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The Local Government (Union Parishads) Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LI OF 1983 )

Supersession of Union Parishads
64. (1) If, after such enquiry as may be necessary, the Government is of the opinion that a Union Parishad-
(a) is unable to discharge or persistently fails in discharging its duties, or
(b) is unable to administer its affairs or meet its financial obligation, or
(c) generally acts in a manner contrary to public interests, or
(d) otherwise exceeds or abuses its powers,
the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, declare the Union Parishad to be superseded for such period, not exceeding the residue of the term of such Union Parishad, as may be specified:
Provided that the Government shall, before making an order under this section give the Parishad an opportunity of showing cause why such order should not be made.
(2) On the publication of a notification under sub section (1), -
(a) persons holding office as Chairman and members shall cease to hold office;
(b) all functions of the Union Parishad shall, during the period of supersession be performed by such person or authority as the Government may appoint in this behalf ; and
(c) all funds and property belonging to the Union Parishad shall, during the period of supersession, vest in the Government.
(3) On the expiry of the period of supersession, the Union Parishad shall be reconstituted in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance and the rules.

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