CONSTITUTION AND COMPOSITION OF THE CORPORATION
Discharge of the functions of the Mayor during temporary absence and casual vacancy
[17. (1) When the Mayor is absent from his duties on account of illness or any other cause, a Commissioner authorised in writing by the Mayor shall perform the functions of the Mayor till the Mayor resumes his duties.
(2) When the office of Mayor becomes vacant caused by resignation, removal or death, such Commissioner as may be directed by Government shall perform the functions of the Mayor till a new Mayor is elected and assumes his duties.]
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