The New Delhi Municipal Council Act `1994

An Act to provide for the establishment of the New Delhi Municipal Council and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
1994
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY Constitution of the Council Members Committees of the Council FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL THE CHAIRPERSON Transaction of business by the Council Validation MUNICIPAL OFFICERS AND OTHER MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES The New Delhi Municipal Fund Special Funds Budget estimates Scrutiny and audit of accounts ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT Levy of taxes Property tax Tax on vehicles and animals Theatre-tax Tax on advertisements other than advertisements published in the newspapers Duty on transfer of property Tax on buildings payable along with the application for sanction of building plans Other taxes Supplementary taxation Payment and recovery of taxes Remission and refund Appeals Miscellaneous provisions relating to taxation Taxes on entertainment and betting BORROWING Property Contracts General Water supply Drainage and sewerage Collection of sewage Miscellaneous ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Construction, maintenance and improvement of streets Private streets Encroachments on streets Provision concerning execution of works in or near to streets Naming and numbering of streets and numbering of buildings Repair or enclosure of dangerous places Lighting of streets BUILDING REGULATIONS Conservancy and sanitation Latrines and urinals Removal of congested buildings and buildings unfit for human habitation Regulation of washing by washermen Prevention of Dangerous Diseases Special conditions regarding essential services Burning and burial grounds Disposal of dead animals VITAL STATISTICS Nuisances Dogs Prevention of fire, etc. Maintenance and regulation of markets Trades and occupations IMPROVEMENT Licences and written permissions Entry and inspection Public notices and advertisements Evidence Notices, etc. Recovery of expenses Payment of compensation Recovery of expenses or compensation in case of dispute Recovery of certain dues Obstruction of owner by occupier Proceedings before the court of the district judge Offences and penalties Magistrates and proceedings before magistrates Powers and duties of police officers Legal proceedings RULES, REGULATIONS AND BYE-LAWS CONTROL MISCELLANEOUS
  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  • Constitution of the Council

  • 3
     Establishment of the Council
  • 4
     Composition of the Council
  • 5
     Duration of the Council
  • 6
     Disqualification for membership of the Council
  • Members

  • 7
     Oath or affirmation
  • 8
     Vacation of seat
  • Committees of the Council

  • 9
     Setting-up of committees
  • FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL

  • 10
     General powers of the Council
  • 11
     Obligatory functions of the Council
  • 12
     Discretionary functions of the Council
  • THE CHAIRPERSON

  • 13
     Appointment, etc., of the Chairperson
  • 14
     Leave of absence of Chairperson
  • 15
     Appointment of officiating Chairperson in case of death, resignation or removal of Chairperson
  • 16
     Salary and allowances of the Chairperson and members
  • 17
     Service regulations of members
  • 18
     Functions of the Chairperson
  • 19
     Chairperson not to be interested in any contract, etc., with the Council
  • 20
     Exercise of powers to be subject to sanction
  • Transaction of business by the Council

  • 21
     Meetings
  • 22
     First meeting of the Council
  • 23
     Notice of meetings and business
  • 24
     Quorum
  • 25
     Presiding Officer
  • 26
     Method of deciding questions
  • 27
     Members not to vote on matter in which they are interested
  • 28
     Right to attend meetings of Council and its committees, etc., and right of members to ask questions in relation to the municipal government of New Delhi
  • 29
     Keeping of minutes and proceedings
  • 30
     Circulation of minutes and inspection of minutes and reports of proceedings
  • 31
     Forwarding minutes and reports of proceedings to the Administrator
  • Validation

  • 32
     Validation of proceedings, etc
  • MUNICIPAL OFFICERS AND OTHER MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES

  • 33
     Appointment of certain officers
  • 34
     Schedule of permanent posts and creation of temporary posts
  • 35
     Restriction on employment of permanent officers and other employees
  • 36
     Power to make appointments
  • 37
     Officers and other employees not to undertake any extraneous work
  • 38
     Officers and other employees not to be interested in any contract, etc., with the Council
  • 39
     Punishment for municipal officers and other employees
  • 40
     Consultation with the Union Public Service Commission
  • 41
     Power of Commission to make regulations and reference to the Central Government in case of difference between the Commission and the Council
  • 42
     Recruitment to category B and category C posts
  • 43
     Power of Council to make regulations
  • The New Delhi Municipal Fund

  • 44
     Constitution of the New Delhi Municipal Fund
  • 45
     New Delhi Municipal Fund to be kept in the State Bank of India
  • 46
     Operation of the Accounts
  • 47
     Payments not to be made unless covered by a budget-grant
  • 48
     Duty of persons signing cheques
  • 49
     Procedure when money not covered by a budget-grant is expended
  • 50
     Application of New Delhi Municipal Fund
  • 51
     Temporary payments from the New Delhi Municipal Fund for works urgently required for the public service
  • 52
     Investment of surplus moneys
  • 53
     Constitution of Finance Commission
  • Special Funds

  • 54
     Constitution of special funds
  • Budget estimates

  • 55
     Adoption of budget estimates
  • 56
     Power of Council to alter budget estimates
  • 57
     Power of Council to re-adjust income and expenditure during the year
  • Scrutiny and audit of accounts

  • ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

  • 58
     Accounts to be kept
  • 59
     Audit
  • Levy of taxes

  • 60
     Taxes to be imposed by the Council under this Act
  • Property tax

  • 61
     Rates of property tax
  • 62
     Premises in respect of which property tax is to be levied
  • 63
     Determination of rateable value of lands and buildings assessable to property tax
  • 64
     Charge for supply of water
  • 65
     Taxation of Union properties
  • 66
     Incidence of property tax
  • 67
     Apportionment of liability for property tax when the premises are let or sub-let
  • 68
     Recovery of property tax from occupiers
  • 69
     Property tax a first charge on premises on which it is assessed
  • 70
     Assessment list
  • 71
     Evidential value of assessment list
  • 72
     Amendment of assessment list
  • 73
     Preparation of new assessment list
  • 74
     Notice of transfers
  • 75
     Notice of erection of building, etc
  • 76
     Notice of demolition or removal of buildings
  • 77
     Power of Chairperson to call for information and returns and to enter and inspect premises
  • 78
     Premises owned by, or let to two or more persons in severalty to be ordinarily assessed as one property
  • 79
     Assessment in case of amalgamation of premises
  • 80
     Power of Chairperson to assess separately outhouses and portions of buildings
  • 81
     Power of Chairperson to employ valuers
  • Tax on vehicles and animals

  • 82
     Tax on certain vehicles and animals and rates thereof
  • 83
     The tax on whom leviable
  • 84
     Tax when payable
  • 85
     Power of Chairperson to compound with livery stable keeper, etc., for tax
  • Theatre-tax

  • 86
     Theatre-tax
  • 87
     Liability to pay theatre-tax
  • Tax on advertisements other than advertisements published in the newspapers

  • 88
     Tax on advertisements
  • 89
     Prohibition of advertisements without written permission of the Chairperson
  • 90
     Permission of the Chairperson to become void in certain cases
  • 91
     Presumption in case of contravention
  • 92
     Power of Chairperson in case of contravention
  • Duty on transfer of property

  • 93
     Duty on transfer of property and method of assessment thereto
  • 94
     Provisions applicable on the introduction of transfer duty
  • Tax on buildings payable along with the application for sanction of building plans

  • 95
     Tax on building applications
  • Other taxes

  • 96
     Imposition of other taxes
  • Supplementary taxation

  • 97
     Supplementary taxation
  • Payment and recovery of taxes

  • 98
     Time and manner of payment of taxes
  • 99
     Presentation of bill
  • 100
     Notice of demand and notice fee
  • 101
     Penalty in case of default of payment of taxes
  • 102
     Recovery of tax
  • 103
     Distress
  • 104
     Disposal of distrained property and attachment and sale of immovable property
  • 105
     Recovery from a person about to leave New Delhi or Delhi
  • 106
     Power to institute suit for recovery
  • 107
     Power of seizure of vehicles and animals in case of non-payment of tax thereon
  • 108
     Occupiers may be required to pay rent towards satisfaction of property tax
  • Remission and refund

  • 109
     Demolition, etc., of buildings
  • 110
     Remission or refund of tax
  • 111
     Power to require entry in assessment list of details of buildings
  • 112
     Notice to be given of the circumstances in which remission or refund is claimed
  • 113
     What buildings are to be deemed vacant
  • 114
     Notice to be given of every occupation of vacant land or building
  • Appeals

  • 115
     Appeal against assessment, etc
  • 116
     Conditions of right to appeal
  • 117
     Condonation of delay in preferring the appeal
  • 118
     Finality of appellate orders
  • Miscellaneous provisions relating to taxation

  • 119
     Power to inspect for purposes of determining rateable value or tax
  • 120
     Composition
  • 121
     Irrecoverable debts
  • 122
     Obligation to disclose liability
  • 123
     Immaterial error not to affect liability
  • 124
     General power of exemption
  • Taxes on entertainment and betting

  • 125
     Payment of proceeds of entertainment and betting taxes to Council
  • BORROWING

  • 126
     Power of Council to borrow
  • 127
     Time for repayment of money borrowed under section 126
  • 128
     Form and effect of debenture
  • 129
     Payment to survivors of joint payees
  • 130
     Receipt by joint holders for interest or dividend
  • 131
     Maintenance and investment of sinking funds
  • 132
     Application of sinking funds
  • 133
     Annual statement by Chairperson
  • 134
     Power of Council to consolidate loans
  • 135
     Priority of payment for interest and repayment of loans over other payments
  • 136
     Power to make regulations
  • Property

  • 137
     Acquisition of property
  • 138
     Acquisition of immovable property by agreement
  • 139
     Procedure when immovable property cannot be acquired by agreement
  • 140
     Disposal of movable property
  • 141
     Disposal of immovable property
  • Contracts

  • 142
     Contracts by the Council
  • 143
     Procedure for making contracts
  • 144
     Mode of executing contracts
  • General

  • 145
     Definitions
  • 146
     Council may carry out surveys and formulate proposals
  • Water supply

  • 147
     Functions in relation to water supplies
  • 148
     Water supplied for domestic purposes not to be used for non-domestic purposes
  • 149
     Supply of water for domestic purposes not to include any supply for certain specified purposes
  • 150
     Power to supply water for non-domestic purposes
  • 151
     Use of water for extinguishing fire
  • 152
     Power to require water supply to be taken
  • 153
     New premises not to be occupied without arrangement for water supply
  • 154
     Public gratuitous water supply
  • 155
     Power to lay mains
  • 156
     Power to lay service pipes, etc
  • 157
     Provision of fire hydrants
  • 158
     Supply of water
  • 159
     Laying of supply pipes, etc
  • 160
     Power to require separate service pipes
  • 161
     Stopcocks
  • 162
     Power of Chairperson to provide meters
  • 163
     Presumption as to correctness of meters
  • 164
     Prohibition of waste or misuse of water
  • 165
     Power to enter premises to detect waste or misuse of water
  • 166
     Power to test water fittings
  • 167
     Power to close or restrict use of water from polluted source of supply
  • 168
     Water pipes, etc., not to be placed where water will be polluted
  • 169
     Power to cut off private water supply or to turn off water
  • 170
     Joint and several liability of owners and occupiers for offence in relation to water supply
  • Drainage and sewerage

  • 171
     Public drains, etc., to vest in the Council
  • 172
     Control of drains and sewage collection works
  • 173
     Certain matters not to be passed into municipal drains
  • 174
     Application by owners and occupiers to drain into municipal drains
  • 175
     Drainage of and drained premises
  • 176
     New premises not to be erected without drains
  • 177
     Power to drain group or block of premises by combined operations
  • 178
     Power of Chairperson to close or limit the use of private drains in certain cases
  • 179
     Use of drain by a person other than the owner
  • 180
     Sewage and rain water drains to be distinct
  • 181
     Power of Chairperson to require owner to carry out certain works for satisfactory drainage
  • Collection of sewage

  • 182
     Appointment of places for the emptying of drains and collection of sewage
  • Miscellaneous

  • 183
     Connection with water works and drains not to be made without permission
  • 184
     Building, railways and private streets not to be erected or constructed over drains or water works without permission
  • 185
     Rights of user of property for aqueducts, lines, etc
  • 186
     Power of owner of premises to place pipes and drains through land belonging to other persons
  • 187
     Power to require railway level, etc., to be raised or lowered
  • 188
     Power of Chairperson to execute work after giving notice to the person liable
  • 189
     Power of Chairperson to affix shafts, etc., for ventilation of drain or cesspool
  • 190
     Power of Chairperson to examine and test drains, etc., believed to be defective
  • 191
     Bulk receipt of water and delivery of sewage by the Council
  • 192
     Employment of Government agencies for repairs, etc
  • 193
     Work to be done by licensed plumber
  • 194
     Prohibition of certain acts
  • ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

  • 195
     Functions in relation to electricity supply
  • 196
     Additional functions in relation to electricity supply
  • 197
     Council to have powers and obligations of licensee under Act 9 of 1910
  • 198
     Restriction on building and other acts interfering with the works of electric supply
  • 199
     Power of Council to make arrangements with licensees
  • 200
     Charges for supply of electricity
  • 201
     Bulk receipt of electricity by the Council
  • Construction, maintenance and improvement of streets

  • 202
     Vesting of public streets in the Council
  • 203
     Functions of Chairperson in respect of public streets
  • 204
     Disposal of land forming site of public streets permanently closed
  • 205
     Power to make new public streets
  • 206
     Minimum width of new public streets
  • 207
     Power to prohibit or regulate use of public streets for certain kind of traffic
  • 208
     Power to acquire lands and buildings for public streets and for public parking places
  • 209
     Defining the regular line of streets
  • 210
     Setting back building to regular line of street
  • 211
     Compulsory setting back of building to regular line of street
  • 212
     Acquisition of open land and land occupied by platform, etc., within the regular line of street
  • 213
     Acquisition of the remaining part of a building and land after their portions within a regular line of street have been acquired
  • 214
     Setting forward of buildings to the regular line of street
  • 215
     Compensation to be paid in certain cases of setting back or setting forward of buildings, etc
  • Private streets

  • 216
     Owner's obligation when dealing with land as building sites
  • 217
     Lay-out plans
  • 218
     Alteration or demolition of street made in breach of section 217
  • 219
     Power of Chairperson to order work to be carried out or to carry it out himself in default
  • 220
     Right of owner to require streets to be declared public
  • Encroachments on streets

  • 221
     Prohibition of projections upon streets, etc
  • 222
     Projections over streets may be permitted in certain cases
  • 223
     Ground floor doors, etc., not to open outwards on streets
  • 224
     Prohibition of structures or fixtures which cause obstruction in street
  • 225
     Prohibition of deposit, etc., of things in streets
  • 226
     Power to remove anything deposited or exposed for sale in contravention of this Act
  • 227
     Prohibition of the tethering of animals and milking of cattle
  • Provision concerning execution of works in or near to streets

  • 228
     Precautions during repair of streets
  • 229
     Streets not to be opened or broken up and building materials not to be deposited thereon without permission
  • 230
     Disposal of things removed under this Chapter
  • Naming and numbering of streets and numbering of buildings

  • 231
     Naming and numbering of streets
  • Repair or enclosure of dangerous places

  • 232
     Chairperson to take steps for repairing or enclosing dangerous places
  • Lighting of streets

  • 233
     Measures for lighting
  • 234
     Prohibition of removal, etc., of lamps
  • BUILDING REGULATIONS

  • 235
     General superintendence, etc., of the Central Government
  • 236
     Definition
  • 237
     Prohibition of building without sanction
  • 238
     Erection of building
  • 239
     Applications for additions to, or repairs of, buildings
  • 240
     Conditions of valid notice
  • 241
     Sanction or refusal of building or work
  • 242
     When building or work may be proceeded with
  • 243
     Sanction accorded under misrepresentation
  • 244
     Buildings at corners of streets
  • 245
     Provisions as to buildings and works on either side of new streets
  • 246
     Period for completion of building or work
  • 247
     Order of demolition and stoppage of buildings or works in certain cases and appeal
  • 248
     Order of stoppage of buildings or works in certain cases
  • 249
     Power of Chairperson to require alteration of work
  • 250
     Power to seal unauthorised constructions
  • 251
     Completion certificates
  • 252
     Restrictions on uses of buildings
  • 253
     Appellate Tribunal
  • 254
     Appeals against certain orders or notices issued under the Act
  • 255
     Procedure of the Appellate Tribunal
  • 256
     Appeal against orders of Appellate Tribunal
  • 257
     Bar of jurisdiction of courts
  • 259
     Power to order building to be vacated in certain circumstances
  • 260
     Power of the Central Government to make bye-laws
  • Conservancy and sanitation

  • 261
     Provision for daily cleansing of streets and removal of rubbish and filth
  • 262
     Rubbish, etc., to be the property of the Council
  • 263
     Provision or appointment of receptacles, depots and places for rubbish, etc
  • 264
     Duty of owners and occupiers to collect and deposit rubbish, etc
  • 265
     Collection and removal of filth and polluted matter
  • 266
     Removal of rubbish, etc., accumulated on premises used as factories, workshop, etc
  • 267
     Prohibition against accumulation of rubbish, etc
  • 268
     Prohibition in respect of air pollutant
  • 269
     Chairperson's power to get premises scavenged and cleansed
  • 270
     Public latrines, urinals, etc
  • Latrines and urinals

  • 271
     Construction of latrines and urinals
  • 272
     Latrines and urinals, etc., in new buildings
  • 273
     Latrines and urinals for labourers, etc
  • 274
     Provision of latrines and urinals for markets, etc
  • 275
     Other provisions as to private latrines
  • Removal of congested buildings and buildings unfit for human habitation

  • 276
     Removal of congested buildings
  • 277
     Power of Chairperson to require improvement of building unfit for human habitation
  • 278
     Enforcement of notice requiring execution of works of improvement
  • 279
     Power of Chairperson to order demolition of buildings unfit for human habitation
  • 280
     Insanitary huts and sheds
  • Regulation of washing by washermen

  • 281
     Prohibition against washing by washerman
  • Prevention of Dangerous Diseases

  • 282
     Obligation to give information of dangerous disease
  • 283
     Removal to hospital of patients, suffering from dangerous disease
  • 284
     Disinfection of buildings and articles
  • 285
     Destruction of infectious huts or sheds
  • 286
     Means of disinfection
  • 287
     Special measures in case of outbreak of dangerous or epidemic diseases
  • 288
     Infected clothes not to be sent to washerman or to laundry
  • 289
     Contamination and disinfection of public conveyance
  • 290
     Driver of conveyance not bound to carry persons suffering from dangerous disease
  • 291
     Disinfection of buildings before letting the same
  • 292
     Disposal of infected articles without disinfection
  • 293
     Prohibition of making or selling of food, etc., or washing of clothes by infected persons
  • 294
     Power to restrict or prohibit sale of food or drink
  • 295
     Control over wells and tanks, etc
  • 296
     Duty of persons suffering from dangerous disease
  • 297
     Disposal of infectious corpses where any person has died from any dangerous disease
  • Special conditions regarding essential services

  • 298
     Conditions of service of sweepers and certain other class of persons employed in municipal service
  • 299
     Conditions of service of sweepers employed for doing house scavenging
  • Burning and burial grounds

  • 300
     Power to call for information regarding burning and burial grounds
  • 301
     Permission for use of new burning or burial ground
  • 302
     Power to require closing of burning and burial grounds
  • 303
     Removal of corpses
  • Disposal of dead animals

  • 304
     Disposal of dead animals
  • VITAL STATISTICS

  • 305
     Appointment of Chief Registrar, etc
  • 306
     Duties of registrar
  • 307
     Information of births and deaths
  • Nuisances

  • 308
     Prohibition of nuisances
  • 309
     Power of Chairperson to require removal or abatement of nuisance
  • Dogs

  • 310
     Registration and control of dogs
  • Prevention of fire, etc.

  • 311
     Stacking or collecting inflammable materials
  • 312
     Care of naked lights
  • 313
     Discharging fire works, fire-arms, etc
  • 314
     Power to require buildings, wells, etc., to be rendered safe
  • 315
     Enclosure of waste land used for improper purpose
  • Maintenance and regulation of markets

  • 316
     Provision of municipal market
  • 317
     Use of municipal markets and slaughter house
  • 318
     Private markets
  • 319
     Conditions of grant of licence for private market
  • 320
     Prohibition of keeping market open without licence, etc
  • 321
     Prohibition of use of unlicensed markets
  • 322
     Prohibition of business and trade near a market
  • 323
     Levy of stallages, rents and fees
  • 324
     Power to expel disturbers, etc., from markets
  • 325
     Butcher's fish-monger's and poulter's licence
  • Trades and occupations

  • 326
     Factory, etc., not to be established without permission of the Chairperson
  • 327
     Premises not to be used for certain purposes without licence
  • 328
     Seizure of certain animals
  • 329
     Power of Chairperson to prevent use of premises in particular areas for purposes referred to in section 327
  • 330
     Licences for hawking articles, etc
  • 331
     Eating houses, etc., not to be used without licence from the Chairperson
  • 332
     Licensing and control of theatres, circuses and places of public amusement
  • 333
     Power of Chairperson to stop use of premises used in contravention of licences
  • IMPROVEMENT

  • 334
     Improvement scheme
  • 335
     Matters to be provided for in an improvement scheme
  • 336
     Submission of improvement scheme to the Council for approval and to the Central Government for sanction
  • 337
     Rehousing scheme
  • 338
     Improvement scheme and rehousing scheme to comply with the master plan and zonal development plan
  • Licences and written permissions

  • 339
     Signature, conditions, duration, suspension, revocation, etc., of licences and written permissions
  • Entry and inspection

  • 340
     Powers of entry and inspection
  • 341
     Power to enter land adjoining land in relation to any work
  • 342
     Breaking into building
  • 343
     Time of making entry
  • 344
     Consent ordinarily to be obtained
  • 345
     Regard to be had to social or religious usages
  • 346
     Prohibition of obstruction or molestation in execution of work
  • Public notices and advertisements

  • 347
     Public notices how to be made known
  • 348
     Newspapers in which advertisements or notices to be published
  • Evidence

  • 349
     Proof of consent, etc., of Chairperson
  • Notices, etc.

  • 350
     Notices, etc., to fix reasonable time
  • 351
     Signature on notices, etc., may be stamped
  • 352
     Notices, etc., by whom to be served or issued
  • 353
     Services of notices, etc
  • 354
     Service of bills for tax or notice of demand by ordinary post
  • 355
     Powers in case of non-compliance with notice, etc
  • Recovery of expenses

  • 356
     Liability of occupier to pay in default of owner
  • 357
     Execution of work by occupier in default of owner and deduction of expenses from rent
  • 358
     Relief to agents and trustees
  • Payment of compensation

  • 359
     General power to compensation
  • 360
     Compensation to be paid by offenders for damage caused by them
  • Recovery of expenses or compensation in case of dispute

  • 361
     Reference to the court of the district judge in certain cases
  • 362
     Application to the court of the district judge in other cases
  • Recovery of certain dues

  • 363
     Mode of recovery of certain dues
  • Obstruction of owner by occupier

  • 364
     Right of owner to apply to the court of the district judge in case of obstruction by occupier
  • Proceedings before the court of the district judge

  • 365
     General powers and procedure of the court of the district judge
  • 366
     Fees in proceedings before the court of the district judge
  • 367
     Repayment of half fees on settlement before hearing
  • 368
     Power of the court of the district judge to delegate certain powers and to make rules
  • Offences and penalties

  • 369
     Punishment for certain offences
  • 370
     General penalty
  • 371
     Offences by companies
  • 372
     Certain offences to be cognizable
  • 373
     Prosecutions
  • 374
     Composition of offences
  • Magistrates and proceedings before magistrates

  • 375
     Municipal magistrates
  • 376
     Cognizance of offences
  • 377
     Limitation of time for prosecution
  • 378
     Power of magistrate to hear cases in absence of accused when summoned to appear
  • 379
     Complaints concerning nuisances
  • 380
     Procedure to be followed by magistrate regarding complaints concerning nuisances
  • Powers and duties of police officers

  • 381
     Arrest of offenders
  • 382
     Duties of police officers
  • Legal proceedings

  • 383
     Power to institute, etc., legal proceedings and obtain legal advice
  • 384
     Protection of action of the Council, etc
  • 385
     Notice to be given of suits
  • RULES, REGULATIONS AND BYE-LAWS

  • 386
     Supplemental provisions respecting rules
  • 387
     Supplemental provisions respecting regulations
  • 388
     Power to make bye-laws
  • 389
     Regulations and bye-laws to be laid before Parliament
  • 390
     Penalty for breaches of bye-laws
  • 391
     Supplemental provisions respecting bye-laws
  • 392
     Bye-laws to be available for inspection and purchase
  • CONTROL

  • 393
     Government to require production of documents
  • 394
     Inspection
  • 395
     Directions by Central Government
  • 396
     Power to provide for enforcement of direction under section 395
  • 397
     Power of Central Government to give directions in relation to primary schools, etc
  • 398
     Dissolution of the Council
  • MISCELLANEOUS

  • 399
     Delegation of power by the Central Government
  • 400
     Power to delegate functions of Chairperson
  • 401
     Validity of notices and other documents
  • 402
     Admissibility of document or entry as evidence
  • 403
     Evidence of Municipal officer or employee
  • 404
     Prohibition against obstruction of any municipal authority
  • 405
     Prohibition against removal of mark
  • 406
     Prohibition against removal or obliteration of notice
  • 407
     Prohibition against unauthorised dealings with public place or materials
  • 408
     Liability of Chairperson, etc., for loss, waste or misapplication of New Delhi Municipal Fund or property
  • 409
     Members and municipal officers and employees to be public servants
  • 410
     Annual administration report
  • 411
     Other laws not to be disregarded
  • 412
     Exemption of diplomatic or consular missions from payment of tax, etc
  • 413
     Construction of references
  • 414
     Council to undertake work on agency basis
  • 415
     Power to remove difficulties
  • 416
     Repeal and savings
  • 417
     Expenditure in connection with the Council from the commencement of this Act to the adoption of the budget by the Council
  • 418
     Transitory provision
  • 419
     Repeal of Ordinance 8 of 1994