrutiny, the eligible serial numbers (from the applications received and picked in the draw accordingly) shall be announced by display on the notice board at the venue where lots were drawn and on the premises of the Housing Board. Provided that if any allottee after scrutiny is found to be eligible for the second drawal of lots as laid down under regulation 8(8).  
    8. On the working day following the day of announcement of eligible serial numbers, these eligible serial numbers inclusive of those of the reserved categories as per (5) above shall be written on small bits of paper and rolled up/ crushed and put in a small drum or a container. Any applicant or a child may start picking this paper bits from the container and the first serial number so picked up shall be allotted tenement no.1 in that order till the entire allotment is complete .  
    9. The reserved categories shall not maintain a separate identity in the final allotment of tenement and that these serial no shall be merged with the rest. These final allotment indicating serial no of application and tenement no so allotted is to be published on the notice board and by announcement in the press. Within 30 days of publication of this final result, it will be separately announced that the present scheme is closed and all applicant who did not get the tenement may withdraw their deposit and that no waiting list, etc shall be maintain to accommodate them in the future.
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    9.Allotment of tenements:
    1. After publication of allotment indicating serial number of the application and tenement number allotted to the applicant, an offer of allotment shall be issued to him or her within a period of 8 days in form “II”.  
    2. On receipt of the offer of allotment, the allottee shall within a period of 8 days convey his or her acceptance of the tenement in Form “III”.  
    3. The order of allotment of tenement shall be issued in Form “IV” as and when the tenement is ready for allotment.  
    4. Failure to convey the acceptance within the period stipulated in clause (2) above, the allotment made shall be cancelled and 5% of the money deposited by the applicant shall be forfeited to the Board and the balance shall be refunded without any interest.  
    5. The decision of the Chairman in the matter of allotment of tenements shall be final ad binding on the allottees.
    6. Incorporated
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    10.Cost, Calculation, etc. of Tenement:
    1. The cost of the tenement allotted shall be provisional in the first instance and shall be subject to variation after settlement of the account of the work.  
    2. The allottee shall make payment within period of 25 days of receipt of the order of allotment under the forgoing regulations. Delayed payment shall be subject to penal interest at such rate as may be decided by the Board.  
    3. The mode of payment of tenement allotted shall be either on outright purchase basis or on hire purchase basis,as the case may be, depending upon the option exercised in the application form –provided that it shall be open for the allottee who opted for hire purchase to pay the cost earlier than due otherwise ,but would not be allowed to change the option from outright to hire purchase under any circumstances.   a. The Board shall determine the number of tenements which may be allotted on outright purchase basis or on hire purchase basis ,and shall also determine the method of incentives for purchase on outright basis which may include preferential cost calculation and also the house numbers in every scheme that may be set apart.  
    4. Allotment of tenement on hire purchase basis shall be subject to execution of an agreement agreeing to buy the tenement on hire purchase basis, within a period of 8 days from the date of payment of 30% of the provisional cost after receipt of the order of allotment under the foregoing regulations.  
    5. The tenement offered on hire purchase basis shall be subject to execution of hire purchase agreement on finalisation of the cost of the tenement. It shall also subject to payment of difference if any in the 30% of the cost and payment of compound interest at such rate as may be fixed by the Board from time to time. The amount of equated monthly instalments will be worked out on the basis of the rate of interest so fixed.  
    6. The allottee under hire purchase category shall punctually pay to the Board the whole of the equated monthly instalments on or before 10th of every month. Failure to pay by the due date, a penal interest at 10% shall be charged on the unpaid amount till it is paid .The minimum amount of penal interest collected shall not be less than a month’s interest notwithstanding the period of default being less than a month.  
    7. The hire purchaser shall not be entitled to sublet either the whole or any part of the tenement whatsoever.
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    11.Penalty for misrepresentation / suppression of facts or for breach of contravention of any of the conditions of the regulations :

    If it is found at any stage that the applicant has given false information or has suppressed any material fact or has committed breach or contravened any of the conditions of these regulations ,the application shall be rejected and the allotment of tenement  if already made shall be liable for cancellation and the amount deposited or paid by the applicant towards registration ,allotment or purchase of tenement shall be liable for forfeiture to the Board without prejudice to the right of the Board to take any other action under the law in force .

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    12.Other conditions :

     

    1. The powers to relax or to amend any of the provisions of these Regulations shall rest with the Government.  
    2. The Board shall have the right to impose any terms and conditions not specifically covered by the aforesaid regulations, as may be decided in this behalf from time to time after obtaining prior concurrence of the Government.  
    3. Board may devise a special scheme for allotment of tenements to the officers and other employees of the Board Members of the Board, Journalists, who are accredited to the Government and such other classes of a persons as may be decided from time to time, after obtaining prior concurrence of the Government.
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    13.Savings:

     

    The supersession of any earlier regulation shall not affect:

    1. The operation of any of the schemes actually taken up under the earlier regulations or anything duly done or suffered thereunder; or
    2. Any right, privilege, obligation or liabilities actually acquired, accrued or incurred under any earlier regulations; or
    3. Any penalty, forfeiture or punishment actually declared in respect of any offence committed against any regulations; or
    4. Any investigation, prosecution, legal proceedings or remedy in respect of any such rights, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as aforesaid.

    And any such investigation, prosecution, legal proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed as if this regulation had not been made:

    Provided that anything done or any action taken including assessments or transfer made, orders, notices, warrants of proclamation issued or other records  framed  or confirmed, right acquired, liabilities incurred shall in so far as it is not inconsistent with provisions of this Regulation be deemed to have done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Regulation and shall continue to be done accordingly unless and until superseded by anything done or action taken under this Regulation.

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