THE NEW DELHI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL ACT, 1994

New Delhi Municipal Council The National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) comprises three local bodies, MCD, NDMC and Cantonment Board. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi comprises approximately 96 per cent of the area and population of the Union Territory of Delhi. The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 was amended in August, 1994 to bring it in tune with the Constitutional provisions of Part IXA. In … Continue reading THE NEW DELHI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL ACT, 1994

What is the period of limitation prescribed for recovery of arrears of house tax due to the Municipal corporation

Facts: Vide letter dated February 14, 1968, the Assistant Assessor and Collector (Recovery Cell) of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi had required the appellant to pay a sum of Rs. 19,558.75 as arrears of house tax due in respect of property No. 3432-35/III, Ganda Nala, Mori Gate, Delhi, calculated up to the period ending March 31, 1967. It was mentioned in the said notice that in … Continue reading What is the period of limitation prescribed for recovery of arrears of house tax due to the Municipal corporation

New Delhi Municipal Committee vs Kalu Ram & Anr [SC 1976 April ]

KEYWORDS: ARREAR OF RENT TO GOVERNMENT- LIMITATION -Municipal- Decided on : 20-04-1976- If the recovery of any amount is barred by the law of limitation, it is difficult to hold that the Estate Officer could still insist that the said amount was payable. When a duty is cast on an authority to determine the arrears of rent, the determination must be in accordance with law. … Continue reading New Delhi Municipal Committee vs Kalu Ram & Anr [SC 1976 April ]

Lakhmi Chand vs Municipal Corporation Of Delhi [ Delhi HC 1987 December]

KEYWORDS: what is the period of limitation prescribed for recovery of arrears of house tax-distress warrant- Article 62 Of the new Limitation Act is applicable to the demand in question and thus the same was not barred by limitation when it was made. DATED :  7 December, 1987 ACTS:-  article 62 AND 113 of the Limitation Act, 1963-Section 123 of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 Equivalent citations: AIR 1988 Delhi … Continue reading Lakhmi Chand vs Municipal Corporation Of Delhi [ Delhi HC 1987 December]

The West Bengal Valuation Board Act, 1978

The West Bengal Valuation Board Act, 1978 This Act was first enacted as the West Bengal Central Valuation Board Act, 1978 in order to set up a Central Valuation Board for valuation and assessment of properties within the Urban Local Body areas for imposition of property tax. Prior to enactment of this Act the valuation of buildings in municipal areas were used to be done … Continue reading The West Bengal Valuation Board Act, 1978

Bidhannagar (Salt Lake) Welfare Vs Central Valuation Board and Ors[SC 2007]

KEYWORDS: Valuation-Assessment of property tax The person affected must have reasonable opportunity of being heard and the hearing must be a genuine hearing and not an empty public relations exercise. AIR 2007 SC 2276 : (2007) 7 SCR 430 : (2007) 6 SCC 668 : JT 2007 (8) SC 118 : (2007) 7 SCALE 546 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Bidhannagar (Salt Lake) Welfare Association Versus … Continue reading Bidhannagar (Salt Lake) Welfare Vs Central Valuation Board and Ors[SC 2007]

Howrah Municipal Corporation Act, 1980

Howrah Municipal Corporation Act, 1980 1. Short title, application and commencement. 2. Definitions. 3. The municipal authorities. 4. The Corporation. 5. Constitution of the Corporation. 5A. Oath of allegiance to be taken by Councillors. 6. Constitution of Mayor-in-Council. 7. Term of office of the member of Mayor-in-Council. 8. Election of Mayor and Chairman. 9. Term of office of Mayor or Chairman. 10. Municipal Accounts Committee. … Continue reading Howrah Municipal Corporation Act, 1980