SALE NOTICE CONDITIONS
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TIMBER / BAMBOO
EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT(EMD):
1.No person will be allowed to bid at the sales under he/she makes a deposit of Rs.1000/-(Rupees One Thousand only)  towards EMD. before commencement of the sale. The EMD of the successful bidders shall, however, be adjusted towards the sale amount, and the balance EMD .if any shall be refunded, on the conclusion of the sales. The EMD of unsuccessful bidders will also be refunded to the bidders on the conclusion of the sales.
INSPECTION OF LOTS BY BIDDERS BEFORE SALE:
2. The Departmental measurements and classifications of timber/ bamboo shall be accepted as correct and final. The intending bidders are, therefore, advised to see the lots before the sales and satisfy lot. No complaints with regard to quality and quantity of the lots will be entertained after the lots are sold.
PERSONS DISQUALIFIED FROM PARTICIPATION IN SALES:
3. Minors, convicts, black listed persons or defaulters of dues to Forest Department, as on the date pf sale, will not be allowed to participate in the sales.
4. The sales are subject to the provisions of AP Forest Act, 1967, and the rules made therein.
5. No person will be allowed to bid on behalf of another person, or a firm, without a proper and valid power of attorney. Further, the act of bidding shall b deemed to be a complete and unreserved acceptance of all the conditions of sales.
GENERAL POWERS OF SALE CONCLUDING OFFICER:
6. The divisional Forest Officer, or the Officer conducting the sales on his behalf, shall have the authority, without assigning any reasons there for,
i) to prohibit any one from bidding at any stage of the sales.
ii) To reject the highest or any of the bids
iii) To accept the highest or any of the bids
iv) To withdraw any of the lots from sale,
v) To sell the lots, separately, or to join together more than one lot, or to rearrange the lots as he may consider necessary.
vi) To announce any new condition/ conditions at the commencement of auction.
vii) To refuse or accept the initial deposits of any intending bidder.
CONFIRMATION / REVOCATION OF THE BID:
7(I)    The sales are to be confirmed by the Divisional Forest Officer, or the Conservator of Forests, or any other officer authorized for conducting the sale as the case may be, unless orders revoking the sale are dispatched by Registered Post Acknowledgement due, by the 7th day from the date of sale, at the latest. The4 date of confirmation shall be 7th day from the day of sale, if the sale is not revoked by that day.
7(ii)    In case a sale is revoked, such revocation orders shall be communicated by the Registered post Acknowledgement due to the successful bidder. For this purpose, the date of dispatch of such revocation orders shall be the date of communication. In such, an event, all amounts paid at the time of sale in respect of sale so revoked will be refunded to the successful bidders as early as possible.
7(iii)    In case the sale is not revoked, the confirmation orders shall be communicated on the 7th day of the sale, by certificate of posting, in the Form IV. A prescribed for this purpose.
7(iv)    In case the 7th day happens to be a holiday, then all such orders shall be dispatched on the next working day.
8.The successful bidder shall at the time of auction furnish to the Divisional Forest Officer or the Officer holding the sale, as the date may be his specific postal address to which all communications could be sent. The Department will not be responsible for the consequences if any communication intended to him shall fully rest with the successful bidder only.
9. In case of any dispute at the sale, the decision of the sale conducting officer shall be final.
10. A copy of the sale notice conditions shall be enclosed to the bid list of each unit and shall be signed by the successful bidder and the Divisional Forest Officer immediately after the sale. These successful bidder shall also sign list of logs / bamboo in the lots knocked down in his name.
PAYMENT OF BALANCE AMOUNTS:
11(i)    The successful bidder of each unit shall pay one fourth of the sale amount, immediately after conclusion of the sale, on the sale day itself. The amount shall be paid either by cash or by D.D drawn on a Bank specified by the sanctioning authority.
(ii) If the successful bidder fails to pay one fourth sale amount at the close of the sales, the E.M.D. paid by him shall stand forfeited to Government and the produce will revert to Government. The bidder shall have no right over the amounts paid by him and on his behalf as well as the material earlier knocked down in his a favour.
12(i)    In case where the sale is not revoked as stipulated under condition (7) (I) supra, the full sale amount less the initial payment made under condition (11(i) above, ie., (3/4th) three fourth sale amount shall be paid by the successful purchaser within (60) days from the date of confirmation.
In case of bamboo, the balance amounts shall be paid within (15) days from the date confirmation.
In case the last date for payment of balance amounts falls on a public holiday/ non-banking day, the due amounts shall be paid on the next working day.
12 (ii)    He shall pay sales tax at the rate in force on the date of sale on the total sale amount.
He shall also pay Income Tax on the purchase price at the rates in force on the date of sale, unless exempted in writing by the assessing authority. For this purpose the purchase price shall be the sale value of the commodities, inclusive of all levies.
Unless Sales Tax and Income Tax are paid in full, the sales tax and Income tax are paid in full, the sale amount shall be deemed to have not been paid.
12(iii)    All payment shall be in the nearest treasury/ bank as notified by the auctioning authority. Any payments on other treasuries / banks shall not be accepted.
12(iv)    In case the successful bidder fails to pay all the requisite amounts within the time specified in clause 12 (I), all amounts paid by him till that time will be forfeited to Government and the produce already knocked down in his favour shall revert back to Government.
GRANT OF FURTHER TIME AND PENALITIES:
12(v)    The Conservator of Forests may, at his discretion and for reasons to be recorded, grant a maximum period of (15) days (beyond) the time limit specified in condition 12 (I) for payment of due amounts subject to payment of penal interest @ 22.5% per annum on the due amounts, for this purpose, 15 days and above shall be treated as a full month and below 15 days as half month.
LEASE PERIOD AND FURTHER EXTENSION, PENALTIES ETC:
13(i)    The successful purchaser shall take delivery and remove the timber/ bamboo purchased by him within 75 days from the date of confirmation after payment of the full amount and all due levies. The produce shall be delivered to the purchaser (after 7 days of production of challans/ DDs)subject to verification of the remittances. The Officer receiving the challan shall initial and / or issue a dared receipt on demand.
(ii) In case the purchaser fails to remove the timber/ bamboo purchased by him within the stipulated period mentioned surps, he shall lose all rights over the timber/ bamboo and the timber / bamboo automatically reverse back to Government. All the amount paid by him shall stand forfeited to Government. He shall have no claim what so ever for refund of either whole or part of the amounts paid by him.
(iii)    However, the Divisional Forest Officer may at his discretion, and for reasons to be recorded, Grant extension of time for a maximum period of (15) days, to remove the material subject to payment of a penalty of 15% of the total sale amount of extension fee, and a ground rent @ 5 % of the total sale amount.
14. Further extension either for payment of balance amounts or for removal of the material, may be given by the Prl.Chief Conservator of Forests / Chief Conservator of Forests a t his discretion under special circumstances, subject to conditions to be specified.
15. The purchaser shall remove the timber/ bamboo lots, sold to them, the depots of his own cost and risk.
16. Removal of lots purchased will be permitted only between 8.00 AM to 5 PM on working days, from the Government Depots.
GOVERNMENT INDEMNIFIED AGAINST NATURAL CALAMITIES ETC.
17. The Government of Andhra Pradesh will not be responsible for any loss/ damage that may be caused to any of the lots purchased, as a result of fire, floods, or any other risks, once the material ia handed over to the purchaser.

FUEL WOOD
EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT(EMD):
1. No person will be allowed to bid at the sales unless he/she makes a deposit of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) towards E.M.D. before commencement of the sale. The E.M.D. of the successful bidders will, however, be adjusted towards the sale amount, and the balance E.M.D. if any shall be refunded, on the conclusion of the sales. The E.M.D. of unsuccessful bidders will also be refunded to the bidders on the conclusion of the sales.

INSPECTION OF LOTS BY BIDDERS BEFORE SALE:
2. The intending bidders are advised to see the fuel wood stacks before the date of sale with a view to satisfy themselves regarding the quantity and quality of the fuel wood exhibited in each stack.. The fuel wood stacks will be shown on application by the Range Officers concerned within Government coupe depots. No complaints with regard to the difference in quality or quantity of the fuel wood kept for sale in the coupe will be entertained after the fuel wood stack are sold

 


PERSONS DISQUALIFIED FROM PARTICIPATION IN SALES:
3. Minors, convicted persons black listed persons or defaulters who have to pay dues to Forest Department on the date of sale, will not be allowed to participate in the sales.
4. The sale will be subject to the provisions of Andhra Pradesh Forest Act, 1967, and the rules made thereunder.
5. No person will be allowed to bid on behalf of another person, or a firm, without a proper power of attorney and valid power of attorney. Further, the act of bidding shall be deemed to be a complete and unreserved acceptance of all the conditions of sales.
GENERAL POWERS OF SALE CONCLUDING OFFICER:
6. The Divisional Forest Officer, or the Officer conducting the sales on his behalf, shall have the power , without assigning any reasons, to
i) to prohibit any one from bidding at any stage of the sales.
ii) To reject the highest or any of the bids
iii) To accept the highest or any of the bids
iv) To withdraw any of the lots from sale,
v) To sell the lots, separately, or club together any number of the stacks or sell them after so rearranging as he may consider necessary, or withdraw any stacks from sale.
vi) To announce any new condition/ conditions at the commencement of auction.
vii) To refuse or accept the initial deposits of any intending bidder.
CONFIRMATION / REVOCATION OF THE BID:
7(i)    The sales are to be confirmed by the Divisional Forest Officer, or the Conservator of Forests, or any other officer authorized for conducting the sale as the case may be, unless orders revoking the sale are dispatched by Registered Post Acknowledgement due, by the 7th day from the date of sale, at the latest. The4 date of confirmation shall be 7th day from the day of sale, if the sale is not revoked by that day.
7(ii)    In case a sale is to be revoked, such revocation orders shall be communicated by the Registered post Acknowledgement due to the successful bidder. For this purpose, the date of dispatch of such revocation orders shall be the date of communication. In such, an event, all amounts paid at the time of sale in respect of sale so revoked will be refunded to the successful bidders as early as possible.
7(iii)    In case the sale is not revoked, the confirmation orders shall be communicated on the 7th day of the sale, by certificate of posting, in the Form IV. A prescribed for this purpose.
7(iv)    In case the 7th day happens to be a holiday, then all such orders shall be dispatched on the next working day.
8.    The successful bidder shall at the time of auction furnish to the Divisional Forest Officer or the Officer holding the sale, as the date may be his specific postal address to which all communications could be sent. The Department will not be responsible for the consequences if any communication intended to him shall fully rest with the successful bidder only.
9. In case of any dispute at the sale, the decision of the sale conducting officer shall be final.
10.    A copy of the sale notice conditions shall be enclosed to the bid list of each unit and shall be signed by the successful bidder and the Divisional Forest Officer immediately after the sale. These successful bidder shall also sign list of logs / bamboo in the lots knocked down in his name.
PAYMENT OF BALANCE AMOUNTS:
11.    The successful bidder of each unit shall pay one fourth of the sale amount, immediately after conclusion of the sale, on the sale day itself. The amount shall be paid either by cash or by D.D drawn on a Bank specified by the sanctioning authority.
(iii) If the successful bidder fails to pay one fourth sale amount at the close of the sales, the E.M.D. paid by him shall stand forfeited to Government and the produce reverts back to Government. The bidder shall have no right over the amounts paid by him and on his behalf as well as the material earlier knocked down in his a favour.
12(I)    In case where the sale is not revoked as stipulated under condition (7) supre, the full sale amount less the initial deposit ie., (3/4th) sale amount as laid down in condition (11) shall be paid by the successful purchaser within (30) days from the date of confirmation. In case the last date for payment of balance amounts falls on a public holiday / non-banking day, the due amounts shall be paid on the next working day.
12 (ii)    He shall pay sales tax at the rate in force on the date of sale on the total sale amount.
`He shall also pay Income Tax on the purchase price at the rates in force on the date of sale, unless exempted in writing by the assessing authority. For this purpose, the purchase price shall be the sale value of the commodities, inclusive of all levies.
Unless Sales Tax and Income Tax are paid in full, the sale amount is not deemed to have not been paid.
12(iii)    All payment shall be in the nearest treasury / bank as notified by the auctioning authority. Any payments on other treasuries / Banks shall not be accepted. The treasury or bank of transactions shall be the nearest to the place of auction and as shall be the nearest to the place of auction and as notified by sale conducting officer from time to time.
12(iv)    In case the successful bidder fails to pay all the requisite amounts within the time specified in clause 12 (I), all amounts paid by him till that time will be forfeited to Government and the produce already knocked down in his favour shall revert back to Government.
GRANT OF FURTHER TIME AND PENALITIES:
12(v)    The Conservator of Forests may, at his discretion and for reasons to be recorded, grant a maximum period of (15) days (beyond) the time limit specified in condition 12 (I) for payment of due amounts subject to payment of penal interest @ 22.5% per annum on the due amounts, for this purpose, 15 days and above shall be treated as a full month and below 15 days as half month.
LEASE PERIOD AND FURTHER EXTENSION, PENALTIES ETC:
13(i)    The successful purchaser shall remove the fuel wood stakes purchased by him within 60 days from the date of confirmation after payment of the full amount and all due levies. The produce shall be delivered to the purchaser (after 7 days of production of challans/ DDs) subject to verification of the remittances. The Officer receiving the challan shall initial and / or issue a dared receipt on demand.
(ii)    In case the purchaser fails to remove fuelwood stakes purchased by him within the stipulated period mentioned in condition 13(i) above, he not only loses all rights over the fuel wood
(iii) Stakes which automatically reverse back to Government. All the amount paid by him shall stand forfeited to Government. He shall have no claim what so ever for refund of either whole or part of the amounts paid by him.
(iv) However, the Divisional Forest Officer may at his discretion, and for reasons to be recorded, Grant extension of time for a maximum period of (15) days, to remove the material subject to payment of a penalty of 15% of the total sale amount os extension fee, and a ground rent @ 5 % of the total sale amount.
14. Further extension either for payment of balance amounts or for removal of the material, may be given by the Prl.Chief Conservator of Forests / Chief Conservator of Forests a t his discretion under special circumstances, subject to conditions to be specified.
15. Successful purchaser shall remove the fuel stakes etc, sold to them from the coupes at their own cost and risk.
16. Removal of fuel wood stacks purchased will be permitted only between 8.00 AM to 5 PM on working days, from the Government Coupe Depots.
GOVERNMENT INDEMNIFIED AGAINST NATURAL CALAMITIES ETC.
17. The Government of Andhra Pradesh will not be responsible for any loss/ damage that may be caused to the fuel wood stacks sold as a result of fire, floods, or any other risks, once the material ie handed over to the purchaser. No claim for refund or compensation whatsoever shall be entertained.
18. Security Deposit @ 61/4th of the sale amount will have to be paid while paying the balance sale amounts, for proper compliance with provisions of A.P. Forest Act, 1967, and the rules thereunder.
19. The Divisional Forest Officer shall be competent to forfeit the security deposits either in full or in part, for any breach of the conditions of sale.

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