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13/07/2024
The Town Improvement Act, 1953 (East Bengal Act)

The Town Improvement Act, 1953 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1953 )

Chapter VII

RULES

Further power to Government for making rules
151. In addition to the power conferred by section 102, the Government may make rules-
 
 
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(3) for prescribing the form of the abstracts of accounts referred to in sections 143 and 150.
Further power to Kartripakkha for making 2[regulations]
152. (1) In addition to the power conferred by section 33, the Kartripakkha may from time to time make 3[regulations] (not inconsistent with any rules made by the Government) for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
 
 
 
 
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, the Kartripakkha may make 4[regulations]-
 
 
 
 
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(d) for the guidance of persons employed by them under this Act;
 
 
(e) for prescribing the fees payable for copies of documents delivered under sub-section (3) of section 45 or clause (iv) of sub-section (3) of section 69;
 
 
 
 
(f) for facilitating the taking of a census and securing accurate returns thereof;
 
 
 
 
(g) for the maintenance and management of any buildings, houses or shops constructed under any improvement or re-housing scheme; and
 
 
 
 
(h) for preferring appeals to the Kartripakkha under the provisions of this Act.
 
 
 
 
(3) In making any 6[regulation] under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), the Kartripakkha may provide that a breach of it shall be punishable-
 
 
 
 
(i) with fine which may extend to 7[one thousand taka],
 
 
 
 
(ii) in case of a continuing breach, with fine which may extend to 8[one hundred taka] for everyday during which the breach continues after receipt of written notice from the Chairman to discontinue the breach.
Conditions precedent to the making of rules under section 33, or 152
153. The power to make 9[regulations] under section 33, or section 152 is subject to the conditions of the 10[regulations] being made after previous publication, and to the following further conditions, namely:-
 
 
 
 
(a) a draft of the 11[regulations] shall be published by notification and in local newspapers;
 
 
(b) such draft shall not be further proceeded with until after the expiration of a period of one month from such publication or such longer period as the Government 12[* * *] the Kartripakkha may appoint;
 
 
 
 
(c) for one month at least during such period, a printed copy of such draft shall be kept at the Kartripakkha's office for public inspection, and every person shall be permitted at any reasonable time to persue the same, free of charge; and
 
 
 
 
(d) printed copy of such draft shall be delivered to any person requiring the same, on payment of a fee of 13[one taka] for each copy.
Sanction of Government to 14[regulation] made under section 33 or 152
154. No 15[regulation] made under section 33 or section 152 shall have any validity unless and until it is sanctioned, with or without modification, by the Government.
Publication of rule 16[or regulation]
155. When any rule has been made under section 102 or section 151 and when any rule 17[or regulation] has been made under section 33 or section 152 and duly sanctioned, it shall be published by the Government by notification, and such publication shall be conclusive proof that the rule 18[or regulation] has been duly made.
[Omitted.]
156. [Printing and sale of copies of rules.- Omitted by section 52 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987).]
[Omitted.]
157. [Exhibition of copies of rules.- Omitted by section 52 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987).]
Cancellation of 19[regulation] made under section 152
158. The Government may at any time, by notification, cancel any 20[regulation] made by the Kartripakkha under section 152.

  • 1
    Clauses (1) and (2) were omitted by section 47 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 2
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 3
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 4
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 5
    Clauses (a), (b) and (c) were omitted by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 6
    The word “regulation” was substituted for the word “rule” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 7
    The words “one thousand taka” were substituted for the words “five hundred rupees” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 8
    The words “one hundred taka” were substituted for the words “fifty rupees” by section 48 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 9
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 49 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 10
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 49 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 11
    The word “regulations” was substituted for the word “rules” by section 49 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 12
    The word, brackets and figures “or (in the case of rules made under section 33 or section 152)” were omitted by section 49 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 13
    The words “one taka” were substituted for the words “two annas” by section 49 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 14
    The word “regulation” was substituted for the word “rule” by section 50 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 15
    The word “regulation” was substituted for the word “rule” by section 50 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 16
    The words “or regulation” were inserted by section 51 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 17
    The words “or regulation” were inserted by section 51 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 18
    The words “or regulation” were inserted by section 51 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 19
    The word “regulation” was substituted for the word “rule” by section 53 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
  • 20
    The word “regulation” was substituted for the word “rule” by section 53 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
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