Chairman, Members, Terms
4. (1) The Authority shall consist of-
(a) a Chairman to be appointed by the Government; Chairman.
(b) the Deputy Commissioner, Khulna, ex-officio; Member.
[(c) the Mayor of the Corporation, ex-officio;] Do.
(d) a representative of the [Bangladesh] Railway to be nominated by the Government, ex-officio; Do.
(e) a representative of the Khulna Port Trust to be nominated by the Port Trust; Member.
(f) Superintending Engineer, Public Health Engineering, ex-officio; Do.
(g) a representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry to be appointed by Government from among a panel of three names to be nominated by the Khulna Chambers of Commerce; Do.
[(h) two Commissioners of the Corporation to be elected by Commissioners of the Corporation;] Do.
(i) not more than four Members to be appointed by the Government: Do.
Provided that if at any time [the Corporation is superseded under section 145 of the Khulna City Corporation Ordinance, 1984
(Ord. No. LXXII of 1984)], the seats allotted to it under clauses (c) and (h) of this sub-section shall be deemed to have fallen vacant, and such vacancies shall be filled by the Government by appointment, by notification, and the persons so appointed shall hold office until the re-constitution of the [Corporation] under the provisions of the said Ordinance:
Provided further that at least two of the persons so appointed shall be tax-payers of the [Corporation].
(2) The term of office of the Chairman shall be not more than five years and that of a Member except ex-officio Members three years, at a time:
Provided that the Government may by notification in the official Gazette remove the Chairman or a Member at any time during the term of his Office.
(2A) [Omitted by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973
(Act No. VIII of 1973) which was inserted by section 2 of the Khulna Development Authority (Amendment) Act, 1964 (East Pakistan Act No. VIII of 1964).]
(3) Any person ceasing to be the Chairman or Member by reason of the expiry of the term of his office may be reappointed for another term or for such shorter period as the Government may decide.
(4) The Chairman may be either a whole-time or a part-time officer.