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02/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Rajshahi Town Development Authority Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXVIII OF 1976 )

Chapter II

CONSTITUTION OF THE AUTHORITY

Composition of the Authority
4. (1) The Authority shall consist of the following members, namely:-
 
 
 
 
(a) a Chairman to be appointed by the Government;
 
 
(b) the Chairman of the Rajshahi Paurashava, ex-officio;
 
 
(c) the Deputy Commissioner, Rajshahi, ex-officio;
 
 
(d) one representative of the Public Works Department, not below the rank of Superintending Engineer, to be nominated by the Ministry of Public Works and Urban Development;
 
 
(e) one representative of the Roads and Highways Department, not below the rank of Superintending Engineer, to be nominated by the Ministry of Communications (Railway, Roads , Highway and Road Transport Division);
 
 
(f) one representative of the Telegraph and Telephone Department, not below the rank of Superintending Engineer, to be nominated by the Ministry of Communications (Posts, Telegraph and Telephone Division);
 
 
(g) one representative of the Public Health Engineering, not below the rank of Superintending Engineer, to be nominated by the Ministry of Land Administration, Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives (Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operative Division);
 
 
(h) one representative of the Ministry of Health, Population Control and Labour, to be nominated by that Ministry; and
 
 
(i) three persons, to be appointed by the Government.
 
 
 
 
(2) The members appointed under clause (i) of sub-section (1), hereinafter referred to as the non-official members, shall hold office for a period of three years at a time, unless their appointment is terminated earlier by the Government.
 
 
 
 
(3) The Chairman who shall be the executive head of the Authority may be either a whole-time or a part-time officer and shall hold the office for such period and shall be entitled to such remuneration and other benefits as the Government may determine.
 
 
 
 
(4) The non-official members shall be entitled to receive such fee or allowance for attending the meetings of the Authority as may be prescribed.
 
 
 
 
(5) The Chairman or any member, other than an ex-officio member, may at any time, resign his office by notice in writing addressed to the Government:
 
 
Provided that his resignation shall not take effect unless accepted by the Government.
 
 
 
 
(6) The Government may, at any time by order in writing, terminate the appointment of the Chairman or any member, other than an ex-officio member, without assigning any reason.

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