Download THE PUNJAB DISTRICT AUTHORITIES (ACCOUNTS) RULES, 2017 — They shall come into force at once. Collecting Officer means an officer responsible for estimation and realization of receipts and income of a District Authority or an officer or an institution under the supervision and management of an Authority and designated as such by Principal Accounting Officer. The local fund and public account of a District Authority shall be maintained in the Bank and shall be operated by the Accountant General, Punjab at Lahore and District Accounts Officer, in a District other than Lahore and the cash amount of a local fund and public account of a District Authority shall be kept in a separate Bank account.