In one of them, JUI-F MPA Mehmood Ahmad Khan Bittani requested the court to direct the respondents, including the ECP and KP government, to hold the local body elections in line with the KP Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2019, only after completing the requirements mentioned in the Local Government Act
, 2013, and not within the stipulated 120-day period.
Again, he quoted Section 151(2) of the Local Government Act
that says: 'A District Assembly concerned may, recover any rate payable together with appropriate penalties as a civil debt with costs, or may prosecute a defaulting ratepayer for willful default to pay rates together with appropriate penalties where a person fails to pay the rate due, on or before the date on which it is payable.'
She criticised the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government for not taking stakeholders on board before presenting the Punjab Local Government Act
2019 in the Punjab Assembly.
The Punjab Local Government Act
was also silent about the procedure for conduct of the election, sources further said.
Gle-blo Brown says the Local Government Act
concerns the 15 counties, urging all senators from the various counties here to be present during the public hearing.
Their responsibilities, under the Local Government Act
2019, would be to look over the departments' inner activities.
She stated that all councillors must observe the principles of sections of the Local Government Act
at all times.
Bureau chief Low Guo Nan claimed that such decision was not allowed under the Local Government Act
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Sunday that Punjab Local Government Act
2019 would bring a revolution through resolving problems of the masses at their door step and would ensure availability of resources at grass roots level.
"The Provincial Government seek to amend provincial local government act
but the ECP doesn't allowing for new amendments.
The Kakamega county boss, who was elected chairman during the January 14 election, said the poll was conducted within the provisions set by the County Government Act