9. Acquiring or disposing of immovable or movable property:-
(1) No Government employee shall, except after previous intimation to Government, acquire or dis-pose
of, or permit any member of his family to acquire or dispose of, any immovable property by exchange,
purchase, sale, gift or otherwise either by himself or through others.
Note:- When a Government servant or a member of his family accepts “advance of rent” from a prospec-tive
tenant for the construction or completion of a building to be rented, it constitutes a transaction in
immovable property and falls within the scope of the above sub-rule. (G.O.Ms.No. 807, G.A. (Ser.C) Dept., Dt.2-
Provided that any such transaction conducted otherwise than through a regular or reputed dealer
shall be with the previous sanction of Government.
“Provided that any such a transaction conducted otherwise than through a regular or reputed dealer
(i) Banking institutions, including Co-operative Banks;
(ii) Financial Corporations set up by the State Governments which provide loans for house construc-tion;
(iii) Apex Co-operative Housing Finance Institutions such as Delhi Co-operative Housing Finance
(iv) Public Companies formed and registered in India with the main object of carrying on the busi-ness
of providing long term finance for construction or purchase of houses in India for residential purposes like
the Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, LIC., CANFIN and Nationalised Banks,
shall be with the previous sanction of the Government.”
Provided further that no Government employee shall acquire or permit any member of his family
to acquire any immovable property in any area in which land developmental schemes are under execution by or
contemplation of, the Department in which the employee is employed.(G.O.Ms.No.602, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept,
Dt.30-11-82) (G.O.Ms.No.105, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.20-2-84)
Provided further that the Government employee shall submit the particulars giving prior intimation or
seeking prior sanction, in the following format:
(1) Name and Designation :
(2) Scale of pay and present pay
(3) Purpose of application -sanction for transaction / prior
intimation or transaction.
(4) Whether property is being acquired or disposed of.
(5) Probable date of acquisition / disposal of property.
(6) Mode of acquisition / disposal.
(7)(a) Full details about location viz.,Municipal No. Street / Village, Mandal, District and State in which situ-ated.
(b) Description of the property, in the case of cultivable land, dry or irrigated land.
(c) Whether free hold or leasehold.
(d) Whether the applicant’s interest in the property is in full or
part (in case of partial interest, the extent of such interest must be indicated).
(e) In case the transaction is not exclusively in the name of the Government Servant, particulars of
ownership and share of each member.
(8) Sale / Purchase price of the property (Market value in the case of gifts)
(9) In cases of acquisition, source or sources from which
financed / proposed to be financed :-
(a) Personal savings.
(b) Other sources giving details
(10) In the case of disposal of property, was requisite sanction / intimation obtained / given for its acquisi-tion.
A copy of the sanction / acknowledgement should be attached.
(11)(a) Name and address of the party with whom transaction is proposed to be made.
(b) Is the party related to the applicant? If so, state the relationship.
(c) Did the applicant have any dealings with the party in his official capacity at any time, or is the appli-cant
likely to have any dealings with him in the near future?
(d) How was the transaction arranged? (Whether through any statutory body or a private agency through
advertisement or through friends and relatives. Full particulars to be given).
(12) Any other relevant fact which the applicant may like to mention.
I, ......................... hereby declare that the particulars given above are true. I request that I may be
given permission to acquire / dispose of property as described above from / to the party whose name is
mentioned in item 11 above.
Note:- 1.In the above form,
different portions may be used according to requirement.
.................................... hereby intimate the proposed
acquisition / disposal of property by me as detailed above. I declare that
the particulars given above are true.
2. Where previous sanction is asked for, the application should be
submitted atleast 30 days before the proposed date of the transaction.
Provided also that the Government employee shall submit the request to
Government seeking prior permission duly obtaining acknowledgement of
having made such a request and if no permission is received within one
month, he / she may go ahead with the transaction”. (2) A Government
employee who enters into any transaction concerning any movable property
ex-ceeding rupees twenty thousand in value, whether by way of purchase,
sale or otherwise, shall forth with report such transaction to Government;
G.O.Ms.No.705, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.28-11-84 G.O.Ms.No.471, G.A.(Ser.C)
Dept, Dt.17-9-94 Provided that any such transaction conducted otherwise
than through a regular or reputed dealer shall be with the previous
sanction of Government.
(3) Nothing in sub-rule (2) shall apply to any purchases made by
a Government employee for the performance of weddings, religious or
(4) No Government employee shall engage in any transaction which is of
a speculative character relat-ing to the purchase, sale or exchange of any
immovable or movable property.
(5) The provisions of sub-rules (1) and (2) shall not apply to-(i) the
acquisition or possession of any property as trustee, executor or
administrator; (ii) any Government land which is sold or granted on lease
to any Government employee, in accordance with the rules in force.
(6) Except with the sanction of Government, no Government employee
shall purchase, directly or indi-rectly in a sale by auction or otherwise
conducted by or under the orders of the Department in which he is
employed, any immovable or movable property, owned or confiscated by
(7) Every Government employee, other than a member of the Andhra
Pradesh Last Grade Service and a Record Assistant in the Andhra Pradesh
General Sub-ordinate Service, shall on first appointment to the
Govern-ment service submit to Government a statement of all immovable
propety / properties irrespective of its value and movable property /
properties whose value exceeds Rs.20,000/- owned, acquired, or inherited
by him or held by him on lease or mortgage either in his own name or in
the name of any member of his family, in the forms prescribed in Annexure
- I and II separately. He shall also submit to Government before 15th
January of each year, through the proper channel, a declaration in the
forms given in the Annexure-I and II of all immovable / movable property /
properties owned, acquired or inherited by him or held by him on lease or
mortgage, either in his own name or in the name of any member of his
family. The declaration shall contain such further Criminal Law Amendment
Ordinance 1944 information as Government may, by a general or special
order require. If in any year, a Government employee has not acquired or
disposed of any immovable or movable property or any interest therein, he
shall submit decla-ration to that effect.
G.O.Ms.No.705, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.28-11-84
G.O.Ms.No.52, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.4-2-88
G.O.Ms.No.471, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.17-9-94
Provided that every Head Constable, Police Constable and every person of
the corresponding rank in the Armed Reserve and Special Police Battalions
and every non-gazetted officers of equal rank in their branches of the
Police Department, shall submit the statements in forms prescribed in
Annexure - I and II and the declaration aforesaid to the Superintendent of
Police or the Commandant concerned, as the case may be.
G.O.Ms.No.881, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept, Dt.11-11-70
(2) for the Annexure, the following Annexures shall be
ANNEXURE - I
Statement of immovable property possessed, acquired and disposed
of by Sri ......................... or any other person on his behalf or
any member of his family during year ending .....................
(Sub-rule (7) of rule 9 of APCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964)-
|Nature Of Property
||Situation Of Property(Survey Municipal No. with Extent
||Held in whose name
||Date and mode of acquisition/disposal
4. House Plot
(dry or wet)
6. Any other immova-
||Source of payment
||Whether information given or sanction obtained(with ref.no. & date)
||Annual Income from property|
Note: Details of acquisition of properties standing in
the name of Hindu undivided family or partnership in which the officer
holds a claim or share should be separately shown in the statement.