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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।

Chapter VIII


Fire fighting
117. (1) For the prevention and extinction of fire, the Corporation may, and if so required by the Government shall, maintain a fire brigade, consisting of such staff and such number of fire stations, and such implements, machinery, equipment and means of communicating intelligence as may be prescribed.
(2) On the occurrence of a fire within the City, any Magistrate or any official of a fire brigade directing the operations or any police officer not below the rank of Sub-Inspector, may-
(a) remove or order the removal of any person who by his presence interferes or impedes the operations for extinguishing the fire or for saving life and property;
(b) close any street or passage in or near which any fire is burning;
(c) for the purpose of extinguishing the fire, break into or through, or pull down or cause to be broken into or pulled down, or use for the passage of hoses or other appliances, any premises;
(d) cause mains and pipes to be shut off so as to give greater pressure of water in or near the place where the fire has occurred;
(e) call on the person in charge of any fire engine to render such assistance as may be possible; and
(f) generally take such measures as may appear necessary for the preservation of life and property.
(3) No person shall be liable to pay damages in respect of anything done or in good faith intended to be done under this section.
(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (3) or of any other law, or the terms of any insurance policy, any damage done in the exercise of a power conferred, or in the discharge of a duty imposed, by this section shall be deemed to be a damage by fire, for the purpose of any policy of insurance against fire.
Civil Defence
118. The Corporation shall be responsible for the Civil Defence of the City and it shall, in this behalf, perform such functions as may be prescribed.
119. For the fighting of floods, rescuing of people from flood-affected areas, and affording relief to flood-stricken people, the Corporation may, if so required by the Government shall provide such boats, appliances and equipment as may be necessary.
120. In the event of a famine, the Corporation may, with the sanction of the Government, execute such famine works and undertake such famine relief measures as may be necessary or may be specified by the Government.
Dangerous and offensive articles and trades
121. (1) The Government may, by rules, define the articles and trades which shall be deemed to be dangerous or offensive for the purposes of this section. (2) Except under and in conformity with the conditions of a licence granted by the Corporation-
(a) no person shall carry on any dangerous or offensive trade;
(b) no premises shall be used or suffered to be used or any dangerous or offensive trade; and
(c) no person shall store or keep in any premises-
(i) any dangerous or offensive article except for domestic use; or
(ii) any dangerous or offensive article in excess of such limits as may be fixed by the by-laws.
(3) The Corporation may, with the previous sanction of the Government, prepare and enforce a scheme providing for the prohibition of dangerous and offensive trades in specific areas, within the City, and for the restriction of such trade in any area not so specified.
Burial and burning places
122. (1) The Corporation may, and if so required by the Government shall, provide suitable places for the burial and burning of the dead, and shall take necessary measures for the proper maintenances and administration of such burial and burning places.
(2) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, declare that any burial or burning place which is open to public for burial or burning shall vest in the Corporation, and thereupon, such burial or burning place shall vest in the Corporation, and the Corporation shall take all measures necessary for the proper maintenance and administration thereof.
(3) Every burial or burning place which is not administered by the Corporation shall be registered with the Corporation and shall be subject to regulation, supervision and inspection by the Corporation in such manner as the by-laws may provide.
(4) No new burial or burning place shall be established within the City except under a licence granted by the Corporation, and in conformity with the conditions of such licence.

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