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The Town Improvement Act, 1953 (East Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. XIII OF 1953 )

Chapter III


Authority for making an official representation for a general improvement schemes
43. (1) An official representation referred to in section 38 may be made by the Corporation or Paurashava-
(a) of its own motion; or
(b) on a written complaint by the Health Officer of the Corporation or Paurashava; or
(c) in respect of any area comprised in a municipal ward- on a written complaint signed by twenty-five or more residents of such ward who are liable to pay any tax assessed upon the annual value of buildings and, lands leviable under the 1[Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (XXVI of 1977)].
(2) If the Corporation or Paurashava decide not to make an official representation on any complaint made to them under clause (b) or clause (c) of sub-section (1), they shall cause a copy of such complaint to be sent to the Kartripakkha, with a statement of the reasons for their decision.

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    The words, comma, figures and brackets “Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (XXVI of 1977)” were substituted for the words, comma and figures “Municipal Administration Ordinance, 1960” by section 15 of the Town Improvement (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. XXIX of 1987)
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