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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter I


Suspension of Chairman in certain circumstances
136. (1) Where proceedings have been initiated for the removal of Chairman of a Paurashava under section 13 or where criminal proceedings under any law have been started against him and, in the opinion of the Prescribed Authority, the exercise of powers by him is either likely to be pre-judicial to the interest of the Paurashava or undesirable from the administrative point of view, the Prescribed Authority may, with the previous approval of the Government , by order in writing, suspend the Chairman.
1[(2) When an order of suspension has been made under sub-section (1), the Chairman shall, not later than three days from the date of communication of the order, make over charge of his office to the Commissioner on the panel of Chairman who is entitled to perform the functions of the office of Chairman during his absence and such commissioner shall
continue to perform such functions until the proceedings against the Chairman are terminated or, in the event of removal of the Chairman, until a new Chairman is elected for the Paurashava.]
(3) No Court shall enquire into, or question the validity of, any order made under sub-section (1).

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    Sub-section (2) was substituted by section 19 of the Paurashava (Third Amendment) Act, 1992 (Act No. LII of 1992)
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