Corporation, Council, Municipal Council, Municipality

Act to provide for the establishment of a Municipal Corporation for the
City of Vellore.
Bk it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Tamil Nadu in the Fifty-ninth
Year of the Republic of India as follows :-
I. (I)This Act may be called the Vellore City Municipal Corporation Act, 2008.
Short title,
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(2) It extends to the city of Vellore.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the State Government may, by
notification, appoint.

  1. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
    (a) “city of Vellore” or “city” means the local area comprised in the Vellore
    municipality and includes any local area which, after the date of the commencement
    of this Act, is included in the city but does not include ar,y local area which, after such
    date of thc? comrnencernent of this Act, is excluded from the city;
    (b) “corporation” m’eans the municipal corporation of Vellore constituted under
    section 3;
    (c) “council” means the council of municipal corporation of Vellore;
    (d)”date of t! ~qmmencementof this Act” means the date specified under
    sub-section (3) of section 1,
    (e) “Government” means the State Government;
    (f) “municipal council” means the municipal council of Vellore Municipality;
    (g) “municipality” means the Vellore Municipality;
    (h) “Scheduled Castes” and “Scheduled Tribes” shall have the meanings
    respectively assigned to them in clauses (24) and (25) of Article 366 of the Constitution.
    (2) All words and expressions used in this Act and not defined but defined in
    the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation Act, 1981 (hereinafter referred to as the 1981
    Act), shall have the meanings, respectively, assigned to them in the 1981 Act.
    for the city
    of Vellore,
  2. (1) With effect on and from the date af the commencement of this Act, the local Establishment
    area includod In the Vellore municipality shall constitute he city of Vellore for the purposes municipal
    of thls Act and from such date of the commencement of thls Act, a municipal corporation
    shall be deemed to have been established for the said city by the name of Veliore City
    Provided lhat the Government may, from time to time, after consultation with the
    corporation, by notihcation, alter the limits of the city constituted under this sub-section
    so as to Include therein or to exclude therefrom the areas specified in the notification:
    Provided further that the power to issue a notification under this sub-section shall
    be subject to previous publication.
    (2) The corporation shall, by the said name, be a body corporate, having perpetual
    succession and a common seal with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property
    and to enter into contracts and may by its corporate name, sue and be sued.
    (3) The Vellore municipality, functioning inlmediately before the date of the
    commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to have been abolished from such date
    of the commencement of this Act.

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