Building Line, Carriage, Cart, Casual Vacancy, City of Coimbatore, Hut,
Hutting Ground, Infectious Disease, Municipal Office, Occupier, Ordinary
Vacancy, Palanquin, Private Street, Public Street, Public Water-Courses,
Reconstruction, Sanitary-Worker, Residence
Amendments appended: 6 of 1985, 32 of 1985, 6 of 1986, 63 of 1986, 65 of
1986, 14 of 1987, 5 of 1989, 14 of 1989, 15 of 1989, 34 of 1989, 8 of 1991, 18 of
1991, 21 of 1991, 27 of 1991, 14 of 1992, 45 of 1992, 31 of 1993, 42 of 1994, 53 of
1994, 34 of 1995, 46 of 1995, 16 of 1996, 17 of 1996, 22 of 1996, 26 of 1996, 3 of
1997, 65 of 1997, 51 of 1998, 59 of 1998, 26 of 2000, 10 of 2001, 22 of 2001, 10
of 2002, 14 of 2002, 29 of 2002, 31 of 2002, 42 of 2002, 53 of 2002, 8 of
2003, 19 of 2003, 33 of 2003, 18 of 2006, 37 of 2007, 9 of 2008, 24 of 2008,
35 of 2008, 36 of 2008, 37 of 2008, 38 of 2008, 55 of 2008, 57 of 2008

THE ‘ COIhiBATORE CITY MUlilICIPAL . CBRPORATION ACT, 1981. [Received the asseat of the President on the 30th April 1981, first published in the Tamil Nadu Goveinmqt Gazette Extraordinary on the 30th April 1981 (Chithirai 18, Thunmarhi-2012-Thiruvalluvar Aazdu).] An Act to providr for the establishent of M~icipal Corp- ration for thz City of Coimbatore in the State of Td Nadu. BE it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Tamil Nadu in the Thirty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows :- CHAPTER I. Sbrt title, extent aad 1. (1) This Act may be called the Coimbatore City commenmt. Municipal Corporation Act, 1981. (2) It extends to the City of Coimbatore. (3) It shall come into force on such date, as. tbe Government may, by notification, appoint. Definitions. 2. Inthis Act,unlessthe contextotherwiserequires,– (1) “appoint” includes to appoint temporarily or in an officiating capacity 3 . . (2) “appointment” includes temporary and o Wating appoint merits ; (3) “budget grant” means any sum entered on the expenditure side of a budget estimate which has been adopted by the council ; *For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see Tamil Nit& Governmenf Gazefte, dated the 1st April 1981, Part W-Saction 1, page 4 76. 1981 : f .N. Act 251 Coimbatore City Municipal 209 Corporation (4) “building” includes- (a) a house, out-house, stable, latrine, godown, ahed, hut ,wall and any other structure whether of masonry, bricks, mud, wood, metalor any other material whatsoever ; (b) a structure on wheels or siinplyresting on the ground without foundations ; and (c) a ship, vessel, boat, tent, van and any other structure used for human habitation or used for keeping .or storing any article or goods ; (5) “building line” means a line which is in rear of the streetalignment and to which the main wall of a bidlding abutting on a street may lawfully extend and bzyond which no portion of the building may extend except as prescribed in the building rules ; (6) “carriage” means any wheeled vehicle with springs or other appliances acting as springs and includes any Iund of bicycle, tricycle, cycle-rickshaw and palanquin. but does not include any motor vehicle withir the meaning of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Cent~al Act IV of 1939) ; (7) “cart” includes any wheeled vehicle which is not a carriage but does not include any motor vehicle within the meaning of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central -Act IV of 1939) ; (8) “casual vacancy” nleans a vacancy occurtii~g otherwise than by efflux of time and “castcal election” means an election held on the occurrence of a casual vacancy ; (9) “City or C2ilnbatore” or “City” 1il:ar;s the local. area comprised in the Cimbatore Mu tiicipa li ty and includes any local Lrea which after the cs mllzenccment of this Act, is included in the City but does not include any local area which after such commence~nent is excluded from the City ; (10) “Coimbatore Municipality” means tile Coirnba – tore Municipality as constituted under the Tamil Nadu District Municipalities Act, 1920 (Tamil N::d.l Act V of 1 920) ; 135-91 2-1 4 210 Coilitbatore City Municipat 11981 :. T. N. ACt is Corpora ion * ” (1 1) “company” means- (a) any coxipany as defined in the Companies Act, 1956 (Central Act 1 of 19561, including any foreign company within the meaning of section 591 of that Act ; , (b) any body corporate ; or (c) any firm or association, whether incorporatd or not, carrying on business in the Stare of Tamil Nadu whether or not .its principal place of business is situatd in the said State ; (1 2) “Corporation” means the Municipal Corpora- tion of Coimbatore constituted under section 3 ; \ (1 3) “dairy” includes- (a) any firm, cattle-shed, milk-store, milk-shop or other place from which milk is sold or supplied for sale, or in which milk is kep”lor sale or manufactured for sale into butter, ghee, cheese, cream, curd, butter -milk or dried, sterilized or condensed milk: ; and (b) in relation to a dairy man who does not occupy any premises for the sale of milk, any place in which he keeps the vessels used by him fcr the starage or sale of milk but does not include- (i) a shop or place in which inilk is sold for consumption on the premises only ; or (ii) a shop or glare fvn which milk is sold or supplied for sale ill airtight and hermetically sealed and anopened receptacles in the same original condition in which it was first received in such shop or place ; (14) “dairy =an” includes any occupier of a dairy, any cow-keeper who trades in milk or any seller of milk whether wholesale, or by retail ; (1 5) “dairy produce” include& milk, butter, ghee, cheese, cream, curd, butter-milk and any and every product of milk ; (16) “date of commencement of this Act” means the date appointed under sub-section (3) of section 1 ; — -2 -1_1__ ._ -__. _ – – – <—- — .. —- – . .. –….a- .–uY1*l-.-w3r*d I i – ‘1981 : T.N. Act 251 Coimbatore City Municipal 21 1 ,u 7 4 Corpora [ion L ‘(I i ‘I (17) “filth” means- , (a) night soil and other contents of latrines, cess- \, pools and drains ; (b) dung and refuse cr useless or offcnsi~e material thrown out in consequence of any process of manuhcture, industry or trade ; and ‘ (c) putrid and putrefying substances ; (18) “food” includes- (a) every article (other than drugs r;ud water) used as food or drink for human cons~mption ; (b) all materials used or admixed in the comn~osition or preparation of such article ; and (c) flavouring or colouring matter, confecuu ..:ry, spices and condiments ; (19) “Government” means the State Government ; (20) “hut” means any building which is constructed principally of wood, mud, leaves, grass, thatch or metallic sheets and includes any temporary structure of whatever size or any small building of whatever naterial made whick, the council n~ay declare to be a hut for tl: e purposes ofthis Act ; (21) “hutting ground” means an area containing lacd occu ied by or for the purpose of any collection OF h uts stan $ ‘ng on aplot of land, or two or more plots of land which are adjacent to one another and not less than two hundred and twenty square metres in area ; (22) c’infectious disease9’ shall have the same meaning as in section 52 of the Tamil Nadu Public Health Act, 1939′(Tamil Nadu Act 111 of 1939) ; (23) ‘%trine” msans r ?lece set apart for defecating or urinating or both and includes a closet of the dry or water-carriage type and urinal 1 (24) “local authority” does not include a cantonment authotrty 1 125-1214 A – ?l2 Coimbatore City Mu~icipal [ 1981 :& T.N. k:25 Corporation (25) “milk” means the milk of a cow, buffalo, goat, ass or other animal and includes cream, skimmed milk, separated milk and condensed, sterilized or disicatad milk or any other product of milk ; (26) “municipal oftice” means the principal office of the corporation ; (27) “nuisance” includes any act, omission, place or thing which causes or is likely to cause injury, danger, annnvance or offence to the sense of sight, smell or hearing cr diwuibance to rest or sleep or which is.or #may be dangerous to life or injurious to the health or property of tnz pul~lic or the people in general who dwell or occupy property in the vicinity, or persons who may have occasion to use any public right ; (28) “occupier” includes- (a) any person for the time being paying or liable to pay to the owner the rent or any portio~l of the rent.oEshe land or k;.ilding or part of the same in respect of which the word is used or damages on account of the occupation of such land, building or part ; and (b) a reat-free occupant ; (29) “ordinary vacancy” means a vacancy occurrinh by effiw r )f time and “ordi lary election” meansvan elictibn held on the occurrence of an ordinary vacancy ; (30) “owner” includes- (a) tb person for the time being receiving-or ectitled to receive whether on his own account1~br:ols agent, trustee, guardian, manager or receiver .for. anothir person, or for any religious or charitable .purpose fkalrent’ . . or profits of the property in connection with which the word is used ; and – . . (b) the person for ihe ti ine being in charge- of $he animal or vehicie, in connection with which the word is used ; , (31 “palanquin” includes to iljo ns, manchili. and chairs carried by men by means of posts, but not slings or cots used for the conveyance of children or aged or sick persons ; 1981: T.N. Act 25j Coimbatorc C itj? U Muni c ipal Co~poratiotz ‘1 3 i (32) “private street” means any street, road, square, court, alley, passagc ur : iding-path, -.vhich is IIG~ n “public I street” but does t~ct include a pathway nnde by the owner of premises on his own land to secure access to cr rhe convenient use of such premists ; (33) “public street” mcnns any strect, road, .;.*are, court alley, passage cr riding-path over which the public have a-right of way, whctlzcr it thoroughrzre c,r not, and includesI (a) the roadway over any public bridge or causeway,; . (b) the footway attached to cny such street, public bridge or causeway ; and (c) the drains attached to any sucli street, public bridge or causeway and thc land, whether cover~d or nct by any pavement, verafidah, or other structure, which lies on either side of the rcladway up to. the boundaries of theqadjacent property whether that property is private property or property belonging to the Central or sily State Government ; (34) “public water-courscs, springs, wells and tanks” include those used by the public to suc?z an extent as to give a prescriptive right to such use ; (a) the re-erection wholly or partially of any building after more t’zan one-half of its cubical coiltents has been taken down Gr burnt down, or has fallen down whether at one time or not ; (h) the re-eret=tion wholly or partially of any building of which an outer wall has been taken down or burnt down or has fallen down to or within three metres of the ground adjoining the lowest storey of the building, and of any frame building which has so far been taken down or burnt down or has fallen dowa as to leave only the frame work of the lowest storey ; (c) the conversion into a dwelling-l~ouse or a place of public worship of any building not originally constructed for human habitation or for public worship a 214 Coirnbatore City Municipal [1981: T. N. Act 25 Corporatiou as the case may be, or the conversion into more than one dwelling-house of a building originally constructed as one dwelling-house only or the conversion of dwelling-house into a factory ; (d) the re-conversion into a dwelling-house or a place of public wcrship or a factory of a ~y building which has been discontinued as, or appropriated for any purpose other thac a dwelling-3ouse or a place of public worship or a factory, as the casa may be ; (36) “residencew-~’reside”-a person is deemed to have his ~’reskience” or to ‘(reside” in any house 02 hut if’ he sometimes uses any portioa thereof as a sleeping apartment, and a person is not deemed to Cease to reside in any such house or hut merely because he is absent from it or has elsewhere another dwelling in which he resides, if he is at liberty to return to such house or hut at any time anct has not abandoned his intention of retu;millg 1 (37) “rubbish” means dust, ashes, broken bricks, mortar, brc~ken glass, and refuse of any kind which is ,t (‘filth”; , $2 (38) “salary” means pay and acting pay or payment by way of commission and includes exchange compensa- tionallowances, but not allowances for house-rent, carriagehire or travelling expenses ; (39) “sanitary-worker ” means a per scn employed in co!lecting or removing rubbish or filth or in cleansing drains, latrines, or slaughter-houses or in driving cans used lol :he removal of rubbish or filth ; (40) “Scheduled Castes” shall have the same meaning as iz the Constitution ; (41) “Scheduled Tribes” shall have the same meaning as in the Constitution ; (42) “street-alignment ” means a line dividing *he land comprised in and forming part of a street from the adjoining land ; / … (43) ccwater-course” includes any river, stream cr channel whether natural or artificial ; < .. . (44) “year” means the financial year, .. 1981 : T.N. Act 251 Coimbarore City Mulzicipal 21 5 Corporat ton CHAPTER 11, 3. (1) There shall be a corporation charged with the The Municipal municipal government 6 authorities and f the City of Coimbat ere to be their illforknown as the Municipal Cqrporation of Coimbatore. poratjon. I (2) The corporation shall, by tbe said name, be a body corporate, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and subject to any restrictions or qualifications imposed by this Act or any other enactment, shall be. vested with the capacity of suing or being sued in its corporate name, of acquiring, holding or transferring property movable or immovable, of entering in to contracts and of doing all things necessary for the prrposc of its constitution. (3) For the efficient performance of the functions of the corporation, there shall be the follolving municipal authorities of the corporation, namely :- (a) a council, 1% I (b) standing committees, and : I , – .l . ,(c) acommissioner. “I -. (4) The Government may, by notification , declare I. t heir intation- (a) to exclude from the City any local area comprised therein and defined in such notification ; or + , (b) to include within the City any local area in the vicinity thereof and defined in such notification : Provided that no cantonment shall be included within the City. a (5) Any inhabitant of a local area in respect of – which any such notification has been publisl!ed or any local authority affected by any such notification, or the council of the corporation desiring to object to anything t herein contained, ma3 submit the objections in writing t’ o the Government within six weeks from the publication 0 f the notification and the Gwernment shall take all su@ ~bjectio QS into co nsidgat ioq, 21 6 Cairnbatore City J4~1dc$al [ 1981 : T. N. Act 25′ Corporar ion (6) When six weeks from the publication sf the notification have expired, and the Government have considered the objections, if any, which have been submitted, they may, as the case may be, by notification, exclude from or include in, the City, the local area or any portion thereof. (7) This Act shall cease to apply to, or come into I forrx In, any such local area or any portion thereof, as the caJe may be, on such date as may be specified inqtha notification under sub-section (6). (8) Tf any lo :a1 area in which the Tainil Nadu District Municipalities Act, 1920 (Tamil Nadu Act V of 1920). or the Tamil Nadu Panchayats Act, 1958 (Tamil Naduz – ActsXXXV of 1958), is in force, is constituted as, or included ‘ in, the City, the Government may pass such orders as they may deem fit as to the transfer to the corporation or disposal otherwise of the assets or institutions of any municipality or panchayat in the local area and as to the discharge of the liabilities, if any, of such municipality or panchayat relating to such assets or institutions, as tb case may be. Rar of appiica- 4. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub- section^ (2) tion of Tamil and (31, the Tamil Nadu District Municipalities Act, Nadu Act of 1920 (Tamil Nadu Act V of 1920) shall, with effect from 1920. the date of commencement of this Act, cease to apply to the City. ~ (2) Such cesser shall not affect- (a) the previous operation of thc; Tamil Nadu District Municipalities Act, 1920 (Tamil Nadu Act \r of’ 1920) in respect of [he C’ty, (b) any penalty, forfeiture or punishment inourred” in respect o? an] offence committed against the Tamil Nada District Municipalities Act, 192C (Tamil Nadu Act V , of 1920). or (cj any inuesiigation, legal proceedings or remedy in respect of such penalty, forfeiture or punishment and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may imposed,aq if this Act had not been passed. I.. ..c f?!! ~~~.-~~~~> – – C –c ..i,cr— – *. “.” h*J.– . – – – – – – — – – -5 -+. – — – C- – – #+w+&. fph – ; ,: -“– – – – ,- // . d,# -1 b* -:,A_ _ ._.- –&*. – ?*d-&?-G* -3 _–dl– 2– z- *,- — . f~b, &t@fior& znt ;6-~5 zzze, iswd 0; lonfcrred under the Tamil Nadu District Munjcipa1:ties Acr, 1920 (Tamil Nadu Act V of 1920), and in force on the date of commencement of this Act shall, so far as they are not inconsistent with tha provisions of this Act,continu; tt~ be in force in the City, until they are replaced by the notifications, rules, by-laws, regulations, orders, directions and powers to be made, or issued, or conferred under this Act. 5. (1) The Government shall, from time to time, Conrtitution of by notification, determine the total number of councillors council. to be elected to the council : Provided that the total number of councillors shall be not more than eighty and not less than forty-eight. (2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (3), all the councillors of the council shall #be elected in the manner laid down in this Act. (3) Among the. elected members of the councl! there shall be- (a) five persons belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes ; and (b) five) persons who are women a8 councillors : Provided that if the requisite number of persons specified in clause (a) or clause (b) of this sub-section. is not elected to thk council, then, the elected members of; thk; council shall, in accordance with such procedure as may bi: prescribed, co-opt to itself as councillors, the required number of persons specified in clause (u) or clause (b) : Provided further t bat no person shall . be co-opted under this sub-section unless such person is eligible for being el~ctcd as a councillor from any one of the divis.i bns: Provided also that the counciilors so co-opted shal! hiwe all:.the riphts, powers and privileges of an elected ~ourtcillor : 21 8 Coimbatore City Municipal (1981: T. N. Act 25 Corporation 1 ::, Provided also that if among the members of the council, there is any woman belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, as the case may be, then for the purposes of reckoning the number of members of the Schedr~led Castes or Scheduled Tribes to be co-opted under the first proviso, such women shall not be deemed ;o represent the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes and shall bc excluded and accordingly the requisite number of membcrs of the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes specified in the first proviso shall be co-opted. . Consti tut ion of 6. (1) There shall be six standing committees for st anding dealing r~spectively withcommittees. (1) Accounts, (2) Education, (3) Health, (4) Taxation and Finance, excluding Taxation Appeals, i (5) Town Planning and Improvements, and , I i ,a (6) Works. . ,J (2) Wherever in this Act the expression ‘4he standing i committee” occurs it shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be deemed to refer to the particular’ standing committee to which the power or duty in connection with . ‘: which the expression is used, is assig~ed by this Act or by l-egulations made by the council ; and all references to the standing committee in any other law shall be:cpnstrued as references to the particular standing mmmittee to , which the power or d~ty conferred or imposed by such law ; is assigned by this Act or by regulations made by th .a i J*. count dl. . . 3t ‘- Sleaion of 7. (1) Every -standing committee shall .co&ist of s& standing members elected by the council fr 3m among its. councillo~s – ‘5 committee by a majority of the councillors present and ‘voting ii!i 1 accordance with such procedure as may be prescribed; an$ .q the chairman of such standing committee shall be el&- ted by such standing committee from among its members on such date as may be fixed by the Mayor’ in this behalf :, in accordance with such procedure as may be prcsdkd :$ 1981: T. N. Act 251 Coirnbatore City Municipal 21 9 Corporut ion Provided that tio councillor shall be a membar of .more than one standing committee at the same time. (2) A councillor elected to be a member of a standing committee shall hold ofice as such, unless he sooner resigns the same till his term of office as councillor is in any manner determined. (3) When a vacancy occurs in the office of member a standing committee, the council shall fill up the vacancy as soon as may be, by the election of another councillor. 8. (1) The term of office of chairman of any standing TC~ of office 5 zommittee constituted under this Act, shall be, only one of chairmac of 4 year from the date of his election as such chairman ; and a “and1% on outgoing chairman of any standing committee shall committee. not be eligible for re-election. I (2) If a vacancy occurs in the office of chairman . ., of any standing committee, the Mayor shall convene a . ,I . , meeting of that committee for the election of another – ‘ – – chdrman and the chairman elected at such meeting shall be entitled to hold office as such only SO long as the person in whose office he is elected would have been entitled to hold office if the vacancy had not occurred. , I ‘* 9. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act and the pmers of the rules made thereunder and subject to the previous approval standing of the Government, the council shall, by regulations committees and sanction framed for the purpose, aetermine the powers and duties of for of the standing committees. the standing committees. (2) he council shall sanction such staff as may rsasonably be required by each standing committee, to discharge its filncti~tls. (3) ?he standing committee on accounts in addition yo the powers and duties assigned to it under su~~~ i-0~- J [ation,- (a) shall supervise the utilisation of the budget grants ; (b) shall have access to the accounts of the tor. poration and may require the commissioner to furaish any explanation which it considers to be necessary as to the and srpenditure of the municipal fund ; 220 Coirnbatore City,. [IPS$ : TeNe Act25 Mi o&al Corporation (c) may conduct a monthly audit of >the\ muniripal accoui~ts and .shall be bound, %to check t&e% monthly abstract of receipts and disbursements for the preceding month . as furnished: by the commissionw -: 2nd. (d) may write off any tax, fee or other amount whatsoever due to the corporation, whether under a contract or otherwise, or any sum payable in connection therewitli:, if .it appears to the committee that ,such tax, fee, amount or (sum- is irrecoverable. (4) The standing committee on taxationi and finance sKa11, in addition to: the duties and powers assigned; to it under the regulations referred to in sub-section (I), be also entitled to exercise the powers referred to in clause (b’) of sub-section (3) ~dditiond 10: The council may, with the previous sanction of the standing Government,. constitute additional standing-committees committees. for such purposes as the council thinks fit. Cornmissioaer 11.. (1) There shall1 be a commissioner who. .shall be and other appointed by the Government. ofxicers to assist the co&ssioner 9 (2) The Government may appoiilt such otller officers to assist ~the.commissioner as may be necessary. I (3) The commissioner and other oflicers appointed under sub-section (2) shall be whole-time. officers .of the corporation and shall not undertake any work unconnected with theii offices without the sanction of the council and the Government.. (4) The Government may recover from the corporation the whole of the salary and allowances paid to the commissioner and other officers appointed undez sub-section (2) and. such contribution towardd their leave+-allow- .ncec, pension and provident fund as the Government may, by general or special order, determine, (5) Subject to the provisions of section 12, the Gover merit. shall \ave power to regul?.te the methodst of recru merit, coiiditiors of service, pay and allowances and fiscipline and conduct of the cominissionei-, and-other ofears appointed under sub-section (2)’. 1981 :.T.N. Act%] Coimbatore City 2il Municipal Corporation THE SEVERAL AUTHORITIES. The Commissioner. 12. :The Government may, at any time, withdraw the Withdrawal of commissioner vfrom office. and shall do so if such witl.dra wal commissioner is recommended .by a resolution of the council.passed at a from office. special meeting called for the purpose ands supported by the votes of such number of councillors as shall constitute .not-;less than two-thirds of the sanctioned strength crf tlie .councii. 13. (1) Subject, whenever it is hereinafter expressly powel$ of directed, to the sanction of the council or the standing commis~iancr . committee, -as the case may be, and subjzct to all other and other.ofirestrictions, slimitations and conditions as may- be presc-I- cers. bed or as are hereinafter imposed in this Act,the executive power for the purpose of carrj ing o tit the provisions of this Act be vestCd in the commissioner. (2) The commissioner may, without the saq . c t’ 1011 of the council incur petty contingent expenditure incidental toithe municipal administration, not exceediqg five hundred rupees in each case: Provided that- (a) provision to meet the expenditure is available under the relevant head of account in the budget framed by[& council, with the modifications, if any, made therein by the Government ; and (b) the commissioner shall report any expenditure incurred under this sub-section and tile reasons therefor to the council at its next meeting. (3) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (I), the commissioner and other ~~~~~~s sl~all perform all tl~c duties and exercise all the powers, spccilically ill~posccl or conferred on the commissioner or other officers, as the case, under this Act. 14. The commissioner shall be responsible for. the custody if i custody of all the records of the corporation incloding.al1 recoris. ! papers and documents connected with the proceedings of the council, the standing cointnittees and other committees and shall arrange for tlic perforn~a~cc ofsuch duties relating to the proceedings or the said bodies .as they lnoy i*especti~ely impssc. 222 Cofmbatote City 11981 : T.N.- Act 25. Municipul Corporation Extraordinary 15. The commissioner may, in cases of emergency Powers ofcorn- direct the execution of any work or the doing of any missioner. act which .would ordinarily require the sanction of any municipal authority and the i mmedi ate execution or doing . – ., of which is, in’ his opinion, necessary for the service or safety of the public and may direct that the expense of executing the work or of doing the act shall be paid from the municipal fund : Provided that he shall report fortl~with the action taken under this section and the reasons tkrefor to such authority. salary of corn- 16. The commissioner or other officers appointed under mission@ Or Ot- sub-section (2) of section 1 1 shall be paid out of the mhibet officers cipal fund such salary and allowances as may from time pointed Under sub-oe~tton (2) to time be fixed by the Government. of section 110 Service regula- 17. I:f the commissioner or other officers appointed tions of c0-i- under sub-section (2) of section 11 is a civil or military ssioner Or Other officer in the service of the Government, the corporation shall make such contribution towards his leave allowance, t ed under subsection 2) of pension and provident funds as may be required by the – section 1 I . conditions of his service under the Government to be paid by hin or on his behalf. Delestion of 118. The commissioner may delegate any of the powers, ‘ commissioder’s duties or functions conferred or imposed upon or vested powerto the holder of cay in him by or under this Act to the holder of any municipal j municipal office : 088ce. Provided that- (a) such delegation shall be ia writing 8nd a copy ‘ of ‘the order of delegation shall be laid before the council * at the meeting held next after the order of delegation is made. (b) when the commissjoner delegates under this section any power, duty or fun:tion which is exercisable . or is required to be performed subject to the approval of any other knunicipal authority, the commissioner hU send a copy of the c:?.:r c f deleeation to such authority. . . 19. The exercise or discharge by the holder ‘of any ‘ Reservati0n of municipal office of any powers, duties or functions dele- . control in respect of powers El ated to him under section 18, shall be subject to such delclrpted. restrictions, limitations and conditions, if any, as my be 1aY.d down by the commissioner and shall also be subject to his control and revision. M1:”f.N. *Act 251 . Coimbatore City Mioricipal Corporation 20. The. commissioner may, on his own responsibility Delegation of and by an order in w~iting, authorise the holder of any cf)mmiss.ioner’s municipal office or any person in temporary charge of the extraordmary duties of such municipal office to exercise the extraordi- powers. nary powers conferred on him by section 15. 21. (1) In any case in which it is provided by this Act Delegation of or any other law that the commissioner may take action powers td subject to the approval, sanction, consent or concurrence commissioner by a standing of a standing committee, the committee may, by resolution cornmi ttee. in writing, authorise him to take action in anticipation of its approval, sanction, consent or concurrence subject to such conditions as may be specified in such resolution, (2) Whenever the Commissioner, in pursuance of such resolution, takes any action in anticipation of the approval, sanction, consent or concurrence of standing committee he shall forth-with inform the committee of the fact. The Council. 1 22. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the muni- Functions of , cipal Government of the city shall vest in the co~ncil,but council. the council shall not be entitled to exercise functions expressly assigned by or under this Act or any other law to a standing committee or the commissioner. I . (2) If any doubt arises as to the municipal authority to which any particular function pertains, the Mayor shall refer the matter to the Government wbose decision thereon shall be fid. (3) Without prejudice to the generality of sub-section (I), it shall be the duty of the council to consider all perio- dical statements of receipts and disbursements and all progress reports and pass such resloutions thereon as it thinks fit. 23. (1) The standing ~0mmittees and the commissioner Resolutioas shall be bound to give effect to every resolution or order and orders of . of the council unless such resolution or order is cancelled council. in whole or in part by the (3overnrnent. F ,I 3 . (2) If, in the o inion of the commissioner, any. I resolution or order 0 the councjl or a committee constituted under this Act, contravenes any provision of this