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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter I


Latrines and urinals
66. (1) A Paurashava may, and if so required by the Prescribed Authority shall, provide and maintain, in sufficient number and in proper situation, public latrines and urinals for the separate use of each sex, and shall cause the same to be kept in proper order, and to be properly cleaned.
(2) The occupier of any premises to which may latrine or urinal pertains shall keep such latrine or urinal in a proper state to the satisfaction of the Paurashava and shall employ such staff for the purpose as may be necessary or as may be specified by the Paurashava.
(3) Where any premises are without privy or urinal accommodation, or without adequate privy or urinal accommodation, or the privy or urinal is on any ground objectionable, the Paurashava by notice require the owner of such premises-
(a) to provide such or such additional privy or urinal accommodation as may be specified in the notice; or
(b) to make such structural or other alterations in the existing privy or urinal accommodation as may be so specified;
(c) to remove the privy or urinal; and
(d) where there is an underground sewerage system, to substitute connected-privy or connected-urinal accommodation for any service-privy or service-urinal accommodation.

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