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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter I


Control over activities of Paurashavas
131. (1) If, in the opinion of the Prescribed Authority, anything done or intended to be done by or on behalf of a Paurashava is not in conformity with law, or is in any way against public interest, the Prescribed Authority may, by order,-
(a) quash the proceedings;
(b) suspend the execution of any resolution passed or order made by the Paurashava;
(c) prohibit the doing of anything proposed to be done ; and
(d) require the Paurashava to take such action as may be specified.
(2) Where an order under sub-section (1) is made by a Prescribed Authority, the Paurashava concerned may, within thirty days of the receipt of the order, represent against it to the Government, and the Government may either confirm or modify or set aside the order.

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