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Local Government System In Pakistan Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001 National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB) Pakistan. CHAPTER IV ZILA COUNCIL CHAPTER XIII LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY. [Presenter] Asif Rafique Rajwana 2005-03-0050. CS 578-IT Architecture Spring 2005-06.

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Local Government System In PakistanPunjab Local Government Ordinance 2001 National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB) Pakistan

  • CHAPTER IV

    ZILA COUNCIL

  • CHAPTER XIII

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY

[Presenter]Asif Rafique Rajwana2005-03-0050

CS 578-IT Architecture Spring 2005-06


Local Government System In Pakistan

  • Every country has multilevel government structures

    • Federal, provincial and local governments - political & bureaucratic

  • NRB was set up in 1999, to work on reconstruction of institutions of the State

  • New local government system introduced in 2001

    • Agenda:

      • Rebuilding national confidence and morale

      • Decentralization of administrative and financial authority to local governments

    • Devolution of power was based on three basic principles

      • People-Centered Development,

      • Rights and Responsibility-Based, and

      • Service Oriented Government

    • Three levels of local government:

      • district (zila),

      • tehsil (taluka)/town, and

      • union


Local Government System In PakistanDemocratic and Political Structures

  • The democratic system is uniform across the four provinces

    • direct elections for seats in union councils

    • indirect elections for reserved seats of

      • women, peasants/ workers and minorities, tehsils/towns and districts/city districts councils

    • Councillors are elected on non-party basis

    • Voters age is 18 years

      Province-wise position of local areas under LGO 2001


Local Government System In PakistanOrganogram


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001

  • Introduced on 2, August 2001

  • Gives devolution plan - a new local govt.

  • Section 2, gives definition of respective offices and other items

  • According to sec 2(XXiV) nazim means – Z N, Tw N, Th N & U N

  • Zila Nazim

    • Ch 4 deals with zila council headed by zila nazim

  • Town Nazim

    • In metropolitan cities, cities divided into towns as AU looked after by Z N but almost indep. in their hierarchy headed Tw N

  • Tehsil Nazim

    • Tehsil based on AU in district run by TMAs headed by Th N


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER IV - ZILA COUNCIL

  • Section 37(1), Composition of Zila Council

    • consist of all Union Nazims and

    • members elected on the reserved seats as

      Category % age of total # of unions

      • Women 33

      • Peasants/workers 5 (min. 1)

      • minority communities 5 (min. 1)

  • Section 37(2), lower[½] < category< upper[½]

  • Section 38, Secretariat of the Council

    • The Zila Council secretariat is headed by the Naib Zila Nazim


CHAPTER IV - ZILA COUNCILOrganogram – Zila Council

  • Naib Zila Nazim is the convener of the Zila council

    • speaker of the District assembly

    • responsible to regulate the business of the Zila Council bye-law

    • presides over its meetings


Local Government System In PakistanOrganogram - City District Government

  • Headed by the District (Zila) Nazim.

  • Assisted by the DCO & the DPO

  • EDOs are subordinate to the DCO

  • All Dept. are grouped & placed under EDO


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER IV - ZILA COUNCIL

  • Section 39, Functions and powers of ZilaCouncil

    • To approve proposals of dist. govt. byelaw (under LGO) , taxes (under schedule PI/PII) , dist. Administrations and Tehsil/Town Muncipal Administrations

    • To approve long/short term development plans, annual/ supplementary budgetary proposals of the dist. govt.

    • approve annual budget of the Zila Council

    • To elect committees to monitor performance of dist. govt. without interference in their daily working

    • To review monitoring committees quarterly reports

    • Councils elect other committees like Insaf (Justice), Accounts, Sports and Ethics etc.


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER IV - ZILA COUNCIL

  • Section 40, Functions of Zila Council in a City District

    • To approve & review master plans, development changes land use plans, such as:

      • houses, roads, traffic, tax, infrastructure, sanitation & Municipal services etc.

  • Section 41, Z-C to approve certain plans for towns

    • as may be notified by the City dist. govt.

  • Section 42, Conduct of the business of Zila Council

    • To regulate its business in accordance with the bye-laws

    • Sub-section 42(4), Elect a naib zila nazim

      • In the first meeting of the Council members elect a naib zila nazim by securing majority votes

        • Presided by the Returning Officer

    • Sub-section 42(4A), Role of naib zila nazim

      • A Convener of the Zila Council

      • Preside its meetings and shall

      • perform functions assigned by the Zila Nazim


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER IV - ZILA COUNCIL

  • Section 43, Address of Zila Nazim

    • Address in first session of every year -performance dist. govt

  • Section 44, Joint committee of Councils

    • as may with the consent of Tehsil Councils or Union Councils

  • Section 46, Resignation of Naib Zila Nazim

  • Section 47, [No confidence motion against] Naib Zila Nazim

    • acting against the public policy or the interest of the people

    • has lost confidence of the Council

    • Motion refers to vote of confidence

    • New Zila naib nazim (10 days

    • If motion fails then proposer and seconder of such motion shall lose their seats both

  • Section 48, Power of Zila Council to elect officiating Zila Nazim

    • ZC elects a member as officiating Zila Nazim

    • officiating Zila Nazim cant be candidate


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER XIII - LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY

  • Section 121, Ownership of immovable property

    • Subject to any conditions imposed by the Government, the property specified shall vest in the respective local government

      • through succession as provided insection 180

      • transferred to the local government by the Government or any other authority

  • Section 122, Transfer of Property by the Government

    • may, on its own or on a request by a District Government, transfer the management of Government or public property to it for administration as a trustee

  • Section 123, Stock taking by the Nazim

    • Every Zila Nazim, Tehsil Nazim, Town Nazim and Union Nazim shall, once in every year take the physical stock of movable and immovable properties of local govt & and submit a report to the concerned Council


Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001CHAPTER XIII - LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROPERTY

  • Section 124, Use and disposal of properties of local governments

    • Properties of local governments shall be used only for public purposes

  • Section 125, Acquisition of immovable property

    • Whenever any local government considers it necessary or expedient it may acquire or purchase any immovable property for public purposes

  • Section 126, Loss of property of local government

    • loss of property of the local government, the responsibility for such loss shall be fixed by the concerned local government and the amount of the loss shall be recovered


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