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The Khulna Development Authority Ordinance, 1961 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. II OF 1961 )

Chapter IV


Outline Programme and Improvement Schemes

Preparation and submission of specific schemes to Government
29. (1) After approval of the Programmes by the Government, with or without any modification, the Authority shall prepare and submit to the Government specific schemes on the basis of the Programme, including any other scheme or schemes which the Government may direct the Authority to prepare, and all such schemes shall contain plans for the proposed development, including those for housing, if any, with estimates of cost and proposed methods of financing. Any such scheme involving ejectment of persons should also indicate the manner of resettlement or re housing of affected persons:
Provided that the Authority may, without need for further approval by the Government, under intimation to the Government, undertake execution of any scheme already approved by it in the Programmes, the total estimated cost of which does not exceed taka one lakh and specific provision for which exists in the annual estimate for income and expenditure of the Authority:
Provided further that the Authority may, with the prior approval of the Government, take up for execution schemes of urgent public importance even before the preparation of the Master Plan under section 22 and of the development programme based thereon under this section.
(2) The Government may sanction, with or without any modification, or may refuse to sanction, or may return for reconsideration, any specific scheme submitted to it under sub-section (1), or may call for such further details or information about the scheme, or may direct such further examination of the scheme, as it may consider necessary.
(3) A scheme framed and sanctioned under this Ordinance may be amended or modified by the Authority at any time but if a material change is made in the scheme, previous sanction of the Government shall be obtained.
Explanation.- An increase in the cost of the scheme by more than ten per cent of the sanctioned cost shall be deemed to be a material change for the purpose of this section.

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