Rule 19 - Salaries and Allowances

(1) The salaries and allowances of the Chairperson and Members of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority shall be as follows, namely:-=

(a) the Chairperson of the Authority shall be paid minimum of the pay of the Chief Secretary of the State Government, and

(b) the Members of the Authority shall be paid minimum of the pay of the Secretary of the StateGovernment

(2) Dearness Allowance and City Compensatory Allowance,-

The Chairperson or the Member of the Authority shall be entitled to receive Dearness Allowance and City Compensatory allowances at the rate as are admissible to the Chief Secretary of the State Government or Secretary of the State Government respectively:

Provided that, in case a person appointed as the Chairperson or a member is in receipt of any pension, the pay of such person shall be reduced by the gross amount of pension including any commuted portion thereof drawn by him:

Provided further that, the Chairperson and other members shall be entitled to draw admissible allowance on the original basic pay before such fixation of pay

(3) Leave:-

(a) Earned Leave : The Chairperson or a Member shall be entitled to thirty days of earned leave for every year ofservice

(b) Leave sanctioning authority.- Leave sanctioning authority in caseof:-

I. The Chairperson of the Authority, shall be the Additional Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary or Secretary, Housing Department of the State Government, and

II. The Members of the Authority, shall be theChairperson

(4) Travelling Allowance and DailyAllowance:-

I. The Chairperson and the Members while on tour (including the journey undertaken or on expiry of his term to proceed to his hometown) shall be entitled to travelling allowances, daily allowance, transportation of personal effects and other similar matters at the same rate as admissible to the Chief Secretary or the Secretary of the State Government as the case maybe

II. The Chairperson or a every Member shall be his own controlling officer in respect of his bills relating to travelling allowances and daily allowances, and

III. Domestic official tours: The Chairperson or a Member, while on tour, shall be entitled to the facility of government accommodation in the guest house or inspection bungalows run by the State Government or hotel accommodation in case Government accommodation is not available, as applicable to Chief Secretary or Secretary of Government ofKarnataka

(5) Medical Facilities:-

The Chairperson and a Member shall be entitled to medical treatment and hospital facilities as admissible to the Chief Secretary or the Secretary of the State Government as the case maybe

(6) Official Visits Abroad:-

The Chairperson or Members shall be entitled to undertake official visits abroad with the prior approval of the Government through Housing Department and after clearance from Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The daily allowance and provision of accommodation during the period of tour abroad shall be regulated in accordance with the State Government instructions as applicable to the Chief Secretary or the Secretary respectively of the StateGovernment

(7) Conveyance facility:-

The Chairperson or a Member shall be entitled to conveyance facilities as admissible to Chief Secretary and Secretary to the Government respectively

(8) Accommodation to Chairperson andMembers:-

(a) The Chairperson of the Authority shall be entitled to residential accommodation as admissible to the Chief Secretary of the State Government

(b) A Member shall be entitled to residential accommodation as admissible to the rank of Secretary to the State Government drawing an equivalent pay. On demitting office, the Chairperson and Member shall be entitled to retention of residential accommodation for one month, on the same terms and conditions, and

(c) If the Chairperson or the Member has his own accommodation or residential house in Bengaluru and does not avail Government accommodation, then he is entitled to get house rent allowance admissible to the Chief Secretary to the Government and Secretary to Governmentrespectively

(9) Telephone facilities:-

The Chairperson or Members of the Authority shall be entitled to telephone facilities as admissible to the Chief Secretary and Secretary of the State Governmentrespectively

(10) Other allowance:-

The Chairperson and Members of the Authority shall be entitled to such other allowance as are applicable to Chief Secretary or Secretary respectively in the StateGovernment

(11) Notwithstanding the provisions contained in this rule if the Chairperson or the Member is a serving officer of the State or Central Government, his entitlement shall be higher of those admissible to him under the applicable servicerule