The Telangana State Municipalities Act, 1965 (Act No.6 of 1965)


ORDERWhereas, by section 101 of Andhra Pradesh Re-organization Act, 2014 ( Central Act No.6 of 2014), the State of Telangana is empowered by order, to make such adaptations and modifications of any law made before 02.06.2014, whether by way of repeal or amendment as may be necessary or expedient, for the purpose of facilitating the application of such law in the State of Telangana before expiration of two years from 02.06.2014; and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repealed or amended by a competent Legislature or other Competent Authority.

And whereas, it has become necessary to adapt, the Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965 (Act No.6 of 1965) in force as on 01.06.2014 for the purpose of facilitating its application in relation to the State of Telangana;

Now, therefore, after careful examination, Government have decided to adapt the said Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965 (Act No.6 of 1965) which are in force as on 01.06.2014.

Accordingly, the following Notification will be published in an Extraordinary Issue of the Telangana State Gazette Dt: 31.10.2015.

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 101 of the Andhra Pradesh Re-organization Act, 2014 ( Central Act No.6 of 2014), the Governor of Telangana hereby makes the following Order, namely:-

(1) This order may be called “The Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965” (Telangana Adaptation Order) 2015.

(2) It shall come into force with immediate effect.

The Andhra Pradesh General Clauses Act, 1891 apply for the interpretation of this order as it applies for the interpretation of the State Act.

For the purpose of this order, and Act adapted herein, the expression “the State” shall have the meaning and area as specified in Section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization act, 2014.

In the Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965;

throughout the Act (expect occurring in the citation of other Acts) for the words “Andhra Pradesh” the word “Telangana” shall be substituted.

In section 43 in sub-section (1) for the Table there under the following shall be substituted.

Municipalities Monetary Limits Authority
1 2 3
Third Grade Municipality/ Nagar Panchyath (a) Not exceeding Rs.20,000/- Commissioner
(b) exceeding Rs.20,000/- but not exceeding Rs.50,000/- Committee consisting of the Chairperson, Commissioner and not less than three but not more than seven members, chosen in this behalf by the Council.
Second Grade Municipality

 

(c) Not exceeding Rs.50,000/- Commissioner
(d)  Exceeding Rs.50,000/- but not exceeding Rs.1,00,000/- Committee consisting of the Chairperson, Commissioner and not less than three but not more than seven members chosen in this behalf by the Council.
First Grade Municipality (e)  Not exceeding Rs1,00,000/- Commissioner
(f) Exceeding Rs.1,00,000/- but not exceeding Rs.2,00,000/- Committee consisting of the Chairperson, Commissioner and not less than three but not more than seven members, chosen in this behalf by the Council.
Special /Selection Grade Municipality (g) Not exceeding Rs.2,00,000/- Commissioner
(h) Exceeding Rs.2,00,000/- but not exceeding Rs.4,00,000/- Committee consisting of the Chairperson, Commissioner and not less than three but not more than seven members, chosen in this behalf by the Council.

“Note: The power of making any contract includes administrative sanction for the works.”

(iii) in section 277, in sub section 4, in the proviso there under for the words “twenty five years”, the words “thirty years” shall be substituted.

The Andhra Pradesh Re-organization Act, 2014 (Central Act No.6 of 2014)

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF TELANGANA)

The Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 – The Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965 (Act No.6 of 1965) – Adaptation to the State of Telangana – Orders –Issued. MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION & URBAN DEVELOPMENT (A2) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No.142   Dated: 29.10.2015

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