218 The New Delhi Municipal Council Act

Alteration or demolition of street made in breach of section 217

(1) If any person lays-out or makes any street referred to in section 217 without or otherwise than in conformity with the orders of the Council, the Chairperson may, whether or not the offender be prosecuted under this Act, by notice--

(a) require the offender to show cause by a written statement signed by him and sent to the Chairperson on or before such date as may be specified in the notice, why such street should not be altered to the satisfaction of the Chairperson or if such alteration be impracticable, why such street should not be demolished; or

(b) require the offender to appear before the Chairperson either personally or by a duly authorised agent on such day and at such time and place as may be specified in the notice and show cause as aforesaid.

(2) If any person on whom such notice is served fails to show cause to the satisfaction of the Chairperson why such street should not be so altered or demolished, the Chairperson may pass an order directing the alternation or demolition of such street.

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