The Khulna City Corporation Ordinance, 1984

( Ordinance NO. LXXII OF 1984 )

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 Khulna.

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



1. Short title


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 Commissioner ]

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

18. Division of the city into wards

19. Appointment of Delimitation officer

20. Delimitation of wards

20A. Delimitation of wards for reserved seats

21. Electoral roll

22. Right to vote

22A. General election of Mayor and Commissioners

23. Conduct of elections

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

25. Functions of the Corporation

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

27. Executive powers

27A. Division of City into Zones

28. Disposal of business

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. Meeting 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. Records, reports and returns

42. Chief Executive Officer

43. Extraordinary powers of Chief Executive Officer

44. Chief Executive Officer to be custodian of records

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

46. Schedule of posts

47. No appointment to be made to any post not included in the schedule

48. Appointing authorities

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

50. Punishment of officers and employees

51. Terms and conditions of service

52. Constitution of Corporation Fund

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

54. Application of Corporation Fund

55. Charged expenditure

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

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

58. Budget

59. Accounts

60. Audit

61. Loans

62. Property of the Corporation

63. Recovery against liabilities

64. Corporation taxation

65. Notification and enforcement of taxes

66. Model tax schedules

67. Directions with regard to levy of taxes

68. Liability on account of taxes

69. Collection and recovery of taxes

70. Petitions against valuation, assessment, etc.

71. Deduction of taxes from salaries

72. Manner in which taxes to be levied, etc.

73. Responsibility for sanitation

74. Insanitary buildings

75. Removal, collection and disposal of refuse

76. Latrines and urinals

77. Births, deaths and marriages

78. Infectious diseases

79. Health and maternity centres, etc.

80. Promotion of public health

81. Hospitals and dispensaries

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

83. Water supply

84. Private sources of water-supply

85. Drainage

86. Drainage Schemes

87. Bathing and washing places

88. Dhobi ghats and washermen

89. Public water-courses

90. Public ferries

91. Public fisheries

92. By-laws for articles of food and drink

93. Milk supply

94. Public markets

95. Private markets

96. Slaughter-house

97. Animal husbandry

98. Stray animals

99. Animal homes and farms

100. Registration of the sale of cattle

101. Livestock improvement

102. Dangerous animals

103. Cattle shows, zoos, etc.

104. Disposal of carcasses

105. Master Plan

106. Site Development Schemes

107. Execution of Site Development Schemes

108. Regulation of buildings

109. Public streets

110. Streets

111. General provisions about streets

112. Encroachments

113. Street lighting

114. Street watering

115. Traffic control

116. Public vehicles

117. Fire fighting

118. Civil Defence

119. Floods

120. Famine

121. Dangerous and offensive articles and trades

122. Burial and burning places

123. Arboriculture

124. Gardens

125. Open spaces

126. Forests

127. Nuisances pertaining to trees and plantations

128. Tanks and low-lying areas

129. Education

130. Compulsory education

131. General provisions about education

132. Culture

133. Libraries

134. Fairs and shows, etc.

135. Social Welfare

136. Development plans

137. Community Development Projects

138. Commercial Schemes

139. Annual administration report of the Corporation

140. Right of Government to call for records

141. Inspection

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

143. Power of Government of provide for enforcement of direction under section 142

144. Power of Government to annul illegal proceedings

145. Supersession of the Corporation

146. Suspension of particular department or institution of the Corporation

147. Offences

148. Punishment

149. Compounding of offences

150. Cognizance of offences

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

152. Appeals

153. Standing Orders

154. Power to make rules

155. Power to make regulations

156. Power to make by-laws

157. General provisions relating to rules, etc.

158. Delegation of powers

159. Licences and sanctions

160. Institution of suits against the Corporation, etc.

161. Notice and service thereof

162. Records to be public documents

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

163A. [omitted]

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

165. Provisions of this Chapter over-ride other provisions

166. Khulna Paurashava to become the Corporation, etc.

167. First elections to the Corporation

167A. Ratification and confirmation of certain orders, acts, etc. of the Corporation

168. Repeal, etc

169. Certain matters to be prescribed

170. Removal of difficulties