Download THE PUNJAB LOCAL GOVERNMENTS (APPEAL) RULES , 2017 — They shall come into force at once. These rules shall apply to all the Local Governments except District Education Authorities and District Health Authorities. Appellate Authority means the authority specified in column 3 of Schedule-I or, as the case may be, in column 3 of Schedule-II. Except as otherwise provided in the Act or the rules framed thereunder, an appeal from an order of the authority shall lie to the Appellate Authority within thirty days from the receipt of the order of the authority. An appeal shall be preferred in the form of a petition filed or sent through registered post to the Appellate Authority or to the officer authorized by the Appellate Authority.