The Chittagong City Corporation Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1982 )

এই অধ্যাদেশটি স্থানীয় সরকার ( সিটি কর্পোরেশন ) আইন, ২০০৯ (২০০৯ সনের ৬০ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to the municipal administration of the City of Chittagong.

WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the municipal administration of the City of Chittagong;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 24th day of March, 1982, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Martial Law Administrator is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-



1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Constitution of the Corporation

3A. Corporation area to be an administrative unit

4. Composition

4A. Omitted

5. Omitted

6. Term of the Corporation, etc

7. [Oath of office]

7A. Omitted

8. Declaration of properties.

9. Resignation of Mayor and Commissioners

10. Removal of Mayor and Commissioners

11. Qualifications and disqualifications for election as [ Mayor and Commissioner ]

12. Vacation of [ office of Mayor and seat of Commissioners ]

13. Casual Vacancies

14. Allowances of Commissioners

15. Honorarium and other privileges of [ * * *] [ * * * ] Mayor

16. Right of Mayor and Commissioners to have access to records

17. Discharge of the functions of the Mayor during temporary absence and casual vacancy

Chapter II


18. Division of the City into wards

19. Appointment of delimitation officer

20A. Delimitation of wards for reserved seats

20. Delimitation of wards

21. Electoral roll

22. Right to vote

23. General election of Mayor and Commissioners

24. Conduct of elections

25. Publication of results of elections of [ Mayor and Commissioners ]

26. Functions of the Corporation

27. Transfer of functions from Corporation to Government and vice versa

Chapter IV


28A. Division of City into Zones

28. Executive Powers

29. Meetings

30. Constitution of Standing Committees

31. Functions of Standing Committees

32. Constitution of other Committees

33. Association with the Corporation, etc. of persons not being Commissioners

34. Meetings to be ordinarily open to the public

35. Commissioners not to vote on matters in which they are interested

36. Regulations for procedure and conduct of business at meetings

37. Keeping of minutes of proceedings

38. Validation of acts and proceedings

39. Contracts

40. Works

41. Record, reports and returns

42. Chief Executive Officer

43. Power of the Chief Executive Officer

44. Extraordinary powers of Chief Executive Officer

45. Chief Executive Officer to be custodian of records

46. Right of Chief Executive Officer to be present at meetings

47. Schedule of posts

48. No appointment to be made to any post not included in the Schedule

49. Appointing authorities

50. Provident Fund, [ * * * ] and other facilities for officers, etc.

51. Punishment of officers and employees

52. Officers and employees to be subordinate to Chief Executive Officer

53. Terms and conditions of service

54. Constitution of Corporation Fund

55. Custody or investment of Corporation Fund and establishment of special funds

56. Application of Corporation Fund

57. Charged expenditure

58. Payments not to be made unless covered by a budget grant

59. Temporary payment from Corporation Fund for works urgently required for public service

60. Budget

61. Accounts

62. Audit

63. Loans

64. Property of the Corporation

65. Recovery against liabilities

66. Corporation taxation

67. Notification and enforcement of taxes

68. Model tax schedules

69. Directions with regard to levy of taxes

70. Liability on account of taxes

71. Collection and recovery of taxes

72. Petitions against valuation, assessment, etc.

73. Deduction of taxes from salaries

74. Manner in which taxes to be levied, etc

75. Responsibility for sanitation

76. Insanitary Buildings

77. Removal, collection and disposal of refuse

78. Latrines and urinals

79. Births, deaths and marriages

80. Infectious diseases

81. Health and maternity centres, etc.

82. Promotion of public health

83. Hospitals and dispensaries

84. Medical aid and relief, and medical education, etc.

85. Water supply

86. Private sources of water supply

87. Drainage

88. Drainage Schemes

89. Bathing and washing places

90. Dhobi ghats and washermen

91. Public water courses

92. Public ferries

93. Public fisheries

94. By laws for articles of food and drink

95. Milk Supply

96. Public markets

96A. Private markets

97. Slaughter-house

98. Animal husbandry

99. Stray animals

100. Animal homes and farms

101. Registration of the sale of cattle

102. Livestock improvement

103. Dangerous animals

104. Cattle shows, zoos, etc.

105. Disposal of carcasses

106. Master Plan

107. Site Development Schemes

108. Execution of Site Development Schemes

109. Regulation of buildings

110. Public streets

111. Streets

112. General provisions about streets

113. Encroachments

114. Street lighting

115. Street watering

116. Traffic control

117. Public vehicles

118. Fire fighting

119. Civil Defence

120. Floods

121. Famine

122. Dangerous and offensive articles and trades

123. Burial and burning places

124. Arboriculture

125. Gardens

126. Open spaces

127. Forests

128. Nuisances pertaining to trees and plantations

129. Tanks and low lying areas

130. Education

131. Compulsory education

132. General provisions about education

133. Culture

134. Libraries

135. Fairs and shows, etc.

136. Social Welfare

137. Development Plans

138. Community Development Projects

139. Commercial Schemes

140. Annual administration report of the Corporation

141. Right of Government to call for records

142. Inspection

143. Power of Government to require the Corporation to take action

144. Power of Government to provide for enforcement of direction under section 143

145. Power of Government to annul illegal proceedings

146. Supersession of the Corporation

147. Suspension of particular department or institution of the Corporation

148. Offences

149. Punishment

150. Compounding of offences

151. Cognizance of offences

152. Power of Government to include and exclude areas in or from the City and effect thereof

153. Appeals

154. Standing Orders

155. Power to make rules

156. Power to make regulations

157. Power to make by laws

158. General provisions relating to rules, etc.

159. Delegation of powers

160. Licences and sanctions

161. Institution of suits against the Corporation, etc.

162. Notice and service thereof

163. Records to be public documents

164. Mayor,[ * * * ] Commissioners, Officers and employees of the Corporation to be public servants

164A.Mayor, etc., not to be disqualified for membership of Parliament

165. Protection of action taken in good faith, etc.

166. Provisions of this Chapter over ride other provisions

167A. Appointment of ward committees

167. Chittagong Paurashava to become the Corporation

168. First elections to the Corporation

168A. Ratification and confirmation of certain orders, acts etc. of the Corporation

169. Repeal, etc.

170. Certain matters to be prescribed

171. Removal of difficulties