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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter IX


Nuisances pertaining to trees and plantations
118. (1) A Paurashava may, by by-laws, determine the pests of trees and plants and provide for their destruction.
(2) If any land or premises within a municipality is grown with rank or noxious vegetation or undergrowth, the Paurashava may, by notice, require the owner or occupier of such land or premises to clear such vegetation or undergrowth within a specified time, and if he fails to do so within such time, the Paurashava may have such vegetation or undergrowth cleared, and the cost incurred thereon by the Paurashava shall be deemed to be a tax levied on the owner or occupier under this Ordinance.
(3) A Paurashava may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, require the felling of any tree which is dangerous, or the trimming of the branches of any tree which overhang and are likely to interfere with traffic or are otherwise inconvenient.
(4) A Paurashava may, in the manner provided in the by-laws, prohibit the cultivation of any crop which is considered dangerous to public health within such part of the municipality as may be specified.

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