Reconstitution of Union Parishads in certain cases
[17A. (1) Where any portion of a union has been declared an urban area and included in a municipality under the Paurashava Ordinance, 1977
(XXVI of 1977), the Union Parishad of the union may, if necessary, notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, be reconstituted in such manner as the Government may direct and a Union Parishad so reconstituted shall continue to function till a Union Parishad is constituted in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), the Government may, instead of reconstituting a Union Parishad, appoint an Administrator to perform the functions of the Union Parishad till a Union Parishad is constituted in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.
(3) Where an Administrator is appointed under this section,-
(a) the Chairman and members of the Union Parishad shall cease to hold office;
(b) the Government may appoint a Committee consisting of such number of members as it deems fit to assist the Administrator in the discharge of his functions.
(4) The Administrator and the members of the Committee, if any, shall respectively exercise the powers of the Chairman and Members of the Union Parishad.
(5) The Government may make such orders regarding the staff and the assets and liabilities of the Union Parishad reconstituted under this section as it may deem fit.]