THE PUNJAB FINANCE COMMISSION (CONDUCT OF BUSINESS) RULES, 2018 — They shall come into force with immediate effect. The Government shall constitute a Punjab Finance Commission under Section 110 of the Act. The Finance Department shall be the Secretariat of the Commission and it shall provide full support to the Commission in performance of its functions. The Secretary to the Government, Finance Department shall be the Secretary of the Commission. The grant in lieu of Octroi and Zila Tax shall be in addition to the Punjab Finance Commission Award. The Government may approve or, for reasons to be recorded in writing, alter the recommendations of the Commission and promptly release the grants directly to the Local Governments. The business of the Commission shall be conducted at its meetings.

By |2019-10-15T04:28:03+00:00October 15th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD (CONDUCT OF BUSINESS) RULES, 2018 — They shall come into force with immediate effect. Board means the Punjab Local Government Board constituted under Section 125 of the Act. Act means the Punjab Local Government Act, 2013. The Government shall constitute the Board under Section 125 of the Act. The Government shall appoint a Secretary of the board to deal with day to day administration of the Board and to perform such other functions as may be assigned to him by the Board. The business of the Board shall be conducted in its ordinary meeting. No meeting shall be adjourned until the agenda thereof is disposed of or the Chairman, for any reason to be recorded in writing, makes such order. The quorum of the meetings of the Board shall be fifty one percent of its total membership.

By |2019-09-30T04:25:48+00:00September 30th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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[NAME OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT] (PARKING) BYE – LAWS, 2018 — These bye-laws shall extend to the local area of [Name of Local Government]. These bye–laws shall come into force from the date these are published in the official Gazette. Parking Place / Area means an area notified by the Local Government for parking. Parking Equipment means all such equipment which are necessary to regulate parking system including parking infrastructure. Parking Fee means the fee, including fixed or hourly as notified by the [Name of Local Government] for its own parking places / areas and private parking spaces / areas in the plazas, shopping mall and commercial centers. Vehicle means and includes motor cycle, Rickshaw, motor car / jeep and light transport vehicle which is used for carrying goods or used for transportation of passengers within the local area. No person shall establish any parking stand/area and charge parking fee, on any property or on any open space and public park or land vested in or managed, maintained or controlled by a local government on or under a street, road, graveyard or a drain without the sanction of the Local Government.

By |2019-09-18T04:30:50+00:00September 18th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB DEMARCATION, CLASSIFICATION AND NAMING OF LOCAL AREAS RULES, 2019 — They shall come into force at once. The words and expressions used but not defined in the rules shall have the same meanings as are assigned to it in the Act. For the purpose of the rules, every Commissioner shall be the Demarcation Authority for all Local Areas in the respective Division. The Demarcation Authority, inter alia, shall hear and decide all suggestions and objections against the initial proposal under Rule 10. Subject to the provisions of the Act and any regulation or standing instruction on the subject, the Demarcation Officer shall prepare a proposal, to be called the initial proposal, for division of all areas comprising the District, except the areas excluded under sub-section (2) of Section 1 of the Act, into Urban and Rural Local Areas in accordance with Rule 20.

By |2019-09-13T04:24:37+00:00September 13th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (SCHEDULE OF ESTABLISHMENT) RULES, 2018 — They shall extend to all Local Governments except the District Education Authorities and District Health Authorities in the Punjab. They shall come into force with immediate effect. Amendment in the Schedule of Establishment means and include creation, upgradation, down gradation, abolition or conversion of any post. The Government may issue Schedule of Establishment for Local Governments and such schedule may include posts of Municipal Officers Planning, Finance, Regulation and Infrastructure. A newly constituted Local Government shall within thirty days of assuming the charge of the office shall draft its Schedule of Establishment on Form I, duly endorsed by its House provided that the Government may issue Schedule of Establishment in case a Local Government is failed to propose its Schedule of Establishment under sub rule (2) and such Local Government shall adopt it.

By |2019-09-04T03:38:55+00:00September 4th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB VILLAGE PANCHAYATS AND NEIGHBOURHOOD COUNCILS ACT, 2019 — It extends to the whole of the Punjab other than the areas notified as cantonments under the Cantonments Act, 1924 (Act II of 1924), or the Cantonments Ordinance, 2002 (CXXXVII of 2002), in relation to the matters covered there under. It shall come into force at once. As soon as may be, but not later than six months of the commencement of this Act, the Government shall, by a notification in the official gazette, establish areas, excluding the areas notified as cantonments, which shall constitute villages and neighbourhoods for the purpose of this Act. Every village and neighbourhood shall have a common assembly for the purposes of this Act. A common assembly shall comprise of every resident of the respective village or, as the case may be, the respective neighbourhood.

By |2019-07-25T04:55:29+00:00July 25th, 2019|LG&CD|1 Comment
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THE PUNJAB LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 2019 — It shall extend to the whole of the Punjab other than the areas notified as cantonments under the Cantonments Act, 1924 (II of 1924), or the Cantonments Ordinance, 2002 (CXXXVII of 2002) or such other areas as may be notified by the Government for this purpose, in relation to the matters covered there under. It shall come into force at once. All Local Governments constituted or continued under the Punjab Local Government Act, 2013 (Act XVIII of 2013) are hereby dissolved. As soon as may be but not later than one year of the commencement of this Act, the Government shall constitute succeeding local governments in accordance with the provisions of section 15 of this Act. Subject to and to the extent given under this Act, every local government shall have the authority to run the affairs of respective local area without improper interference.

By |2019-05-20T08:14:36+00:00May 7th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS) RULES, 2018 — They shall extend to all local Governments except the Union Councils and District Education Authorities and District Health Authorities in the Punjab. They shall come into force with immediate effect. Community Development Project means where a community organization come forward with a community driven project, by contributing minimum twenty five percent cost of the proposed project, in cash or kind or in both forms, to address their common problems.

By |2019-05-14T09:49:52+00:00March 13th, 2019|LG&CD|0 Comments
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