167. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance or any other law for the time being in force, on the commencement of this Ordinance, the Chittagong Paurashava constituted under the Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance XXVI of 1977), shall be deemed to be the Chittagong Municipal Corporation.
(2) Until the Corporation is constituted in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance, the functions of the Corporation shall be performed by an Administrator to be appointed by the Government.
(3) The Government may appoint 1[two Deputy Administrators] to assist the Administrator in the performance of his functions.
The words “ two Deputy Administrators” were substituted for the words “a Deputy Administrator” by section 2 of the Chittagong Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Ordinance, 1986 (Ordinance No. XLI of 1986).