Kerala Financial Code – Amendment to Article 326 (a)
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Finance Department – Kerala Financial Code, Volume I – Amendment to Article 326 (a) – Orders issued.
FINANCE (RULES – B) DEPARTMENT
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 28/12/2018
Read : G.O.(P) No. 31/2018/RD dated 05.06.2018
Pursuant to the Government Order read above, Government hereby make the following amendment to Kerala Financial Code, Volume I. The amendment shall be deemed to have come into force on the 5th day of June 2018.
C.S. No: 4/2018
In the Kerala Financial Code, Volume I, Article 326 (a) will be substituted as follows :
326 (a) The transfer of Government lands with improvements thereon, from one Government Department to another shall be ordered by the District Collectors and Government as shown below:-
i. District Collectors:- Up to a limit of 50 (fifty) cents within the Grama Panchayat area; up to a limit of 25 (twenty five) cents within the Municipal area and up to a limit of 10 (ten) cents within the Corporation area.
Note :- In all cases where the Government land to be transferred is not under the possession of Revenue Department, but within the limit under (i) above; the District Collector shall take No Objection Certificate from the District Level Officer of that Department before issue of orders.
ii. In all cases not covered by the above limits under (i) above or where there are no District Level Officers for the Department whose land is proposed to be transferred or where the District Level Officer of the Department whose land is proposed to be transferred refuses to issue NOG, if the District Collector is convinced that there is no other land suitable for transfer to the other Department, the proposal should be submitted to Government for orders.
Note It will not be necessary to consult Finance Department in such cases.
iii. Transfer of land to Constitutional bodies, Statutory bodies, Autonomous institutions and bodies, Public Sector Undertakings, Societies, Local Self Government Institutions, Boards, Corporations, Grant-in-aid institutions etc shall be considered under the relevant provisions of the Kerala Land Assignment Act, 1960.
By Order of the Governor
Principal Secretary (Finance)