Laws of Bangladesh

The Rajshahi Town Development Authority Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. LXXVIII OF 1976 )

Chapter IV


Paurashava not to sanction construction without approval of the Authority
28. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Municipal Administration Ordinance, 1960 (Ord. X of 1960), or in any other law for the time being in force, no sanction for construction of any building or excavation of any tank within the area to which this Ordinance extends shall be accorded by the Paurashava or by any other local authority, unless such construction or excavation has been sanctioned by the Authorised Officer under sub-section (2) of section 22.
(2) Whenever the Authorised Officer sanctions any construction or excavation, a copy of such sanction together with plans duly signed by him shall be sent to the Chairman of the Paurashava or of the local authority in whose area the site of the proposed construction or excavation is situated.
(3) Any sanction accorded in contravention of sub-section (1) shall be deemed to have been accorded without lawful authority and construction or excavation, if any, made or done on the strength of such sanction shall be deemed to be unauthorised.
(4) In the event of cancellation of a sanction under sub-section (3) of section 22, the validity of any sanction accorded by the Paurashava or by any local authority under sub-section (2) shall be deemed to have expired.

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