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28/06/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Rajshahi Town Development Authority Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXVIII OF 1976 )

Chapter III

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE AUTHORITY

Transfer to Authority of any scheme or property of Government or local authority
21. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Government may, upon such terms and conditions as it may specify, transfer to the Authority any scheme sanctioned or undertaken by the Government or by any Government Organisation or institution in respect of any area to which this Ordinance extends and may also place at the disposal of the Authority any property, movable or immovable, connected with or ancillary or appurtenant to such scheme and any scheme so transferred shall be deemed to be a development scheme prepared and approved under this Ordinance.
 
 
 
 
(2) It shall be lawful for the Authority to execute and maintain all works and carry out all unfinished works and operations required for the execution of any scheme transferred to it under sub-section (1).
 
 
 
 
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Government may, upon such terms and conditions as it may specify, place at the disposal of the Authority any property or fund held by the Government, or by any Government organisation or institution or local authority, or permit the Authority to collect and retain duties which, immediately before the establishment of the Authority, were leviable by the Government, Government organisation or institution or local authority , and thereupon the Authority shall hold such property or fund and collect such duties in accordance with such terms and conditions.
 
 
 
 
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, a local authority may, upon such terms and conditions as it may specify:-
 
 
 
 
(a) transfer to the Authority any scheme, sanctioned or undertaken by such local authority, in respect of any area to which this Ordinance extends and place at the disposal of the Authority any property, movable or immovable, connected with or ancillary or appurtenant to such scheme and any scheme so transferred shall be deemed to be a development scheme prepared and approved under this Ordinance; and
 
 
 
 
(b) place at the disposal of the Authority any property or fund held by the local authority.
 
 
 
 
(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force or in any contract or terms and conditions of service, any person serving under the Government or any Government organisation or institution or any local authority in connection with any scheme transferred to the Authority under sub-section (1) or sub-section (4) shall serve under the Authority, if required by the Government to do so on such terms and conditions, not otherwise inconsistent with the service rules applicable to such person, as the Government or the Government organisation or institution or the local authority, as the case may be, may in consultation with the Authority, determine; and the person so serving under the Authority shall, except in the matter of dismissal, removal or reduction in rank, be subject to the power and control of the Authority in the same manner and to the same extent as any officer or employee appointed by the Authority.

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