THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS RULES, 1977 TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter I Preliminary 1. Title and commencement 2.

Definitions CHAPTER II Taxations 3. Publication of resolution for imposing taxes under Section 104 4. Collection of transfer duty 4-A. Depreciation for the buildings CHAPTER III Property and Contracts 5. Disposal of property 6. Powers of the several authorities of the corporations to sanction estimates 6-A. Restriction on the power to make contracts 7. Invitation to tenders CHAPTER IV Regulation of Buildings 8. Additional Document to be furnished CHAPTER V Prevention of Diseases 9. Enforcement of Vaccination
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CHAPTER VI Officers and Servants of the Corporation 10. Direct Recruitment 11. Procedure for Appointment 12. Disqualification for Appointment 13. Age limit for appointment 14. Provisions for reservation of Appointments or posts 15. Provision for Ex-Servicemen 16. Conditions relating to suitability and certificates of character 17. Conditions relating to physical fitness 18. Fees 19. Method of Recruitment and qualification for certain temporary posts 20. Provision for appointment of retired persons and for appointment by contract 21. Relaxation of rules relating to appointment and qualification 22. Appointment by Direct Recruitment or by promotion in certain cases 23. Joining time for Appointment 24. Probation and Appointment by Promotion 25 Misconduct 26. Appointment of officers of the Corporation 26-A. Appointment by deputation CHAPTER VIII Miscellaneous 27. Matters unconnected with Municipal Administration 28. Authorities for purpose of sub-Section (3) of Section 432 29. Publication of order, notice or other documents 30. Legal Cell 31. Corporation Security Force Form A Amendments to the Rules
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10. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations {Amendment) Rules, 1988 11. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1990 12. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996 13. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996 14. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations And Other Regulations (Amendment) Rules, 1998 15. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1999 16. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2000 17. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2000 18. The Karnataka Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Rules, 2002 19. The Karnataka Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2002 20. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2002 21. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2003 22. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2003 23. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004 24. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004 25. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004 26. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004 27. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Ward Committee) (Amendment) Rules, 2003 28. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2005

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THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS RULES, 19771 (As amended by GSR 244, dated 20-10-1982; GSR 252,dated 10-12-1982; GSR 75, dated 23-3-1984; GSR 27, dated 25-1-1985; GSR 161, dted 12-61986; GSR 129, dated 25-4-1987; S.O. 1717, dated 28-11-1987; GSR 70, dated 10-3-1988; GSR 157, dated 2-7-1988; GSR 65, dated 5-4-1991; GSR 24, dated 3-2-1997; Notification Nos. HUD 192 MNU 95, dated 10-121998; UDD 125 MNU 92, dated 23-9-1999; UDD 26 MNU 98, dated 27-91999; UDD 124 MNU 99, dated 26-5-2000 and UDD 122 MNU 97, dated 89-2000; UDD 116 AHD 2002, dated 24-1-2003; UDD 426 MNY 2002, dated 19-9-2003; UDD 85 MNE 2002, dated 19-2-2004; UDD 7 MNE 2002, dated 21-2-2004; UDD 65 MNU 2002, dated 27-2-2004). GSR 390: Whereas the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Rules, 1977 was published as required by sub-section (1) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977) in the Notification No. HMA 270 MNU 77, dated 27th October, 1977 (GSR 324 in part IV, Section 2C (i) of the Karnataka Gazette dated, 28th October, 1977) inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 7th November, 1977. Whereas the said Gazette made available on 3rd November, 1977. Whereas the objections and suggestions received on the said draft have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely.CHAPTER I Preliminary
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Published in the Karnataka Gazette, “Extraordinary, dated 22-12-1977, Vide Notification No. HMA 270 MNU 77, dated 19-12-1977.

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1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Definitions: In these rules unless the context otherwise requires, (1) "Act" means the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977); (2) "Commission" means the Karnataka Public Service Commission; (3) "Appointing Authority" means the authority mentioned in the Schedule; (4) "Direct recruitment relating to any post" means appointment otherwise than by promotion; (5) "Equivalent qualification" means qualification notified by the Government as equivalent to a qualification prescribed in respect of any post in these rules relating to recruitment; (6) "Promotion" means appointment from a post or grade of service or class of service to a higher post or higher grade of service or higher class of service; (7) "Ex-Serviceman" means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a combatant or non-combatant) in the Armed Forces of the, Union for a continuous period of not less than six months and, (i) has been released, otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or has been transferred to the reserve pending such release; or (ii) has to serve for more than six months for completing the period of service requisite for becoming entitled to be released or transferred to the reserve as aforesaid; (8) "Bachelor's Degree", "Master's Degree" or "Doctorate" means such degree or doctorate granted by a University established by law in India; (9) "Armed Forces of the Union" means the Naval, Military or Air Forces of the Union and includes the Armed Forces of the Former Indian States;
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(10) "Selection" means selection in accordance with the provisions of these rules,(i) after consulting the Commission where such consultation is necessary; or (ii) by the Advisory or Selection Committee, if any, appointed the purpose by the Government; or (iii) by the Appointing Authority where no Advisory or selection Committee has been appointed. CHAPTER II Taxations 3. Publication of resolution (or imposing taxes under Section 104: The notice of resolution for imposing the tax shall be in Form-A and shall be published in the newspapers and also in the Notice Board of the Corporation office. 4. Collection of transfer duty: (1) The sub-Registrar shall at the time of the registration of the instrument maintain an account of the duty of transfer levied in respect of each such instrument i.e, regulating the collection and shall send an account thereof to the Corporation at the end of every month and also to the District Registrar of Stamps. (2) Three percent of the amount so collected shall be deducted towards expenses incurred by the Government in connection with thereof. (3) The District Register shall send intimation to the Commissioner 01 the Corporation once in every quarter about the amount payable to tl1t:' Corpon1tion, on the basis of till' said information and the Commissioner shall prepare a bill and draw the amount from the concerned District Treasury and credit the same 10 the Corporation fund. [4-A. xxxxxx]2
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Rule 4-A Omitted by Notification No. UDD 65 MNU 2002, dated 27-2-2004, w.e.f. 27-2-2004 Previous Reference: Rule 4-A Inserted by Notification NO. HUD 12 LRB 79. dated 13-11-1980, w.e.f. 18-11-1980

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CHAPTER III Property and Contracts 5. Disposal of property: No movable property exceeding rupees two thousand in value shall be sold otherwise than by the public auction.
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[6. Powers of the several authorities of the Corporations to sanction estimates: (1) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to sanction estimates shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimates the amount of which does not exceed [Rupees 30 lakhs]4; (ii) When the amount of an estimate exceeds [Rupees 30 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 50 lakhs]5, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds [Rupees 50 lakhs but
(R. 92 of Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Election) Rules, 1979) 4-A Depreciation for the buildings: The depreciation for buildings of the class referred to in subclause (ii) of clause (a) of the proviso to sub-section (2) of Section 109 shall be as follows,Age of the Building Depreciation If the age of the building,1. does not exceed five years : Ten per cent 2. Exceeds five years but does not exceed ten years : Fifteen per cent 3. Exceeds ten years but does not exceed fifteen years Twenty per cent 4. Exceeds fifteen years but does not exceed twenty years: Twenty-five percent 5. Exceeds Twenty years but does not exceed twenty-five years: Thirty per cent 6. Exceeds Twenty-five years but does not exceed thirty years: Thirty five per cent 7. Exceeds Thirty years but does not exceed thirty five years: Forty per cent 8. Exceeds Thirty five years but does not exceed forty years: Forty five per cent 9. Exceeds forty years but does not exceed forty five years: Fifty per cent 10. Exceeds forty five years but does not exceed fifty years: Fifty five per cent 11. Exceeds fifty years but does not exceed fifty five years: Sixty per cent 12. Exceeds Fifty five years but does not exceed Sixty years: Seventy per cent
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Rule 6 Substituted by GSR 161, dated 12-6-1986, w.e.f. 13-6-1986. Substituted for the words and figures "Rupees 10 lakhs” by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003. 5 Substituted for the words and figures “Rupees 15 lakhs by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003.
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does not exceed Rupees 100 lakhs]6, shall require Sanction of Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount to which exceeds [Rupees 100]7 lakh shall require the sanction of the Government;
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[(2) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of cities other than Bangalore to sanction estimates shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimate the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 15 lakhs; (ii) When the amount of an estimate exceed Rupees 15 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 25 lakhs, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceed Rupees 2Slakhs but does not exceed 50 akhs, shall require sanction of the Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds rupees 50 lakhs shall require the sanction of the Government] [(3) xxxxx]9
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Substituted for the words and figures "Rupees 15 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 30 lakhs” by Notification No UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003. 7 Substituted for the words and figures "Rupees 30 lakhs" by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003.
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Substituted by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1"2003. Previous Reference: (2) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of the Cities of Hubli-Dharwad and Mysore, to sanction estimates shall be as follows. namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimate the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 2 lakhs; (ii) When the amount of an estimate exceeds Rupees 2 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 4 lakhs sanction-of1he Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 4 1akhs but does not exceed Rupees 8 lakhs. shall require sanction of the Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 8 lakhs shall require the sanction of Government
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Substituted by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f 24-1-2003. Previous Reference: (3) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of the Cities

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[6-A. Restriction on the power to make contracts:

(1)(a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving the expenditure exceeding [Rupees 60 lakhs]11 unless he has obtained of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding [Rupees 100 lakhs]12 unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contract involving
of Belgaum Mangalore and Gulbarga to sanction estimates shall be as follows namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimate the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 1 lakh; (ii) When the amount of an estimate Rupees 11akh but does not exceed Rupees 3 lakhs, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 3 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 81akhs, shall require sanction of the Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 8 lakhs shall require the sanction of the Government
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Rue 6-A Substituted by GSR 161, dated 12:.6-1986, w.e.f 13-6-1986. Previous Reference: (Inserted by GSR 252, dated 1-10-1982)6-A. Restriction on the power to make contracts: The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely, (a) (i) The. Commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding rupees five lakhs unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding rupees eight lakhs, unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorize making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding rupees ten lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds five per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner of the Corporation if the original contract has been made with the sanction of/he Standing Committee, and of the Government if the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of the Corporation.
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Substituted for the words and figures “Rupees 10 lakhs” by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003.
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Substituted for the words and figures “Rupees 15 lakhs” by Noti. No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-12003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003/

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an expenditure exceeding [Rupees 200 lakhs]13 un less it has obtained sanction of the Government. [(b) xxxxx]14
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[(2)(a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporations of cities other than Bangalore to make contract shall hall be as follows, namely. (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 30 lakhs unless he has obtained the sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise maldng contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 50 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 100 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government.]
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Substituted for the words and figures “Rupees 20 ladhs” by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003. 14 3; Omitted by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24--1-2003, w.e.f 24-1-2OO3.*Previous Reference: (b) Ant variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner of the Corporation if the original contract has been made with the sanction of the Standing Committee, and of Government if the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of the corporation.
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Substituted by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003 Previous Reference: (2)(a), The restriction of the power of the several authorities of the Corporations of the Cities of Hubli-Dharwad and Mysore to make contracts shall be as follows; namely, (i) The Commissioner shall not make II contact involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 3 lakh unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorize making of contact involving an expenditure exceeding 5 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contact involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 10 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government.
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Omitted by Notification No. UDD 116 .AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003, w.e.f. 24-1-2003. "Previous Reference: (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the

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[(3)(a) xxxxxx (b) xxxxxx]]17 7. Invitation to tenders: The advertisement inviting tenders for contracts shall be published only in such newspapers having the circulation of not less than five thousand copies per day. CHAPTER IV Regulation of Buildings 8. Additional documents to be furnished: Where any person intends to construct or reconstruct a building he shall in addition to the documents specified under Section 299, furnish the following documents namely, 1. Title deed or Possession Certificate (Certified Copies). 2. Katha Certificate (Extract). 3. Up-to-date tax paid receipt(Certified Copies). 4. Schedule-II form of the Government of India, Ministry of Works and Housing, National Building Organisation. 5. Form ‘A' (Bye-law No.2) affixing 50 paise Court Fee Stamp. 6. Challan for having remitted the licensing fee.
expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner of the Corporation if the original contract has been made with the sanction of the Standing Committee and the Government the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of the Corporation.
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Omitted by Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002 dated 24-1-2003 w.e.f. 24-1-2003 Previous Reference: (3) (A) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporations of the Cities of Belgaum, Mangalore and Gulbarga to make contracts shall be as follows, namely,(i) The commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 2 lakhs, unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorize making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 5 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorize making of contact involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 8 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government. (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require the sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner, of the Corporation if the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of Corporation.

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CHAPTER V Prevention of Diseases 9. Enforcement of Vaccination: Vaccination may be enforced in the following manner, "The Corporation shall enforce Vaccination throughout the city in such manner as may be specified by Health Officer and it may enforce re vaccination throughout the city or in any part thereof, in respect of such person to such extent and in such manner as maybe specified from time to time by the Health Officer." CHAPTER VI Officers and Servants of the Corporation 10. Direct Recruitment: (1) All vacancies in respect of direct recruitment shall be filled either by competitive examination or by selection through the Commission in accordance with the Karnataka Public Service Commission (Service of Local Authorities) (Functions) Rules, 1963. (2) All posts other than post mentioned in sub-rule (1) to be filled by direct recruitments shall be filled by the appointing authority concerned on the basis of the performance of the candidate, out of the list sent by the employment Exchange at the viva voce or such other tests the appointing authority may deem fit to conduct in each case. 11. Procedure for Appointment: Subject to the provision of these rules appointment to any cadre of ' the post shall be made, (1) In the case of a direct recruitment. "(a) If it is by competitive examination in the order of merit from the list of the candidates prepared by the Commission or by the appointing authority,; (b) If it is by selection, after giving such adequate publicity to the recruitment, such Appointing Authority may determine in the order of merit of the candidates as determined by the commission or the
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appointing Authority, as the case may be. (2) In the Case of recruitment by promotion, (a) If it is to a post to be filled by promotion by selection of a person on the basis of merit and suitability in all respects to discharge the duties of the post with due regard to the seniority from among persons available for promotion. (b) If it is to a post other than referred to in clause (a) by selection of a person on the basis of seniority-cum-merit, that is, seniority subject to the fitness of the candidate to discharge the duties of the post, from among persons eligible for promotion. 12. Disqualification for Appointment: (1) No person shall be eligible for appointment to any service under the Corporation unless he is, (a) A Citizen of India;-or (b) Eligible for appointment to a State Civil Service. (2) No person who has more than one wife living and no woman who has married a person already having another wife, shall be eligible for appointment to any Corporation Service. (3) No person who attempts to obtain extraneous support of his candidature from official or non-official shall be eligible for appointment to any Corporation Service. (4) No applicant for appointment to any post shall be eligible for appointment if he is at the time of his application in permanent or temporary employment in any Department of Government or under any other State Government or Central Government or any other Authority specified by the Government in this behalf and has made the application without the written consent of the Head of the Department or the Government or the authority, as the case maybe under whom he is employed. (5) No person shall be eligible for appointment to any Corporation Service if
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he or she, (a) Is or has been a member of or associated himself or herself with any body or association after such body or association is declared as an unlawful body or association; or (b) Has participated in or associated with any activity or programme, (i) Aimed at subversion of the Constitution of India; , (ii) Aimed at organised breach or defiance of law involving violence; (iii) Which is prejudicial to the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India or the security of the State; (iv) Which promotes on grounds or religion, race, language, caste or community feelings of enmity or hatred between different sections of the people; (c) Is dismissed from service under the Government of India or under any State Government or any Corporation; (d) Is or has been permanently debarred or disqualified by the Union or any State- Public Service Commission from appearing for any examinations or selections conducted by it. (6) No person who is or has been convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude or who is or has been temporarily debarred or disqualified by the Union of any State Public Service Commission from appearing for examinations or selections conducted by it shall ordinarily be appointed to Corporation Service unless Government after review of all the circumstances consider him suitable for such appointment.
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[13. Age limit for Appointment: (1) Every candidate for appointment by

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Rule 13 substituted by GSR 27, dated 25-1-1985 and shall be deemed to have come into force w.e.f. 21-6-1979. Previous Reference: (GSR 390 dated 19-12-1977] 13. Age limit for Appointment Save as otherwise provided in these rules every candidate for appointment by direct recruitment must have attained the age of eighteen years and not attained the age of; (a) Thirty three years in the case of a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or Backward Tribes; (b) Twenty eight years in the case of any other person, on the last date fixed for the receipt of applications or on such other date as may be specified by the Appointing Authority. 2, Where a maximum age limit other than the age limit specified in sub-role (1) is fixed for

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direct recruitment must have attained the age of 13 years and not attained the age of, (a) 35 years, in the case of a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or Backward Tribes; (b) 33 years in the case of a person belonging to any of the Backward Caste or Backward Communities; and (c) 30 years in the case of any other person on the last date fixed for the receipt of applications or on such other date as may be specified by the appointing authority: Provided that in the case of the recruitment of the following repatriates through the Commission the upper age limit shall be relaxed by three year and it shall be further relaxed by five years, in the case of persons belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes among them, namely,
recruitment to any category of posts under these rules, then, unless it provides for enhanced age limit in the case of a candidate belonging to any Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or Backward Tribes the maximum age limit shall be deemed to have been enhanced by five years in respect of such candidate. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) the maximum age limit shall be deemed to be enhanced in the following cases to the extent mentioned namely. (a) In the ease of a person who is or was holding a post under the Government or Local Authority or a Corporation owned or controlled by Government by the number of years during which he is or was holding such post or five years whichever is less. (b) In the case of a candidate who is an Ex-Serviceman by the number of years of service rendered by him in the armed Force of Union. (c) In the case of a candidate who is physically handicapped by ten years; (d) In the case of a candidate who is a widow by ten years; Explanation: For the purpose of clause (e) a physically handicapped candidate is one(a) Who suffers from (i) Total absence of sight; (ii) Visual acquity not exceeding 3/60 to 10/200 (snellen in the better eye with correcting lenses); or (b) In whom the sence of hearing is fully non-functional for the ordinary purpose of life; or (c) Who has physical defect or deformity which causes adequate interference to significantly impede normal functioning of the bones, muscles and joints. (4) Where the Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by order for reasons to be recorded in writing, relax any other provisions of sub-rules(1) to (2) with respect to any appointment.

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(a) a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from East Pakistan (Now Bangladesh) on or after 1st January, 1954, but before 26th March,1971; (b) a person elf Indian origin who migrated from Burma on or after 1st June, 1903; (c) a person of Indian origin who migrated from Ceylon (Now Srilanka) on or after 1st November, 1964; (d) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania; (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated form Vietnam. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1), (i) the maximum age limit for appointment shall be deemed to be enhanced in the following 'cases to the extent mentioned below, namely, (a) in the case of a candidate who is or was holding a post under the Government or a local authority or a Corporation owned or controlled by the Government, by the number of years during which he is or was holding such pastor five years, whichever is (b) in the case of a candidate who is an ex-serviceman, by three years plus the number of years of service rendered by him in the Armed Forces of the Union; (c) in the case of a candidate who has been released from the National Cadet Corps after service as whole time Cadet Instructor by the number of years of service rendered as such Cadet Instructor; (d) in the case of a candidate who is or was a Village Group Instructor appointed in a Rural Industrialistion Scheme sponsored by the State Government, by the number of years of service rendered as such village group instructor; (e) in the case of a candidate who is physically handicapped by ten
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years; (f) in the case of candidate who is or was a member of the staff of former Maharaja of Mysore, by the number of years of service he is or was such a member; . (g) in the case of a candidate who is or was holding a post under the Census Organisation of the Government of India in this state, by the number of years during which he is or was holding such post or by five years whichever is less; (h) in the case of candidate who is a widow, by ten years; (i) in the case of a candidate who is a bonded labourer by ten years; (j) in the case of a candidate who is or was working as a local candidate or a stipendiary graduate, the number of years during which he is or was working as such local candidate or stipendiary graduate or five years, whichever is less: Explanation: For the purpose of clause (e) "Physically Handicapped" shall have the same meaning as in Rule 6 of the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977. (ii) the maximum age limit in the case of a candidate for recruitment to the posts of trained Secondary School Assistants/Secondary School Language Assistants, shall be, (a) 45 years of a candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Backward Tribe; (b) 43 years if a candidate belonging to a Backward Community or Backward Caste; and (c) 40 years in respect of others.] 14. Provisions for reservation of appointments or Posts: Subject to provision of sub-rule (3) of Rule 17 appointments or posts shall be reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes and socially
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and educationally Backward Class citizens as specified in Section 89 of the Act. 15. Provision for Ex-Servicemen: (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules in respect of any category of post of which direct recruitment is prescribed one of the method of recruitment the percentage or number of vacancies set apart for that method shall be reduced by ten per cent as such number is equal to ten per cent of the vacancies and the percentage or number so reduced shall be tilled by direct recruitment from among exservice men and members of the families of persons who while serving in the Armed Forces of the Union were either killed or permanently disabled. Explanation: For the purpose of this sub-rule, "member of the family" means the wife or husband, as the case may be and children and stepchildren wholly dependent on the person who ser"-'ed the Armed Forces of the Union. (2) If sufficient number of suitable persons belonging to the categories mentioned in sub-rule (1) are not available for filling up the vacancies set apart for them such vacancies shall be filled by direct recruitment. (3) Orders relating to reservation of vacancies for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and socially and educationally backward classes of citizens specified in Section 89 of the Act shall not be applicable to recruitment from among persons belonging to categories mentioned in subrule (1). 16. Conditions relating to suitability and certificates of Character: No person shall be appointed to any category of post unless the Appointing Authority is satisfied that he is of good character and he is in al\ respects suitable for appointment to Corporation Service. Every candidate selected for direct recruitment shall furnish to the Appointing Authority certificates given not more than six months prior to the date of his selection by two respectable persons unconnected with this college or university and not related him testifying to his character in addition to the certificates or certificates which may be required to be furnished from the educational
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institution last attended by the candidate. If any doubt arises regarding the suitability of a candidate for appointment in Corporation Service the decision of the Government shall be final. 17. Conditions-relating to physical fitness: No candidate selected for appointment in accordance with provisions of clause (1) or Rule 11 shall be appointed to any post unless .he satisfies the Appointing Authority that he is physically fit to discharge the duties that he maybe called upon to perform. He may also be required to appear for the said purpose before the such medical authority as the Appointing Authority may direct and the opinion of the medical authority-regarding the fitness of the candidates shall be binding on the candidate. . 18. Fees: Every candidate for direct recruitment to any category of posts may be required to pay such fees if any as maybe specified in the notification. (i) By the Commission or other Authority making direct recruitment with the consent of the Government in respect of his application and examination; and (ii) In respect of his medical examination. 19. Method of Recruitment and qualification for certain temporary posts: In case of any temporary post not included in any cadre in these rules the method of recruitment and qualification for recruitment shall be the same as are applicable to the corresponding permanent post included in the such cadre or in respect of which the said rules of recruitment are applicable. 20. Provision for appointment of retired persons and for appointment by contract: Notwithstanding anything contained in rules the Corporation may with prior approval of the Government if it considers necessary for reasons to be recorded in writing that it is in the public interest so to do, (a) Appointment to any category of post any person who has retired from service of the Government on such terms and
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conditions and for such period as may be necessary and after consultation of the Commission when such consultation is necessary; (b) Appoint to any category of post who in its opinion is able to discharge duties of such post on such terms and conditions as may be determined by agreement for a period not exceeding one year at a time, provided that the total period of appointment of any person or the total period of appointment in any post under this clause shall not exceed five years. 21. Relaxation of rules relating to appointment and qualification: Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules the Appointing Authority may for reasons to be recorded in writing, (a) Appoint to a post, (i) An officer of the Defence Service, an All India Service or a Civil Service of a Union; or the Civil Services of the State or any other State; (ii) An officer holding a post of an equivalent grade by transfer or by deputation from any of Civil Service of the State; (iii) An officer who by bodily infirmity is permanently in Capacitated for the post which he holds: Provided that appointment under this clause shall not be, (i) To a post lower than that held by such officer save with his consent; (ii) To a post higher than the post held by such officer except when the Appointing Authorities of one opinion that there is no other equivalent post which such officer can be appointed; (b) Relax by notification for such period as may be prescribed therein the qualification prescribed for the purpose of direct recruitment to any post
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under these rule, if candidates possessing the prescribed qualifications are not available: Provided that in the case of a post for which the recruitment is to be made in consultation with the Commission such relaxation shall not be made except after consulting the Commission. 22. Appointment by Direct Recruitment or by Promotion in certain cases: Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules the Appointing Authority may, (a) Fill by direct recruitment vacancy reserved to be filled by promotion when it is satisfied that all persons eligible to be considered for promotion is not fit to be promoted; or (b) Fill by promotion a vacancy filled by direct recruitment when such vacancy is not likely to last for more than one year; or (c) Fill by promotion temporarily on the basis of seniority-cum-merit the vacancy required to be filled by direct recruitment where selection to the post has not been finally made and there is likelihood of delay on making direct recruitment. No such promotion shall be made unless a requisition has been sent to the appropriate Appointing Authority for selection of a suitable candidate. A candidate temporarily promoted under this rule shall not have any preferential claim for a regular promotion and shall not count the period of service in the promoted post for seniority. He shall revert to his original post on the expiry of one year or on the appointn1ent of a direct recruit whichever is earlier: 23. Joining Time for Appointment: (1) A candidate appointed by direct recruitment shall assume charge of the post specified by the Appointing Authority as soon as possible after the date of the order of the appointment but not later than forty-five days from that date. Explanation: For the purpose of this sub-rule "the, date of order 'Of appointment" means the date of despatch of the order of appointment by
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registered post to the address given by the candidate. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule(l) the Appointing Authority may on the application of the candidate and if satisfied that there are good and sufficient reasons for doing so, by order in writing grant such further time as it may deem necessary. (3) The name of the candidate who fails to assume charge of the post within the time specified in sub-rule (1) or within the further time granted under sub-rule (2) shall stand deleted from the list of the selected candidates and the candidates concerned shall cease to be eligible for appointment. 24. Probation and Appointment by Promotion: (1) aII appointments by direct recruitment to any category of posts under these rules shall be on probation for such period not being less than two years; (a) An appointments by promotion shall be on an officiating basis for a period of one year which may for reasons to be recorded in writing be extended by the Appointing Authority for a period not exceeding one year. At the end of period of officiation or extended period of officiation, as the case may be, the appointing authority shall consider the suitability of the persons so promoted to hold the post to which he was promoted. If the Appointing Authority considers that the work of the persons so promoted during the period of officiation or extended period of officiation is satisfactory, it shall as soon as possible issue an order declaring the person to have satisfactorily completed the period of officiation, such an order shall have the effect to the date of the expiry of the officiation or the extended period of officiation as case may he; (b) If at the end of period of officiation or the extended period of officiation as the case may be, the Appointing Authority considers that the person is not suitable for the post to which he is promoted it shall by order revert the person to the post which he held prior to his promotion. Such person shall not be considered to have satisfactorily
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completed the period of officiation unless a specific order to that effect is passed and any delay in issue of the said order shall not entitle any person to be deemed to have satisfactorily completed the period of officiation; (c) A person who has been declared to have satisfactorily completed his officiation shall be confirmed as full member of his service ,in the class or the category for which be was promoted at the easiest opportunity in any substantive vacancy which may exist or arise in the permanent cadre of such class or category; Provided that where the appointment is made by promotion to a temporary post the person concerned shall be continued on an officiating basis in the temporary post. 25. Misconduct: A candidate found guilty of impersonation or of submitting fabricated document or documents which have been tampered with or of making statements which are incorrect or false or of suppressing material information or of using or attempting to use unfair means in any examination conducted for purposes of recruitment or otherwise resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his recruitment may in addition to himself liable to criminal prosecution and to disciplinary action be debarred either permanently or for a specified period, (i) By the Commission or appointing Authority for admission to any examination or appearing for any interview for selection of candidates; and (ii) By the Corporation from employment under the Corporation. 26. Appointment of officers of the Corporation: In each of the Corporation the posts mentioned in column (2) of the Table below shall be filled by Government by appointment of Officers of the cadre specified in the Corresponding entries in column (3) thereof and the number of such posts in each Corporation shall be as specified in the corresponding entries in column (4) thereof.
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TABLE SI. No. 1 1. 2. Posts Method of appointment of Officers No. of Posts 4 1 1 1

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2 3 BANGALORE CITY CORPORATION (A) Administration Commissioner As per Section 14 of the K.M.C. Act 1976. Deputy Commissioners By deputation of an Of from the IAS. Cadre By deputation of an Officer (Senior scale) from the KAS. Cadre in the [Deputy Commissioner Cadre of KAS. (Senior Scale) By promotion from the cadre of Revenue Officers of Bangalore City Corporation Council Secretary By deputation from the KAS. (Class I Junior Scale Officer) Assistant Commissioners By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer of rank of

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Substituted by GSR 7O. dtd. 10-3-1988 and shall be deemed to have come into force w.e.f. 31-7-1984

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Public Relation Officer

Municipal Commissioner Gr.1I or by promotion from immediate lower cadre. By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer (Municipal Commissioner Gr.II).

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Welfare Officer

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Chief Auditor

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[Audit Officers

By deputation from Department of Labour of an Officer of the Status of an Assistant Commissioner By deputation of an Officer from the State Accounts Department of the rank of Deputy Controller (1) fifty percent by deputation from the State Accounts Department . (2) Fifty per cent by promotion from the cadre of Accounts Superintendents of Bangalore Mahanagara Palike. If no suitable persons are available for promotion, then by deputation from the State Accounts Department. For Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Accounts Superintendent. Provided that if persons

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Inserted by Notification No. UDD 426 MNY2OO2 dated 19-9-2003, w.e.f. 19-9-2003. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules. 1977, In Rule 26, in the "Table' under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation", in the sub-heading (A) Administration'. the entries relating to the category of Post of "Chief Accounts officer’ at Serial No.8. shall be re-numbered as 8-C and before 8-C as so renumbered the following shall be inserted (Inserted as above).

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Accounts Officer

who have put in a service of not less than five years are not available, a person who has put in not less than three years of service may be considered for promotion (1) Fifty percent by deputation from the State Accounts Department (2) Fifty per cent by promotion from the cadre of Audit Officer. If no suitable persons are available for promotion then by deputation from the State Accounts Department. For Promotion: Must have put in service of not less than five years in the cadre of Audit Officers: Provided that if persons who have put in a service of not less than five years are not available, a person who has put in not less than three years of service maybe considered for promotion. By deputation of an

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Chief Accounts Officer

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Serial NO. 8 renumbered as 8-C by Notification No. UDD 426 MNY 2002 dated 19-9-2003, w.e.f. 19-92003 * 2. Amendment of Rule 26: IN the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, IN Rule 26, in the “Table” under the heading “Bangalore City Corporations “ in the sub-heading “(A) Administration”, the

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Recording Officer

Officer from the Sate Accounts Department of the rank of a [Joint Controller]22 By promotion from the cadre of Reporters having -24[certificate either in Kannada or English Stenography) (Senior)).

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entries relating to the category of Post of “Chief Accounts Officer” at Serial No. 8, shall be re-numbered as 8-C and before 8-C as so renumbered the following shall be inserted. (Inserted as above.) 22 Substituted by GSR 244, dated 20-10-1982, w.e.f. 2-12-1982 for the words “Deputy Controller”, 23 SI.No. 8-A inserted by GSR 65, dated 5-4-1991, w.e.f. 8-4-1991. 24 Substituted by Notification No. UDD 124 MNU 99, dated 26-5-2000, w.e.f. 28-6-2000 for the words “Certificate both in Kannada and English Stenography.

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Kannada Translator (Rs. 2050-3900)

By promotion from the cadre of Section Manager and Reporters on the basis of combined seniority. Seniority being determined on the basis of the length of service. Seniority interse being maintained or by direct recruitment For promotion: Must be holder of a Master's degree in Kannada and must have put in a service of not less than three years in the cadre of Section Manager or Reporter. For Direct Recruitment:

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Must be holder of Master's Degree in Kannada with Second Class and preference be given to the holder of Degree in Law or Diploma in Kannada Translation.]

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9. [10 Deputy Revenue Officer

(B) Revenue [By Promotion from the cadre of Deputy Revenue Officers By promotion from the cadre of Kannada Translator and -Recording Officers on the basis of

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*Substituted by GSR 70, dated 10-3-1988 and shall be deemed to have come into force w.e.f. 31-71984. Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) From the State Civil Services by deputation from the K.M.A.S. of an Officer of the rank of Deputy Revenue Officer. 27 *Substituted by Notification No. UDD 125 MNU 92, dated 23-3-1999, w.e.f. 25-3-1999. *Previous Referece: GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 10 Octroi Superintendent and. From the K.M.A.S. Cadre or by promotion of an Assistant Deputy Revenue Officers Revenue Officer and Assistant Octroi Superintendent. 7

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combined seniority and Assistant Revenue Officer including Manger, in the Ratio of 1: 10 [11 Assistant Officers Revenue By promotion from the cadre of Assessers, Section Managers and Reporters in the ratio of 5:5:1. Every first, third, fifth, seventh and ninth 12]28

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*Substituted by Notification No. UDD 121 MNU 97, dated 8-9-2000, w.e.f. 14-9-2000. *Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 11 Assistant Revenue Officers By promotion from among the Assistant Octroi Superintendents of Octroi and Revenue and Section Managers/Record Keepers and Reporters in the ratio of 4:2:1:1 12

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vacancy shall be filled by promotion of Assessers, every second, fourth, sixth eighth and tenth vacancy shall be filled by promotion of Section Manager and every eleventh vacancy shall be 'filled by promotion of Reporters. 12. Health Officers (C) Health By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services 1

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of the status of Deputy Director 13. Additional Health Officer By promotion of the Deputy Health officer in the grade of Deputy Director
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Deputy Health Officers

[By deputation of an officer from the cadre of Health Officer class-I of1he Department of Health and Family 'Welfareof1he Government of Karnataka

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*Substituted by GSR 129, dated 25-4-1987, w.e.f. 18-6-1987. Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) By deputation of an officer from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services from the Cadre of Surgeon or by promotion.

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holding (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a degree in Public Health or a Diploma in Public Health OR By promotion from the cadre of Medical Officers of Health of the Department or Bangalore City Corporation possessing (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a degree in Public Health or a Diploma in Public Health OR In case of employees who were recruited prior to the commencement of these Rules and do not possess the minimum qualification prescribed for promotion to the next higher post, but have completed ten years of service in the post on the date or their promotion, shall be eligible for promotion to the next higher post on the basis of seniority-cummerit)

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[15.

Surgeons/Superintendents By promotion from the of hospitals. cadre of Assistant Surgeons of Bangalore City Corporation possessing (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a post graduate degree or diploma in any clinical subject; OR by deputation of a Surgeon from Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, possessing (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a post graduate degree or Diploma in any clinical subjects] Medical Officers of Health By promotion or an Assistant Surgeon of the Bangalore City Corporation who has put in a service of not less than five years as an Assistant Surgeon in the Bangalore City Corporation and who possesses a degree in Medicine and post

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Substituted by GSR 129, dated 25-4-1987, w.e.f. 18-6-1987. *Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 15 Surgeons By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services or by Promotion. 31 *Substituted by GSR 129, dated 25-4-1987, w.e.f. 18-6-1987/ *Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 16 Assistant Surgeons/Health 50% by deputation and Officers/Medical Officers 50% by direct recruitment. 45

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Assistant Surgeons

graduate qualification in Pubic Health. Fifty percent by deputation of officers from the cadre or Assistant Surgeons in the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services of the Government of Karnataka. 1 And Fifty per cent by direct recruitment of persons who possess the degree of Medicine] By promotion from the cadre of Assistant Analyst (Assistant Chemist) of the Bangalore City Corporation who possesses the Qualification prescribed

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Chemist (Public Analyst)

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SI.No. 16-A Inserted by GSR 129, dated 25-4-1987. *SI NO. 17 Substituted by GSR 157, dated 2-7-1988, w.e.f. 5-7-1988. *Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 17 Chemists By deputation of an officer from the Directorate Of Health and Family Welfare Services. 1

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for the post of Public Analyst specified in the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act 1954 (Central Act XXXVII of 1954.)
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Chief Engineer

(D) Engineering By promotion from the cadre of Superintending Engineer and if no suitable candidate is available for Promotion, by deputation of an Officer of the rank of Chief Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department, Engineering Services. Qualification for Promotion: Must possess a degree in Civi1 or Mechanical Engineering or a Certificate or Diploma from the Institute of

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*SI Nos. 18 and 19 Substituted by Notification No. HUD 192 MNU 95, dated 10-12-1998, w.e.f. 11-121988. *Previous Reference: (GSR 390, dated 19-12-1977) 18 Chief Engineer By deputation of an Officer from the Public Works Department. 1 19. Superintending Engineer -do1

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19.

Engineers that he has passed Parts A and B of the Associate Membership Examination of Institute of Engineers and must have put in service of not less than two years in the cadre of Superintending Engineer. Superintending Engineer By promotion from the (including) -Traffic cadre of Executive Engineering Cell Engineer and if no suitable candidate is available for promotion by deputation of an officer of the rank of Superintending Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department Engineering Service. Qualification for Promotion: Must possess a degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or Traffic, Transportation or Planning Engineering an equivalent QJ8Iification and must have put in a service of not less than three years in the cadre of

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Executive Engineers Assistant Engineers

[21

Executive Engineer.] By promotion from the cadre of Assistant Engineers Seventy-five per cent by deputation from the Public Works Department Twenty-five per cent by Direct Recruitment OR by transfer of Junior Engineer 1. For Direct Recruitment: Must be holder of a Degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering depending upon the requirements, as the case may be or must be holder of a Diploma Certificate granted by a recognised Institute of Engineers that he has passed Parts A and B of the Associate Membership Examination of the Institute of Engineers or possess equivalent qualification. For Transfer: Must possess ;a degree in civil

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*SI.No. 21 Substituted by Notification No. UDD 26 MNU 98, dated 27-9-1999 and shall be deemed to have come into force w.e.f. 25-11-1986. *Previous Reference: (GSR 390,dated 19-12-1977) 21 Assistant Engineers 25 per cent by deputation from the P.W.D. 75 per cent by promotion of Junior engineers, Division I and II in the ratio 2:1 24

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Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or must be holder of a Diploma Certificate granted by a recognised Institute of Engineers that he has passed Parts A and B of the Associate Membership Examination of institute of Engineers (India) in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. Note 1: An irrecoverable option of the Junior Engineer shall be obtained before transfer within the time stipulated by the Corporation. Note 2: The transfer shall be effective from the date of graduation subject to the availability of vacancies without ignoring the inter se among those eligible for such transfer. Note 3: A Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineer on or after the twenty-fifth day of November; 1986 shall be entitled to count one-third of the service rendered by him as Junior Engineer.
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Prior to appointment as Assistant Engineer, subject to maximum of four years, as if he had been in the post of Assistant Engineer for the purpose of consideration for promotion to the post of Assistant Executive Engineer, Division I and subject to the following conditions, namely. (i) The seniority of the Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineer shall be fixed in the category of Assistant Engineers with reference to the notational date arrived at after giving weightage of service as aforesaid. (ii) A Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineers shall put in a minimum service of two years on duty as Assistant Engineer after such appointment and a total service of five years as Assistant Engineer, inclusive of the service given as weightage to become eligible for promotion as Assistant 24]

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Executive Division I. (E) Planning 22.

Engineer,

Deputy Director of Town By deputation from the Planning Department of Town Planning Assistant Director of Town By deputation from the Planning Department of Town Planning Assistant Director Horticulture Statistician of By deputation from the Department of Horticulture By deputation from the Bureau of Economics and Statistics/Direct Recruitment

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HUBLI-DHARWAD MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. HUBLI (A) Administration Commissioner As per Section 14 of the 1 K.M.C. Act 1976. Deputy By deputation of a K.M.A.S. 1 Commissioners Officer (Municipal Commissioner Grade – I) Council Secretary By deputation from the K.A.S. (Class I Junior Scale Officer) By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer of rank of Municipal Commissioner Gr.1I or by 1

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Assistant Commissioners

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5. 6.

Public Relation Officer Welfare Officer

promotion from immediate lower cadre. By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer (Municipal Commissioner Gr.II). By deputation from Department of Labour of an Officer of the Status of an Assistant Commissioner By deputation of an Officer from the State Accounts Department of the rank of Deputy Controller

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Chief Auditor

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By deputation of an Officer from the Sate Accounts Department of the rank of a Deputy Controller (B) Revenue Revenue Officer By deputation from the State Civil Service. Octroi From the K.MAS. cadre or Superintendent by promotion of an Assistant and deputy Revenue Officer and Revenue Officer. Assistant Octroi Superintendent (C) Health Health Officer (C) Health By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services of the status of an Assistant Director. Additional Health By promotion of the Deputy Officer Health officer in the cadre of Deputy Director. Deputy Health By deputation of an Officer

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Officer

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Surgeons

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Assistant Surgeons/ Health Officers/ Medical Officers Chemists

from the Directorate d Health and Family Welfare Services from the cadre of Surgeon or promotion. By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services or by Promotion 50 per cent by deputation and 50 per cent by direct recruitment.

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By deputation of an Officer from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Officers. (D) Engineering Superintending Deputation from the Public Engineers Works Department Executive By promotion from the cadre Engineers of Assistant Engineers Assistant 25 per cent by deputation Engineers from the Public Works Department 75 per cent by promotion of Junior Engineers Division I and II in the ratio of 2: 1 (E) Planning Deputy Director of By deputation from the Town Planning Department of Town Planning Assistant Director By deputation from the of Town Planning Department of Town Planning. Assistant Director By deputation from the

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of Horticulture Statisticians

Department of Horticulture By deputation from the Bureau of Economics and Statistics.

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BELGAUM CITY CORPORATION (A) Administration Commissioner As per Section 14 of the K.M.C. Act 1976. Deputy By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Commissioners Officer (Municipal Commissioner Grade – I) Council Secretary By deputation from the K.A.S. (Class I Junior Scale Officer) By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer of rank of Municipal Commissioner Gr.1I or by promotion from immediate lower cadre. By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer (Municipal Commissioner Gr.II). By deputation from Department of Labour of an Officer of the Status of an Assistant Commissioner By deputation of an Officer from the State Accounts Department of the rank of Assistant Controller By deputation of an Officer from the Sate Accounts

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9. 10.

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Department of the rank of a Assistant Controller (B) Revenue Revenue Officer By deputation from the State Civil Service. Octroi From the K.MAS. cadre Superintendent and deputy Revenue Officer. (C) Health Health Officer By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services of the status of an Assistant Director. Assistant 50 per cent by deputation Surgeons/ and 50 per cent by direct Health Officers/ recruitment. Medical Officers Chemists By deputation of an Officer from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Officers. (D) Engineering Superintending Deputation from the Public Engineers Works Department Executive By promotion from the cadre Engineers of Assistant Engineers Assistant 25 per cent by deputation Engineers from the Public Works Department 75 per cent by promotion of Junior Engineers Division I and II in the ratio of 2: 1 (E) Planning Assistant Director By deputation from the

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of Horticulture Statisticians

Department of Horticulture By deputation from the Bureau of Economics and Statistics.

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MYSORE CITY CORPORATION (A) Administration Commissioner As per Section 14 of the K.M.C. Act 1976. Deputy By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Commissioners Officer (Municipal Commissioner Grade – I) Council Secretary By deputation from the K.A.S. (Class I Junior Scale Officer) By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer of rank of Municipal Commissioner Gr.1I or by promotion from immediate lower cadre. By deputation of a K.M.A.S. Officer (Municipal Commissioner Gr.II). By deputation from Department of Labour of an Officer of the Status of an Assistant Commissioner By deputation of an Officer from the State Accounts Department of the rank of Assistant Controller By deputation of an Officer from the Sate Accounts Department of the rank of a

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Assistant Controller (B) Revenue Revenue Officer By deputation from the State Civil Service. Octroi From the K.MAS. cadre Superintendent and deputy Revenue Officer. (C) Health 36 [Health Officer By Promotion from the cadre of Deputy Health Officer/Assistant Surgeons/Medical Officers of the Corporation who possess M.B.B.S. degree and has put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Deputy Health Officer, Assistant Surgeon or Medical Officer as the case may be if no suitable person is available for promotion, then, by deputation of an officer in the cadre of Assistant Director from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services. [Assistant By deputation Surgeons/ Deputy Health Officers/

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Entry 11 Substituted by Notification No. UDD 85 MNE 2002 dated 19-2-2004, Kar. Gazette dated 19-22004. *Previous Reference *11. Health Officers By deputation from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare services of the status of an Assistant Director. 1

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Medical Officers]37 Chemists

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By deputation of an Officer from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Officers. (D) Engineering Superintending Deputation from the Public Engineers Works Department Executive By deputation from the Engineers Public Works Department/ by promotion from the cadre of Assistant Engineers Assistant 25 per cent by deputation Engineers from the Public Works Department 75 per cent by promotion of Junior Engineers Division I and II in the ratio of 2: 1 (E) Planning Assistant Director [By promotion from the of Horticulture cadre of Horticulture Inspector (Grade-I) If no suitable candidate is available for promotion, then by deputation from the Department of Horticulture Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the Cadre of Horticulture Inspector 38 (Grade-I)] By deputation from the

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Substituted for “Assistant Surgeons/Health Officers, Medical Officers” by Notification No. UDD 85 MNE 2002 dated 19-2-2004, Kar. Gazette dated 19-2-2004. 38 Substituted for “By deputation from the Department of Horticulture” by Notification No. UDD 7 MNE 2002 dated 19-2-2004, Kar Gazette dated 21-2-2004.

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Bureau of Economics and Statistics. [26-A. Appointment by deputation: Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, the commissioner may, with the approval of the Government appoint to any post mentioned in column (2) of the table in Rule 26 except the posts referred to in Section 82 of the Act by deputation of any person possessing required technical qualification with adequate experience and who is suitable to hold the post, from a Central or State Government Agency, Undertaking Board, corporation or a Company.]39 CHAPTER VIII Miscellaneous 27. Matters unconnected with Municipal Administration: No resolution shall be moved, no motion shall be made and no discussion shall be held in respect of any matter unconnected with the Municipal Administration except with the prior approval of the Mayor. 28. Authorities for purpose of sub-section (3) of Section 432: Administrator appointed by Government under Section 99 or section 100, as the case may be, shall be the authorities for the purposes of sub-section (3) of Section 432. 29. Publication of order, notice or other documents: Every order and every document directed to be published in the Actor rule or bye-law or regulation shall be published in the following manner, namely (1) By publication in a newspaper having a circulation of not less than 10,000 copies per day. (2) By affixture on the notice board of the Corporations.
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30. Legal Cell: The number of posts of officers borne on the Legal Cell of each Corporation shall be specified in column (2) of-table below and shall possess the qualifications mentioned in column (3) thereof. TABLE Offi Number of Posts Qualifications cers 1 2 3 1. Head of the Legal Cell; Tenure post not exceeding Retired District and 3 years Session Judge or (1) Corporation of the City of Bangalore (2) Corporation of the City of HubIi-Dharwad 2. 1 Practicing Advocate having 10 years experience

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[3. Deputy Law Officer, Corporation of the Bangalore By Promotion from cadre of City. 1 the Assistant Law Officer who has put in service of not less than three years in the cadre of Assistant Law Officer on Seniority-

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cum-merit basis By Promotion from the cadre of Assistant Law Officer who has put in service of not less than five years in the cadre of Junior Law Officer on Seniority-cummerit basis. By promotion by selection of person possessing degree in Law in any of the Group 'C' cadres who have undergone training for a period of not less than three years in the cadre of Junior Law Officer. If no suitable persons are available for promotion, by direct recruitment of persons possessing degree in Law of any recognised University. Note: The posting for training shall be on the basis of combined seniority,

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being determined by treating a person holding post carrying higher scale of pay as senior to a person carrying lower scale of pay, seniority inter se being maintained. 31. Corporation Security Force: The Supervisory Officers and Members of the Corporation Security Force shall be as mentioned in the table below and they shall be filled by deputation of any officers of equivalent grade in the Karnataka State Police Service. Karnataka State Police ServicesI. SUB-INSPECTOR 1. Corporation of the City of By Deputation from Karnataka Bangalore State Police Service 1 2. Corporation of the City of HDMC By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1 By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1 By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1

3. Corporation of the City of Belgaum 4. Corporation of the City of Mysore

II. HEAD CONSTABLES 1. Corporation of the City of By Deputation from Karnataka Bangalore State Police Service 1
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2. Corporation of the City of HubliDharwad 3. Corporation of the City of Belgaum 4. Corporation of the City of Mysore

By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1 By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1

By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 1 III. CONSTABLES 1. Corporation of the City of By Deputation from Karnataka Bangalore State Police Service 4 2. Corporation of the City of Hubli- By Deputation from Karnataka Dharwad State Police Service 4 3. Corporation of the City of Belgaum 4. Corporation of the City of Mysore By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 4

By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 4 IV. ARM GUARDS 1. Corporation of the City of By Deputation from Karnataka Bangalore State Police Service 2 2. Corporation of the City of Hubli- By Deputation from Karnataka Dharwad . State Police Service 2

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3. Corporation of the City of Belgaum 4. Corporation of the City'0f Mysore

By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 2 By Deputation from Karnataka State Police Service 2

FORM A NOTICE DATED .......... Whereas, the Corporation of the City of Bangalore.......... .........................has decided vide Resolution Number……….. dated to levy the taxes as specified in the Schedule below: It is hereby notified for general information as required under Section ](}4of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977) that any objections or suggestions which may be received from any person with respect to the aforesaid proposal will be considered by the Corporation on or after ................................................... Objections or suggestions may he addressed to the Commissioner, Corporation of the City of ……………. Schedule Here specify y the details. ____________________________________________________________ __ AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 198241 GSR 244: Whereas the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, was published as required
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Published in the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 13-12-1982, Vide Notification: No. HUD 313 MNU 80, dated 20-10-1982.

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by sub-section (1) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act,. 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No. HUD 313 MNU 89, dated 16th July, 1982, in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 16th July, 1982, inviting objections or suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before one month from the date of publication of the Notification in the Gazette. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to public on 22nd July, 1982. And, whereas, no objections and suggestions have been received the said draft. Now. therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of subsection (1) of Section 91read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Ad, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and Commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1982. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In the table to Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, under the heading Bangalore City Corporation, in SI. No.8 in the entries under Column (3) for the words "Deputy Controller" the words. Joint Controller" shall be substituted.

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RULES, 198242 GSR 252: Whereas the draft of the rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by subsection (1) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No. GSR 226 in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 11th November, 1982, inviting objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 3rd December, 1982. Whereas, the said Notification was made available to the public on 25th November, 1982. And. whereas, no objections or suggestions have been received from the public on the said draft by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (KarnatakaAcl14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules. namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1982. (2) They shall be deemed to have been come into force on the first day of October. 1982. 2. Amendment of Rules: In Rule 6 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, (hereinafter referred to as the said rules) after sub-rule (4), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely, 'Provided that the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to sanction original estimates, other than the estimates for construction or residential buildings, shall be as follows, name1y,~ (a) The Commissioner may sanction estimates involving expenditure not exceeding rupees five lakhs; (b) The Standing Committee may sanction estimates involving expenditure not exceeding rupees eight lakhs; .
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(c) The Corporation may sanction estimates involving expenditure not exceeding rupees ten lakhs. 3. Insertion of New Rule 6.A: After Rule 6 of the said rules the following rule shall be inserted, namely, "6.A Restriction on the power to make contracts: The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of the city of Bangalore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely,- . (a) (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involing an expenditure exceeding rupees five lakhs, unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding rupees eight lakhs, unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding rupees ten lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government. (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds five per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner of the Corporation if the original contract has been made with the sanction of the Standing Committee, and of the Government if the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of the, Corporation." THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 198443 GSR 75: Whereas the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, was published as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No.
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Published in the Karnataka Gazette, Exraordinary dated 23-3-1984 Vide Notification No. HUD 277 MNU 83, dated 23-3-2984.

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HUD277 MNU 83. dated 9th December, 1983in Part IV. Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 9th December. 1983, inviting objections or suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 9th January. 1984. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 9th December, 1983. And, whereas, the objections and suggestions received from the public have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1984. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In the Table, below Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, under the heading 'Bangalore City Corporation', under sub heading '(D) Engineering' in SI. No. 19, for the entries under Column (3), the following entries shall be substituted, namely, "By deputation of an Officer of the rank of Superintending Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department, Engineering Services. or By promotion from the Cadre of Executive Engineers of the Corporation on the basis of Seniority cum-merit.' THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT)
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RULES, 198544 GSR 27: Whereas a draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, was published in Notification No. HUD 127MNU84, dated 30th July, 1984, in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated the 1 st August, 1984, inviting objection or suggestion to the said draft from persons likely to be affected thereby on or before the 31st August, 1984.. . And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on the 1 st August, 1984. And, whereas, no objections or suggestions have been received from the public. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Ad. 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977),1he Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely,1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1985. (2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 21st day of June, 1979. 2. Substitution of Rule 13: (1) For Rule 13 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, the following rule shall be substituted, namely, "13. Age limit for appointment: (1) Every candidate for appointment by direct recruitment must have attained the age of 18 years and not attained the age of. (a) 35 years in the case of a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes or Backward Tribes; (b) 33 years in the case of a person belonging to any of the Backward Caste or Backward Communities; and
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(c) 30 years in the case of any other person on the last date fixed for the receipt of applications or on such other dale as may be specified by the appointing authority: Provided that in the case of the recruitment of the following repatriates through the commission the upper age limit shall be relaxed by three years and it shall be further relaxed by five years, in the case of persons belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes among them, namely. (a) a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from East Pakistan (Now Bangladesh) on or after 1st January, 1954, but before 26 the March, 1971; (b) a person of Indian origin who migrated from Burma on or after 1st June, 1963; (c) a person "of Indian origin who migrated from Ceylon (Now Srilanka) on or after 1st November, 1964; (d) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania; and (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Vietnam. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1). (i) the maximum age limit for appointment shall be deemed to be enhanced in the following cases to the extent mentioned below, namely, (a) in the case of a candidate who is or was holding a post under the Government or a local authority or a corporation owned or controlled by the Government, by the number of years during which he is or was holding such post or five years, whichever is less; (b) in the case of a candidate who is an ex-serviceman, by three years plus the number of years of service rendered by him in the Armed Forces of the Union. (e) in the case of a candidate who has been released from the National Cadet Corps after, service as whole time Cadet Instructor by the number of years of service rendered as such Cadet instructor; (d) in the case of a candidate who is or was a Village Group instructor
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appointed in a Rural industrialization Scheme sponsored by the State Government, by the number of years of service rendered assucl1 Village Group Instructor; (e) in the case of a candidate who is physically handicapped by ten year. (g) in the case of a candidate who is or was a member of the staff of former Maharaja of Mysore, by the number of years of service he is or was such member; (g) in the case of a candidate who is or was holding a post under the Cebsus Organisation of the Government of India in this state, by the number of years during which he is or was holding such post or by five years, whichever is less; (h) in the case of a candidate who is a widow, by ten years; (i) in the case of a candidate who is a bonded labourer by ten years; (j) in the case of a candidate who is or was working as a local candidate or a stipendiary graduate, the number of years during which he is or was working as such local candidate or stipendiary graduate or five years, whichever is less; Explanation: For the purpose of cause (e) 'physically handicapped' shall have the same meaning as in Rule 6 of the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977. (ii) the maximum age limit in the case of a candidate for recruitment to the posts of trained Secondary School Assistants/Secondary School Language Assistants, shall be, (a) 45 years if a candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Backward Tribe; (b) 43 years if a candidate belonging to a Backward Community or Backward Caste; and (c) 40 years in respect of others." THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT)

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RULES, 198645 Whereas, the draft of-the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, was published as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977) in Notification No. HUO 101 MNU 85, dated 15th August 1985 in Part IV, Section 2-C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 14th August 1985 '" inviting objections :)f suggestions in respect of the said draft from all the persons likely to be affected '" thereby on or before 14th September, 1985. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 14th of August, 1985. And whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules from the public have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules. 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1986. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2 . Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 in the table. under the heading 'Bangalore City Corporation' under the sub-heading '(D) Engineering', at Serial No. 19. for the entries in columns (3) and (4), the following entries shall be substituted, namely."By promotion from the cadre of Executive Engineer, holding a degree in Engineering (Civil) on the basis of Seniority-cum-merit. If no
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suitable Executive Engineer is available for promotion, by deputation of an Officer of the rank of Superintending Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department, Engineering Services” THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 198646 GSR 161: Whereas the draft of the following rules in Notification No. HU047 MMC 82, dated 31st October, 1985 which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 181 and 182 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) read with Section 421 of the said Act was published in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 5th November, 1985 as required by sub-section (1) of Section 421 of the said Act inviting objections and suggestions to the said draft from person likely to be affected thereby which one month form the date of publication of the said draft in the Official Gazette. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 5th November, 1985 And, whereas, the objections and suggestions received have been considered by the Government Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 181 and 182 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) read with section 421 of the said Act, the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1986. . (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
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2. Substitution of Rule 6: For Rule 6 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), the following rule shall be substituted namely, "6 Powers of the several authorities of the Corporations to sanction estimates: (1) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to sanction estimates shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimates the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 10lakhs; (ii) Whenthe amount of an estimate exceeds Rupees 10 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 15lakhs. sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 151akhs but does not exceed Rupees 30 lakhs, shall require sanction of Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 30 lakhs shall require the sanction of the Government. (2) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of the cities of Hubli-Dharwad and Mysore to sanction estimates shall be as follows, namely, (i)The Commissioner ma)' sanction any estimate the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 2 lakhs; (ii) When the amount of an estimate exceeds rupees 21akhs but does not exceed Rupees 4 lakhs, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceed Rupees 41akhs but does not exceed Rupees 8 lakhs, shall require sanction of the Corporation: (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 8 lakhs shall require the sanction of Government; (3) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of the cities of Belgaum, Mangalore and Gulbarga 10 sanction estimates shall be as follows namely (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimate the amount of which does not exceed Rupees 1lakh;
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(ii) When the amount of an estimate exceeds Rupees 11akh but does not exceed Rupees 3 lakhs, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 31akhs, but does not exceed Rupees 8 lakhs, shall require sanction of the Corporation; (iv) Any estimate the amount of which exceeds Rupees 8lakhsshall require the sanction of1he Government 3. Substitution of Rule 6-A: For Rule 6-A of the said rules the following rule shall be substituted, namely, "6-A. Restriction on the power to make contracts: (1) (a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of the City of Bangalore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving the expenditure exceeding Rupees 10 lakhs unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 15 Iakhs unless sanction of the corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 20 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government. (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner of the Corporation if 1heoriginal contract has been made with the sanction of the Standing Committee, and of the Government if the original contract has been made after obtaining the sanction of the corporation.

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(2) (a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporation of 1he Cities of Hubli-Dharwad and Mysore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 31akhs unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 15 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 20 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government. (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner, of the Corporation if the original contract has been made with the sanction of the Standing Committee, and of the Government if the original contact has been made after obtaining the sanction of the Corporation. (3)(a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporations of the Cities of Belgaum, Mangalore and Gulbarga to make contracts shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 2 lakhs, unless he has obtained sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 5 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorise making of contracts involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 8 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government. (b) Any variation of the contract involving an expenditure which exceeds 5 per cent over the expenditure involved in the original contract shall require
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the sanction of the Standing Committee if the original contract has been made by the Commissioner, of the Corporation if the original contract, has been made with the sanction of1he Standing Committee and of1he Government if the original con1racthas been made after obtaining the sanction of Corporation". THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPALCORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 198647 GSR 129: Whereas the draft of the following, rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, was published as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No. HUD 67 MNU 83; dated 22nd July, 1986 in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of 1he Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 24th July, 1986, inviting objections or suggestions in respect of the said draft from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 24th August 1986. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 24th July, 1986. And, whereas, the objections/suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules from the public have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations M, 1976, (Karnataka Act 14of1917) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes1hefollowinfJ rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement (1) These rules maybe called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1986. (2) They shall come into force at once.
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2. Amendment of Rules 26: In the table to Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, under1heheading 'Bangalore City Corporation' under the sub-heading (C) 'Health' (a) in the entries relating to the category of the posts of 'Deputy Heal1h Officer' at SI. No. 14 for the entries in Column 3, the following entries shall be substituted, namely, 'By deputation of an officer form the cadre of Health Officer, Class-I of the Department of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of Karnataka, holding (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a degree in Public Health or a Diploma in Public Health. OR by promotion from the cadre of Medical Officers of Health of the Department of Bangalore City Corporation possessing (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a degree in Public Health or a Diploma in Public Health OR In case of employees who were recruited prior to the commencement of these rules and do not possess the minimum qualification prescribed for promotion to the next higher post but have completed ten years of service in the post on the date of their promotion, shall be eligible for promotion to the next higher post on the basis of seniority-cum-merit." (b) for the category of posts of Surgeons at St. No. 15 and entries relating thereto the following category of posts and entries shall be substituted, namely, 15. Surgeons/ Superintendent of Hospitals : By promotion form the cadre of Assistant Surgeons of Bangalore City Corporation possessing (1) a degree in medicine and (ii) a post graduate degree or diploma in any
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clinical subject; OR by deputation of a Surgeon form Department of Health and Family Welfare Services possessing (i) a degree in medicine and (ii) a post graduate degree or diploma in any clinical subjects." (c) for the entries relating to the category of the posts of, "Assistant Surgeons Health Officers Medical Officer" at SI: No. 16 and entries relating thereto the following category of posts and entries shall be substituted, namely, 16. Medical Officers of Health : By promotion of an Assistant Surgeon of the Bangalore City Corporation who has put in a service of Hatless than five years as an Assistant Surgeon in the Bangalore City Corporation and who possesses a degree in Medicine and post graduate qualification in Public Health. (d) after the category of posts of 'Medical Officers of Health' at SI.NO. 16 and the entries relating thereto the following shall be inserted, namely. 16-A. Assistant Surgeons: Fifty per cent by deputation of officers from the cadre of Assistant Surgeons in the department of Health and Family Welfare Services of the Government of Karnataka. And Fifty per cent by direct recruitment of persons who posses the degree of Medicine. THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 198748
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S.O.1717: Whereas the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 19n was published ,as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No, HUD 131 MNU 85, dated 9th September, 1987 in Part IV, Section 2C(ii) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, on 11th September, 1987, inviting objections or suggestions in respect of the said draft from all the persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 11th October, 1987. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 11th September, 1987. And, whereas, no objections or suggestions received by the Government in respect of the said draft rules from the public. Now, therefore: in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Acl14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely,- . 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1987, (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rule 30: In Rule 30 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the Table, after the heading 2. Legal assistant;. Tenure post not exceeding 3 years" and entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted, namely. '3. Assistant Law Officers Corporation Bangalore City.' 3. Two posts or Fifty per cent whichever is more, by promotion form the cadre of Assistant Revenue Officers/Recording Officers/Commissioner’s Office Manager, who possess a degree in law and who has put in a service of not less than three years in any of the cadres specified above on the basis of combined seniority. Seniority being determined on the basis of
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service in the respective cadre. And One post/fifty per cent by deputation of1he officer in equivalent cadre from the State Civil Service i.e. from the Department of Prosecution. THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 198749 GSR 10: Whereas the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations kl1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), in Notification No. HUO 172 MNU 84, dated 28th November. 1987, in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 30th November, 1987. inviting objections/suggestions in respect of the said draft from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 30th December, 1987. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 30th November, 1987. And whereas, the objections/suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules from the pubic have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka, herby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1987. (2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from 31st day
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of July 1984. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the "TABLE' under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation" under the sub-heading (i) (A) "Administration." In the entries relating to the category of post of Administrative Officer (Redesignated as Deputy Commissioner), for the entries in Columns 2 and 3,the following shall be substituted namely, "Deputy Commissioner: by promotion from the cadre of Revenue Officers of Bangalore city Corporation: (ii) Under the sub-heading "(B) Revenue" (a) In the entries relating to the category of posts of "Revenue Officers' at Serial No. 9 for the entries in Column 3, the following shall be substituted, namely, "By promotion from the cadre 'Of Deputy Revenue Officers: (b) For the category of posts of "Octroi Superintendent and Deputy Revenue Officers' at Serial NO.10,and entries in Columns 2 and 3,tha following shall be substituted, namely, "Deputy Revenue Officers By promotion from the cadre of Assistant Revenue Officers: THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS {AMENDMENT) RULES, 198850 GSR 157: Whereas thl3 draft of the followingrulesfur1herto amend1heKarnatakaMunicipat Corporations Rules, 1977, was published as required by Section 91reatfwith Section 42 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 1401 1977), in Notification No. HUD 51 MNU 85. dated 29th February, 1988. in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 7th March, 1988, inviting
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objections /suggestions in respect of the said draft from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 7th April, 1988. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 7th March, 1988. And. whereas, the objections/suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules from 1he public have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules maybe called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1988. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rules 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 , in the 'TABLE' under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation' under the sub-heading (C) 'Health', in the entries relating to the category of post at Serial Numbers 17 for the entries in columns (2) and (3), the following shall be substituted, namely, "Chemist (Public Analyst): By promotion from the cadre of Assistant Analyst (Assistant Chemist) of the Bangalore City Corporation who possess the qualification prescribed for the post of Public Analyst specified in the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 (Central Act XXXVII of 1954) THE KARNATAKA NUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 199051
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GSR 65: Whereas the draft pf the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), in Notification No. HUD 149.MNU 89, dated 22-5-1990, in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 26-5-1990, inviting objections or suggestions in respect of the said draft from all the persons likely to be affected thereby on or before 30 days from the date of publication of this Notification in the Official Gazette.' And, whereas, the said Gazette, Notification was made available to the public on 26-4-1990. And, whereas, the objections or suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules from the public have been examined and overruled by the Government. Now, therefore in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement : 6) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations(Amendment) Rules, 1990. (ii) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rules 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Rules, 1977 in the "'TABLE under the heading ‘Bangalore City Corporation’, (i) under the sub-heading “A. Administration", alter serial number 8 and entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted namely, "8-A. Recording officer: By promotion from the cadre of Reporters having certificates both in Kannada and English /Stenography (Senior).”

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(ii) under the sub-heading "B. Revenue" in the entries relating to the category of post of Deputy Revenue Officers at serial number 1:10, for the entries in Column (3), the following shall be substituted, namely, "By promotion from the cadre ofReconfugOlf1rers and Assistant Revenue 0fficers including Manager, in the ratio 1:10: THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 1996 GSR 24: Whereas the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996 was published as required by Section 421 read with Section 91 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), in the Notification No. HUO 144 MNU 95, dated 26th August, 1996, in Part IV, Section 2C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 5th September, 1996, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 4th October, 1996. And, whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 5th September, 1996. And, whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by Government. . Now, therefore, in the exercise of .the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka, hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publications in the official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 30: In Rule 30 of the Karnataka Municipal

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Corporations Rules, 1977 in the "TABLE" for the entries relating to the category of the post of Assistant Law Officers, Corporation of the Bangalore City at serial No.3 and entries relating thereto the following shall be substituted, namely, 3. Deputy Law Officer Corporation of the Bangalore City: 1. By promotion from the cadre of Assistant Law Officer who has put in service of not less than three years in the cadre of Assistant Law Officer on Senioritycum-merit basis. 4. Assistant Law Officer Corporation of the Bangalore City: 2. Promotion form the cadre of Junior Law Officer who has put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of junior Law Officer on Seniority-cummerit basis. 5. Junior Law Officer Corporation of the Bangalore City: 10. By promotion by selection of person possessing degree in law in any of the Group 'c' cadres who have undergone training for a period of not less than three years in the cadre of Junior law Officer, if no suitable persons are available for promotion, by direct recruitment of persons possessing degree in Law of any recognised University. Note: The posting for training shall be on the basis of combined seniority, seniority being determined by treating a person holding post carrying higher scale of pay as senior to a person carrying lower scale of pay seniority inter se being maintained. THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 199652 Whereas, the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996, was published as required by Section 421 read with Section 91 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of
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1977), in Notification No. HUO 192 MNU 95, dated 24th December, 1996, in Part IV, Section 2-C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 2nd January, 1997, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 1st February, 1977. Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 2nd January, 1997 And whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act. 1976. (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1 )These rules may be caned the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1996. 2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Gazette. 3. Amendment of Rules 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the 'TABLE' under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation. under the sub-heading "D. Engineering" for the entries relating to Serial Nos. 18 and 19, the fo1lowing shall be substituted, namely, "18. Chief Engineer: By promotion form the cadre of Superintending Engineer and if no suitable candidate is available for promotion, by deputation of an officer of the rank of Chief Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department Engineering Services. Qualification for Promotion: Must possess a degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or a Certificate or Diploma from the Institute of Engineers that he has passed Parts A and B of the Associate Membership Examination of Institute of Engineers and must have put in service of not less than two years in !he cadre of Superintending Engineer. 19. Superintending Engineer (inducing Traffic Engineering Cell): By promotion from the cadre of Executive Engineer and if no suitable
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candidate is available for promotion by deputation of an officer of the rank of Superintending Engineer from the Karnataka Public Works Department Engineering Service. Qualification for Promotion: Must possess a degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or Traffic, Transportation or Planning Engineering an equivalent qualification and must have put in a service of not less than three years in the cadre of Executive Engineer."

THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS AND OTHER REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 199853 Whereas, the draft of the K.M.C. and other Regulations (Amendment Rules, 1998, was published as required by Section 421 read with Section 91 of the K.M.C. Act 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) in Notification No. HUD 125 MNU 92, dated 31st December, 1998, in Part IV, Section2-C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 8th February, 1999, inviting objections and suggestions from an:pelSOl1s likely to be affected thereby before 7th March, 1999. Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 8th February, 1999. And whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the K.M.C. Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka hereby make the following rules namely, 1.
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Karnataka Municipal Corporations and o1her Regulations (Amendment) Rules, 1998. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. xxxx 3. Amendment of Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1971: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the 'TABLE' under the heading «Bangalore City Corporation", after Serial No. 8-A, the following shall be inserted, "8-B Kannada Translator (Rs 2050-3900): By promotion from the cadre of Section Manager and Reporters on the basis of combined seniority. Seniority being determined on the basis of the length of service. Seniority inter se being maintained or by direct recruitment. For promotion: Must be 'holder of a Master's degree in Kannada and must have put in a service of not less than three years in the cadre of Section Manager or Reporter. For Direct Recruitment Must be holder of Master's Degree in Kannada with second class and preference be given to the holder of Degree in Law or Diploma in Kannada Translation". (ii) under the sub-heading "B. Revenue« for the entries relating to the category of post of «Deputy Revenue Officer" at Serial No. 10, the following shall be substituted, namely, "10. Deputy Revenue Officer: By promotion from the cadre of Kannada Translator and Recording Officer on the basis of combined seniority and Assistant Revenue Officer including Manager in the ratio of 1 : 10". THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT)

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RULES, 199954 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, the Government of Karnataka proposes to amend in exercise of the powers by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) was published in the Official Gazette vide Notification No. UDD 26 MNU 98, dated21-S-1999, inviting objections or suggestions to the said draft from all persons likely to be affected on or before 22-9-1999. And Whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 21-81999. And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received by the Government in respect of the said draf1 rules from any persons. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the K.M. C. Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 o(1977) the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1999. (2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the Twenty fifth day of November, 1986. 2. Amendment of Schedule: In the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the 'TABLE' under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation" in the sub-heading "(D) Engineering" for the entries relating to the category of post of "Assistant Engineer” at Serial Number 21, the following shall be substituted, namely, '21. Assistant Engineers: Seventy-five per cent by deputation from the
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public works Department Twenty five percent by Direct Recruitment or by transfer of Junior Engineer. 1. for Direct Recruitment: Must be holder of a Degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering depending upon 1herequirements, as the case maybe or must be holder of a Diploma Certificate granted by a recognised Institute of Engineers that he has passed Parts A and B of the Associate Membership Examination of the Institute of Engineers or possess equivalent qualification. 2. For Transfer: Must possess a degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or must be holder of a Diploma Certificate granted by a recognised Institute of Engineers that he has passed Parts A and 8 of the Associate Membership Examination of Institute of Engineers (India) in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. Note 1: An irrecoverable option of the Junior Engineer shall be obtained before transfer within the time stipulated by the Corporation. Note 2: The transfer shall be effective from the date of graduation subject to the availability of vacancies without ignoring the interse among those eligible for such transfer. Note 3: A Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineer on or after the twenty-fifth day of November, 1986 shall be entitled to count onethird of the service rendered by him as Junior Engineer. Prior to appointment as Assistant Engineer, subject to maximum of four years, as if he had been in the post of Assistant Engineer for the purpose of consideration for promotion to the post of Assistant executive Engineer, Division and subject to the following conditions, namely,- . (i) The seniority of the Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineer shall be fixed in the category of assistant Engineers with reference to the notional date arrived at after giving weightage of service as aforesaid. (ii) A Junior Engineer who is appointed as Assistant Engineer shall put in a minimum service of two years on duty as Assistant Engineer after such appointment and a total service of five years as Assistant Engineer,
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inclusive of the service given as weightage to become eligible for promotion as Assistant Executive Engineer, Division I." THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 200055 Whereas, the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2000 was published as required under Section 421 read with Section 91 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Acl1976 (KarnatakaAct14 of 1977), in Notification No. UDD 124 MNU 99, dated 22 February, 2000 in Part IV, 2-C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 14th March, 2000 inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 13th April, 2000; Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 14th March, 2000; And whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by the Government; Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the K.M.C. Act 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2000. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the 'TABLE' under the heading "BANGALORE CITY CORPORATION" in the entries relating to category of posts of "Recording Officer" at Serial No, 8-A, in column (3), for the words
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"Certificate both in Kannada and English Stenography", the words "Certificate either in Kannada or English Stenography" shall be substituted. THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 200056 Whereas, the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 1997, was published as required by Section 421 read with Section 91 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No, 14 of 1977), in the Notification No. UDD 121 MNU 97, dated 27th November, 1997, in Part IV. Section 2-C(i) of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 4th December, 1997, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 3rd January, 1998. And Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 4th December, 1997. And whereas the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules. 2000. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazelle. 2. Amendment of Rules 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in the 'TABLE' under the heading 'Bangalore City Corporation' under the sub-heading '(B) Revenue', for Serial No. 11 and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, namely,
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'11. Assistant Revenue Officers: By promotion form the cadre of Assessers, Section Managers and Reporters in the ratio of 5:5:1. Every first, third, fifth, seventh and ninth vacancy shall be filled by promotion of Assessers, every second, fourth, sixth, eighth and tenth vacancy shall be tilled by promotion of Section Manager and every, eleventh vacancy shall be fiIled by promotion of Reporters'.

THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 NOTIFICATION No. UDD 316 MNU 2002, Bangalore, dated 27th November, 2002 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1588, dated 28-11-2002 Whereas, the draft rules, further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act. 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 o(1977), were published in Notification No. UDD 316 MNU 2002, dated 910-2002, inviting objections from all persons likely to be affected, within 30 days from the date of publication of the said notification in 1h€ Official Gazette. And whereas, the Gazelle was made available to the public on10-10-2002. And whereas. the objections received within the stipulated time were examined and none of the objections are justifiable. Therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, .1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely. 1. Title and commencement. (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka
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Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2002. (2) They shall come into force from !he date of !he publication in the Official Gazelle. 2. Insertion of new Rule 26-A:- After Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 (hereinafter referred to as the 'said rules') the following shall be deemed to have been inserted with effect from 1-10-1999 namely,. "26-A. Appointment by deputation:- Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, the Commissioner may. with the approval of the Government appoint to any post mentioned in column (2) of the table in Rule 26 except the posts referred to in Section 82 of the Act by deputation of any person possessing required technical qualification with adequate experience and who is suitable to hold the post from a Central or State Government Agency, Undertaking, Board, corporation or a Company'. 3. Validation of certain appointments, etc:- Any appointment of a person under Rule 26-A of the said Rules as inserted by these rules, during the period from 1-10-1999, till the commencement of these rules and any action or thing taken or done (including any order passed) during that period by such person shall be deemed to be as valid and effective as if the provisions of Rule 26-A of the said Rules as inserted by these rules were in force at all relevant times when such appointment was made or action or thing was taken or done. THE KARNATAKA CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 NOTIFICATION UDD 16S MNU 2001, dated 30-12-2002 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1747, dated 31-12-2002 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka
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Act 14 of 1977), in the Notification No. UDD 188 MUN 2001, dated 2-32002 in Part VI-A of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 15-3-2002, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected there by before 14-4-2002. Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 15-3-2002. And whereas, the objections and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely, 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Rules, 2002. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Schedule III :-(1) In Schedule III of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) for Rules 4 to 19, the following shall be substituted, namely. '4 The taxable capital value of land shall be determined having regard to the estimated market value of the land notified in accordance with Section 45-8 of the Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957 and as prevailing immediately before the 1351 date stipulated for filling return under Rule 7. Any modification in the estimated market value made after such dale shall not be taken into account for the assessment of property tax during the year. 5. The taxable capital value of any land or building shall be determined by multiplying the estimated market value of land or building, as the case may be, by the area of such land or building,
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6. The Commissioner shall cause to be published in the notice board of his office, the taxable capital value of land or building per unit and prevailing in different localities within the city. 7. Every owner or occupier who is liable to pay property tax shall submit a return in Form I in duplicate to the Commissioner or the officer authorised by him on or before thirtieth day of June every year. 8. The return in Form I shall be submitted either in person or sent by registered post acknowledgement due. If it is presented in person one copy shall be returned to the owner or occupier after being duly acknowledged by the Commissioner or the authorised officer. 9. If the return received under Rule 7 is correct and complete, Commissioner or the authorsied officer, as the as may be, shall on the basis of the information furnished in return necessary proceed to assess the property tax. 10. If no return is filed or the return filed is complete or incorrect, the Commissioner or the authorised officer may proceed to assess the property tax based on the inspection made and infonna1loo collected and after hiding such enquiry as he considers necessary. 11. The Commissioner or the authorised officer, as the case may be, shall prepare and maintain a property tax register in Form II in respect of each ward for every year. 12. The Commissioner shall be the authority for the purpose of subSection (2) of Section 112C./je shall, before determining the penalty payable by any person under that section, issue notice to such person calling upon him to send the objections, if any. 13. On receipt of the objections, if any, and after holding such enquiry as he deems fit he shall determine the penalty payable under Section 112-C.
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14. An appeal against an order under sub-section (2) of Section 112-C shall lie to the District court having jurisdiction over the area concerned. 15. If the penalty determined under Section 112-C is not paid within thirty days from the date of receipt of the order, the Corporation may cause to be served upon the person liable for payment of the same a notice of demand in Form III. 16. If the person to whom a notice of demand has been served under Rule 16. If the person to whom a notice of demand has been served under Rule14 does not, within thirty days from the service of such notice of demand either. (i) pay the sum demanded in the notice; or. (ii) prefers an appeal under sub-section (3) of Section 112-C: He shall be deemed to be in default and thereupon such sum shall be recovered in accordance with Rules 27 to 3717. The notice of demand under Section 113 shall be in form III. 18. The property tax along with the penalty shall be recovered from the person deemed to be in default in the manner specified in Rules 27 to 37. 19. An appeal against any claim included in the notice of demand served under sub-section (1) of Section 113 maybe made to the District Court having jurisdiction over the area concerned: Provided that no such appeal shall be heard and determined unless an application in writing, stating the grounds on which the claim is disputed has been made and the amount admitted by the applicant has been deposited by the applicant in the Corporation Office", (2) Rules 20 to 25 both inclusive, shall be omitted.

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(3) In Rules 26: (i) in sub-rule (1), (a) the words and figures "not being a tax in respect of which a notice has to be served under Section 125 or a direction has to be given under Rule 12" shall be omitted; (b)in the proviso, for the words and figures "property tax payable order Section 112", the words, figures and letters "cess payable under Section 103-B, property tax and penalty payable under Section 112 and penalty payable under Section 112-C" shall be substituted. (ii) in sub-rule (2), the words and figures "notice under Section 121 and a" shall be omitted. (4) In Rule.27, for the words and figures "starting with service of the notice "and ending with "under Section 113 the words "service of the bill" shall be substituted: (5) In Rule 37, for the words and figures "penalty under Section 112", the words, figures and letters "cess under Section 103-8, property tax and penalty under Section 112 and penalty under Section 112-C" shall be substituted. (6) The following forms shall be inserted at the end, namely. "FORM I [See Rule 7] Property tax return 1. Name of the owner: 2. Address: 3. Name of the occupier: 4. Address: 5. Assessment year: Land (Details of measurement of site, built up area or land appurtenant to the
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building or vacant land, taxable capital Value and property tax may be indicated in a separate Annexure). 6. No. and name of ward: 7. Location: 8. Site No: . 9. Estimate market value of land per sq.1I: 10. Area of land: 11. Nature of use: 12. Taxable capital value of land (9*10): Building (Details of construction, measurement plinth area, estimated cost, age, depreciation and nature; use of building or part of building or floors, computation of taxable capital value and property tax may be indicated in a separate Annexure) 13. No. of the Building: 14. Type of Construction: 15. Plinth area of the building 16. Estimated cost of building per sq. ft: 17. Age of the building: 18. Depreciation: 19. Nature of use: 20. Taxable capital value of the building: (15*16-18) Property tax 21. Taxable value of land and building (12+20): 22. Rate of property tax: 23. Property tax payable (21*22): 24. Less: Rebate for self-occupied building: (Section 109-A) 25. Property tax payable (23-24): 26. Less: rebate for payment before 30th April: 27. Property tax payable (23-26) or (25-26): Cess
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28. Health Cess (15%): Library Cess (6%): 30. Beggary Cess (3%): 31. Water supply cess (Section 103-A): 32. Total cess (44%): Payment of tax 33. Name of the Bank: 34. Date of payment 35. Challan No.: Documents attached with the return A. Annexure with details of land B. Annexure with details of building C. Receipt of challan as proof of payment of tax D. ---------------------I, (Name in fun in block letters)son/daughter of………solemnly declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the information given in this return and annexure and documents attached are correcr, complete and truly stated and in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka MunicipaI Corporations Act, 1976. Signature Date Assessment year Acknowledgement No. Date Seal of Office Signature, Name of the Receiving Official in capital letters FORM II
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(See Rule 11) Property Tax Register Name of the ward Page No. 1. Name of the owner: 2. Address: 3. Name of the occupier: 4. Address: 5. Assessment year: 6. No. and date of filling return: 7. Location: 8. Site No: 9. Area o Hand: 10. No. of the Building: 11. Type of construction: 12. Plinth area of the building: 13. Age of the building 14. Nature of use: 15. Whether self-occupied or tenanted: 16. Total property tax paid: 17. Total cesses paid: 18. Name of Bank: 19. Date of payment of tax: 20. Assessment or revision of property tax 21. Date of notice of transfer of title (S.114) 22. Name of1he transferee: 23. Addition or demolition of building: 24. Plinth area of building added or demolished: FORM III (See Rules 15 and 17] Form of notice of demand To
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Please1ake notice that....................... Corporation demands the sum of ….. due on account of..................(here describe the property in respect of which the tax is leviable) leviable for the yearand that if, within thirty days from the service of this notice, the sac sum is not paid into the Corporation fund or sufficient cause for non-payment is not shown to the satisfaction of the Corporation, a warrant of distress or attachment win be issued for the recovery of the same with costs. Dated: Signed By order of…….Corporation THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2002 NOTIFICATION No. UDD 116 AHD 2002, Bangalore, dated 24th January, 2003 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 92, dated 25-1-2003 Whereas, the draft rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2002 was published in Notification No. UDD 116 AHD 2002, dated 24th October, 2002 in Part IV-A, No. 1146, of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 21-11-2002, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected within 30 days from the date of publication of the said Notification in the Official Gazette. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 21st November, 2002. And whereas, the objections and suggestions received within the stipulated time have been considered. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section .181 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 (Karnataka 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the
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following rules, namely. 1. Title and commencement:- (1) These rules may be called as the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendments) Rules, 2002. (2) They shall be come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rule 6:- In Rule 6 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 (hereinc1er referred to as the said rules). (1) in sub-rule (1). (i) in clause (i), for the words and figures "Rupees 10 lakhs", the words and figures "Rupees 30 lakhs" shall be substituted; (ii) in clause (ii), for the words and figures "Rupees10 lakhs but does not exceed 15 lakhs" ,the words ar;d figures "Rupees 30 lakhs but does not exceed 50 lakhs" shall be substituted; (iii) in clause (in), the words and figures "Rupees 151akhs but does not exceed Rupees 30 lakhs", the words and figures "Rupees 50 lakhs but does not exceed 1oolakhs" shall be substituted; (iv) in clause (iv) for the words and figures "Rupees 30 lakhs", the words and figures "Rupees 100 lakhs shall be substituted; (2) for sub-rule (2), the following shall be substituted, namely. (2) The powers of the several authorities of the Corporations of cities other than Bangalore to sanction estimates shall be as follows, namely, (i) The Commissioner may sanction any estimate the amount to which does not exceed Rupees 15 lakhs: (ii) When the amount of an estimate exceed Rupees 15 lakhs but does not exceed Rupees 25 lakhs, sanction of the Standing Committee shall be required; (iii) Ally estimate the amount of which exceed Rupees 25 lakhs but does not exceed 50 lakhs, shall require sanction of the Corporation; (iv) Ally estimate the amount of which exceeds rupees 50 lakhs shall require the sanction of the Government.

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(3) sub-rule (3) shall be omitted. 3. Amendment of Rule 6-A: In Rules 6-A of the said Rules, (1) in sub-rule (1) (a),(i) In clause (i), for the words and figures "Rupees 10 lakhs", the words and figures "Rupees 60 lakh shall be substituted; ii) In clause (i), for the words and figures "Rupees 15 Iakhs", the words and figures Rupees 100 lakh shall be substituted; (ii) In clause (iii), for the words and figures "Rupees 20 lakhs", the words and figures "Rupees 200 lakhs" shall be substituted; (2) Sub-rule (i) (b) shall be omitted; (3) for sub-rule (2)(a), the following shall be substituted, namely. "(2)(a) The restriction on the power of the several authorities of the Corporations of cities other than Bangalore to make contracts shall be as follows, namely. (i) The Commissioner shall not make a contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 30 lakhs unless he has obtained the sanction of the Standing Committee; (ii) The Standing Committee shall not authorise making contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 50 lakhs unless sanction of the Corporation thereto is obtained; (iii) The Corporation shall not authorize making of contract involving an expenditure exceeding Rupees 100 lakhs unless it has obtained sanction of the Government"; (4) sub-rule (2){b) shall be omitted; (5) sub-rule (3)(a) and (3)(b) shall be omitted; THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT)
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RULES, 2003 NOTIFICATION No. UDD 426 MNV 2002, Bangalore, dated 19th September, 2003 Karnataka Gazette, Extra ordinary No. 1121, dated 19-9-2003 Whereas, the draft of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2003 was published as required by Section 421 read with section 91of1he Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Ad. 14 of 1977) in Notification No. UDD 426 MNY 2002, dated 14-7-2003 in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 1tH-2003, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby within thirty days from the date of publication in the official Gazette. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 16-7 -2003 And whereas, no objections and suggestions have been received by the Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 read with Section 91 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2003. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977, in Rule 26, in the "Table" under the heading "Bangalore City Corporation", in the sub-heading "(A) .Administration', the entries relating to the category of post of .Chief Accounts Officer at Serial Number B, shall be renumbered as 8-C and before 8-C as so renumbered the following shall be inserted, namely: Total No. of
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posts Audit Officers (1) Fifty per cent by deputation from the State Accounts Department (2) Fifty per cent by promotion from the cadre of Accounts Superintendents of Bangalore Mahanagara Palike. If no suitable persons are available for promotion, then by deputation from the State Accounts Department For Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Accounts Superintendent Provided that if persons who have put in a service of not less than five years are not available, a person who has put in not less than three years of service may be considered for promotion. Accounts Officer (1) Fifty per cent by deputation from the State Accounts Department (2) Fifty per cent by promotion from the cadre of Audit Officer. If no suitable persons are available for promotion, then by deputation from the State Accounts Department For Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Audit Officers: Provided that if persons who have put in a service of not less than five years are not available, a person who has put in not less than three years of service may be considered for promotion.
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THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2003 NOTIFICA TION No. -UOO 65 MNU 2002, 8an9alore, dated 27th February, 2004 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 335, dated 9-3-2004 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) was published in Notification No. UOO 65 MNU 2002, dated 15th October, 2003, in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1225, dated 17th October, 2003, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected within 30 days from the date of publication of the said Notification in the Official Gazette. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 17th October, 2003. And whereas, the objections and suggestions received from the stipulated time have been considered by Government. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 140f 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby make the following Rules, namely: 1. Title and Commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2003. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Omission Rule 4-A: Rule 4-A of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules) shall be omitted.

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3. Insertion of new Rules 7-A and 7-B: After Rule 7 of Schedule III (Taxation Rules) 10 the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 197£, the following shall be. inserted, namely: '7.A. Levy of service charge 00 .buildings exempted from property tax: (1) Service charges for providing civil amenities shall be levied in respect of buildings exempted from property tax under Section 110 excluding places of public worship, at the rate of 25% of the property tax leviable for such lands and buildings but for exemption under Section 111 of the Act. (2) The owner or occupier of such building shall pay the service charges and submit a return in Form 1A in duplicate to the Commissioner or the authorized Officer in 1tte manner specified in Rule 7. 7-B. Levy of infrastructure Cess on Motor Vehicles: (1) An infrastructure cess shall be levied on the class of motor vehicles registered in 1he limits of the corporations at the rates specified below: i. Two wheelers ii. Light motor vehicles: (1) Three- wheelers (2) Four- wheelers iii . Medium and heavy vehicles (1) Passenger vehicle (2) Goods carriage Rs.50 Rs. 100 Rs. 300 Rs. 400 Rs. 500

(2) The infrastructure cess imposed on motor vehicles shall be leviable primarily from the registered owner or a person in possession or control of a motor vehicle, which is the subject of a hire purchase, agreement, or an agreement of lease or agreement of hypothecation. (3) The infrastructure cess shall be paid and return filed in form I-B in duplicate to the Commissioner or authorized officer.

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(4) The liability of several registered owners or person including the members of the family or association, firm or company in possession or control of motor vehicle in occupation of any building or place of business shall be joint and several". 4. Insertion of new rules 19-A and 19.B: After Rule 19 of the said rules, the following shall be inserted, namely: "19.A. Rate of solid waste Management Cess on Buildings: (1) A solid waste management cess shall be levied on the buildings situated within the limits of Corporation at the monthly rate specified below: I. Residential Buildings: (i) Plinth area less than 1000 sq. ft. – Rs. 10 (ii) Plinth area not less than 1000 sq.ft. and not more than 3000 sq.ft. – Rs. 30 (iii) Plinth area exceeding 3000 sq.ft. – Rs. 50

II. Commercial Buildings: (i) Plinth area less than 1000 sq. ft.- Rs. 50 (ii) Plinth area not less than 1000sq.ft. and not more than 5000 sq.ft. – Rs. 100 (iii) Plinth area exoeeding 5000 sq.ft. – Rs. 200 III. Industrial Buildings: (i) Plinth area not less than 1000 sq. ft. – Rs. 100 (ii) Plinth area not less than 1000sq.ft. and not more than 5000 sq.ft. – Rs. 200 (iii) Plinth area exceeding 5000 sq.ft. – Rs. 300 IV. Hotels, Kalyanamantaps, Nursing Homes: (i) Plinth area not less than 10000 sq. ft. – Rs. 300 (ii) Plinth area not less than 10000 sq. ft. and not more than 50000 sq.ft. - Rs. 500 (iii) Plinth area exceeding 50000 sq.ft. - Rs. 600
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Note: For the purpose of these rules, solid waste will not indude industrial and hazardous wastes and also hospital wastes. 19-B. Manner of assessment and collection of solid waste management cess: (1) Wherever provision for removal of rubbish and filth is made under Sections 255 and 258 of the Act, the Commissioner may entrust an agency for management and handling of solid waste and empower such agency to collect the solid waste management cess specified in Rule 19.A from the owner or occupier of the building. (2) Wherever public notice ordering deposit of rubbish and filth by owners and occupiers is issued under Sections 256 and 257 of the Act, the Commissioner may permit any private agency including the residents Association consisting of the residents of the area to undertake the management and handling of solid waste and empower such private agency to collect the solid waste management cess specified in Rule 19-A from the owner or occupier of the building. (3) The agency shall collect the solid waste cess in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the Commissioner. (4) In other cases the corporation may itself collect the solid waste management cess. (5) The standing Committee shall be the prescribed authority for the purposes of sub-section (3) of Section 103-0 in respect of solid waste management cess. . (6) Any person who is aggrieved by any omission or commission of the agency authorised to rolled solid waste management cess may appeal to the Standing Committee". 5. Substitution of Form I: For Form I of the said rules, the flooring shall be substituted, namely.

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FORM I (Rule 7) Property Tax Return 1. Name of the owner 2. Address 3. Name of the Occupier 4. Address. 5. Assessment year 6. No. and name of the ward 7. Name of the locality or street Vacant land 8. Site No. 9. Total area of the site 10. Area of land covered by building 11. Area of vacant land (No. 9.No. 10) 12. Deduct upto 538sq. ft., in vacant land appurtenant to residential building on a site upto 2421 sq. ft. 13. Area of vacant land (a) (upto 10760 sq. ft.) (b)(>10760 sq.ft. and upto 43040 sq. ft) (c) (> 43040 sq. ft) 14. Estimated market value of land per sq.ft. 15. Taxable capital value of vacant land (a) Upto 10760 sq.ft. (No. 13(a) x No. 14) (b) 10760 to 43040 sq.ft. (No. 13(b) x No. 14) (c) More than 43040 sq.ft (No. 13(c) x No. 14) 16. Rate of property tax on vacant land (a) Upto 10760 sq.ft. (b) 10760 to 43040 sq.ft. (c) More than 43040 sq.ft.
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Property tax on vacant land 17. Property tax on vacant land {15(a) x 16(a) + 15(b) x 16(b) + 15(c) x 16(c)} Building 18. Area ofland occupied by building 19. Capital value of land (No. 18 x No. 14) 20. Type of building 21. Estimated cost of construction per sq.ft. 22. Plinth area of building 23. Cost of construction of building (No. 21 x No. 22) 24. Age of the building 25. Depreciation rate 26. Depreciation of building (No. 23 x No. 25) 27. Taxable capital value of building (No. 19 + No. 23- No. 26) Property tax on building 28. Nature of use 29. Rate of property tax 30. Property tax on building (No. 27 x No. 29) 31. Rebate (50%) on self-occupied residential building Total property tax payable 32. Total property tax payable on vacant land and building (No. 17+ No. 30) of (No. 17 + No. 31 for self-occupied residential building) Cess 33. Total cess (24% of No. 32) Amount payable

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34. Total amount payable (No. 32 + No. 33) 35. Rebate (5%) for early payment 36. Amount paid Mode of payment 37. Name of the bank 38. Amount and date of payment 39. Challan No. Documents attached (a) Challan (b) ........... I…….. (name in full in block letters) son or daughter of………. solemnly declare 1hat to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information given in the return and documents attached are correct, complete and truly stated and in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 and rules framed thereunder. Signature Date Acknowledgment No.: Assessment year: Date with seal: signature Name of receiving official FORM l-A (Rule 7-A) Return of Service, 1. Name of the owner
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2. Address 3. Name of the occupier 4. Address 5. Assessment year 6. No and name of the ward 7. Name of the locality or street 8. Area of land occupied by building 9. Capital value of land 10. Type of building 11. Estimated cost of oons1ruction per sq.ft. 12. Plinth area of building 13. Cost of construction of building 14. Age of the building 15. Depreciation rate 16. Depreciation of building 17. Taxable capital value of building 18. Total capital value of land and building 19. Service charges payable Mode of payment 20. Name of the Bank 21. Amount and date of payment 22. Challan No. Documents attached Challan ................. I, …………….(name in full in block letters) son or daughter of.. …… solemnly declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information given in the return and documents attached are correct, complete and truly stated and in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 and rules framed thereunder. Signature Date Acknowledgments No.
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Assessment year: Date with seal: Signature Name of receiving official FORM I-B (Rule 7-B) Return of Infrastructure Cess 1. Name of the owner 2. Address 3. Name and No. of the Ward 4. Name and locality of the street 5. Class of vehicle 6. Registration No. 7. Infrastructure Cess paid A Name of the Bank B Date of payment C Amount paid D Challan No. Documents attached (a) Challan (b) ............ I……...... (name in full in block letters) son or daughter of solemnly declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information given in the return and documents attached are correct, complete and truly stated and in accordance with the provisions of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act 1976 and rules framed thereunder. Signature Date

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Acknowledgment No.: Assessment year: Date with seal: Signature Name of receiving official 6. Amendment of Schedule IX: In Schedule IX of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977): (i) in Rule 4, in sub-rule (1), for the words 'or in his absence by Revenue Officer", the words "or Chief Accounts Officer or any officer authorized by him in this behall” shall be substituted; (ii) in Rule 12, for the words "taxation and finance', the words "Accounts shall be substituted; (iii) in Rule 13, after sub-rule (2), the following shall be inserted, namely: (3) Every such report shall be laid before each House of the State legislature, as soon as may be, after it is received by the State Government'. THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2004 NOTIACATION No. UDO 85 MNE 2002, Bangalore, dated 19th February, 2004 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 241, dated 19-2-2004 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), in Notification No. UDD 65 MNE 2002, dated 2612-2003 in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 26-12-2003, inviting objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected thereby after fifteen days from the date of publication of the said Notification in the Official Gazette.

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And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 26-122003. And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received from public. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 in the 'Table", under the heading "Mysore City Corporation" under the sub-heading "(c) Health": (a) for Serial Number 11 and the entries relating thereto the following shall be substituted, namely: 11. Health Officer : By Promotion from the cadre of Deputy Health Officer/Assistant Surgeons/Medical Officers of the Corporation who possess M.B.B.S. degree and has put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Deputy Health Officer, Assistant Surgeon or Medical Officer as the case may be If no suitable person is available for promotion, then, by deputation of an officer in the cadre of Assistant Director from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services. (b) In Serial Number 12, for the entries in column (2) the following shall be substituted, namely: "Deputy Health Officer, Assistant Surgeon: Medical Officer".

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THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2004 NOTIFICATION No. UDD 7 MNY 2002, Bangalore, dated 21st February, 2004 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 249, dated 21-2-'2004 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), in Notification No. UDD 7MNE 2002, dated 2012004, in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary Gazette, date 20-1-2004, inviting objections and suggestions in respect of the said draft from all persons likely to be affected thereby within fifteen days. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 20-112004. And whereas, no objections/suggestions were received in respect of the said draft rules from public. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Rules, 1977, in the "Table" under the heading "Mysore City Corporation" under the sub-heading "(E) Planning" and for the entries relating to the category of post of «Assistant Director of Horticulture« at
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Serial Number 17, in column (3), the following shall be substituted, namely; "By promotion from the cadre of Horticulture Inspector (Grade-I) If no suitable candidate is available for promotion, then by deputation from the Horticulture Inspector (Grade I) For Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the case of Horticulture Inspector (Grade I). THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2004 NOTIFICATION No. UDD as MNE 2002, Bangalore, dated 19th February, 2004 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 241, dated 19-2-2004 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by section 91readwith Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), in Notification No. UDD 85 MNE 2002, dated 2612.2003 in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary, dated 26-12-2003, inviting objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected there by after fifteen days from the date of publication of the said Notification in the Official Gazette. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 26-122003. And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received from public. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred Section91 read with Section421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules mar be called the Karnataka
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Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Rules, 2004. (2) They shell come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2.Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 in the “Table”, under the heading “Mysore City Corporation” under the sub-heading “(c)” Health. (a) for Serial Number 11 and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, 11. Health Officer : By promotion from the cadre of Deputy Health Officer Assistant/ surgeons/ Medical Officers of the Corporation who possess M.B.B.S. degree and has put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Deputy Health Officer, Assistant Surgeon or Medical Officer as the case may be If no suitable person is available for promotion, then, by deputation of an officer in the cadre of Assistant Direct or from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services. (h) In Serial Number 12, for the entries in column (2), the following shall be substituted, namely: 'Deputy Health Officer, Assistant Surgeon: Medical Officer" THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2004 NOTIFICATION No. UDD 7 MNY 2002, Bangalore, dated 21st February, 2004 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 249, dated 21.2-2004 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 was published as required by section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), in Notification No. UDD 7 MNE 2002, dated 2012004, in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary Gazette, date
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20-1-2004, inviting objections and suggestions in respect of the said draft from all persons likely to be affected thereby within fifteen days. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 20-112004. And whereas, no objections/suggestions were received in respect of the said draft rules from public. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 91 read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka act 140f 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and Commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2004. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 26: In Rule 26 of the Karnataka Municipal corporation Rules, 1977, in the ‘Table' under the heading 'Mysore City Corporation" under the sub-heading '(E) Planing" and for the entries relating to the category of post of' Assistant Director of Horticulture at Serial Number 17, in column (3), the following shall be substituted, namely; 'By promotion from the cadre of Horticulture Inspector (Grade-I) If no suitable candidate is available for promotion, then by deputation from the Horticulture Department. For Promotion: Must have put in a service of not less than five years in the cadre of Horticulture Inspector(Grade I). THE KARNATAKA MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS (WARD COMMITTEE) (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2003
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NOTIFICATION No. UDD 166 AHD 2003, Bangalore, dated 23rd September, 2003 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1145, dated 29-9.2003 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Ward Committee) Rules, 1997, which the Government of Karnataka proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 13-A read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act14 of 1977), was published in the Notification No. UDD 166 AHD 2003, dated 11-8-2003 in Part Iv-A of the Karnataka Gazette, dated 11-8-2003, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby before 10-92003. Whereas, the said Gazette was made available on 11-8-2003. And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received in respect of the said draft rules. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 13-A read with Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act No. 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby makes the following rules, namely: 1. Title and commencement: (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Ward Committee) (Amendment) Rules, 2003. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Amendment of Rule 3: In the Rule 3 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Ward Committee) Rules, 1977, in the proviso, for the words "five ward committees', the words 'twenty ward committees" shall be
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substituted. The Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2005 Notification No. UDD 118 MNU 2005, Bangalore, dated 25-6-2005 Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1222, dated 25-6-2005 Whereas, the draft of the following rules further to amend the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 which the Government of Karnataka proposes to makes in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977) was published in Notification No. UDD 118 MNU 2005 in Part IV-A of the Karnataka Gazette, Extraordinary No. 1024, dated 25-5-2005 inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected within 30 days from the date of publication of the said Notification in the Official Gazette. And whereas, the said Gazette was made available to the public on 25-42005. And whereas, no objections and suggestions are received from any person within the stipulated time. Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 421 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14 of 1977), the Government of Karnataka hereby make the following rules, namely. – 1. Title and commencement – (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (Amendment) Rules, 2005. (2) They shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of Rule 20. – In Rule 20 of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Rules, 1977 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in Rule 20 for clause (b), the following shall be substituted, namely(b) Appoint on contract any person not being a retired person to any category of post, if in the opinion of the Commissioner such person is able
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to discharge the duties of such post. The period of such contract appointment shall not exceed five years and shall be on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Commissioner”. 3. Amendment of Rule 21 – In Rule 21 of the said rules, in clause (a), in item (ii), after the words “the Stat”, the following shall be inserted, namely. – “or from a State owned company Board, Corporation or a public undertaking”. 4. Validation of certain appointment, etc. – All appointments made under item (ii) of clause (a) of Rule 21 of the said rules as amended by these rules, during the period from the first day of October 1999, till the commencement of these rules and any action taken or thing done (including any order passed) during the period shall be deemed to be valid and effective as if the provisions of item (ii) of clause (a), Rule 21 as amended by these rules were in force at all relevant times when such appointments were made or action taken or thing done.

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